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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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  • 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)

  • Smith Ada (’17) looking to share a fully furnished two-bedroom apartment for the upcoming academic year. Rental agreement is for 9/1/16-5/31/17. Located in a private neighborhood 2.5 miles from Smith campus. Listing includes off-street parking, washer/dryer, beautiful deck and fenced-in back yard. The apartment is the on the first floor of a house owned and occupied by an Ada grad and her husband. Rent includes all utilities (heat, electric, wifi) and landlord takes care of plowing, shoveling and garbage removal. $1,700/mo ($650 per roommate) Great living opportunity! Call 978-314-2386 or e-mail tunder@underwoodphoto.com (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)

  • Come live in a quiet and peaceful home for the summer while you pursue your education! Room available June 1 - August 31 with option to renew in September. Home located at the end of a cul-de-sac in Hadley, surrounded by gardens and conservation land. $500.00 for a sizable bedroom that is fully furnished. Share bathroom and kitchen. Ample parking and only a 15 minute commute to Northampton by car or 40 minute bike ride. If you would like a bright-sun-shiny and peaceful home for the summer, this might just be place for you. Call 413-687-4602 or email marpark@charter.net for more questions. (posted 4/19/16)

  • 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)

  • $1200 (one year lease). Sunny two bedroom apartment in owner - occupied two family available May 1st. Minutes walk to playing fields, bus stops and downtown Northampton. Eat in kitchen with gas stove, pantry and small enclosed porch. Bathroom with bathtub and shower. Living room and dining room with hardwood floors throughout. Updated natural gas heating system and newly winterized with wrapped pipes, weather stripping and replacement windows. Quiet household seeking very quiet, respectful tenant(s). First, last and security required. Must be willing to complete credit and background checks. Please provide a brief description of who would be living in the apartment in your response. TEXT only Ann :413-588-1282 (posted 4/1/16)

  • Furnished room available June 1st through August, Our home is a condo in Northampton center, a short walk from Smith campus. Utilities are provided including electric, gas, water, wifi, laundry and kitchen access. Condo will be shared primarily with my 18 year old daughter, and two cats. My daughter will be working full time this summer and myself (her mother) and her father will be there infrequently, possibly one night per week. On street parking is available and off street parking provided. References and security deposit required. $450 per month, call 413-320-9612 graduate student preferred. (posted 3/29/16)

  • Furnished room available June 1st. Our home is located across from Childs Park, a short walk from Smith campus. The room for rent 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, 19 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 3/29/16)

  • 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). $600/month with all utilities included. You just move in! Non-smoking please. Contact me at bswain@smith.edu to arrange a time to talk! (posted 3/14/16)

  • Two furnished rooms available in Victorian House off Route 5 in Holyoke Highlands for two Smith graduate students. June 1st to August 31st. $425 per room includes all utilities, cable, wifi, etc. Share kitchen and other common areas. Lovely period home in nice strolling neighborhood, 15 minute drive from door to Smith Parking Garage (I know, I did it as a 2006 alum). While there is a nearby bus stop it is recommended that renters have a car to always get to class on time. If interested contact Nancy at 413 561-5999 or at Haydenadams177@gmail.com. (posted 3/14/16)

  • Dog friendly, large, sunny recently renovated 2 bedroom apartment on Elm Street, just steps to Smith College. Available April 1, 2016. Must sign a lease through August 31, 2016 with option to renew. This apartment is a full floor through, with tons of light, renovated kitchen with skylight and plenty of storage space. Rent is $1450 a month and includes HEAT, HOT WATER, garbage/recycling and snow plowing. The apartment has 1 off street parking space, with storage and commercial washer/dryer in the basement. A credit check, rental application and references are required. And a meet & greet with your pooch! Rent is $1100 per month. No brokers fee! First last and security deposit of one month’s rent are required to move in. Pictures are available. Please contact Rjelm13@gmail.com or text 917-545-4082. (posted 2/22/16)

  • Dog friendly 1 bedroom with HEAT & HOT WATER included, and NO brokers fee! Right on Elm St. this historic Queen Anne building is walking distance to Smith College and downtown! This is a 2nd floor apartment a private terrace, tons of light and a private entrance! Included in the rent; heat, hot water, garbage, snow plowing, 1 off street parking space and brand new coin op commercial grade washer and dryer and free storage in the basement. Available March 1, 2016. A lease is required through August 31, 2016 with an option to renew. A credit check, rental application and references are required. And a meet & greet with your pooch! Rent is $1100 per month. First last and security deposit of one month’s rent are required to move in. Pictures are available. Please contact Rjelm13@gmail.com or text 917-545-4082. (posted 2/22/16)

  • $1520 / 2br - 1063ft - NICE 2 BDRM/ 2 BATH 5 college area!!! (Easthampton ma) Available Now! In EASTHAMPTON, solar condo - includes FREE heat-You can save a lot of money in winter! $1520/mo. 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, and storage. Safe - Secure. Utilities not included - but are affordable! Call or text Shinobu at 510-282-0733 or email sturner@smith.edu (posted 2/17/16)

  • Students/Faculty - Rent one of these 2 or 3 bedroom furnished apartments in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in town. Walk to Smith campus, downtown Northampton, restaurants, PVTA bus stops, grocery stores, and the bike path. Perfect for Smith students looking to live off campus for the school year or faculty temporarily at Smith. Coin-op washer and dryer on premises, off street parking, all utilities and wifi included. Available Sept 1, 2016 - May 31, 2017. 3 Bedroom apartment - $2100/month ($700/bedroom). 2 Bedroom apartment - $1800/month ($800/bedroom). Call, text or email Trudy if interested. 413-320-3168 trudyhooks@hotmail.com (posted 2/15/16)

  • 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)

Wanted

  • 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)

  • Smith SSW alum ('95) looking for room to rent or 1 bedroom apartment for 18 year old son with mild intellectual disabilities that require him to continue at NHS until age 22. Has income (2,000) from DMR/S and I would be willing to co-sign if wanted. I live in area and would check in on him regularly, while teaching independent living. Responsible shy young man, having hard time finding place--email me w questions/ interest. Wendy.gannett@gmail.com (posted 3/29/16)

Boston

Available

  • Fully furnished summer rental - 2+ bedrooms, 1 bath: $2,400. Bi-level condo on 2nd and 3rd floors in Magoun Square, Somerville, MA with private detached garage parking. Utilities included. Available between June 1 and August 31, 2016. Traveling this summer and looking for responsible renters to take care of my home. Extremely bright, open floor plan with huge kitchen. Shared washer/dryer in basement. Between Davis Square (Red Line) and Sullivan Square (Orange Line) T stations with bus transportation (80, 89 & 101) at top and bottom of street. Pets negotiable. If interested, please contact Jennifer Lenz ’00 at Jennifer.a.lenz@gmail.com. (posted 4/15/16)

  • Sunny First Floor Apartment: 2 bedroom/1 bath apartment in 2 Family Home. $2,200 per month. Recently renovated, in a quiet residential neighborhood in between Brighton Center and Oak Square, close to public transportation (bus 57, 64, 86, 501, 503). 2 Laundromats within walking distance. Hardwood floors throughout. Large living room, heated sunroom, dining room with built-ins. Brand new kitchen: dishwasher, disposal, gas range, room for eat-in table. Utilities: Oil heat/gas water heater/electricity (not included in rent). Contact: Dave Baxter - 617-964-1185 (posted 3/28/16)

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New York City

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  • 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.

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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.