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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

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Liaison Eric O'Brien
Submission Date March 1, 2013
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University of Northern Iowa
OP-T2-35: Local Housing

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University Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have incentives or programs to encourage employees to live close to campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the incentives or programs:

UNI has a number of options allowing new faculty and staff to live on or near campus. The University has a number of rental homes that border the edge of campus that are occupied year round by UNI employees. Also the Department of Residents has housing options within the residence and apartment systems that are available at rates well below the existing housing market. In addition to the low rental rates, residence also have a number of benefits including on-site maintenance service, frequent patrols by UNI Police, ResNET internet connectivity, basic extended cable service, on campus bus route, academic year contract, a parking space for each apartment, a central laundry facility, and play areas for children.


The website URL where information about the incentives or programs is available:

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