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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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  • Attic room for rent. My house is located in a quiet neighborhood one mile from downtown Northampton, and less from Smith College. The third floor is a cozy and private furnished bedroom. The house is sweet and has gardens and space around it. Out the back are some woods and the Mill River. Rent is $800/month. Kitchen and laundry access are available, as is my garage/shed for a bicycle. Utilities and wifi, are included. No smokers or pets. If interested, please email Julie at jehooks7@gmail.com. (posted 10/6/14)

  • Two rooms available on the third floor of our home, plus a large living area. Recently renovated. Electric heaters in each area. Share kitchen with our family. (Shared bathrooms, but there are two full baths.) Our home is on six acres, on a river. On Route 66, a few miles from Smith. Two can rent the entire third floor for $1000 month. Just one room, $650 per month. Email: cyoung1443@comcast.net Available Oct. 1, 2014 (posted 9/15/14)

  • 13' x 12.5' second floor bedroom in beautiful brick row house. Southwest windows, 6' x 3' closet. Unfurnished. Shared kitchen, dining & living room, one & 1/2 baths. One other tenant on second floor, friendly landlord on third floor. WiFi, basic cable, washer/dryer, screened porch, off-street parking, large lawn. No land line. House & grounds non-smoking. Nice neighborhood, 7 min/car to downtown Northampton, 5 min/car to Florence. $600/month includes utilities, plus $20/month for internet/cable. Higher rate for two occupants. Pets negotiable. Available immediately, length of lease negotiable. First, last & security deposit. Email ctex05748@yahoo.com or call 413-695-3962. (posted 9/4/14)

  • Room for rent in my condo. Located in a beautiful wooded area in the back part of Florence on the border of Westhampton. Rent $425 inclusive. Small room with use of space at top of hallway. Live with a woman who owns it who is 56 yr old. Car needed. Available 9/15 or sooner. Contact Michele 413-584-7694 or 413-695-0671 or email yangsum@earthlink.net (posted 9/3/14)

  • SUNNY ROOM IN WILLIAMSBURG 12 x 12 bedroom with window and skylight available in second-floor apartment. $350/month includes heat, hot water, electricity, wifi, propane for cooking, off-street parking space, deck overlooking the Mill River, and a share in on-site storage space. The apartment is a bright, cozy space with a "lake cottage" atmosphere, with sloped ceilings, hand-hewn woodwork, and wooden floors. Near R42 bus to Northampton. Bedroom can be partially furnished. Shared with one quiet, non-smoking omnivore female and one cat. Available from September 1, on a month-to-month basis, for shorter or longer stays. Contact Tomasin at purlene99@yahoo.com. (posted 9/2/14)

  • ROOM IN HOME NEXT TO SMITH. Furnished cozy 2nd floor light-filled room in beautiful award-winning period friendly owner-occupied pet- and smoke-free home on quiet leafy street in historical district on west edge of Smith. Downtown 10-minute walk. Near Five Colleges bus-stop. Ideal for organized, attentive, tidy graduate/post-doc student or visiting/junior faculty, a good communicator with healthy lifestyle. $675/month includes utilities: central AC, baseboard heat, electricity, hot water, washer/dryer, wi-fi. Bedding, towels available. Use of well-equipped kitchen, bathroom, living room with TV cable and Netflix, garden, patio, sunporch. Sandra: dandrew@smith.edu (posted 8/28/14)

  • Unfurnished bedroom available immediately in one-story ranch house one mile from campus. Close to Florence center, on bike path and bus route. $466/month, utilities running about $50/month, first month's rent only needed to move in. No pets, laundry in basement, rest of house is fully furnished. I am an entering Ada Comstock scholar and the other housemate is a male student. Contact Heather at hrick@smith.edu. (posted 8/22/14)

  • For the 2014-2015 academic year, (Sept. 1st to May 30) a Smith College faculty person is accepting female applicants to rent a charming furnished room (plus a small study room) in a classic Victorian House, two blocks from campus, in one of the finest neighborhoods in Northampton. A member of the Smith College community is preferred. The immaculate apartment shared with living room, dinning room, bath, kitchen, pantry, laundry and baby grand piano, basic TV, WiFi. A cell phone is required. $750/month, plus 1/2 Gas fee. If you are interested, please email lzhao@smith.edu. (posted 8/18/14)

  • Lovely Furnished bedroom for rent in Northampton $685/month: Available 9/1/14. 1/4 mile from Smith College and downtown Northampton. The bedroom and the apartment are lovely, simple, cozy, and quiet. Free from pets, smoke, alcohol, chemicals, and artificial fragrances. Includes bedroom, utilities, and wifi. I manage the apartment and clean common areas. Bedroom has a double bed, dresser, closet, and desk. Includes access to kitchen, bathroom, coin-operated laundry, parking garage. Month to month agreement. First/last month's rent required. Female applicants only. Multicultural applicants welcome. Please be an emotionally mature person, a good communicator and practice a healthy lifestyle. Maya Liebermann: 413-552-9008 or MayaLiebermann123@gmail.com (posted 8/14/14)

  • Large sunny room available September 1 in owner-occupied home in downtown Northampton residential neighborhood. Walk to center of town, bike path, Smith; one block to bus stop. Kitchen & two bathrooms shared. Household is vegetarian (not vegan) - i.e., you don't have to be, but you must be comfortable with having only vegetarian food/cooking at home. Rent includes utilities, internet, laundry facilities. $575/month. First & last months' rent plus $100 security deposit at outset. Please email your interest, situation (student, work, whatever), something about yourself. We look forward to hearing from you! ebh55@yahoo.com (posted 8/14/14)

  • Really nice 4 bedroom, 2 bath, 1700+-sq. ft. apartment in fine two-family home on four beautiful country acres in Westhampton. Garage parking. On a quiet dirt road with hiking, cross-country skiing, horse trails right outside, yet just 10 minutes from Big Y Supermarket and other shopping, 15 minutes to Smith College and Northampton, 25 minutes to the Holyoke Mall. $1725 per month includes heat, hot water, internet, and basic cable. There is more space available for an additional rental payment. 1 dog okay (no cats or other pets). Grad students, faculty or staff preferred.  No more than 4 persons total occupancy. Excellent employer and landlord references and very good credit required. Contact geisler@comm.umass.edu. (posted 7/24/14)
  • Lovely garden style studio apartment with river views, available for rent for September 1st 2014. Located near Williamsburg center on a nice residential street. This owner occupied 2 family is looking for a quiet professional woman to enjoy this newly renovated space. Private entrance, large and open floor plan, brand new kitchen, large bathroom with tub and shower. $800.00 a month, utilities included, as well as some furnishings. No pets, No smoking. 1st month’s rent, last month’s rent, and security deposit and Realtor's fee of 1/2 a month's rent applies. Call Jessica Lapinski, of Delap Real Estate, for details 413-478-3137 (posted 7/1/14)

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  • Recent Smith grad looking for one bedroom near downtown Northampton. Price range: max $800/mo + utils, but preferably much lower than that. Requirements: fast Wifi, use of kitchen space, month-to-month rental agreement, 1 off street parking space. Preferences: non-smoking, control over heat in room in the winter. About me: Graduated in May 2014, now working at a software company in downtown Noho. Quiet, likes to relax at home after work, can provide references. My interests are videogames, making art, cooking (and cleaning up afterwards!), knitting, and crafts of all sorts. Love dogs, cats are eh. Please contact by email at fredaome@gmail.com. Thanks! (posted 10/17/14)

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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.
  • 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.

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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.