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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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  • Fully furnished 3-bedroom house in Florence for rent in peaceful setting with lovely garden views. Comfortable stylish furnishings. Walking distance to cafes, parks, schools. Easy access to Smith and I-91. All utilities included. No pets. W/D, parking, porch, patio, yard, mud room, dining room. Perfect for visiting professor for school-year timing. Start September or October and ideally stay through spring semester. $2370/month inclusive. Seeking very responsible tenant with references. Photos: http://bit.ly/29Tyd0U Contact: 413.320.2182 or via the web link. (posted 7/20/16)

  • Furnished room or possibly entire two bedroom apartment for rent in Northampton condo within walking distance of Smith College. $650 per room. This apartment is located on the ground floor with a private entrance on a quiet side street. Clothes washer within unit, coin dryer in basement. Dishwasher. On street and off street parking available. There is an outdoor cat currently living in the apartment. Please contact me at norakell@gmail.com or 413-320-9612. (posted 7/11/16)
  • Large, unfurnished room with private bathroom in an apartment for rent. Laundry in basement, parking on street. Located in Holyoke, 15 minute drive to Smith. Looking to rent for the upcoming academic year (June-late May). Price is $600 per month, utilities included (hot water, heat, internet). Affirming space. If interested, please email Erica (Smith alum), at edonahue@smith.edu (posted 7/20/16)

  • Furnished Room for rent in beautiful Victorian house in the Holyoke Highlands off Route 5. 10 minute drive from house to parking garage at Smith. Nice walking neighborhood among other Victorian homes. Stop and Shop and Rt. 91 very close by, Springfield bus and train station 10 minutes away. Would prefer an MSW Graduate student (went thru the program myself). $450.00 per month includes all utilities. Please contact Nancy at haydenadams177@gmail.com or text at 413 561-5999. (posted 7/7/16)

  • Beautiful 2 Bedroom, Loft Style Apartment on 2d and 3d floors of a two family for rent on Prospect Street just minutes from downtown Northampton and easy walk to Smith. Unit has one large, traditional bedroom and 1 sizeable open lofted bedroom and is recently carpeted and painted. Washer/dryer in pantry, just off of large, eat-in kitchen; sizable living room. Off-street parking available for 2 cars (1 spot in garage). Plenty of storage. Sweet backyard. Prefer no pets. Looking for responsible tenant for 1 year lease beginning September 1. Rent is $1200. Utilities (heat, electricity, communications) extra. First and last month rent + 1 month security. Call or text Jennifer 617-388-5140. (posted 6/28/16)

  • Seeking female to rent our LARGE furnished 1 1/2 rooms. Single family, owner occupied home in Florence, 2 1/2 miles to Smith Campus. Private 1/2 bathroom, private sitting area. washer/dryer, parking, deck and large yard. Corner lot, very quiet neighborhood, adjacent to the nature conservation trails, beautiful hiking right in your backyard. I have two daughters, ages 16 and 10, that live home 1/2 of the time. We also have one small, very quiet, very cute dog. Sorry, no additional pets and no smoking. Available August 1. $675/mo. includes utilities and wireless Internet. Email rodinthinkin@gmail.com or call Lisa: 413-636-2545. (posted 6/28/16)

  • Rental property available August 1, 2016. Lovely 3-bedroom ranch house in Florence, MA. Property abuts the Fitzgerald Conservation Area. 1 full bath, kitchen and dining area, living room and sun room with pellet stove. Full basement with laundry room. Large garage. Water, sewer and garbage covered by landlords. Tenants responsible for electricity, cable, and gas (heat). Also has central air and whole house fan. Landlords manage the outdoor property, including garden care and lawn care. Snow removal is responsibility of tenants, although snowblower is provided and tenant is paid by landlord to assist with snow removal. Rent is $1,400 per month. Contact bmay@smith.edu (posted 6/13/16)

  • Seeking warm, community-minded housemate for 2-bedroom apartment in Florence. 2nd floor of older house. Spacious with lots of light. Conveniently located 1.5 miles from downtown Noho. 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. I am a youngish 50-year old professional, liberal, down to earth woman. I love community but am also an introvert who needs regular alone/quiet time. So prefer housemate who is similar. I also have a cat. $550 month-to-month. Utilities around $30 in summer and $100+ in winter. Contact dancingredraven@hotmail.com (posted 5/10/16)

  • Short-term summer sublet (June 25-July 21). Spacious, fully-furnished apartment in Northampton occupies the entire second floor of a house within walking distance of Smith College; owners of the house occupy the bottom floor. Located within a lovely and quiet residential neighborhood, the sublet consists of a master bedroom (the second bedroom will be used for storage); bathroom; large kitchen, beautifully sunny living room and dining room; and front porch. Washer/dryer conveniently located in the unit, no dedicated parking space but street parking is ample. $1,400, includes utilities and wireless internet, must be paid in full up front. No pets allowed. Small discount available for minor plant watering. Contact: aislle@gmail.com (posted 5/5/16)

  • Studio Apartment, Williamsburg, MA. Available October 1. Rent is $800/month, all utilities included. Large sunny second floor room with private entrance. Large closet, new kitchenette, full bath. Located just outside of village center. Seven miles to Smith College campus. Two blocks to grocery market, bank and library. One block to catch Rt. 9 bus to Smith College and Northampton. Access to laundry room and porch. WiFi access. Parking space. No smoking. Contact: Bob at rbuchele@smith.edu. (posted 5/2/16)

  • Spacious, fully-furnished apartment in Northampton available for summer sublet (dates negotiable). This two-level apartment is located on the second and third floors of a renovated house within walking distance of campus. The master bedroom and bathroom are on the top level. On the second floor, there’s a large kitchen, cozy living room, sunny office, guest bathroom, and two more rooms that can function as bedrooms or offices. Amenities include in-unit washer/dryer, dishwasher, backyard with seating, and parking. Ideal for a couple or family. $1800/month + security deposit, not including utilities. Possibility of starting full-year lease after sublet ends. Contact: michellemay@uchicago.edu (posted 4/28/16)

  • Attractive 2-bedroom first-floor apt on very quiet street 7 blocks from Smith campus and downtown Northampton. Available July 1 thru August 31. Porches, lawn, off-street parking. Pets permitted. Washer/dryer in basement. Near parks, fairgrounds, river, meadows, Stop and Shop. $1500/month, one month's security deposit required. Call Kristen at 413 210 0696 or Rachel at 413 557 4613. (posted 4/14/16)

  • Large upstairs bedroom in grad student house within easy walking distance to UMass. Sublet dates: June 01-Aug 30. Preferred move in date: May 20. Features: Queen-sized bed, mattress, fold-out sleeper couch, peaceful, quiet space with natural light from windows and skylight, view onto large backyard, 2 closets, large desk, chest of drawers, bookcase and private bathroom upstairs. Access to modern kitchen, washer/dryer, living room, garden and large backyard with deck. $600 includes all utilities including high speed internet connection. 15 min. drive to Smith. 15 minute walk through wooded nature path to UMass, the 33 bus is a one minute walk away, the 34/35 bus eight minutes, the 30/31 bus ten minutes. One time refundable security deposit of $100. Contact: Shastri 413-325-3942 (posted 4/8/16)

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  • Ada Alum seeks houseshare for Sept 1. Prefers Northampton within walking distance of Smith/downtown, laundry on site, and on a quiet street. Responsible, respectful, good communication skills, queer friendly, and no allergies or chemical sensitivities. Please respond to ncalero@smith.edu. (posted 7/20/16)

  • Incoming post-bac student at Smith looking for a room to rent in Northampton, preferably close to downtown and campus. I'm hoping to sign a year-long lease beginning September 1, and to pay around 500/month. Contact me at sarahbrauner@gmail.com. (posted 7/7/16)

  • Two Smith SSW alums seeking for a one or two bedroom in the Northampton, Easthampton, or Holyoke area, for at least a year rental. Preferably, monthly rent is max 1300/month (could be potentially higher if heat/hot water are included). We have two well behaved small dogs, a 10 lb, 6 year old dachshund and a 15 lb, 10 year old shih tzu. Ideally looking for laundry in unit and off-street parking for two cars. We are both relatively quiet people and have been in a long term relationship for several years. We would prefer closer to the highway if possible due to commute but are open to anything in the listed areas. Contact at Lauren.millerd@gmail.com. (posted 5/31/16)

  • Recent Ada Comstock graduate ('16) seeking an apartment in Northampton or the surrounding areas. My husband and I are seeking a 2 or 3 bedroom apartment for less than $1250 a month for our family by June 30th the latest. Contact kgjcoley@gmail.com. (posted 5/18/16)

  • Ada student looking for a studio to rent, preferable walking distance from school. My budget is no more than $500.00/month. I am looking for a quiet, affordable place to move in on September 1st. Please, feel free to email me at: indinhamagalhaes@hotmail.com or at (203)850-1715. (posted 5/5/16)

  • My fiance and I are looking for a place to rent for the summer. I will be attending the SSW summer session, so we're only looking for a temporary place. We would prefer if it were near campus and under $700/month. I check my email often, so please feel free to contact me if you have a rental! cjohnson40@smith.edu (posted 4/22/16)

  • Smith student (’18) with childcare experience looking to nanny throughout the summer in the evenings and on weekends in exchange for housing in the Northampton area. I will be doing research at Smith from late May to early August 2016. I am fingerprinted, CORIed, Department of Early Education and Care trained and 5-College Child safety trained through Fort Hill Center for Early Childhood Education and have experience with children from 3 months to 13 years old. Please contact me via email (ekjackson@smith.edu) or cell at (413) 374-3943 for references or further information. (posted 4/8/16)

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  • One bedroom apartment available in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn on the Nostrand stop of the A train. It is an adorable 450 square foot apartment in a brownstone. It’s on a tree lined street. There is a back yard. There are restaurants and bars as well as supermarkets within 2 blocks. There is alternate-side street parking. It will be available for July and August. I am asking $1200 a month plus a security deposit. Perfect for a New York summer! I can be contacted at 413.695.3805 or via email aletheia.donahue@gmail.com (posted 5/27/16)

  • Sublet a huge bedroom in a 2 bedroom apartment on 5th floor. Room is 1800 but I need someone to take over my portion of the lease so I will pay $300 every month until the lease is up at the end of October! Steps from Central Park in the 60s between Madison and Park. Two windows and loads of sunlight!!! A king size bed and furniture fits. Recently renovated. New stainless steel appliances. Pet friendly and has an elevator. Approval by the management company required. Security deposit is 2,500. Click here for more info, pictures and contact information. (posted 4/13/16)

  • Upper West Side studio sublet: available May-August, will consider shorter portions thereof. Rent is $1000/mo--includes internet and electric. Could be occupied by one or two people. The apartment is in a brownstone house. The landlords live in the building. In exchange for this reduced rent, the occupant assists the landlord in cleaning and turning-over two short term rental studios in the building on the weekends and sometimes on Fridays if the person is available. This works out to about three a month, sometimes none, occasionally four or five. Additional light household tasks include feeding the landlord's cat, putting out the trash, and bringing in the mail when they are out of town. Please contact Emily Casey at eccasey@udel.edu. (posted 4/4/16)

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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.
  • Apartment Placement Services - Provides a highly refined service, which arranges placement in quality living space for newly hired employees, summer interns, and established employees.

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General Resources

Housing & Rentals (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.

Trulia.com - Free resource for nationwide rentals and real estate offering in-depth neighborhood information including crime statistics, commute times, school information, amenities and more.