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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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  • Apartment for rent: One bedroom furnished apartment: full kitchen, large living/dining room, bedroom, sitting room and bathroom. All utilities included; wireless internet.  3.5 miles southeast of IU campus. Off-street parking.  No smoking; no pets. Available January.

    Rent: $700/mo.
    Contact Person: Dan
    Phone: 812-679-6177
    Email: mueller@indiana.edu

  • I'm looking for someone to sublet a 388 sf 1 bedroom apartment from January 1, 2015 (I'm available to move out on 12/21/14) through July 31, 2015. I am moving out of state and need to find a tenant to take over my lease. Lease extension is available at the end of July 31 with property management company, which efficiently maintains apartment. The apartment is located on 801 East Hunter Avenue in Bloomington, which is one minute away from the Bloomington campus. You can have the apartment furnished or unfurnished. All appliances, including disposal, are included. Apartment has a living room, kitchen, one bath, and one bedroom. Water, Sewer, and trash are PAID. Heat/A/C and Electric are not included, and are approximately $50/month. Cable/internet are not included, and are approximately $50/month. Parking and on-site laundry are available. Apartment is freshly painted with new carpeting.

    Rent: $495/mo.
    Contact Person: Jon
    Phone: 203-339-2850
    Email: jlisi@indiana.edu

  • Large one bedroom apartment with short term lease.  Available now – July 15, 2015. Large 725 + square foot, Large living room, extra large bedroom with walk in closet.  Separate dining room/ or study. Private balcony. Pets allowed. 655.00/month. 3112 Braeside Drive Crossings Apartment at Pete Ellis Drive.  Across from the Mall. 

    Rent: $655/mo.
    Contact Person: Donna
    Phone: 812-322-1598
    Email: daviscd@indiana.edu
    Website: http://bloomington.craigslist.org/sub/4744370465.html

  • Looking for someone to take over my lease for a ***reduced-price*** and really nice 1 BR/1 BA at Fountain Park (lease ending 7/31/15 but also available for renewal 2015-6). Available ASAP; exact date is negotiable. Security deposit is already paid for you, and so is January rent. Your monthly costs are $604 rent (for IU affiliates) plus $22 water (flat rate) to Fountain Park, plus power (Duke). (Rent is substantially reduced and reflects IU discount -- rent would be $629/mo for non-IU affiliated people, still a great deal). Trash/sewer/recycling/parking are included. Laundry is on-site, very close-by. This is a great, well-maintained second-floor unit (660 sq. ft) with nice view of trees and a courtyard. This is one of the upgraded units -- the kitchen counters, sink, and floor are brand-new, and there is extra kitchen storage added. Full kitchen, has dishwasher, disposal, fridge, oven+range. Has combined dining room / living room with built-in floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and great light -- big windows. Nice big extra walk-in storage closet. Has a nice balcony. Bathroom has a tub/shower and vanity with under-sink storage. Quiet, friendly neighbors. It's a great apartment and great, responsive management w/same-day repairs -- I have been very happy here. There is a beautiful pool on-site, and lots of trees, and the IU cross-country course is just across the street. Right on the 6 bus line and just minutes from campus, Marsh, Target, and the mall. You can find photos of the apartment (and a "video tour") on the website listed below. 

    Rent: $604/mo.
    Contact Person: LB
    Email: lbyrge@indiana.edu
    Website: http://bloomington.craigslist.org/apa/4781557693.html

  • Short OR long lease! First four months negotiable! $850 for 2BD /1.5 bath townhome (Woodbridge Apartments). Right on the 6 bus line and just minutes from campus and shopping mall.  Two bedroom/1.5 bath townhouse apartment in Woodbridge Apartments (10th St. and Woodbridge Dr). Living room, dining area, kitchen and half bath on the lower level, two spacious bedrooms and a full bath upstairs. Large closets and plenty of storage. Approx. 990 sq ft. A wonderful patio with a shed to store gardening tools, bicycles, etc. Nice, helpful, and quiet neighbors (mainly IU faculty and grad students). Responsive management with same-day repairs. Great neighborhood for joggers and walkers (IU cross-country course is five minutes away).  Monthly rent $852. I’m looking for someone to take over my lease so January - April rent is negotiable. Lease can be renewed for longer rentals.  Amenities in the Woodbridge complex: Swimming pools, Saunas, Tennis and basketball courts, Playgrounds, Dog Run, Laundry facility, Clubhouse, On-site management.

    Rent: $852/mo.
    Contact Person: Joanna
    Phone: 617-780-9713
    Email: jnizynsk@indiana.edu
    Website: http://www.woodbridgeapt.com

  • Spacious, well lit, 2-bed, 1-bath apartment available beginning January 1st (earlier move in date also possible) through July 31, 2015 (renewal of lease is possible). Apartment is on the second floor and located in the Fields (http://www.thefields.com/). This is not a sublet. You will be signing a new lease. Very quiet neighborhood. Private deck with a wonderful view at the back. Utilities are not included in the rent. Trash collection is free. For a more detail description (and photos of the apartment) please see URL provided.

    Rent: $1,060/mo.
    Contact Person: Nikos
    Email: nickziro@yahoo.com
    Website: http://bloomington.craigslist.org/apa/4806178616.html

  • Three bedroom townhouse with two and half bath (1240 sq ft  total). Large eat-in kitchen with complete appliances, the laundry closet with washer and dryer included. The Oaklawn Park is located at South Sare Road, about 15 minutes by route 5 bus to IU campus, 5-10 minutes driving to College Mall (take bus 8 to College Mall). Available from November 15, 2014. Call or email for more information.

    Rent: $950/mo., plus utilities
    Phone: 317-440-2000
    Email: by1@indiana.edu

  • Room available in house with young American couple providing very flexible daily/weekly/monthly rent.  For short term stays of less than one year, a private furnished bedroom and full guest bathroom are available in a beautiful two-story house shared with your hosts, two professional IU staff ages 32 & 34.  We are looking to host an international student or scholar.  A second private furnished bedroom is also available and we would consider hosting a second international student or scholar.  The bedroom has a full size bed with box spring, mattress, and headboard (bed size: 54x75in or 137x190cm), a flat screen TV, and a smart dvd player with free Netflix and Hulu. All basic utilities and high speed wireless internet included. Washing machine and dryer in the house; kitchen is shared.  The house is clean and organized. A cat and small golden retriever live inside; both behave extremely well and are exceptionally friendly if you wish to interact with them. The house is in a quiet neighborhood 10 minutes by car or 25 minutes by bike from the northwest corner of the IU campus.  Note: Although it is best to have your own car, bus service to downtown Bloomington is available M-F at 6:15a, 7:40a, 8:30a, 10:20a, 11:40a, and 2:30p. Return bus service at 6:40a, 9:10a, 12:15p, 1:10p, or 5:40p. The bus stop is a ten minute walk from our home (.75mi or 1.2km).  Additionally, we drive to campus M-F at 7:45am and home after 5:00pm.  We are happy to give you a ride in our car if you don't mind following our schedule. 

    Rent: $595 per month, basic utilities and high speed wireless internet included
    Contact Person: Erin
    Phone: 812-250-6965
    Email: elkeppel@iu.edu
    Website: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/533312

  • Available December 2014 for short or long term lease:  Furnished private spacious master suite in residence with separate (outside) entrance.  Includes walk-in closet, south facing windows with garden view, hardwood floors, ceiling fan, architectural moldings and private bath.  Adjacent shared kitchen, dining area, and private garden.  Located in quiet SE neighborhood near 2 city trails.  Washer/dryer Included. 20 min. bike commute to campus.  Feline friendly home.  No smoking.  Available to graduate student or post doc; female preferred.  Deposit required.  Photos at URL provided.  More photos available by request. 

    Rent: $500/mo. includes utilities and wireless internet access
    Contact Person: Gina
    Email: giswilli2@gmail.com
    Website: http://s1278.photobucket.com/user/rentalspace1/library/

  • Available  January, 2015.  Semi-furnished  studio  apartment in large home on a quiet tree lined street south east of campus approximately 1.5 miles. Apartment consists of a large bedroom and sitting room, a private bathroom with shower,  (washer/dryer  shared with owner --single  senior citizen). Microwave, full refrigerator adjacent; kitchen privileges in large kitchen shared with owner.  Single person. Non-smoker. No pets. International students very welcome.  Off street parking; city bus line.  Household has a quiet, friendly dog. 

    Rent: $390/mo. includes wireless, electricity, gas heat, and water.
    Contact Person: Mary
    Email: mmcgann45@gmail.com

  • Looking to sublet one room of a two room apartment (located at 121 1/2 N. College Ave., Apt. 133) that is set atop of the infamous Scholars Inn Bakehouse in downtown Bloomington, overlooking city hall and the rest of the square. Without bias, I can honestly say that this is probably the best deal you will find, and the only reason I’m willing to lease it out for $200/month less that what I am paying (I will pay the difference) is because I will be studying in Barcelona next semester and need to find a tenant in the next month. The apartment is furnished with a 50 inch HD TV, along with a refrigerator, stove, washing machine, laundry machine in the unit, coffee table, awesome decorations in the living room, a kitchen table, a bathroom, kitchen chairs, and a queen size mattress and bedside table and drawer. Moreover, the living room is enormous and extremely spacious, and the location is ideal. You will have access to everything you need, and are situated in the heart of downtown Bloomington.  Beginnning and End Dates of Availability: December 19, 2014 - August 19, 2015.

    Rent: $750/month (a bargain) - willing to negotiate
    Contact Person: Arya Taghdiri
    Phone: 310-490-5452
    Email: ataghdir@indiana.edu

  • Available January 2015 for short or long term lease: Room in executive home just north of Bryan Park. House is a recently renovated 5 BR 3 BA (3,100 sq ft), with open floor plan, high ceilings, hardwood floors, and floor-to-ceiling windows. Main floor features drawing room, dining room, stunning kitchen with ample amenities and custom wet bar, office, guest room, and full bath. House is well appointed, with midcentury modern furnishings. Unbeatable location, just blocks south of the Elm Heights Bloomingfoods. Shared with two female doctoral students in their late twenties. Please see Craigslist listing for detailed information and pictures. 

    Rent: $625/mo.
    Contact Person: Adam
    Email: adamiseight@gmail.com
    Website: http://bloomington.craigslist.org/roo/4487851595.html

  • Third roommate for separate apartment in house: Searching for person to sublet a third space in amazing house, two miles from campus of IU Bloomington. Looking for someone to sublet remainder of lease from January to June 15, 2015.  Space is a separate three room basement apartment with own separate side entrance, and connected to the remainder of the house. Includes bedroom, entrance room, and third room with bathroom and sink with counter. Great for grad student to have their own space, and still live with others. Basement is bright and airy, clean and dry. wood floors, extremely nice. Other roommates are permanent male resident, and temporary female resident until March. A dog and two children are at the house part time.  Rent for Jan., Feb. and March is $367 (1/3 of total rent), and rent in April, May and June is $550 (half of overall rental cost). Utilities around $100, including electrical, water, internet, and gas. If a third roommate is acquired, rent will be $367 per person all months. Some household and outdoor chores (grass, brush removal, keeping house clean, trash, etc.). The space backs up to the Griffy Nature Preserve. Immediate access to nature and trails. Roommates love good food, environmentally conscious. Right across from IU stadium. Gorgeous Eco built house. Share bath, shower, common space and kitchen with other roommates. House is on 7 acres.  Please contact us to see the space! Conducting roommate interviews now! 

    Rent: See description
    Contact Person: Sarah
    Phone: 412-639-3859
    Email: sarahashleybaxendell@gmail.com (preferred email)sabaxend@indiana.edu

  • Located at 1022 W. 8th Street (NE corner of 8th & Elm), house is 1100 sq ft:  3 bedroom and 2 bath.  Aesthetically pleasing,  unfurnished bungalow  Large front porch.  Many windows, lots of light, 8-9ft ceilings. Huge front, side & back yard with garden space.  New hardwood floors in the living room, dining room & 2 bedrooms.  New tile in kitchen & bath. New carpet and skylight in 3rd bedroom.  Gas heat = lower energy cost. Programmable thermostat and well insulated attic.  Appliances = washer and dryer, stainless steel fridge and 5 burner gas stove w/ griddle.  Kitchen also incl. large stainless steel shelves and butcher block.  Bathroom#1 is deep tub/shower combo, bath#2 has shower.  Eight blocks from Bloomington courthouse and 1/2 block from city park.  Great location!!! Ten minute walk/3 minute drive to Bloomington courthouse. Close to IU !! Ten minute bike into center of IU.  Available now/ lease thru 8/14/15.  Deposit of $990 is due at lease signing.  Rent due: 1st of the month.  We take care of mowing.  Renters application: need current and past rental references and job references required.  Call and/or email for showing. 

    Rent: $990/mo., plus utilities
    Contact Person: Geoff Brown
    Phone: 812-339-5599 (8am-10pm)
    Email: gkbrown@indiana.edu

  • Academic year 2014-15 (either or both semesters). My current renters have broken their lease because they bought a house, so I am looking for someone to replace them for either or both semesters. This is a substantial, fully furnished house (our own home) located in a quiet, very pleasant neighborhood within walking distance of campus (south side), looking onto woods. Partly a remodeled farmhouse, it has elegant woodwork and many special features.  Main part of house includes a cherry paneled dining room, large eat-in kitchen, master bedroom and one further bedroom (with baths), plus two studies looking onto woods. Living room has a fireplace, grand piano, oriental rugs. An additional wing (with separate heat/AC that can be turned off if desired) includes another large bedroom and bath. Windowed porch and brick terrace looking out on woods; cable, internet service.  Academic year 2014-15 (flexible dates; either or both semesters).  Restrictions: no pets or smoking.

    Rent: $1200 per month plus utilities, negotiable depending on number of residents and length of stay.
    Phone: 812-336-8255 (please email first)
    Email: lindenb@indiana.edu

  • Pet friendly, historic home in the Elm Heights neighborhood.  It’s just 5 blocks from the Law School and downtown, 4 blocks from Bryan Park (swimming pool, tennis courts, track, animal walks, playgrounds, trees and meadows), and 1 block from the new Bloomingfoods Co-op (organic/local food, hot bar, deli, and coffee shop). The house has a private drive-way (a rarity in this neighborhood) and is completely furnished (bedding, towels, dishes, pots & pans, etc.)  This house gets it character from its high ceilings, huge windows, and hardwood floors. It has 3 bedrooms and 1 office/possible 4th bedroom. There are 1.5 bathrooms plus an additional tub/shower and washer/dryer in the dry basement. There are ceiling fans, AC, an enclosed front porch, living and dining rooms, and a remodeled kitchen with dishwasher. The back deck overlooks a HUGE backyard with a privacy fence and fire pit. This home is perfect for children and well-mannered pets. The school district is excellent, and the neighborhood is extremely safe. If you are coming from overseas, this is the perfect American living experience!  If you are from the States, you will enjoy living right in the heart of Bloomington’s low stress/small town/multi-cultural environment. Available October ‘14 – August’15 (dates are flexible). Pictures and references are available upon request. 

    Rent: $1350/mo., plus utilities
    Contact Person: Rebecca Mahan
    Phone: 812-334-0176
    Email: mahanra@indiana.edu

  • Exquisitely restored classic historic house - 2 bedrooms, living room, open dining/family room with quality full amenities in the kitchen and access to deck, beautiful upstairs study room, 1 ½ bathrooms, French doors, solid hardwood oak floors, basement with W/D hook up, new central heating and AC, quiet downtown location with lots of trees, large green lot and off street parking.  Photos are available upon request. Reference “Classic House" when emailing. 

    Rent: $1295/mo., plus utilities
    Email: mkroener@indiana.edu

  • Beautiful 5 bedroom, 2 bath home, just 5 blocks from IU campus, available June 15, 2015 for one-year lease, renewable by agreement. Newly-refinished hardwood floors; much new carpet; freshly painted. Kitchen has new gas range, dishwasher, garbage disposal, refrigerator. Extra upstairs kitchenette with cabinets, sink, and second refrigerator. Washer/dryer; central A/C. Covered patio; huge back yard suitable for gardening; off-street parking including carport. Superb school district (University Elementary, Tri-North Middle School, Bloomington High School North). A well-behaved pet or two is possible (back yard has high fence, perfect for dogs). Note: by Bloomington zoning ordinance, only 3 unrelated adults can live in the house (but kids aren't a problem – they aren't covered by the zoning ordinance).  Phoros on URL provided.

    Rent: $2,100/mo., plus deposit
    Contact Person: Doug Hanvey
    Phone: 812-322-6202
    Email: hanvey@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.ganecovillage.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/4-Photos-of-Hillsdale-Vertical.png

  • Lovely 2 BR, 1BA landscaped bungalow(~1000sq ft) in Bryan Park neighborhood is available from to sublet from Jan 1, 2015 to August 14, 2015 at $1050/month, with option to renew for the following year.  Includes basic utilities (water/sewer, electricity, gas), as well as garage storage, one garage space, 1 on-street parking space, and contracted maintenance and landscape care. Zoned for 3-person occupancy. One year lease available starting August 15 2015 at $1100/month.  Tenant will also reap the benefits of the raised/fenced garden beds, large back deck, and covered front porch.Light-filled living room and dining room have raised ceilings; kitchen includes microwave, dishwasher, and extensive counter and cupboard space. Clothes washer/dryer in upstairs sunroom off kitchen. Tenant pays for trash, cable,and/or internet service (the house has no telephone land line). Free recycling.20-30 minute walk to IU campus; minutes by foot to Bryan Park (tennis courts,running path, swimming pool, playgrounds) and the new shops/cafe associated with the South Dunn St. development, as well as the B-line trail, the ClearCreek trail, and Bloomington Transit lines (1 South and 7 Henderson/WalnutExpress). No pets of any kind (owner is allergic), no smoking. References and deposit required.  Photo available on URL provided.

    Rent: See description
    Contact Person: Maria
    Email: kennedme@indiana.edu
    Website: http://www.flickr.com/photos/48801055@N04/sets/72157627101311219

  • Available Now !! 4 bedroom 3 bath limestone home, listed on the National Historic Registry, for rent beginning December, 2014.  Located in the quiet Elm Heights/Vinegar Hill neighborhood just a few blocks from IU campus, Bryan Park, and the new Bloomingfoods. This home has charm and character coupled with convenience. Built by an Italian limestone mason in 1926 and once the home of Indiana University Chancellor Kenneth Gros Louis, the home was recently sold. The new owners plan to occupy the home in a few years and presently seek a non-smoking no-pet tenant who shares their appreciation for quality and history. Will consider one time 6-month lease through June, 2015.  See URL for more information.

    Rent: $2500/mo., plus utilities
    Contact Person: Zak
    Phone: 812-219-0845
    Email: remax.zak@gmail.com
    Website: http://www.bloomington-neighborhoods.com/bloomington-in-real-estate/

  • Four bedroom, 3 ½ bath, 1680 sq ft single family home located at 910 N. Rogers St. available now.  The main living area has new hardwood floors, the bedrooms are carpeted, w/d, dishwasher, disposal, gas stove, gas heat, walk-out basement, window coverings, deck and patio, front porch, off street parking, freshly painted inside. Lease until July 15, 2015 with option to renew.  Yard care is included with rent.  Close to public transportation, campus, downtown and the B-Line trail.    No pets, no smoking.  (Rental permit is for 3 unrelated adults or a family.) 

    Rent: $1260/mo., plus deposit and utilities
    Contact Person: Terrie
    Phone: 812-322-6737
    Email: terrieusrey@gmail.com

  • Terrific 3 bedroom, 1 bath house for rent that is close to campus. We’ve lived in this house over a year, but my husband and I are buying a house and will be moving out of it in February. Start of the lease is really flexible. We are willing to pay until the end of February 2015 if you would need to move in anytime between March 1 to April 1, however, move in in February sometime is definitely negotiable if needed. Home is a mid-century limestone ranch and has hardwood flooring in the bedrooms, a really nice bathroom, HUGE kitchen with garbage disposal, 1 car garage, screened in back porch, and large fenced in yard. Pets are ok with the landlord, too. The landlord is incredibly nice and easy to work with; she just likes to have working professionals live in her home as opposed to undergrads. That’s why the house has stayed so very nice. My husband and I are more than willing to show it to you! 

    Rent: $1000/mo.
    Contact Person: Tara
    Phone: 812-630-6362
    Email: tarvande@indiana.edu