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Housing and Opportunities that are
Useful for Students' Excellence (HOUSE) Liaisons

HOUSE Liaisons

Beginning August 1, 2022, each institution of higher education is required to designate a member of staff to serve as a HOUSE liaison to homeless students. The designated staff member will be required to undergo annual training and collect certain data on the institution’s homeless population as part of this role. Below, IBHE includes links to the necessary training as well as links to other resources that may be beneficial to HOUSE liaisons.

End Student Housing Insecurity (ESHI) Grant

The Illinois Board of Higher Education is offering a competitive grant opportunity to public and private, non-profit, independent four-year institutions in Illinois holding accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission. Deadline to apply is October 13, 2023 at 12 p.m.

RFP Documents

AY 2023-2024 HOUSE Liaison Training

AY 2023-2024 HOUSE Liaison Training will take place November 8, 2023 from 9 am to 12:30 pm via Webex. Registration is required in order to attend.


Housing Resources

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Melissa Van
Policy Research Associate

Ashley Lewis
Assistant Director of Policy Research