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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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  • Room with private bath available on separate floor of large, historic home in Holyoke Highlands. 15 minutes to either Smith or Mt. Holyoke College. Home office, yoga room, fireplace and private courtyard between house and 2-car garage. All new appliances in kitchen. Some storage in basement. $850. 8-12 month lease preferred. Shared utilities. Must be ok with 2 well-behaved dogs + 1 friendly cat. Please contact Lisa at (512) 934-4988 or lisanaquin1028@gmail.com. (posted 9/19/17)

  • Large room with private bath. Close to Smith. Available Jan. 1. $600/month. Kitchen privileges. Contact: Evie Glickman '56 586-1038 (posted 9/14/17)

  • Centrally-located, fully furnished apartment on quiet section of Prospect Street in Northampton. Six-month sublease. Ideally Dec 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018; dates negotiable. 5-minute walk to Smith. On-street parking. 1-bedroom, first-floor unit in historic building. Great sunlight, hardwood floors, ceramic tile in bathroom. Shared backyard with picnic tables and charcoal grills, indoor and outdoor bike racks, coin-operated w/d in basement. Heat and snow removal included. Linens and kitchenware available included in the sublease. Cooking gas, internet, and electric must be paid for separately. Non-smoker only. No pets. Security deposit required. $1400/month. Contact Erica at e.kowsz@gmail.com or 860-918-0823. (posted 8/28/17)

  • Fully updated, spacious apartment located in historic Holyoke. 3 bed 1.5 bath. Updates include: new energy efficient heating system, floors, appliances, updated bathroom, and keyless entry. Open floor plan with 10ft ceilings and lots of windows. Conveniently located directly across from the bus/train and along the bike path. Great location for commuting; easy access to S. Hadley, Amherst, Northampton, and with the train station within walking distance, travel easy to Eastern MA, CT, and NY! House will be available Sept 1, 2017. Rent is $1450/mo plus utilities. Contact: Amelia Mosley ’10 413.230.0330 amelia.mosley@gmail.com (posted 8/22/17)

  • Furnished room available September 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, and two cats. On street parking is available and off street parking provided during snow removal. References and security deposit required. $600 per month, call 413-204-9880 graduate student preferred. (posted 8/11/17)

  • Beautiful Norwich hill home for rent. My mom (Smith class of '46) recently passed away. We will be renting her house, fully furnished, for the school year. September-June. Looking for adult professor or couple. Sorry, No pets. No children. House is on a hill top with gardens and views galore. Home comes heated and all services maintained. (Plowing, electric, internet) . $1500 month (first and last + deposit) call me at 802-380-3701 or email. cairndoit@gmail.com (posted 8/10/17)

  • $550/month, all utilities and internet included. Private bedroom with own bathroom located in quiet family home. (single mom, 12 year old and 18 year old daughters). Located near bus line, Cooley Dickinson Hospital, in quiet dead end street .5 miles from Smith. Large garden space in back yard. Complete home privileges. Friendly, fun family with one cat. Female preferred. Available August 1. Contact Dee Dice: 508-566-9565 or green@dicehome.com (posted 7/25/17)

  • Bedroom in a home to rent to a student who will choose to live with a quiet, respectful but active small family! We have a 5-pound hypoallergenic friendly dog! Room is nicely furnished with plenty of closet space and a desk. Off street parking. $500/month all included (utilities and wifi). Kitchen is fully stocked with working appliances, space is provided in the refrigerator and cabinets for your food. 2.8 miles to Smith College, sidewalks to the center of Florence, and a bike path and Look Park - all nearby. Perfect spot for a student who is responsible, clean, and a non-smoker. Please contact Vivian at 413-387-3242. (posted 7/17/17)

  • Bedroom to sublet in Northampton, only 0.7 miles from Smith College with separated entrance, bathroom and refrigerator. The room is downstairs, in the garden level with a walkout. Rent is $600.00/month all included (utilities and wifi). Room is furnished, with a desk, dresser, king size bed, and it also has a small walk-in closet. Parking is off street. It will be available for Spring 2018 semester, from mid-January to end of May, 2018. This is a perfect spot for a young Ada who is responsible, clean, and non-smoker. Please contact Ingrid at imagalhaes@smith.edu (posted 7/10/17)

  • Spacious furnished room with lots of natural light in downtown Northampton neighborhood - short walk to Smith, one block to bus stop. Available September 1 (possibly earlier). Room is in an owner-occupied large old house with plenty of space for privacy - but with a friendly welcoming vibe. Kitchen and two bathrooms are shared, as are other common spaces. Household is vegetarian (not vegan), so you must be comfortable with having only meatless food/cooking at home. Utilities, WiFi, laundry facilities included. $600/month. First and last months' rent plus $100 security deposit required at outset. Please email something about yourself, what you're looking for in a living situation. ebh55@yahoo.com  (posted 7/10/17)

  • Room in Northampton condominium available mid August or September 1. Condo is a short walk to Smith campus and town center. Room has lots of natural sunlight located on the first floor. It is sharing with one older professional woman. I am a visiting nurse and mother of three older children that come to visit on occasion. Apartment has a clothes washer, dishwasher, internet and access to free clothes dryers in a basement laundry. Cost is $700 including all utilities. Please contact Nora at norakell@gmail.com. (posted 7/7/17)

  • Furnished House Rental for Academic Year. Flexible Starting date Mid-August to September 1st till June 1. Big 1800's farm house completely, renovated, solar panels, high tech insulation, etc. 4 bdrm house sits on 5 acres on the Haydenville/West Whately border. Lovely gardens, fruit trees, a screened in porch, wood stove, Open kitchen/living room, and an art studio barn. 8min drive from Florence. 13 min drive to Northampton/ Smith College. Looking for a family or mature professional individuals who are incredibly responsible, clean, and who will love and care for our home as though it was your own. Please see full listing here (posted 7/5/17)

Wanted

  • Smith College 2012 alum and publishing professional seeking housing in or very close to Northampton downtown asap & no later than Oct 23. Steady income and good credit. Apartment rental max 1100/month. Room rent max 800/month. Please contact me at carolinekracunas@gmail.com or (781) 264-8254. References Available upon request. (posted 10/12/17)

  • Retired couple and former longtime residents of Amherst are looking for a sabbatical/housesit arrangement in the Amherst/Hadley area anytime within the 2017-2018 academic year. As we will be splitting our time between our home in southwestern NH and your home, we are extremely flexible with dates and times needed for us to vacate your property. Coming with us would be our small (13lb) well behaved older dog. annwhitall@comcast.net (posted 7/10/17)

Boston

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  • 1968 Smith grad, now Chancellor's Professor at U of California Irvine, teaching at Harvard fall 2017 is looking to (1) share a home or (2) rent a home (flat or house) in Cambridge area (or close enough to commute easily to Harvard). Please contact Krmonroe@uci.edu if you have space. (posted 8/9/17)

California

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New York City

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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. Are you Interning in NYC this summer 2017? Save $200 on your housing with EHS! Thousands of interns have already enjoyed calling EHS home. All EHS residences feature furnished rooms with private bathrooms, free wifi, fitness centers, and special events. Call EHS for more information and Save $200! (800) 297-4694 or visit https://www.studenthousing.org/and/nycinternhousing
  • 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.

Washington, D.C.

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Other U.S. Cities

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International

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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.