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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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  • HOUSE FOR RENT: renovated farmhouse available either unfurnished or partially furnished, in Florence, 1.25 miles from downtown Northampton and Smith College. Three bedrooms upstairs along with two additional rooms and bathroom. Downstairs is kitchen, playroom/den, dining room, living room, laundry room, full bath and screened in front and back porches. Large backyard, side entrance to driveway on private street, corner lot. Adjacent to high school playing fields and track, great areas to walk and exercise; close, also, to river walk, Child’s Park, Cooley Dickinson and both downtown Northampton and Florence. Rent $1,800 not including utilities. Please call 413 303 9858. (posted 8/11/16)

  • Fully furnished 3-bedroom house in Florence (a village of Northampton) for rent in peaceful setting with lovely yard and gardens. Comfortable stylish furnishings. Walking distance to cafes, parks, bike path, nature trails. Easy access to I-91 and Coolidge Bridge.
    All utilities included. No pets. W/D, parking, porch, patio, yard, mud room, dining room.
    Perfect for visiting professor for school-year timing, with possible option to buy or renew.
    Start September or October and ideally stay through Spring semester. $2270/month inclusive. Seeking very responsible tenant with references. Photos: http://westernmass.craigslist.org/apa/5687780708.html Contact: 413.320.2182 or via the web link.
    (posted 8/3/16)
  • Beautiful 3 BR/1.5 bath home for rent 9/3-5/31. Within 12 min walk of Smith, tucked away behind houses on North Elm St. directly across from Childs Park. Open plan on 1st fl: modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances, breakfast bar, living/dining space, large coat closet, plentiful window light in all directions. 2nd floor has 3 bedrooms, each w/ a large shelved closet, full bath with tile bath/shower, and a full linen closet. Hardwood floors throughout (except for tiled bathrooms), whole house fan, large screened-in porch, mudroom/entryway, two-car garage, yard safe from nearby street traffic, perennial gardens, full dry basement with W/D, storage space in basement and garage. Will consider one pet. $2000 per month, not incl. utilities (gas, electric, water/sewer, cable, etc). First, last, and security deposit of $1000 required. Please have references prepared.  srice@smith.edu (posted 7/28/16)

  • 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)

  • 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)

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  • Smith alumna, turned staff in need of room in area for September 1st(give or take)! Hope to spend 600 or less. Relatively quiet, non smoker, no pets, enjoys reading, spending time on my computer, and generally relaxing. Ideally in Northampton, Florence, or Easthampton. Thanks in advance. Email nsweetnam@smith.edu posted 8/26/16)

  • Older SSSW Alum looking for a studio or room to rent in the Valley. Have an 8 yr. old trained, well behaved non shedding dog and we both possess excellent local rental references. Generally come into Northampton Sun night/Mon morning and leave Friday for weekends in eastern MA. Quiet, easygoing; work days occasional eves; don’t drink, don’t smoke, use Smith athletic facilities after work, walk my dog. Contact: melindacady@aol.com (posted 8/19/16)

  • 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)

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New York City

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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)

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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.