If you are able, it is best to live in campus housing for a semester or even year before searching for rentals in the surrounding community.
The very first step we recommend international students take before searching for housing is to secure guest housing with UWM. Guest housing provides you with a guaranteed temporary living space while you search for more long-term housing around the UWM… Read More
Before signing a lease, it’s important to ask the landlord or rental company questions about the unit. We have outlined some potential questions below.
Be prepared – What to have ready before your call: The name of the landlord you are contacting The address of the residence you are interested in The date you would like to move in Your schedule to set up… Read More
A good landlord is essential to a great off-campus experience. We’ve taken the guess work out of finding one that meets criteria that go beyond what the city and state allow through the Good Neighbor landlord program. We also have… Read More
Students have found themselves evicted, homeless or in rentals with terrible issues. We want to help you make the best choice possible. Beware of any landlord exhibiting these behaviors: refusal to provide a sample lease or allow time to review… Read More
Student tenant has an issue/complaint regarding a landlord/property manager practices or procedures Student tenant files a complaint through the landlord complaint form on the NHO listing service Student needs to submit as much documentation as possible including emails, letters, and… Read More
Milwaukee in Photos Check out some views of the area ready for your exploring! Restaurant Map There are many great restaurants in the UWM area with food options ranging from burgers and fries to Japanese cuisine. Every Day Needs Map… Read More
Google Maps is a great way to get directions for walking, biking, driving and public transit! Bublr Bikes at UWM Rent a bike to ride around the city! Milwaukee County Transit System Ride any MCTS bus free with your M-Card… Read More
This is a form for complaints from renters about landlords (negligence, disrepair, etc.). This form may be filled out by long-term residents affected as well as by student renters. The complaint form assists the Off-Campus Resource Center in keeping track… Read More