House Hunting

Anteater Statue on campus

Traveling to the new place of work to seek housing may be reimbursed but will be taxable and processed through payroll. 

Senior Management Group:

The University may reimburse actual and reasonable expenses associated with looking for new living accommodations for the appointee and his or her spouse or domestic partner for:

  • Cost of Transportation (e.g., coach airfare, car rental, parking fees, tolls, gas)
  • Meals
  • Lodging

The appointee and his or her spouse or domestic partner are limited to two house hunting trips each. Travel must be in accordance with Business and Finance Bulletin G-28,Policy and Regulations Governing Travel.
The maximum number of nights of reimbursable lodging is ten (10).

Professionals (MSP) and Professional & Support Staff (PSS) Personnel:

House hunting expenses will require exceptional approval.

The University may reimburse actual and reasonable expenses associated with looking for new living accommodations for the appointee and his or her spouse or domestic partner for:

  • Cost of Transportation (e.g., coach airfare, car rental, parking fees, tolls, gas)
  • Meals
  • Lodging

The appointee and his or her spouse or domestic partner are limited to two house hunting trips each. Travel must be in accordance with Business and Finance Bulletin G-28,Policy and Regulations Governing Travel. The maximum number of nights of reimbursable lodging is ten (10).

Coordinate with Purchasing

You should contact the Purchasing Department at least six weeks prior to the desired move date so that your new employee receives the best possible service.

Contact Diane Silver, Purchasing, at 949-824-7018 or dhsilver@uci.edu before arranging any relocations.

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