Campus & Community Resources

Housing/Homeless

Campus

  • Housing & Dining
    Neptune Hall East
    815-753-1525
    Services: Listings and information about on-campus residence halls and living arrangements
    Eligibility: NIU students 

Community

  • DeKalb County Youth Services
    330 Grove St.
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-748-2010
    Services: Aid to homeless teens
    Eligibility: DeKalb county residents, 8-18 years
    Cost: sliding scale
  • Family Projects - Mason Court Apts
    275 N. Cross
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    815-895-4929
  • Golden Years Plaza
    507 E. Taylor
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-758-4396
  • Gideon Court Apartments
    1325 W. Lincoln Highway
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-758-1320
    Services: Apartment complex has low income units available
    Eligibility: any one who meets income guidelines
    Cost: varies according to income, apartment, and family size
  • Housing Authority of DeKalb County
    310 N. 6th St.
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-758-2692
    Services: Low income housing in a rent subsidy program, no emergency or immediate housing, waiting list
    Eligibility: Varies by the number of family members in family unit
    Cost: None
  • Section 8 / Rent Subsidy
    815-758-0958
  • Hope Haven - DeKalb County Homeless Shelter
    1145 Rushmoore Drive
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-758-5765
    Services: Provides emergency shelter to homeless individuals and families; members and nursing services available
    Eligibility: Any homeless person
    Cost: None
  • Salvation Army
    830 Grove St.
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-756-4308
    Services: Assist in finding emergency shelter and housing
    Eligibility: Anyone
    Cost: Free
  • University Village Apartments
    722 N. Annie Glidden Rd.
    DeKalb, Illinois 60115
    815-756-3822
    815-758-7859
    Services: 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments available for low-income families
    Eligibility: Must provide proof of income
    Cost: Varies according to apartment and size of family
  • A & D Management
    408 N.Annie Glidden Rd.
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-748-7351
  • Amber Manor
    807 Ridge Drive 
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-758-1010
  • Autum Creek Management
    631 Lucinda Ave unit #A
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-756-1988
  • College Housing Group 
    1315 W.Lincoln Hwy Apt 118
    DeKalb, IL
    815-758-7374
  • High Meadows
    1400 Lincoln Hwy
    815-758-1919
  • Laing Management
    701 Lucinda Ave
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-758-1100
  • Lincolnshire West Apartments
    1307 West Lincoln Hwy
    DeKalb, IL
    815-756-9505
  • Mason Properties
    120 N.Annie Glidden Rd
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-756-1198
  • Pittsley Realty
    1005 Regent Dr. Suite #1
    DeKalb, IL
    815-756-7768
  • Riverside Apartments
    807 W.Taylor St.
    DeKalb, IL
    815-756-8003
  • Star Properties
    801 Lucinda Ave 
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-758-5000
  • Suburban Estates
    1400 twombly Rd
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-758-8124
  • University Plaza
    900 Crane Dr 
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-758-0666
  • Varsity Square Apartments
    1212 Varsity Boulevard
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-756-9554

Surrounding Communities

  • RockFord Rescue Mission
    715 W.State St
    Rockford, IL
    815-965- 5332
    Hours: 7 p.m. - 7 a.m.
    (No admittance after 9:30 p.m.)
    Services: 3 meals a day. Seperate facilities for men and women. Drug and Alcohol recovery programme.
    Eligibility: 18 yrs. of age and older; minors must be accompanied by parent/guardian