Housing Resources

Michigan Off Campus Housing Resources:

Too often students living in off campus housing are unfamiliar with their legal rights. This can result in students being taken advantage of and not getting the services they are entitled to per Michigan Law.  Here are some resources that will guide you to resolving your problem.

  • Michigan State University’s law school has created a series of resources to help students living off campus understand their rights. We’re thrilled to share the work they’ve been doing with students at Michigan Tech.
  • michiganlegalhelp.org
  • Legal Services of Northern Michigan (906) 482-3908
  • Conflict Resolution Services
    Are you having a dispute with a neighbor or landlord? Try resolving your dispute through mediation. Trained volunteer mediators are willing to assist you. No trial and everyone wins by developing your own solution.
    For further information contact UPCAP Resolution Services Program at
    (906) 789-9580 or (800) 780-3456.
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  • Student Renters Guide from BestColleges.com is a resource that covers tips on tenants rights, renting scams, and other helpful tips.
  • Student Off Campus Guide that describes how to manage school and living expenses.
    Many students struggle with handling all the costs that are all part of living on your own. This guide illustrates what these extra costs are in a comprehensive and simple format that acts as a checklist for students. It also provides advice on how to save money by choosing budget friendly options.

USG is a student entity at Michigan Technological University, and does not speak for the University or any of the landlords participating. USG does not endorse any of the properties or landlords listed on this site. Any information provided has been provided by the landlords.
The Undergraduate Student Government assumes no liability for the information on this website, and makes no guarantees regarding its accuracy.