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The Lazarus Center for Career Development obtains information contained in this site from a variety of sources, and makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the accuracy, or suitability of the data, information, and/or links to other sites contained within "The Housing Board" and assumes no legal liability for the information on this site. All content is provided "as is" and without warranty of any kind.

The Housing Board is reserved for those who are affiliated with Smith College - students, alumnae, faculty & staff.

To submit an ad, email Charlene at cimes@smith.edu with a
BRIEF description (100 word max.) including date of availability, price, and contact information. Ads will remain on the board for 3 months. Sorry, we cannot post pictures.

Listings & Resources by Location

Western Massachusetts

Available

  • Lovely one-bedroom condo close to downtown Northampton. This 2nd-floor unit is light, bright with plenty closet space, updated kitchen and bath. On leafy Round Hill Road, it’s minutes to Smith College, the bike path and the center of town. 614 SF. Electric baseboard heat, wall-unit AC. Basement storage, laundry facilities on-site. One-car off-street parking. $950/month (2 occupants max) includes hot water, lawn care, trash removal. Tenant pays electricity, cable. NO pets, No smokers. 1st and last months’ rent, and security deposit required to move in. No agent fee. Available July 1st. Call Jessica 413-478-3137 jrlpainski@comcast.net (posted 4/15/14)

  • Two furnished rooms, one small bedroom and adjoining study/sitting room available on second floor of home in residential neighborhood. Private half bath. Shared Shower. Wireless connection, cable TV, coffee pot, microwave in the study/sitting room. Located in Florence, 5 minute drive to Smith, close to bus stop and bike path. Off street parking. We are a semi-retired professional couple, quiet and friendly. LGBT friendly. Available from May to end of August. $500/month. Contact: ssicurello@comcast.net (posted 4/1/14)

  • Meticulously cared-for home has 5 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and a covered car garage available immediately. Spacious interior. Rent includes these utilities: gas (heat), electric, water, weekly trash pick up, weekly recycling pick up, snow removal. You pay for phone/cable/internet. $3200 a month. ¬†WalkScore of 95, this home is just a few minutes walk from downtown Northampton and just minutes from buses to UMass. Available immediately to faculty, staff or mature students. References required. More pictures of the home can be found here. Please contact Zabe - amagha@gmail.com or 415-683-0020 (posted 3/26/14)

  • Sabbatical leave rental, Northampton, $1,300/month, available June 15 to December 31, 2014 (dates negotiable). Furnished, single-family home: 1,550 square feet, in addition to partially finished basement. 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 3-season sunroom, newly renovated kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, washer/dryer, photovoltaic panels, efficient gas furnace with hot water radiators, off-street parking, large backyard, front flower and vegetable garden, quiet, dead-end street (nice neighbors!), easy 0.7 mile walk to downtown Northampton, Smith Campus, and main bus stop. Charming. Three references and credit check required. Contact: adonson@german.umass.edu. Tel. 413-586-0942. Click for photos (posted 3/17/14)

  • Williamsburg, single-occupancy. Seeking a mature, neat tenant for lovely 1st-floor 3-room in farmhouse on protected estate. Large kitchen, bedroom, living room, bath, walk-in pantry, adjacent shared laundry room. Has cable, propane heat. Beautiful, private, quiet, pristine views. One- and- a- half miles town center, 20 min. from Northampton. Wildlife, walking trails, garden space, great birding! Resident property manager. Well-behaved indoor cat and/or small quiet dog a possibility. Month-to-month rental. Available April 1. $800+. JackieCompton2@yahoo.com (posted 3/11/14)

  • Charming 1900s yellow farmhouse, fully furnished. Three bedrooms, 1.5 bath. Hardwood floors. Apple TV, WiFi, digital piano. Washer/dryer. Lovely three-season porch. Pleasant yard with gardens. Garage with shed. Easy 10 min walk to Smith College and downtown Northampton with its great local library, coffee houses, restaurants, shops. A 5 min walk to Audubon sanctuary bordering Connecticut River. Near several bike paths. Less than 20 min drive from Amherst, Hampshire, and Mount Holyoke colleges and UMass (accessible by public transit). Available late August 2014 through July 2015. $1600 plus utilities. Contact cgole@smith.edu or call 413-587-0820 for more information. (posted 2/26/14)

  • Fully furnished 3-4 bedroom house, on a lovely, very quiet street. Walking distance to Smith, downtown Northampton, the YMCA and bike path. 3 porches, beautiful big yard. 1.5 baths, living room, family room and dining room. Basement laundry and storage. Off-street parking. From dishes to appliances, comes with everything you need to settle right in. No smoking or cats but dogs negotiable. Rent ranging from $2000-$2300 depending upon willingness to do lawn care and snow removal. Available July 1, 2014 through following summer. Please contact cwsperry@yahoo.com (posted 2/17/14)

  • 1 furnished room for rent in my four bedroom house. I live in Easthampton. The room is free from March 1-May 1st. All inclusive, right near the bike path 10 minute drive to Northampton. References and security deposit required. Includes wifi and laundry. I have a small dog who is very quiet. $425. I am a teacher and lead a quiet lifestyle. Looking for the same!!Seeking mature responsible person who works f/t or goes to school and has income to pay rent on time. email sarah at: shappylox@hotmail.com (posted 2/17/14)

  • Two bedroom sublet from now through end of July with possibility of extension. Two floors, small front and back porches. Small sunroom, eat in kitchen, living room, basement storage. Walking distance to town, YMCA, bike path, Smith. Lovely quiet street! Off-street parking. $1300 plus utilities. cwsperry@yahoo.com (posted 1/27/14)

  • Apt. for Rent. Beautiful, large 1 bedroom on 2nd floor, near Cooley-Dickinson Hospital. Two large rooms (750 sq ft) on second floor -- last house on dead end street, spacious green views out all 5 windows. Ample space for bedroom, kitchen, living room. Near everything: just over 1 mile to Smith College, 100 yards to bike path, 150 yards to bus stop. Quiet, very safe neighborhood. Wood floors; lots of storage; backyard; newly renovated; partially furnished. Non-smoking, pets OK upon approval (meeow), 1 yr lease required. $895+ Available immediately. Call 586-7697. (posted 1/14/14)

  • Furnished room available June 1st. Room is located across from Childs Park, a short walk from Smith campus. The newly remodeled room has a full bath and a separate entrance, both with radiant floor heat. Utilities are provided including electric, gas, water, sewer, wifi, laundry and kitchen access. Kitchen, laundry, and yard are shared with a family consisting of a husband, wife, 17 year old daughter and two cats. On street parking is available and off street parking provided during snow removal. References and security deposit required. $650 per month, call 413-204-9880, graduate student preferred. (posted 1/13/14)

Wanted

  • I am looking to rent a 1-2 bedroom apt. in the Smith/downtown Northampton area. I have lived in the area since 1993 when I completed my MSW at Smith. I am a mature, professional looking to relocate within the community and have excellent references. I would be happy to sign a year lease. I have a small well behaved basset hound/lab. Please contact me @ rroy@servicenet.org. (posted 3/13/14)

  • I will be attending Smith from June 2nd to August 13th. Looking for a quiet two bedroom apt for two adults and two small boys 6-7yrs. We might bring our pet which is medium size. I'd like the apt in close proximity to Smith. Please send info to Jhernandez@gm.slc.edu (posted 3/6/14)

  • Large studio or one bedroom apartment in Northampton wanted for 8/1/14 near Smith College for Smith Alum Ada Comstock Scholar. One small mixed dachshund dog with wonderful manners. I work in Northampton at local engineering company. Please contact me for further info at dvillamia@gmail.com. (posted 2/25/14)

Boston

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  • I am a 26 year old female Smith social work student who is seeking housing during my field placement from September '14-April '15 in the Boston area. I am pet and smoke free and am a generally clean and respectful roommate (with references!). I am looking for a place that is convenient to public transportation and also has a parking spot or easy on street parking. Please contact me at sarah.bakst@gmail.com if you are interested in discussing the potential roommate situation further. Thanks! (posted 3/27/14)

California

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New York City

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  • I am looking for someone to sublet my Upper East Side Apartment for any length of time from June through December. Rent is $1800 a month but the space is generous enough for a roommate. Email at jleahy@smith.edu (posted 4/9/14)

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Resources

  • Educational Housing Services (EHS) - NYC'S #1 most referred student/intern housing. EHS has provided hundreds of thousands of students and interns with a place to call home. With EHS, you get safe, all-inclusive, quality housing by the academic year, semester, or summer. It is our mission to create strong student communities in partnership with schools and universities that encompass a scholastic environment and promote the values of diversity, independence, growth and life long friendships.
  • New York City Rent Guidelines Board - Features

    rent guidelines, Tenants' Rights Guide, and an Apartment Guide, which details everything you need to know about finding an apartment to rent, and what to do once you locate one.

  • International House is a vibrant residence and program center of more than 700 graduate students and trainees representing more than 100 countries. It is perhaps the most culturally diverse student community in all of New York City.

  • Jazz Hostels offers budget accommodation in dormitories and private rooms at four locations in Manhattan, New York City. Individuals and groups are welcome.
  • Metro International Housing Booklet - Advice on types of housing, housing search, housing laws, navigating NYC, housing listings and more.
  • The New School's Summer Intern Housing program for all summer interns and college students, whether affiliated with The New School or with other colleges and universities.
  • NYC Intern.org - Furnished apartments and residence style rooms to interns and students living in the city for a semester, an entire school year, or a summer.
  • New York University Summer Housing - Safe, convenient and affordable housing in New York City for both students and interns.
  • The Webster - Affordable housing for women from all over the world who work, study or intern in New York City.

Washington, D.C.

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Other U.S. Cities

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  • I'm looking to live in Chicago for the summer while completing an internship. I don't mind sharing space with roommates. I am also pet and child friendly. Access to public transportation is a must! I'm willing to pay anywhere from $300-$500 per month. I would need the sublease from June through August. Contact iharvey@smith.edu (posted 4/15/14)

International

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General Resources

Housing & Budgeting (PDF) - The Lazarus Center's Guide to the Relocation Process. Covers the basics of renting and budgeting.

CNN Money Cost of Living Calculator - How far will your salary go in another city?

Educational Housing Services (EHS) - NYC'S #1 most referred student/intern housing. EHS has provided hundreds of thousands of students and interns with a place to call home. With EHS, you get safe, all-inclusive, quality housing by the academic year, semester, or summer. It is our mission to create strong student communities in partnership with schools and universities that encompass a scholastic environment and promote the values of diversity, independence, growth and life long friendships.

Hostels.com - Lists hostels throughout the US (and worldwide)

PadMapper.com - Is a free tool to help you find an apartment or sublet to rent by putting listings from Craigslist and other sources on a large map.

Roommates.com - The world's largest roommate database!

Smithies Housing Board Group on Smith Women Connect LinkedIn - Join the group to post housing you have available or are seeking.

Sperling's Best Places to Live - Data on thousands of metro areas, cities, and neighborhoods. Learn about people, health, economy, housing, rankings, crime, transportation, cost of living, religion and more.

Subletsearch.com - National listings