Available Rental Housing

The housing list below is created to assist academic appointees with temporary housing needs, especially visitors, new appointees, and those taking leaves of absence. This listing is solely for property for rent, not for sale. Other rental options are available through IU Real Estate.

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  • Large one bedroom 1 1/2 bath apartment for rent as of August 10th. Over 1100 sq. ft of living space, the Garden Terrace I is one of the largest 1 bedroom apartment homes for rent in Bloomington.  Features include 9' ceilings, arched entryways, and open, inviting layout, large master with walk in closet, gas fireplace and deck and large kitchen.. Part of the MeadowCreek property. This is a sublet, approval of Meadowcreek Management is required. Lease expires on June 30, 2017, but can be renewed. You can find the apartment pictures and more details on URL provided.

    Rent: $985/mo.
    Contact Person: Qiuping Yu
    Email: yqp2009@gmail.com
    Website: http://renaissancerentals.com/Apartmentdetail/Garden_Terrace_I/42/4

  • Easily walk to campus or downtown from this mostly furnished 2 bedroom, 2 ½ bath townhome.  Located at 307 E 7th Street.   Available  August for a year.  Only two blocks from the Memorial Union.  Private 2 car parking garage with small courtyard and private patio.  Elevated front porch.  Lots of windows and airy and bright.   All new refrigerator, gas stove, dishwasher, microwave, furnace, air conditioning.  Washer and dryer.  Excellent condition. Like new. Tastefully decorated, around 1500 sq ft.. Carpeted except for tile in kitchen, bathrooms.  No smoking, no pets.

    Rent: $1950/mo.
    Contact Person: Katrina
    Phone: 812-320-2409
    Email: kamccror@indiana.edu

  • Unfurnished townhouse at 819 S. Washington Street; one of four in a quiet building.  There are two bedrooms joined by a bathroom with shower upstairs, and a living room, kitchen, half bath, and utility room downstairs.  The home has a dishwasher and washer/dryer, a storage area, and a small patio off the kitchen which opens into a small backyard.  Easy walk/bike to campus and downtown.  Off-street parking and on city bus line.  Near to grocery stores and Bryan Park.  Available immediately, 1 year lease.

    Rent: $720/mo., plus utilities; 1 month's security deposit required.
    Contact Person: Tilman Piedmont
    Phone: 812-327-4608
    Email: namlit1@yahoo.com

  • Available for Summer 2016 and 2016-2017 academic year. Two furnished bedrooms in a house in quiet, suburban neighborhood. Close to College Mall, grocery stores, restaurants, and movie theater. One room is 14x11 ($475). Smaller room is 13.5x10 ft ($450). Shared bathroom.  Campus bus route 3 blocks down on College Mall Road or a car can be parked in driveway or on the street. Some residents have opted to walk or ride their bikes to campus. Both rooms are carpeted and include all utilities, TV, wireless internet as well as the use of a large eat-in kitchen and washer/dryer. There are 2 friendly dogs ( shihtzus). Graduate students, visiting scholars, and IU faculty members have stayed here.

    Rent: $475/$450
    Contact Person: Mary
    Phone: 812-369-5484
    Email: laruemary@att.net

  • Available immediately: one fully furnished bedroom in a tidy three bedroom, 1.5 bath house. Ideal for short or medium length visiting scholar stays (1-6 weeks), although longer term may be negotiable. The house includes off-street parking, hardwood floors, laundry, gas grill, #1 N. bus stop in front yard, a remodeled cook’s kitchen , and is within walking distance of a grocery store. Just 3 miles from the IU campus. Nearby access to park with walking and running trails. House is shared with ABD anthropologist and her two sweet cats. One bedroom is an office that may be shared as well. I love my home and meeting new people and am looking for a guest that is respectful, clean, professional and a great housemate.

    Rent: $175/week (all utilities included) + $200 security deposit + $25 cleaning fee (one-time)
    Contact Person: Sara
    Phone: 812-360-5787

  • Flexible lease option: One bedroom, fully furnished, 734 square ft. spacious unit including private living room, bathroom and laundry room. Kitchen is shared on the main level and is fully equipped. Rent is $500/month plus 1/2 utilities, (average $45-$80/month). Hi-speed internet provided. Quiet, wooded neighborhood. Front door reserved parking for tenant. No smoking. Minutes from College Mall and grocery stores and the University. Bloomington Transit line number 5 directly picks up at entrance into the neighborhood. Interested parties please contact via email or text message.

    Rent: $500/mo., plus ½ utilities and $200 security deposit, and $20 cleaning fee
    Contact Person: Donna
    Phone: 812-322-1598
    Email: daviscd@indiana.edu

  • Large bedroom in a shared house with post docs.  Available for rent as of October 1st. Short Term, October 2016 - May 2017 or Spring 2017 Rental. Over 3050 sq. ft of living space. Features include 9' ceilings, arched entryways, and open, inviting layout, multiple studies spaces, gas fireplace and large kitchen fitted with Viking stove and grill top. This is a sublet, through current renters. You can find house pictures and more details on URL provided.

    Rent: $625/mo., or $120/wk
    Contact Person: Morgan Whittler
    Email: mmwhittl@indiana.edu
    Website: http://bloomington.craigslist.org/roo/5772006740.html

  • Historic home in Bloomington's near west side available for year-long rental August 1, 2016 through July 31, 2017. Elegant, spacious (1700 sq. ft.) two-bedroom/one bath home in desirable location just blocks from courthouse square, B-line trail, and farmers' market; 20-minute walk to campus. This beautifully restored and maintained gingerbread house with steamboat porch perched above leafy block of similarly well-kept homes boasts hardwood floors, 12-foot ceilings, huge windows and generous-sized rooms. Updated bathroom and farmhouse-style kitchen with modern amenities. Washer and dryer, radiator heat, ceiling fans in every room. Wooden deck off kitchen leads to large fenced-in backyard with mature trees, garden shed, and opportunities for gardening.  References checked. Please contact via email for more information. Pictures available on URL provided.

    Rent: $1250/mo., with one-month deposit
    Email: yksander@indiana.edu
    Website: http://bloomington.craigslist.org/apa/5667227499.html

  • Charming three bedroom, one bath ranch on Bloomington's east side.  Conveniently located in the Green Acres neighborhood, this house sits just off of 3rd Street and is very close to the bus route, College Mall and the IU Campus.  Ideal for graduate students and/or a young family looking for a quiet, family-friendly environment. Lawn care and snow removal provided.  Home comes with large backyard, patio, and carport.  Amenities include: hardwood floors, new granite countertop and dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, range, washer and dryer.  No pets allowed.  Ready for mid-August move in.  Please call for more information. 

    Rent: Rent is $1350/month plus utilities (gas, electric, water), TV/internet and trash stickers.
    Phone: 812-727-0232

  • Available immediately: Quiet, close to mall, grocery, restaurants, on comfortable southeast side, 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch over full, clean walk-out basement. Excellent storage space. Large, single attached garage, covered front porch with teak rocking chairs, back deck looking out over a large, well-kept acre of property, adjoined by two ponds for a fantastic view and estate-sized neighboring plots. Several shaded retreats in the lovely yard. Large wooden swing set, many trees perfect for climbing. Persimmons abound in the Fall. Mowing service included in rent. House is well-built and maintained. New water heater, recent furnace, Electrolux front load washer and Maytag dryer included. Fireplace, cleaned and inspected, firewood supplied. Fantastic great room with exposed beams, new ceiling fan and large windows facing south. Owners are a friendly IU family and live close. 6 and 12 month lease options available. Pets welcome, subject to owners' discretion, additional security deposit, monthly fee and end-of-lease cleaning fee.  Call or text to request more information.

    Rent: $1600/mo.
    Contact Person: Tricia
    Phone: 812-369-8489
    Email: tpmiles@indiana.edu

  • Three bedroom/2.5 bath house on quiet street in Elm Heights. Five-minute walk to campus; 15-minute walk downtown. 2,000 square feet plus unfinished basement. Ideal for couple or small family. Fully renovated in 2009. Beautiful kitchen with gas range, granite countertops, bar, etc. Amenities include: washer, dryer, dishwasher, off-street parking, garage, workshop, large deck, gas grill, super-efficient HVAC with low monthly bills. Would like to rent out fully furnished, ideally from 1 Jan. 2017-31 May 2017, but both are negotiable. Trained dogs considered. No cats. Please contact for pictures or more information. 

    Rent: $1350/mo., plus utilities
    Contact Person: Jacob
    Phone: 812-360-5701
    Email: jaflee@indiana.edu

  • House available Dec 15 2016-Aug 15 2017. Beautiful, fully renovated 3-bedroom house, 7 minutes’ walk from campus.  Three bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms plus huge study overlooking a private garden. Great luxury bathroom. Fully equaled kitchen, washer and dryer.  No smoking, no pets. no young children.

    Rent: $1900/mo.
    Contact Person: Eyal
    Phone: 812-650-2147
    Email: eperetz77@gmail.com

  • Fully furnished, spacious, bright 1400sq. ft. 3-bedroom/2-bath one-level, immaculate home includes all living necessities. Available mid October 2016 through July 2017 with flexible lease option. Ideal for visiting scholars, amenities include low monthly bills, 2-car private parking, sunroom, bamboo floors, gas range, refrigerator, dishwasher, separate dining, separate living, w/d, ceiling fans, 2 desks with office chairs, renovated bathrooms, vegetable garden, fire pit, partially fenced yard, plus U-Verse High Speed internet connection at renter's expense. This secluded, cul-de-sac, Broadview Neighborhood home sits on 1/4 acre along the forested Bloomington bike trail, 15 minutes to IU by bike, 3-minute walk to the Bloomington bus line, 2-minute drive to Lucky's Natural Foods Market, IU Credit Union, CVS Pharmacy and gas stations. Tastefully decorated, urban living in a country setting. References checked. No pets. No smoking. No toddlers. Two-month security deposit and end-of-lease cleaning fee. Please email or text for more information. Pictures available on URL provided.

    Rent: $1200/mo plus utilities (gas, electric, water), TV/internet and trash stickers.
    Contact Person: Tomas Lozano
    Phone: 812-272-0402
    Email: tlozanoramos@yahoo.com
    Website: https://www.facebook.com/events/1779110319015634/?active_tab=posts