University of Illinois Certified Housing
The University of Illinois maintains an agreement with privately owned buildings designated by the University as Private Certified Housing.
The City has established minimum standards for the interior and exterior conditions of private property within the city limits including fire safety, interior occupancy standards, and exterior maintenance requirements.
The University and City agreed that it is the best interests of everyone to have a program assuring the annual inspection of Private Certified Housing facilities with respect to all applicable City codes and the University certified housing standards. Additional assistance for renters can be sought from the Tenant Union or the University of Illinois Certified Housing Office.