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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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  • Apartment available from January 1-August 1. It is a industrial, modern 3rd floor apartment located in the heart of downtown Bloomington. Very close to kirkwood, restaurants, shops, and bars. The apartment itself is a studio fully furnished with full bathroom, kitchen, desk, and bed. Large windows provide nice natural light and is perfect for any visiting student, current student, or faculty member. 

    Rent: $795/mo. (negotiable)
    Contact Person: Zachary
    Phone: 973-330-1289
    Email: zmburr@indiana.edu

  • Adorable 1 bedroom apartment available for sublease from March 1 - August 5, 2016. Excellent location on Walnut, 2 blocks south of the square. Rent includes a parking spot, internet, and water. Full size W/D in unit. Built in August 2015 so everything is in like-new condition. I have lived many places in Bloomington and this is by far the best apartment and management I have had (Omega Properties). Building is secure with keypad entry and has intercom system to let visitors up. Apartment can be partially furnished if desired!

    Rent: $965/mo.
    Contact Person: Tera
    Phone: 812-325-0947
    Email: tmquigle@indiana.edu
    Website: https://bloomington.craigslist.org/sub/5392319104.html

  • Short term rental. 1 bedroom apartment available March 1st until July 1st in the Gentry Quarters Condominiums on College Mall Road. The option to extend your rental for 12 months is possible after the short term lease has ended. This apartment is in the ideal location for bus routes, the movie theatre, shopping and restaurants. This is a condo on the second floor with enclosed porch and balcony looking into a wooded area. The condo complex has two swimming pools and this unit includes a garage.  Complex is mainly adults and graduate students.  This apartment is perfect if you are moving to Bloomington. This short term lease will allow you to learn the city and scope out any other areas or apartment complexes you would like. If you would like pictures or more details please email me.

    Rent: $725/mo.
    Contact Person: Mary
    Phone: 313-613-8747
    Email: mnuznov@indiana.edu

  • Two bedroom, 2.5 bathroom (1240 ft) townhouse in Oaklawn Park (S. Oaklawn Cir.).  This is a nice and spacious end townhouse in Oaklawn Park. Each of the two large bedrooms upstairs has its own full bathroom and walk-in closets. Downstairs is a large living room with laminate flooring, a large eat-in kitchen with a pantry, a half bath, and the laundry closet. Included are central A/C, kitchen appliances, dishwasher, washer and dryer, and blinds on all windows. It has a rear patio, a tree-lined backyard and a green area at the side. Lawn care, snow and trash removal provided.  Lots of parking. Bus stop is right in front of Oaklawn Park and is served by two bus routes: #5 and #8 (bus #5 to IU -- 12 minutes; bus #8 to the Kroger on S. College Mall -- 6 minutes). YMCA, Olcott Park and Jackson Creek Trail are nearby, and there is another trail right behind Oaklawn Park. The area is very quiet and safe. Great for families or graduate students. Available starting December 20th. 

    Rent: $900/mo.
    Phone: 812-361-6963
    Email: mhodjaev@indiana.edu
    Website: http://bloomington.craigslist.org/apa/5286787587.html

  • Available November 7, 2015 through August 2016. Monthly lease is also an option. Two furnished bedrooms on first floor of house in a quiet, suburban, IU faculty neighborhood. Close to College Mall and grocery stores. Campus bus route 4 blocks down on College Mall Road. Some tenants have opted to walk or ride their bike to campus.  Larger room is 16 x 13 feet with a private bathroom ($550). Smaller room is 14 x 11 feet with a separate shared bathroom ($475). Both rooms are carpeted and include all utilities, TV, and wireless internet as well as the use of a large, eat-in kitchen and washer/dryer. There are 2 small friendly dogs (shih-tzus). Graduate students, visiting scholars, and IU faculty members have stayed here.

    Rent: See description
    Contact Person: Mary
    Phone: 812-369-5484
    Email: laruemary@att.net

  • Available 11/20/2015 .Fully furnished 1 bedroom/private living room and bathroom. Laundry room and kitchen are shared. Flexible lease option. Free cable and hi-speed internet. Description: Large windows panes in living room with private entry into the gardened landscape. Very serene and quiet. Kitchen is shared on main level which includes all basic kitchen appliances and gadgets. Furnished living room, including study desk and chair. 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 condos. Deposit required. Interested parties please contact via email.

    Rent: $500/mo., plus 1/2 heating
    Contact Person: Donna Davis
    Phone: 812-322-1598
    Email: daviscd@indiana.edu
    Website: http://www.bloomington.craigslist.org/roo/5319790597.html

  • Looking for a guy to sublet a room in a very spacious 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 baths apartment in East Bay on 10th Street. Three other roommates are very nice and easy going guys. International students are welcomed. Very close to campus on bus line - there is a bus stop right outside the apartment, 5 minutes to campus, onsite parking is free.  Water and internet are included in the monthly rent.  Available: Dec. 1, 2015; end: July 31, 2016. 

    Rent: $564/mo.
    Contact Person: Andrew Tang
    Phone: 317-332-8087
    Email: ajtang@imail.iu.edu

  • One room for subletting in a 2 bedroom/1 bathroom house on Clark St. since January to July 2016. Rent is $325/per month, including $300 rent and $25 monthly refundable security deposit. The house is located in a quiet neighborhood only 4 blocks from campus (0.4mi to School of Education; 0.8 mi to School of Music; and 1 mi to Kelley School of Business. Bus stops (3, 6, 6L, 9 and campus bus E) are also within 5-7min walking distance. This brick house is well-insulated and has a lot of natural light. The room for rent can be furnished or unfurnished. Fully-equipped kitchen; washer and dryer in unit; and driveway parking & street parking available. You will share the house with a female graduate student who is respectful, clean, and easy-going. Feel free to contact for more information or seeing the house.

    Rent: See description
    Contact Person: Ting-Han Chang
    Phone: 615-934-2565

  • There is one more room available in a large 3-bedroom, 2-story house with a basement. Availability for the 2016-2017 school year, from July 2016 to June 2017. The house is located 5 blocks south of campus (a ten-minute walk to Ballantine Hall), and includes full use of all common areas and amenities. It's in a residential area and it's great for serious students. Washer-dryer, no pets, no smokers. Large yard. Photos can be provided upon request.  Anyone interested, please contact via email or phone.

    Rent: $575/mo. plus 1/3 of utility costs
    Phone: 317-459-3253
    Email: sigalmt@gmail.com

  • Hoosier bungalow located on the Near West Side of Bloomington. Two bedroom, two baths, full kitchen with stainless steel counters, new refrigerator and stove, charming front porch, mud room with washer and dryer. Huge back yard with garden potential. 10 minute walk to campus or easy bike ride. Safe Maple Heights near west side neighborhood. On or off street parking. Looking for responsible renters who will take care of house and yard. Deposit and Utilities paid by tenants. Available mid to late December 2015 or January 2016.

    Rent: $900/mo., plus utilities
    Contact Person: Nancy
    Phone: 812-360-0917
    Website: http://bloomington.craigslist.org/apa/5342019034.html

  • Partially furnished sublet available August 1, 2016 through July 31, 2017. Charming two-story cottage beside a rolling hay field, located 8 miles from campus: 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, living room, loft-style den, kitchen, and laundry room. Custom woodwork and hardwood floors throughout, skylights, two claw foot bathtubs, and lovely landlord-maintained landscaping. Ideal for 1 person or a couple: a peaceful respite from campus.  No pets and no smoking. 

    Rent: $1,000/mo., plus deposit (= to 1 month), and utilities (internet and electricity; water included).
    Contact Person: Jeff
    Email: saletnik@indiana.edu

  • Available 5/1/2016. Charming Bungalow in Elm Heights Neighborhood is just 3 blocks from campus, downtown & the new Bloomingfoods.This home has been lovingly maintained & upgraded throughout. Owners were intentional about period-appropriate improvements, adding beautiful tile in kitchen and bath, original hardwood floors, and bamboo flooring in the completely remodeled kitchen. This 3-bedroom, 1.5- bath home also features custom cabinetry in the new laundry room adjacent to kitchen, gorgeous fireplace, stained glass and leaded windows, large attic room, spacious back yard, charming front porch. The home includes all appliances including washer and dryer. Pets are acceptable. This is a great property for faculty or graduate students so hurry this won’t last!

    Rent: $2400/mo.
    Contact Person: Gretchen
    Phone: 812-360-2288
    Email: bloomingtonrentals@yahoo.com
    Website: https://bloomington.craigslist.org/apa/5407877648.html

  • Availability:  Starting March 1, 2016.  Currently no end date. Furnished ranch style home for rent with open floor plan and vaulted ceilings in all rooms, including three bedrooms and two full bathrooms (1350 sqft). Includes attached two car garage and fenced in back yard with patio. Also natural gas fireplace, walk-in closet, large west-facing palladium window, and LED lighting throughout. Pictures available upon request. House is located one mile south of campus.

    Rent: $1600/mo., including utilities and solar-powered electricity
    Contact Person: Chandra
    Phone: 517-402-2900
    Email: romelcha@gmail.com

  • Availability: May 1, 2016 to July 31, 2016 (Option of continuing with a year-long lease beginning August 1).  Lovely two-bedroom 1920s bungalow in the McDoel Gardens neighborhood. Wood floors. Large kitchen. Lots of storage. Dry basement with shelving. Large, welcoming front porch (with porch swing), and a large back deck as well. Garden beds out back for vegetables or flowers. Convenient (walkable) to downtown, Kroger, and the B-Line trail. About a 25-minute walk to the edge of campus.  Monthly rental rate: $900 (May, June, July) ($950/month if year-long lease is signed beginning August 1).

    Rent: See description
    Contact Person: Amanda Chambliss
    Email: aaubucho@iu.edu

  • Available August 1, 2016 (flexible) with renewable yearly lease. Clean and well maintained 1920’s bungalow, 1500 sq feet. Three bedrooms, plus extra room for study or other projects with many windows and pocket doors. Two full bathrooms; (1 with claw foot tub, shower, walk in closet).  Large kitchen with gas stove, windows over sink, and 2 extra pantries for storage. Large dining room, with window seat and built in glass cabinets, large living room with built in bookcases. Utility room with washer and dryer. Exterior back porch, enclosed front porch with many windows. Large dry basement, high efficiency furnace, high efficiency central air, storm windows, attic insulation.  Combination hardwood floors and Berber carpet. Private fenced yard with fruit trees, root cellar, cold frame for seed starting, established garden space, and off street parking. Yard maintenance and snow removal provided. No dogs, no smokers please. Located in quiet family oriented neighborhood near Bryan park. Access to Bloomington bicycle route, churches, and elementary schools. Easy walk to downtown, and Indiana University. On direct bus line. Pictures available upon request.

    Rent: $1300/mo.
    Contact Person: Judith Sylvester
    Phone: 812-333-9223
    Email: jlsylves@indiana.edu