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June Homes 60622, Chicago

Chicago, 60622, United States
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3.8 mi from City Center
3.8 mi from City Center( 1h 19m. 27m. 13m)
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city center | 3.2 mi
Kendall College | 1.7 mi
Rush University | 2.0 mi
DePaul University | 2.1 mi
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About the Property

Chicago has numerous excellent student housing, but June Homes 60622 Chicago is one of the most preferred of them all located at Chicago, 60622, United States. The property offers a range of en suites like West Town, Wicker Park, Bucktown, and various non en-suites. Kendall College and Rush University are only a few minutes walk from June Homes 60622 student housing. DePaul University and the University of Illinois are only a few minutes drive away from this Chicago student housing, which makes it one of the most well-known and in-demand places to stay in Chicago. It has breathtaking views of the city because it is on the south side of Chicago.

This Chicago student housing offers a beautiful view of Lake Michigan as well as a stroll along the lake. It is in the ideal position for Chicago student housing because it is only a few minutes from downtown Chicago. Students can use Chicago's public transportation relatively easily and in a decent way. There will never be a day that will pass without excitement in the city without the various activities. The city also is host to a huge multicultural community comprising various students and residents of various countries. Chicago is unique for many reasons; magnificent pieces of art are world-renowned, such as this digital fountain in Millennium Park in the city; you will find the streets littered with abstract art, statues, and murals at each corner. June Homes 60622 Chicago student housing has a number of different types of accommodation available and all the rooms come fully furnished with top-quality interiors that provide style as well as comfort. The people who live in June Homes 60622 can have a comfortable and enjoyable lifestyle. Students from all over the world, both domestic and foreign, travel to Chicago to study at a number of top-tier universities. Students are drawn in by the activities, food, pizza, and people. Chicago is a center for culture, technology, communications, finance, and business. The music event Chicago Blues is one of the things for which Chicago is renowned.

Features

Welcome to June Homes 60622, a residence where every square foot is a testament to comfort and style. The private rooms offer a serene escape with non-ensuite designs and ample closet space. Shared bathrooms and kitchens enhance the communal living experience, fostering a sense of connection among residents. With three distinct bedrooms ranging from 75 to 107 sqft, the space caters to diverse preferences. Enjoy the freedom of furnished common areas, including a roof deck for socializing or relaxing. High-speed Wi-Fi ensures seamless connectivity in this urban oasis. In-home laundry, available free of charge, adds convenience to your daily routine. Security is paramount with smoke-free premises and the option for guarantors, providing peace of mind. Immerse yourself in the charm of hardwood flooring, modern amenities like a 32-inch flat-screen TV, and the practicality of HVAC for climate control. June Homes 60622 is more than a residence; it's a lifestyle curated for your well-being and enjoyment.

Location and What's Hot?

Students living at June Homes 60622 Chicago can visit a wide range of locations nearby, including pubs, restaurants, tourist attractions, and gardens. Chicago offers it all. One of the biggest benefits of our Chicago student housing is how close it is to prestigious universities, North Park University being only a few minute's drive away.  Other nearby universities are University of Chicago as well as Loyola University. Getting to the colleges and other locations in the city won't be a problem because of how excellent the public transportation is in the city.

Finding good restaurants to get affordable yet delicious food won't be a problem for the residents of June Homes 60622 as places like Frontera Grill , Bureau Bar and Restaurant, Ricobene’s and Windy City Ribs and Whiskey are located very close to our  Chicago student accommodation. There are also a number of bars and pubs nearby where getting some killer cocktails and enjoying the music with friends will be fun, like Fatpour Tap Works, Kasey’s Tavern, Jack’s Place, Taylor’s Street Tap and Ph.D Pub. There are so many things to do in the city for the residents of June Homes 60622 will never be bored. Visiting museums like Fields Museum, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, Museum of Illusions Chicago and Chicago Children’s Museum is always a great experience and for people that prefer other activities, Adler Planetarium, Millennium Park, Shedd Aquarium, Buckingham Fountain and Fox In A Box Escape Room Chicago are the places to visit. There are also plenty of parks near our Chicago student housing Chicago where the residents can get some fresh air or have a picnic, like Lake Meadows Park, Dunbar Park, Prairie District Park, Park 540 and Ellis Park. There are a number of grocery stores and supermarkets nearby for the student's convenience, like Potash Market, King Supermarket, Sun Wing Supermarket and Tai Wah Grocery Store.

Commute

June Homes 60622 is located in a prime location, so getting from one place to another by public transport in Chicago is very well-connected and affordable. The closest bus stop to June Homes 60622 Chicago is Division and Leavitt, Division and Oakley, Division and Hoyne bus stops are just a few minutes walk away, and the Chicago Midway International Airport is just around a few minutes drive away. Walking and cycling are healthier and eco-friendly ways of commuting in Chicago. Bus, cycling and railway are the main modes of transport in the city. There are bike lanes all over the city.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I qualify as a resident?


Here’s what you’ll need in order to qualify as a resident, based on the city you want to live in. Proof that your monthly income is 3x the monthly rent or proof that you have 60x the monthly fee in cash assets. You can prove cash assets by providing banking statements
  • An above 650 credit score
Applications for properties in Los Angeles must include:
  • Proof that your monthly income is 3x the monthly rent or proof that you have 60x the monthly fee in cash assets. You can prove cash assets by providing banking statements
  • An above 630 credit score
Applications for properties in Austin, Dallas must include:
  • Proof that your monthly income is 3x the monthly rent or proof that you have 60x the monthly fee in cash assets
  • An above 550 credit score
Applications for properties in Philadelphia must include:
  • Proof that your monthly income is 2.5x the monthly rent or proof that you have 60x the monthly fee in cash assets
  • An above 620 credit score

What if I don’t qualify as a resident?


If you don’t meet the resident requirements to qualify for a property on your own, they have a few options for you:
  • Apply for a property with a guarantor who will co-sign your lease.
  • Book a short-term stay for under three months and enjoy a simplified approval process: no income or savings requirements and you will only be required to meet a certain credit score, determined by the city you want to live in.

What is a guarantor?


A guarantor, usually a parent or guardian, is someone who meets certain financial requirements and will co-sign your lease in order to guarantee your rent will be paid. By co-signing, they commit to paying your rent during your lease if for any reason you can’t make the payments yourself. The financial requirements for guarantors vary from city to city. Guarantors on applications for properties in New York City, Boston, Washington DC, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Chicago must provide:
  • Proof that their monthly income is 5x the monthly fee or proof that they have 80x the monthly fee in cash assets
  • A credit score of at least 650
Guarantors on applications for a property in Austin must provide:
  • Proof that their monthly income is 5x the monthly fee or proof that they have 80x the monthly fee in cash assets
  • A credit score of at least 550
Guarantors on applications for a property in Philadelphia must provide:
  • Proof that their monthly income is 5x the monthly fee or proof that they have 80x the monthly fee in cash assets
  • A credit score of at least 620

What if I can’t find a guarantor?


If you can’t find anyone to act as a guarantor for you, they can help with that too. Enroll with their partner and they will act as your guarantor by co-signing your lease for a fee, helping you qualify.

Are requirements different for international residents?


Yes. Application credit score requirements only apply to individuals with a credit history in the US. If you are an international resident, you or a guarantor must provide proof of financial status - such as bank statements or proof of funds in trust - in your previous country of residence. Documents in a foreign language are accepted, but a version translated into English may be requested. Please note: each application is assessed on a case-by-case basis but must generally meet the above terms.

Can I tour a property in person?


Yes! Approved applicants can view up to two properties in person. And you can always view the bedroom layout and common areas of the property by taking a 3D tour.

Is there a minimum stay requirement?


Yes. The minimum stay in any accommodation is 30 days (with the exception of Boston and Washington (31 days) and Chicago (32 days). After your 1 month minimum stay, you don’t have to strictly rent for months at a time. For example, you can rent flexibly for 1 month and 8 days, or 2 months and 10 days, etc.

Can I extend my stay?


They're thrilled you'd like to stay with the accommodation longer! The price on your new lease will likely be up to 5% off the web price for your desired dates. Some differences might apply in select areas and they will always comply with all local rent regulations. If you've already agreed to accept a priority offer *, then your extension price will be the rate of that offer. The only time you would not be able to extend your stay is if they have not heard back after the issued priority offer & a new resident secured the space.
  • A priority offer is made to you from the accommodation at any point during your stay if someone applies to be the next resident of your room. You have the option to extend immediately, signing to stay for at least as long as the applicant and at their price.

What if I want to terminate my signed agreement early?


Plans change, they get it. If you'd like to terminate early, they require a 60-day notice minimum. Should you wish to exercise the option to terminate your lease prior to the agreed-upon end date, they require a surrender fee equal to 1 month's rent to be paid upfront in order to begin the termination paperwork process. They consider the notice effective from the 1st day of the next rental period. For example, if you submit your 60 days notice on May 15th, they will count 60 days from June 1st. To start this process, please submit a ticket on your management app under the terminations category. They don't allow early terminations between the dates of October 1st - May 31st.

Can couples rent with the accommodation?


Yes! Couples are welcome in select shared properties for an additional $250 per month. Only property with a 1:1 bathroom ratio is considered couple-friendly, and only one couple can occupy these units at a time.

Is the property pet-friendly?


Most of their properties are not ideal for pets. However, select properties do allow pets for an additional monthly fee: $50 for a cat and $100 for a dog. Please note that, as per the law, any and all of their properties allow ESA and ADA animals, even if they are not listed as ‘pet friendly.’ This means that you may be paired with someone who is legally authorized to have a pet. Across all cities, any resident who needs to live with an ESA is required to fill out a form specifying this as part of their application.

What is the move-in process like?


Before your move-in date, you’ll be offered an onboarding call, where you can ask questions and get all the information you need. You’ll also receive details like door codes via email and your management's app. They uphold a 3:00 PM move-in policy for several reasons, but most importantly to ensure that your move-in is as smooth as possible. In the case that the previous resident may be moving out the day you move in, they need time to inspect and clean the room, ensuring you will be moving into a space that meets their standards. If you need to move in earlier than 3:00 PM, they may be able to accommodate this on a case-by-case basis for an additional fee - just email their team with your request.

Is the accommodation visitor-friendly?


Yes! Visitors are welcome between the hours of 10:00 AM and 10:00 PM. If you’re having more than a couple of visitors over at once, be sure to let your roommates know. A friend that stays past 10:00 PM is considered an overnight visitor. All overnight and daytime visitors must be registered through the management's App with their full name and phone number, for the safety and consideration of all housemates. There is a maximum limit of 8 overnight visitors per month, only one at a time. If the visitor stays for more than eight to 8 nights per month, the host shall be charged the daily rate of the host’s room price for their guest, in addition to their license fee. management's Residents must take full responsibility for their visitors. Any violation or damage caused by a visitor is considered the resident's violation, and the accommodation policies apply accordingly. Please exercise care when inviting people into your shared properties.

What types of properties does the management have?


They list both shared properties with roommates as well as studios and one-bedroom apartments for rent. These properties range from recently refreshed units in older, historical buildings to brand-new apartment buildings. When you rent a bedroom in shared properties, you will be co-signing your lease with other roommates who the management will help find for you. If you rent a studio or one-bedroom, you will not share that apartment with any roommates.

How do shared properties work?


Many tenants in major U.S. cities prefer to rent with roommates as it's usually more cost-efficient to rent this way. The management helps roommates find each other to co-sign the lease and move into the same apartment. Please note that according to local housing regulations, you are not renting a private bedroom, but rather a portion of the entire apartment. You and your roommates will share the cost of rent and utilities for the whole apartment and the prices you see on their site are the allocable portion of rent you are agreeing to pay.

Who are my roommates and how are they vetted?


The average age of their residents is 25, and they are generally professionals and students. Rest assured that allU.S. citizens that rent with the managementare vetted with background and credit checks, and they speak withall of their residentson tour either virtually or in personor communicate through other means. However, they can only see what they see and they can't make any promises about their behavior or how they will be as roommates. That is why they pledge that if you are unsatisfied with your residence in any way, and you let us know within the first 7 days of your move-in, they will waive the $200 relocation fee for you. See below. For more information on roommates, you can check out Resident Profiles on our site.

Can I meet my roommates before moving in?


Due to privacy restrictions, the management is unable to share identifying information about current residents. However, if your future roommate has completed an online Resident Profile, you can find out more about them on their site, such as their name, living habits, hobbies, and occupation. When you submit your application and get approved, you’ll also be able to see their profiles in your property account.

Could my roommates change during my lease?


Yes. To give you an idea of their resident rotation, The accommodation residents typically stay for an average of four months. If you are getting a new roommate, they will inform you when their application has been approved.

What if I move in and I don’t like my residence?


If you are unsatisfied with your residence in any way, let us know within the first 7 days of your move-in, and they will waive the $200 relocation fee for you. After this point, you can still relocate but a $200 relocation fee will apply. They will require a 30-day notice for relocation and US housing laws require a 30-day minimum stay in each residence.

What if I have issues with my roommates?


They encourage all residents living in shared residences to practice respect and communication with each other at all times. If you are experiencing serious issues with any current roommates, you can reach out to us to be relocated, and they will work together to find the best solution.

Are all residences furnished?


You can rent any apartment as an unfurnished or furnished unit. Simply choose your preference by selecting either “Furnished” or “Unfurnished” on the residence listing. Please note that your rental payment may change depending on your selection. All furnishings are optional for tenants.

How do I use the resident portal?


Once you’re a resident, you can access the Resident Portal by logging into your account using a desktop or the management app at any time.

What do I do if I have a maintenance issue?


Let us know! You can report any maintenance issues or submit general questions about maintenance on the Resident Portal. Access the Resident Portal by logging into your account using your desktop or the management app. Send your request by submitting a ticket using the Portal and they will get back to you within 24 hours.

Can I have the contact details of my landlord?


The management has designed a system that negates the need to contact your landlord directly. They step in to fulfill the responsibilities your landlord usually would, with a Support Team who is available 24/7 on their app to help with anything you may need, from maintenance requests to general questions about your building. Your comfort is their priority and they work directly with landlords to resolve any issues that arise.

How can I learn more about the neighborhood?


The management is available in some of the most up-and-coming, desirable neighborhoods. They encourage all future residents to research the neighborhood they’re considering before moving in to learn more about the area. Please note that the management is unfortunately not permitted to comment on the safety levels of different neighborhoods, and they encourage all residents to stay alert and take all necessary safety precautions while renting with us.

What happens if I lose a key or get locked out?


They’re available 24/7 to help you out. In the event, you are locked out and a management representative is called to resolve the issue, there is a $100 lock-out fee applied. If a resident loses their key, a key replacement fee depending on the key type is applied.

How do I receive mail and packages?


Many mail services can help out with delivering your mail and packages safely in big cities. Services like FedEx, Amazon, UPS, and USPS ship your mail and packages. USPS delivers mail and they have a key to the building. They deliver items such as letters, bills, magazines, and small packages directly to your mailbox. If it’s a package the delivery company will ring the doorbell and attempt to give the package directly to you. If you’re not a household and they have access to the building they will leave the package inside the front door to the building. If they don’t have access, they may leave the package outside the building. If they need your signature they will leave a notice of attempted delivery on the door. When you’re at work or traveling and aren’t dwelling to accept your mail and packages, you can get them shipped to an Amazon locker. They’ll accept and hold your mail and packages for you, and you’ll be able to pick them up within a certain window.

How do I find street parking?


Street parking rules and regulations vary by city.

Do you show my residence to others during my stay?


Yes, we allow potential approved residents to see any residence in person, during reasonable hours on weekdays and weekends. They always give advance notice of future showings and appreciate your understanding of this. Rest assured that in-person tours will abide by all safety regulations due to COVID-19.

What are the trash responsibilities?


Residents shall comply with all applicable recycling and trash disposal laws. Residents must also separate trash as designated by the management and in accordance with local laws, and take out the trash on an as-needed basis. All fees/city fines associated with incorrect trash disposal will be charged to Residents.

What is a monthly residence essentials resident stipend?


If you rent a bedroom in a shared residence with other roommates, the property will provide you with a $20 per month stipend* to purchase dwelling essentials for your apartment. You can use your property's virtual credit card to pay for dwelling essentials (available in your app or member portal) or submit a supplies reimbursement request via your member portal or app by tapping ‘Supplies’ and then "I bought supplies, I'd like reimbursement.” If you choose to be reimbursed, you'll be credited your stipend amount for the next monthly rental payment and all your roommates will be informed when any purchase is being made. Roommates usually choose to spend their stipend on buying paper towels, toilet paper, trash bags, dish sponges, hand soap, dish soap and other similar items.

What furniture is included in the shared residence?


For the convenience of you and your roommates, The accommodations furnish common areas such as kitchens, living rooms, and bathrooms in shared apartments. Furnishings greatly vary from listing to listing and you should review your selected apartment’s 3D tour and photos to learn more about the exact furniture provided for that listing.

What is the Boston Student Community Network?


The Boston Student Community Network is an accommodation initiative that aims to provide community and convenience to students and medical practitioners within educational institutions in Boston. BSCN evaluates prospective residential residences for students and practitioners based on proximity to the respective campus, affordability, bed-to-bath ratio, and dwelling features. BSCN management is marked as such on their website, helping Boston students and medical practitioners easily find residences that are well-catered to them. It also helps them find each other: these residences improve the chances of students and practitioners living together or with roommates who can relate to their lifestyles.

Do the bedroom doors lock in shared residences?


The rooms are unable to lock from the exterior. In the case of an emergency, residents need to access all spaces of the house. Locks can be added to the interior of a bedroom door so that when a person occupies the space, the door locks. The charges are based on the handyman market prices and the material cost.

What type of agreement will I sign with the accommodation?


For all accommodations, you will sign a residential lease agreement that outlines your rental price, lease duration, and terms of your occupancy. In shared residences, you will also sign a “Tenant-Protection-Promise Lease Modification Rider” that outlines the terms between you, your roommates, and your landlord.

Why do I need renter's insurance?


In the event of any damage or loss of your personal belongings, renter’s insurance will be your sole resource to request compensation as you’ll be able to file a claim and receive compensation. Also, depending on the insurance package, you may also be eligible to receive temporary housing in case your residence is deemed uninhabitable for a specific period of time. The perks are plenty - reach out to TheGuarantors’ insurance team to help you with any questions you may have as well as provide you with all the information you’d need in order to find the best option for you!

How to get renter’s insurance?


It is essential that all leaseholders be listed on the policy and the accommodation is listed as an Interested Party. If you opt to get your renter’s insurance from TheGuarantors this information will automatically be pre-loaded for you. The building requires a minimum of $100,000 liability coverage & personal content coverage of at least $10,000 per incident.

What is management's suggestion on this?


The management suggests all residents get their hands on a renter’s insurance plan (or verify they're already existing one!) as by doing so, you can have peace of mind knowing that your personal belongings are protected during your renting period.

What bills am I responsible for?


Tenants are responsible for the utilities they consume. This includes but is not limited to gas, oil, electric, water, sewer, trash, and internet.

How does this process work?


The management manages your utility accounts and they pay the providers directly for any bills that are issued. Then, they look at the occupancy in your residence for the duration of the billing period and divide the bill among tenants, based on each tenant’s move-in/out dates, all as permitted by law.

When will the bills be issued to me?


Utility companies bill in “arrears”. This means that you will receive your bill after your actual usage dates. For example: If your billing period for gas is March 1- March 31, the gas provider will read the gas meter on March 31 and then they will generate an invoice and send the invoice to the property. The property will do all the math and charge each tenant through their payment portals. This process may take a few days, so you may not receive the charge until later in April.

When are these bills due?


They encourage you to pay the bills as soon as you can, but no later than 5 days after the bill was received.

How do I pay?


The charges will show up on your payment portal, the same way your rent does. You will be able to see notes on which bill it is by logging in to your payment portal and looking at the comments of each charge.

Will my bills be prorated based on my move-in/out dates?


Yes! Your bills will be prorated according to the move-in/out dates on your signed lease. Tenants are responsible for utility usage throughout the active lease term regardless if they’re factually present in the unit. For example: If you move in later than your signed lease or move out earlier than your signed move-out date, you will still be responsible for your share of bills based on the dates on your lease.

How will the bills be split amongst roommates?


Based on the number of tenants with active leases during the billing period.

Will I be able to see my utility bills invoice?


Bills are available for review upon request.

What is the $6 monthly service fee?


The property charges a $6 fee for managing and processing utilities like your internet.

How to create and build a clear line of communication?


When living with roommates, open communication is key. This means that from the beginning, it’s essential to establish a clear line of communication between you and your roommates. Discussing your preferences and boundaries early on can save you a lot of trouble down the line.

How to resolve conflicts?


Establish roommate etiquette for resolving conflicts. When living with roommates, disagreements are inevitable, but it’s important to handle them maturely and respectfully. Come up with rules for conflict resolution, such as agreeing to always listen to each other’s perspectives and taking a break if things get heated.

How to keep shared spaces clean?


One of the most important rules when living with roommates is to keep shared spaces clean. No one wants to come familiar with a messy living room or kitchen, so it’s essential to establish a system for cleaning and maintaining shared spaces.

How to respect personal space?


Respect each other’s privacy by establishing boundaries and discussing rules for entering each other’s rooms. Ask permission before entering someone’s room, even if the door is open. Respect each other’s belongings and privacy by avoiding touching or moving anything in the room without asking first. Remember, everyone has different comfort levels regarding personal space. Some roommates may be more introverted and value their alone time, while others may be more extroverted and enjoy socializing.

How to establish responsibilities?


Establish responsibilities for bills, rent, and utilities. This means discussing splitting bills such as rent, setting up a cost-sharing system, and ensuring everyone knows their financial responsibilities. Also, discuss expectations for sharing chores and responsibilities.

How to create rules for guests and parties?


Rules for guests and parties ensure everyone feels comfortable and respected in their living space. Ensure all roommates are comfortable with the number of guests and the frequency of their visits.

How to establish rules for safety and security?


Establish safety rules to create a secure living space for everyone. Discuss emergency procedures and establish a plan for what to do in an emergency. This could involve creating an emergency contact list, designating a meeting spot outside the building, and discussing evacuation procedures

Can I move-in without paying a security deposit?


If your application is approved, you can move in deposit-free if you sign up with either of their partner The Guarantors.

How soon will I receive my security deposit after moving out?


They refund security deposits within 14 business days of your move-out date.

What are the utility bills with the accommodation?


Depending on your home, you will be charged for electricity, water, gas/oil, and internet. Your portion will be calculated depending on the number of roommates.
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Student Accomodations in Chicago

Chicago Student Accommodation

Finding the right Chicago student housing is crucial for any student who wants to make the most of their college experience in this vibrant city. Opting for off-campus student housing in Chicago can offer a variety of advantages including greater independence, more living space, and the opportunity to immerse oneself in the city's culture beyond the university campus.

Amber is a leading name in simplifying the search for the ideal student housing in Chicago. They streamline the process, giving students access to properties that strike the right balance between comfort, convenience, and affordability.

Students can choose from a range of room types—from private studios to shared apartments—all conveniently located close to key educational institutions. The student housing in Chicago options are equipped with a host of amenities such as high-speed internet, laundry facilities, fitness centers, and study spaces, designed to support both academic and leisure activities. Amber assists in simplifying the process for you by helping you get the best student apartments in Chicago, which is also well-suited to your budget requirements. Some of the most popular student housing Chicago options include Harrington Housing River North, Scio At The Medical District, The Letterman, The Flats East West, and many more!

About Chicago

With a vibrant student community flocking to Chicago as their preferred study destination, finding Chicago student housing is a breeze. Known for its delicious pizzas, the city is also renowned for hosting several prestigious universities, including Rush University, DePaul University, and the University of Chicago. These esteemed institutions attract a significant influx of international students, contributing to a thriving student population. However, during peak periods of high demand, securing suitable student housing Chicago options can pose a considerable challenge.

You'll discover a wide range of student apartments Chicago options catering to various preferences and budgets, all conveniently located in the heart of the city and in close proximity to the aforementioned universities. These Chicago student accommodations range from luxurious to affordable and budget-friendly. Whether you seek ensuites, non-ensuites, studio apartments, private rooms, or shared rooms, ample choices are available.

Best Student Housing in Chicago

Relocating to Chicago for educational purposes comes with exciting opportunities, particularly when it comes to finding the perfect student housing. Off-campus housing in Chicago offers students a blend of independence, affordability, and an enriching community environment. From ensuite bedrooms that offer privacy to vibrant student halls that encourage community living, and modern studio apartments that are ideal for those who prefer solitary living, Chicago's student housing market, showcased beautifully through amber, is rich and diverse. Specific Chicago student housing properties provide convenient access to university campuses, ensuring that students can balance their academic and social lives seamlessly.

1. River North, Chicago

2. Infinite Chicago, Chicago

3. The Letterman, Chicago

4. June Homes 60607, Chicago

5. Pilsen Coliving, Chicago

6. The Buckingham, Chicago

7. Prairie, Chicago

8. Tailor Lofts, Chicago

9. Addams Coliving, Chicago

10.  McCormick, Chicago

Cost of Living in Chicago

Chicago is very well known to be one of the most affordable cities in the US, especially for students. The average cost of living for an international student in Chicago depends on various factors such as food, transport, and rent. Here is a list of all the associated costs, apart from the rent for your student housing in Chicago:

1. Food & Beverages: $90-$160/ per week

2. Entertainment & Leisure: $45-$130/per week

3. Transportation Charges: $80-$100/ per week

4. Stationery & Course Books: $15-$30/ per week

5. Gas & Electricity: $55-$75/ per week

6. Mobile Recharge Bills: $35-$45/ per week

7. Miscellaneous: $45-$60/per week

Student Travel Chicago

Finding student accommodation in Chicago that is closer to the university becomes a bit difficult given the population of students and the student housing in demand. Although, the city has a systematically laid out transit structure to make the connectivity throughout the city more seamless, especially for students. The CTA, or Chicago Transit Authority, helps in running this complex network of public transportation within the city. A few more transportation options include:

1. Bus

Pace is one of the most prominent bus service providers in Chicago, covering 284 municipalities city-wide. It runs through various routes, especially among universities, to airports and other tourist destinations. The average fare of the bus in Chicago (one-way) is  $2.25. To pay for buses in Chicago, students can avail of discounts and use the Ventra Card.

2. Metra Rail

Another efficient way to travel across Chicago is the Metra Rail, which can take you across the multiple suburbs in the city. It has around 11 lines and connects 240 stations laid across the city. The fare depends on the distance you travel, the maximum being $ 9.50 to travel from Zone A to Zone J.

3. Taxis & Cabs

Taxis and cabs are a great alternative if you wish to reach somewhere point to point. Cabs can help you get to your desired exact location without much hassle. The fare for taxis and cabs in Chicago starts from $3.50 and keeps adding on for every extra mile you travel.

4. Water Taxis

Being one of the most unconventional options to travel across, it is still one of the many experiences that you might not be able to grab everywhere.. The fare ranges from $6-$7 for a one-way ride, and is definitely worth exploring.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Chicago

Chicago is a lively city with various attractions for expats. There are various Chicago student housing options to explore. Chicago is well-known for its haute couture, and Oak Street is the main attraction for fashion stores. The city has sandy beaches along with Lake Michigan. The most preferred Beaches are Ohio Street Beach and 63rd Street Beach. The city comes with numerous dining options suitable for every taste bud. Some of the must-visit restaurants for students in Chicago are Lou Mitchell’s, Wildberry Pancakes & Cake, Portillo’s, Sweetgreen, 5411 Empanadas, and many more!

The days are pleasant, but as the nights draw in, students must experience the city's nightlife. The famed nightclubs, bars, and public attractions in Chicago provide a safe evening for you to enjoy. Some of the top pubs for soft drinks, margaritas, and mocktails are The Underground, Berlin, Five Iron Gulf, and Kirkwood. There are a number of museums and galleries to visit, like the Art Institute of Chicago and the Museum of Science and Industry. The theater scene is vibrant and buzzing, and it includes places like the Goodman Theatre and Steppenwolf Theatre Company, where students can enjoy performances. There are no fewer party spots to enjoy on weekends and burst out all the stress.

Chicago Tourist Attractions

With a beautiful view of skyscrapers, the city also comprises museums and multiple tourist dining options. Off campus student housing Chicago options provide freedom to students and allow them to enjoy the nightlife and various other attractions in Chicago. Following are some fascinating tourist attractions of Chicago:

1. Millennium Park

2. Art Institute of Chicago

3. Riverwalk

4. The Magnificent Mile

5. Navy Pier

6. Field Museum

7. Shedd Aquarium

8. Cloud Gate

Top Universities in Chicago

There are a number of esteemed universities in Chicago that attract students from all over. With amazing faculty and top-notch education, here are some of the best universities in Chicago:

1. University of Chicago

2. School of the Art Institute of Chicago

3. University of Illinois (UIC)

4. Illinois Institute of Technology

5. Loyola University

6. Rush University

7. DePaul University

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