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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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  • $1500 / 2br - 1063ft - NICE 2 BDRM/ 2 BATH 5 college area!!! (Easthampton ma) Available SEPTEMBER 10th, solar condo - includes FREE heat. You can save a lot of money in winter! OPEN HOUSE on September 5&6, 1-4pm $1500/mo. *Only $750 if two are sharing the rent! Master bedroom, large second bedroom, Fully Furnished, TWO FULL BATHROOMS!!! Private Garage, and Backyard Patio, Nice, newer appliances, dishwasher, Washer & Dryer, Great closet space/pantry/storage, Safe - Secure, Utilities not included - but are affordable! Call or text Shinobu at 510-544-9045 or email sturner@smith.edu (posted 8/31/15)

  • This three-floor condo is lovely and clean and is situated next to miles of hiking trails, is an easy bike-ride to the bike trails and to shopping, and a 12 minute bike ride into downtown Northampton. It boasts a living/dining area, kitchen, one full and two half-baths, a patio, two bedrooms with nice closets, a loft for tv or office and an attic space. There are two parking spaces and gas heat/cooking. Pets are not allowed. Rent is $1650. Email Andrea James at madamejames@gmail.com or RentNoHo for more information. Available September 1. (posted 8/25/15)

  • Roommate needed for fully furnished 2-bedroom 1st floor apartment in Florence. Located 2 1/2 miles from Smith campus. September 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 and husband live upstairs. Nice yard with private deck. Landlord takes care of trash, yard and snow removal. Looking for one tenant to share with current Ada (Class of '17) tenant. $600/month includes all utilities (heat, electric, cable/wifi). Photos available. Contact Jacqueline (978-290-2185) or Tom (978-314-2386). Email: tunder@underwoodphoto.com (posted 8/20/15)

  • Houseshare available. I have a charming 2-story, 6-room house with w/d, parking, large backyard, nice neighborhood at 12 Highland St., Miller's Falls. Asking $650/month, which includes heat, hot water and electricity. High-speed Internet available, the cost of which I'd be willing to share. Car-pooling to Northampton a possibility. I have a cat and would consider other pets. The room is available ASAP. For more information, contact mhobbes@smith.edu or 413/548-4128 (posted 8/11/15)

  • Housemate wanted for clean, quiet remodeled "Florence Freedom Trail" home, once part of the underground railroad and Florence Utopian Society, less than a mile to downtown Florence and next to Mineral Hills walking / mountain bike trails and bike routes to the hilltowns. $600 a month plus utilities (cheaper heat with gas and a wood stove), internet and wifi friendly, one plus car garage for storage (sometimes parking), own bathroom, a private and shared entrance, no smoking/drugs. I have a cat. Call or text Doug at 413-923-4335 or email dougandrew32@hotmail.com. Pictures available upon request. (posted 8/10/15)

  • Furnished room plus use of apartment for rent for school year (or longer). Sept-May. Lovely apartment on Elm Street. Within walking distance to Smith. $600-650 per month/negotiable. Small, lovable kitty included. Contact Ellen: 413-486-2755 Email: etreich@verizon.net (posted 8/10/15)

  • Available Sept 1 - unfurnished 1 bedroom in 2br 2nd floor apartment, plus space in living room/kitchen on State St in Northampton. Current resident is 40 y/o Ada Alum & Smith employee seeking like-minded housemate for a year lease. Within walking distance of Smith, Downtown, Stop & Shop and bike trail. No on site laundry or parking available. Rent is $600/month plus half the utilities. Call 413-854-1301 (posted 8/10/15)

  • 2 BR, 1.5 bath in a two-family home on four beautiful country acres in Westhampton. On-site parking. On a quiet, well-maintained dirt road with hiking, cross-country skiing, horse trails nearby, yet just 10 min from Big Y and other shopping, 15 minutes to Smith College and Northampton, 25 min to the Holyoke Mall. 1st floor, handicapped accessible. No smoking. Sorry no pets allowed. $1200/month INCLUDES heat and hot water. Available September 15. Excellent employer and landlord references and very good credit required.
    Minimum 1 year lease. Email: geisler@comm.umass.edu (posted 8/10/15)
  • Quiet Country Single Family House - Immaculate A-frame w/ deck. Main Floor: kitchen, full bath & living room with a wall of windows facing south. Downstairs: large master BR with full bath. Small loft & utility room. House abuts landlord's home & 100+ acres of conservation land. Hiking, x-country skiing, backyard pond, canoeing & kayaking. Perfect for a single person or couple. 20 min from Northampton. Non-smokers only. Propane furnace with backup wood stove. Well-behaved friendly pets may be welcome. First, last, security. Lease & references. Available 10/1. Photos available on Craigslist. denisetcormier@gmail.com or call 413 296-4040before 9PM. (posted 7/31)

  • Housemate wanted for clean, quiet Florence home - One BR available 9/1/15 in bright, clean home in downtown Florence near The Silk Mill office building.
    $525 plus utilities, garage parking, shared bath, no smoking/drugs. I have a cat. Household is semi-vegetarian (no meat or poultry, fish is okay). Call/text Maria at 413-320-2251 or email mtcahillane@aol.com. (posted 7/28/15) 

  • Single Family House in the center of Northampton. Walk to campus, walk to town. 2,500 sq. ft., 3 bedroom, 2 bath, recently refinished. Front Porch, Hardwood Floors throughout and stainless counter tops, washer/dryer, large deck and off street parking. $2,500/month + utilities. Professionals preferred. Multiyear tenant preferred. Please contact Chris at: 413-531-7580 Email: chrisvlt135@gmail.com. Rental application here.
    (posted 7/23/15)
  • The perfect "in-town" living. Walk to campus, walk to town. 1000 square foot with two bedrooms, one full bath, very open kitchen and living space with six sky-light windows throughout the house. A large deck is attached to the house. Appliances include: all Stainless Steel refrigerator, stove, dish washer, and built-in convection microwave. A wash machine and dryer are included as well. The floors are ceramic tiled and the bed rooms have Brazilian Cherry hard wood. Other details include an energy efficient water heater, heating system and central air-conditioning. Rent is $ 1,850 per month + utilities. Please contact Chris at: 413-531-7580 Email: chrisvlt135@gmail.com. Rental application here. (posted 7/23/15)
  • House for Rent - Vernon Street, Northampton. Adorable English cottage, close to campus: 3 b/r , 2 bath, d/r, living room, study, kitchen, pantry. Separate Garage. Beautiful condition. Hardwood floors. Available September 1 for academic year or longer. This house may be rented either empty or partially furnished. $2400/month plus utilities. Call 202-489-4885 or sophyb@verizon.net (posted 7/2/15)

Wanted

  • I am a recent Smith College graduate looking to rent a room / split a sublet in Northampton from July 6th to October. I am quiet, clean and studious (will be taking on an editorial internship at Interlink Publishing). I do not smoke-- neither do I have pets. I can cook too. Ideal space would be within close walking distance to my office (46 Crosby Street-- I do not drive), partially furnished (with a bed), private and with lots of natural light. Looking for something that's $550 and under if possible. Please contact me, Wei Wen, at wsng@smith.edu. Thank you! (posted 6/8/15)

  • Room for 2015-2016 academic year, Monday nights through Wednesday nights. Responsible quiet commuting Ada seeks bedroom with internet for three nights a week during term and J-term. Does not smoke or drink. Pet friendly. Contact mgrahamshaw@smith.edu. (posted 4/23/15)

  • I am a staff member at Smith, looking for housing for my mother from October 2015 through May 2016. She will be staying in the area caring for my newborn daughter, and because we do not have enough space in our house her ideal housing situation would be house sitting. We would be willing to pay minimal rent, and she would be willing to do light housework to keep the house clean (plants watered, etc). She is responsible, trustworthy, and a homeowner in Pennsylvania. All possibilities welcome. Please email jgodlesk@smith.edu with any information. (posted 3/5/15)

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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.