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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

Available

  • Available Sept 1st 2017, 3 bedroom partially furnished home in a quiet neighborhood, close to downtown Greenfield. Rent is $1,800/mo, or more if some utilities are included. Academic or full year lease is preferred. It is about a 30min drive to Smith campus and a car can be available if needed. There is plenty of private parking available. Please email tkblanken@gmail.com, with ANY questions, we can be very flexible to meet your needs. Click for pictures and more info. (posted 5/23/17)

  • Two bedroom apartment available July 1. On most wonderful street in Noho! Walk or bike everywhere: Smith, town, YMCA, bike path all super close. Two floors make this feel like a small house, small front and back porches. Enclosed sunroom upstairs, eat in kitchen, living room, basement storage. Off-street parking. $1400 plus utilities. cwsperry@yahoo.com (posted 5/22/17)

  • Goshen lake house available September through May. 20 minutes to downtown Northampton. Newly remodeled 1500 sq ft. water-front property with two bedrooms, bright open floor plan, sunroom, office, one bath, and great big family room. Two decks, one upstairs and one down, pretty stone walls and garden, and lovely view of the water. Furnished and washer/dryer. Rent is $2,000/month including utilities and plowing. Please email jehooks7@gmail.com. (Posted 5/12/17)
  • Rental of furnished bedroom on first floor of 3BR home in Florence cohousing community, 2.5 mi. from Smith. Share with a professional woman and one cat (sorry, no more 4 leggeds). BR has large double closet, dresser, table for desk, full bed, book shelf; full bath next to BR minimally shared, use of kitchen, living room, w/d in basement, internet, parking lot, on bike path. Located off Florence Rd, about 2.5 mi from centers of Northampton, Florence, Easthampton; no public transportation. Please no smoking or drugs. $650 includes utilities. Available September 1, 2017: 9 or 12 month lease. Contact Ellen at 413-320-1536, text ok, or email ellenjc58@yahoo.com. References, please. (posted 5/5/17)

  • Available July 1: five miles from Smith College and downtown Northampton: spacious, 1370 sq. ft. newly remodeled house on quiet dead-end street off Rt. 9 in Haydenville. Ideal for faculty or professional single, or couple. Open floor plan for kitchen, dining, living room; two bedrooms and an office/den; one bathroom. Basement with washer, dryer and storage space; new, high efficiency oil heating system; off street parking and single car garage. Gardens, private deck. Rent: $1750/month; tenant pays heat, electric and cable. References and credit check required. Call 413-320-7687 or 413-268-3108. To view photos visit: http://www.zillow.com/rent/ and type in address: 30 Fairfield Ave., Haydenville, MA 01039. (posted 5/2/17)

  • Studio Apartment, Williamsburg, MA. Available September 1. Rent: $700/month, all utilities included. Large sunny second floor air conditioned combined living room-bedroom-kitchenette. Large closet. Large tiled bathroom with shower and whirlpool tub. WiFi. Private entrance. Access to laundry room and porch. Parking space. No smoking. Located just outside of village center. Two blocks to grocery market, bank, library and restaurant. One block to catch Rt. 9 bus to Smith (seven miles to Smith campus). Photos and additional details available upon request. Kitchenette includes refrigerator, microwave, convection oven, hot plate, all cookware and utensils. Access to main house kitchen can be arranged as needed. Contact: Bob at rbuchele@smith.edu (posted 4/27/17)

  • HOUSEMATE WANTED FOR CLEAN, QUIET FLORENCE HOME. One furnished bedroom available June 1st in bright, clean home. $675 includes utilities, WIFI, washer/dryer, garage parking. No smoking/drugs. I have a cat. The household is semi-VEGETARIAN -- no meat or poultry...fish is okay. Call/text Maria at 413-320-2251 or email mtcahillane@aol.com. (posted 4/18/17)

  • Sunny 1-bdrm apt in Florence available for sublet 6/1-8/12. Large bedroom, living room, kitchen, and full bath. Lots of closet and storage space. Central air. $1,250/month (utilities not included). Contact slass@smith.edu for more information. (posted 4/10/17)

  • Great place to live for 1-2 students or faculty! Available summer (May thru Aug) or longer term. Lovely light-filled 2-bedroom apartment in beautifully remodeled post + beam building situated on sweet, safe, quiet street in country setting of Hatfield. Only 4 miles to Smith, 2 miles to food coop, 1 mile to Rt 91. Starry skies, birds, geese, walk/bike to CT River, hiking + farms! Large sunny living + dining rooms, kitchen, 1 large bedroom w/ large closet, 2 smaller rooms for offices/bedrooms, bathroom w/shower. Freshly painted, peaceful, artistic. Side yard for gardening! $1295/month - Includes utilities for summer! Email: Barbara@foodplay.com (posted 3/27/27)

  • Quaint guest room just 3 blocks from Smith College and down town Northampton on a quiet tree lined street. Completely furnished apartment with full day bed, kitchen, bathroom, AC, Cable TV, internet, private entrance, street parking and furnished  3 season porch. $1400 a month. gertbj@yahoo.com (posted 3/22/17)

  • Summer rental - Within walking distance of campus, located in town condominium, includes all utilities, kitchen use and shared bath. Two others in home. Both working full time. $600 per month. Contact Nora 413 320 9612. (posted 3/15/17)

  • Quiet Leeds, MA condo 10 minutes from downtown Northampton. 2 Bedroom 1.5 bath condo located in Yankee Hill. 0ver 1000 square feet of living space including a spacious master bedroom with en suite bath, lots of closet and storage space. Top floor, corner unit with nice views from the balcony. Unit includes all appliances including washer and dryer in the unit. Newly installed ceiling fans in every room and new flooring in bedrooms. Rental includes water, trash removal, snow removal, grounds maintenance, and plenty of parking. No Pets. $1250 per month. Available immediately. Contact rologarros@me.com (posted 3/1/17)

  • Condo in Enfield CT, approximately 10 minutes from Springfield and 30 minutes from downtown Hartford. 2bd/ 2 bath. Fully Furnished. Appliances include: W/D in unit, Fridge, microwave, dishwasher. Central A/C/heat. Wi/Fi. Free parking lot. Pool on the complex. Available: Saturday July 1st- Saturday August 18th (Some flexibility). Two student renters: $550/person utilities included with a $300 security fee/person, 1 student renter: To rent 1 bdrm/ 1 bath as a unit: $950, all utilities included. $300 security fee. Security fees will be returned at the end of the lease, commensurate on incurred damages. Some flexibility with fees if interested. Contact Information: Kristina Mereigh email: kristina.mereigh@gmail.com or phone: 914-473-0799 (posted 2/21/17)

Wanted

  • I'm looking for a furnished bedroom in Northampton from early June to mid-August. I'm a 23 y/o female grad student who will be doing an internship in downtown Northampton. I'm also looking for roommates to share 2BR/3BR apartments on Craiglist if anyone is interested. Please contact me at eviesong11@gmail.com if you have any information. (posted 5/2/17)

  • Looking to fill furnished home in downtown Northampton, just blocks from Smith campus. I am a 26-year-old female who will be beginning the Masters in Social Work program at Smith in June. Home owner requires no smoking, no loud parties, and unfortunately no pets. The rent is $3300/mo for the 3-bedroom home, with a lease beginning July 1. My budget is $850-$900/mo. Ideal arrangement is to live with a couple/small family covering up to 3/4 of the rent. I make up for my portion by helping out with cooking, house chores, and potentially childcare. Email rosaliejlipfert@gmail.com to get in touch. House listed on Craigslist. (posted 3/15/17)

  • Wanted: Northampton - Preferably furnished 1 bdrm apartment, condo or small house within walking or biking distance near Smith College. Sept 2017-December 2018. Ada Comstock Scholar. Considerate renter. No smoking, no pets. Prefer clean dwelling in quiet location, Wifi, off street parking, utilities included. W/D, $1300/mo, cwest@smith.edu. I am flexible and I have references. Cable not necessary. (posted 3/1/17)

Boston

Available

  • 4 Bedroom Apt For Rent in Newton MA Large 4 apartment on the Oak Square line. Convenient to BC and BU. Very close to 57 and Downtown buses. Large living room, dining room, kitchen and 3 season porch. 2 off-street parking spaces 1 in garage. Single bathroom. Laundry hookups in the basement. Nice small backyard with patio for grilling. Available mid July. Ideal for recent graduates and local graduate students. Cats allowed, no other pets. $3,100 per month, utilities and services not included. First, last and 1/2 month security deposit upon lease signing. 1 yr minimum. Call 617-964-1185 ask for Dave or email dbax59@hotmail.com if interested. (posted 5/24/17)

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California

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New York City

Available

  • Smithi '95 has private apartment available in upscale family home in West Milford NJ, 35 miles from NYC. Private studio with its own entrance, new full bath, kitchenette, washer/dryer, wooden floors and attached garage space. Special opportunity for horse lovers, there are 4 equestrian / boarding centers within 1 mile of the house, which is set on 7 acres and also has an in-ground pool for your enjoyment. Currently property does not have its own stable, but we are open to adding one for the right renter. Plenty of room for horse trailer parking. Rent includes cable and all utilities. Contact Alexandra Hinz 917 854 5458 (posted 5/2/17)

  • NYC - Subletting room in a 2 bedroom apartment (shared with another Smithie) beginning in May (dates are flex) until the end of August. Perfect for a summer internship or longer, opportunity to take over the lease. Some quick facts: $1200 a month, 5 min walk to the 125th ABCD express trains so you'll be downtown in no time, 8 min walk to the 1 train, fully equipped kitchen, including dishwasher, tons of laundry/dryer machines in the basement, elevator (apartment on 2nd floor), bedroom can fit queen bed, desk and still has room to spare, huge living room (with a projector). Contact zaman.naina@gmail.com (posted 4/3/17)

  • Upper East Side apartment available June 1st - August 28th. Apartment is located at 338 E 92nd street and 2nd Ave. A ten minute walk to the 4/5/6 and Q subway lines, making for a very easy commute to midtown and downtown. The apartment is also located 10 minutes from Central Park! The room would be furnished with a bed and desk. As well as sufficient kitchen ware for a three month period (just basics, nothing fancy). The apartment is shared with another Smith Alum who works full-time in finances. Rent is 1,100.00$ per month, plus utilities (about 50$). Contact Sydney at sydney.a.walker@gmail.com for more information! (posted 2/10/17)

Wanted

  • I'm a 00'J seeking housing for myself, partner, and cocker spaniel in New York City. Our move-in date is flexible. Ideally we would like permanent accommodations but open to sublet situation and studio apartment. Maximum rent is $1850. You can contact me via email: eveeure@sas.upenn.edu (posted 1/10/17)

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.

Available

  • Spacious, private 900 sq ft. ONE-BEDROOM apartment in WASHINGTON, DC with kitchen, balcony, central AC, high speed internet access, gym access, and more. Located just 1/2 mile (10-min walk) from Brookland-Catholic University metro station on the RED LINE. Free street parking and groceries available nearby. I can leave some furniture (couch, television, desk, lamps, kitchen table, kitchen utensils) as long as it’s respectfully used. AVAILABILITY: anytime between May 12th - July 28th, 2017. RENT: $1,500/month (less than I pay monthly) PLUS utilities which generally run at about $100/month. Email Smith graduate ('09) at: guthriee@cua.edu if interested. NO SMOKING, NO PETS (posted 3/27/17)

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Resources

Other U.S. Cities

Available

  • Smithi '95 has private apartment available in upscale family home in West Milford NJ, 35 miles from NYC. Private studio with its own entrance, new full bath, kitchenette, washer/dryer, wooden floors and attached garage space. Special opportunity for horse lovers, there are 4 equestrian / boarding centers within 1 mile of the house, which is set on 7 acres and also has an in-ground pool for your enjoyment. Currently property does not have its own stable, but we are open to adding one for the right renter. Plenty of room for horse trailer parking. Rent includes cable and all utilities. Contact Alexandra Hinz 917 854 5458 (posted 5/2/17)

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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.