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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 Smith College students, alumnae, faculty & staff only.

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. Also, please indicate your Smith College affiliation in your email. Sorry, we cannot post pictures. Ads will remain on the board for 3 months.

Listings & Resources by Location

Western Massachusetts

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  • 3-4 bedroom, fully furnished house easy walk to Smith and town on a lovely quiet street. Several porches and beautiful backyard. No cats and no smoking. Available April 1 for shorter term lease. Looking for long term renewable lease for 2016-2017 academic year. $2300 plus utilities. Please contact: cwsperry@yahoo.com (posted 2/12/16)

  • Single family house for sale, $570K, timing flexible (ideally summer 2016). 2900 sq ft home in Haydenville. 1.5 acres, 4 bdr, 3 bath, maple floors, custom cabinets, tons of natural light, three season porch. Walk up attic, daylight basement both easy to finish for added space. Two car attached garage. Gardens, fruit trees, quiet cul-de-sac street. 0.1 mile from bike path into downtown Northampton and beyond. Excellent public school, lovely community. Text for more info: 413.695.7426 (posted 2/2/16)

  • Available for rent - three bedroom, one bath lovely ranch home in Florence, Massachusetts. Quiet neighborhood near Fitzgerald Conservation area. The backyard abuts the conservation area and is enclosed. Nicely maintained home with working pellet stove in front room. Full laundry room in basement. We take care of all yard maintenance, including mowing. We provide a snow blower in the winter and pay for garbage and recycling removal, as well as water and sewer. It is a natural gas heated home. $1,450 rent per month. Please contact Bonnie May at bmay@smith.edu. (posted 2/1/16)

  • 2 bedroom, top floor apartment in old Smith College house on Bedford Terrace available June 1st- August 31st. Cute apartment, with views of Pelham hills and downtown. About a 5 min walk to campus, 1 block from downtown and close to bus stops. Suitable for (1) lecturer/professor $995 plus $30 internet/utilities OR (2) college students $498 plus $15 internet/utilities per student. If 2 people are renting, the apartment has a front door entrance for each room. The apartment has lots of cabinet space and built-in drawers. If needed the apartment can be fully furnished including kitchen. Photos available. Contact alyssandra.s.black@gmail.com (posted 1/20/16)

  • Incoming Smith MSW student seeking roommates. Apartment is in Springfield MA, off 91-S (about a 20 minute, mostly highway drive to campus). Great apartment available 6-3-16 (potentially sooner). $500/month. Have cable, Internet & electric set up, kitchen and living room furnished. You just move in! Non-smoking please. Contact me at bswain@smith.edu to arrange a time to talk! (posted 1/20/16)

  • Large, beautiful room in Haydenville. $600 all included. The room is unfurnished. Shared kitchen, bath and living room. Beautiful and artful home with wood floors, high ceilings and beautifully furnished. Share with massage therapist and half time 8 year-old twin girls. The house is situated deep in the quiet woods, with ski trails but is only 20 minutes to downtown Northampton. Available immediately. Contact Samantha at 413-824-2870 or samanthaburnell@gmail.com More information and pictures can be found on Craigslist. (posted 1/6/16)

  • Seeking housemate for 2-bedroom apartment in Florence just behind Noho High School. 2nd floor of older house. Relatively spacious with lots of light. Very conveniently located 1.5 miles from downtown Noho, 1.5 miles from Arts n Industry in Florence, and a short walk to the Smith River trail. Other than football games at the high school, the neighborhood is pretty quiet. Laundry in basement shared with downstairs tenants. Seeking housemate who is conscientious, caring, respectful, transparent and authentic in their communication, and pretty clean. Prefer no drugs and minimal alcohol. Rent is $550 month-to-month plus utilities around $30 in summer and $100+ in winter. Contact dancingredraven@hotmail.com (posted 1/4/16)

  • Northampton/Florence - Ada looking for roommate to share 2-bedroom, first floor apartment located two miles from Smith. Jan 1 - May 31. House located on quiet cul-de-sac with private entrance through garage. Parking spaces available in driveway. Washer/dryer. Smith Ada grad lives upstairs with her husband. Nice yard with private deck. Landlord takes care of trash, snow removal and yard. $600/mo with all utilities included (heat, electricity, cable/wifi). References required. Photos available. Contact Jacqueline (978-290-2185) or Tom (978-314-2386). Email: tunder@underwoodphoto.com

  • Large, sunny room available in a 2-BR apartment, 15-minute walk or a 5-minute bike ride from downtown Northampton. In-unit washer and dryer, ample attic storage, and a parking space in a shared garage. Share with a woman in her early 30s studying sociology at Amherst College and a small, playful dog. $525-650 for rent (depending on the room) + roughly $75 in utilities. First and last month's rent required to move in. Please contact guzman.sally@gmail.com (posted 11/20/15)

  • Spacious, fully furnished 3 bedroom 2 bath mid-century home in Florence center for occupancy beginning February 6, 2016. Minimum one month stay to three months. Two miles to Smith campus and Northampton center. Very large, fenced, private back yard. Pet negotiable. $2,250 per month. Contact janetmcvey@hotmail.com or 413-559-1446. See listing and photos here. (posted 11/18/15)

  • January Interterm Home ... No cost! Free housing in lovely 3BR/2Bath home 2 blocks from Smith quad in exchange for cat care (two easy, sleepy indoor cats) and very minimal snow removal and miscellaneous household chores. House has WiFi, cable TV in LR and BR; washer/dryer, updated kitchen, etc. Must love cats and must provide references from Smith faculty or staff members. Single preferred; couple considered. No-Smoking inside or out. Possible extension through mid-March, if needed. Please email sallyrstone@comcast.net (posted 11/13/15)

  • Short term sublet available in Northampton. Available December 11 to January 31. 4th floor apartment in beautiful old building with amazing views. 5 minute walk to Main St., Smith College, bus stops, etc. Fully equipped kitchen and fully furnished. Looking for a quiet, responsible tenant. References and background information required. $300 per week including utilities. Discount possible for longer stays. Pictures available upon request. Contact 413-588-8121 or email julianhr@gmail.com (posted 11/11/15)

  • For rent: Beautiful furnished room in antique house 2 blks from Smith; shared kitchen, util, Wifi, cable tv included. Walk everywhere, enjoy the porch and yard. $700/month, $125/day, one person. Contact showbizlaw@me.com or 413-586-3077 (posted 11/9/15)

  • House for Rent in Northampton. Available January 2015. Walk downtown or to Smith from this furnished, 14 room Saltbox house in the best neighborhood! 1/3 acre fenced yard, private setting with mature trees. Five bedrooms, two baths, laundry room, formal dining room, living room, and eat-in kitchen. $3,700/month. Perfect Sabbatical house! Contact showbizlaw@me.com or 413-586-3077 (posted 11/9/15)

  • One bedroom for rent in our 3 bedroom Ranch home. Ryan Road, Florence, MA, 12 minutes to Smith College. Shared bathroom, kitchen, living room, laundry room, storage space available. $500 per month includes Heat/electric/wifi/cable. Furnished room if needed. Off street parking. Safe and quiet location. Not on a bus route. A cat and dog live here, not a food allergy free home, 2 stairs to enter home, Only positive attitudes live here. Contact mmmmbrok@yahoo.com (posted 11/5/15)

Wanted

  • Smith College professional staff member seeks house sitting/cat sitting opportunity in Northampton/Amherst area. Interested in May to August 2016 or May to December 2016 opportunities. I am a quiet, friendly and responsible woman who longs to live in the valley. Walking distance to Smith College would be ideal, although open to driving. I do not smoke, drink or party and have excellent references. I can be reached at jlandrie@smith.edu. (posted 1/14/16)

Boston

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California

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New York City

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  • Private Room in Beautiful Brooklyn Loft Apartment. February Sublet, $1500, on Dunham Pl, South Williamsburg, Brooklyn. We’re a queer, professional couple who is subletting the second bedroom of our South Williamsburg apartment for February. Furnished, private room that can be locked in a converted loft space with original features, including high ceilings, exposed brick, and hardwood floors. Completely renovated three years ago. Modern kitchen, spacious living area, and roof access. Laundry facilities in the building. Close to restaurants, bars and all of the things that Williamsburg has to offer. Closest trains are Marcy M and Bedford L. Includes all utilities, including wifi. Pictures available upon request. Contact: corinne.goldenberg@gmail.com (posted 1/14/16)

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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.
  • 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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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.

Sublet.com - National and International listings of rentals and sublets.