Off-Campus Living Office

Off-Campus Living

University Housing and Residential Life's goal is to support you through your entire college experience no matter where you choose to live. The Off-Campus Living support team has a physical office space located in Suite 202 at 1910 Liacouras Walk and looks forward to supporting you in making informed decisions about where to live and how to be successful in the area surrounding campus.

How can Off-Campus Living help you?

  • We provide resources and support for students living off-campus
  • We manage the off-campus listing website with up-to-date rental options in the community which can be filtered by price, bedrooms, Best Nest status, etc.
  • We offer consultation services at our office space on the 2nd floor of 1910 Liacouras Walk for students and families with questions about the off-campus living experience
  • We sponsor events like our twice-annual Off-Campus Housing Fairs to provide as much support and information as possible to Temple students about transitioning into living off-campus

Off-Campus Living Key Initiatives

Best Nest Program

The Temple University Best Nest Program is a self-certification program for properties located within Temple’s patrol zone who meet certain safety, security, and good neighbor criteria determined by the university. Landlords who self-certify that they meet these criteria are listed on Temple’s off-campus housing website and are identified with either a "Cherry" or a "Diamond" badge depending on which criteria they meet. You can learn more about the criteria for this program on the Best Nest page of our Off-Campus Living website.

Properties interested in applying for the Best Nest Program can do so by using the below link to register. Please note that you must submit ALL documentation required for certification in this form.


Good Neighbor Initiative

The Good Neighbor Initiative aims to engage students in the Temple University and North Philadelphia community and foster positive and productive relationships with community residents. If you are interested in learning more about this initiative and Temple University’s Good Neighbor policy, please visit the website linked below.