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Shared housing: Located on a lovely, quiet street (Rose Ave.) two blocks from campus, on the lower floor of a faculty member’s house with a separate entrance. A fully furnished, modest efficiency with some shared facilities located elsewhere in the house, including an extra bathroom, laundry, etc. Furnished bedroom, living room, small bathroom, microwave, coffee maker, refrigerator. Available for the year: June 1, 2020 to May 31, 2021. Other start dates possible with adjustment. For one person only. No pets, no smoking. Birds and bunnies visit the backyard pond in the private fenced yard with raspberries, peach and pear trees. Photos provided on request. References required. Refundable damage deposit $550. Heating, air-conditioning, utilities, washer/dryer, off-street parking, wireless broad band internet included. Also tv-cable if desired.

  • Rent: $550/mo., utilities included
  • Contact Person: Rega Wood
  • Phone: 812-856-3783
  • Email: regawood@indiana.edu

House: Year-long sabbatical home available starting July 2020 at 1101 E. Hunter Ave. Beautiful, historic (1927) brick house, 3-4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2 sunrooms, in Elm Heights historic neighborhood 2 blocks from Indiana University camps, near Harmony school and Bryan Park. Wonderful neighborhood. Walk to campus and to downtown. Looking to rent to an individual, a non-smoking couple, or a small family, no pets allowed. House is furnished and decorated, but we will empty out closets, dressers, shelves, etc. as needed.

  • Rent: $2200/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Estela Vieira
  • Phone: 812-339-1624
  • Email: evieira@indiana.edu
  • Email: mayafralda@gmail.com
  • Website: https://mayafralda.wixsite.com/1101

House: Modern 3 bed, 2 bath approx 1700 s.f. ranch-style house for rent in quiet, desirable neighborhood just 10 minutes north of the downtown square and IU campus. Close to Cascades Golf Course, Bloomington North High School, and Griffey Lake. Home has hardwood floors throughout an open-concept living/kitchen/dining room area. Stainless steel appliances, vaulted ceilings, heavy-duty washer and dryer, three-season room, gas fireplace, deck, fenced yard, and two-car garage. House is perfect for visiting faculty or small family. Pets are ok with additional deposit. Twelve month lease available Aug 1, or 11-months with Sept 1 move-in, if needed. The house looks great, if interested in photos, please email!

  • Rent: $1550/mo. (unfurnished), plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Craig Erpelding
  • Phone:
  • Email: cerpeldi@iu.edu

House: Charming lodging in the historic Elm Heights neighborhood, 0.3 miles (or an 8 minute walk) from the Jacobs School of Music on the Indiana University campus. The cabin was built in 1840 and used originally as a wash house. It features a lofted bedroom, stone fireplace, spacious living area, a newly updated bathroom and a kitchen. Close proximity of the IU campus and downtown Bloomington. Off street parking, WiFi, and water are included. Electricity bill is renter's responsibility. The cabin is fully furnished. Ideal for a visiting scholar. Period of rent is flexible.

Apartment: IU Professor is looking for a mature, responsible person(or couple)to sublet his one-bedroom apartment on the near west side. Everything is included: all utilities, cable, wifi, free shuttle to campus and downtown, pool and pool house. Apartment includes modern fully-stocked kitchen, beautiful bathroom and bedroom with all amenities and a stylish interior. Available May 1 to August 15th (can be tailored to meet your needs).

  • Rent: $949/mo., utilities included
  • Contact Person: Vince
  • Phone: 862-596-3412
  • Email: viacarr@iu.edu

House: Furnished, designer, open concept ranch, with 3 bedrooms and 2-1/2 baths, northeast of Bloomington; 10 minutes to downtown Bloomington and Kelley School of Business, 13 minutes Jacobs School of Music and College Mall. Vaulted great room includes a 5'3" Yamaha grand piano, treadmill, sofa and swivel chairs, and flat-screen television above the fireplace, which is visible from the living, kitchen, and dining areas. The open kitchen includes gas stove, raised bar with four bar stools, pantry cabinet, tall wall cabinets, built-in microwave, wine/liquor cabinet, and wine fridge. The dining area includes a 60” custom square wood table, with seating for 8. The master suite includes a bedroom with king bed, dresser, nightstands, and wall-mounted TV; bathroom with double vanities, jetted tub, and separate shower; and a walk-in closet with generous shelving. The closet adjoins the laundry room, which has additional storage. On the other side of the house there are two bedrooms. One is furnished with a queen bed, dresser, and nightstands. The other is outfitted as an office with a 60” desk, ergonomic chair, book shelves, and a recliner. These bedrooms are joined by a Jack and Jill bath, each with a private vanity area. The fenced back yard is surrounded by woods on two sides, which can be enjoyed from the screened porch or the hot tub. A house-wide Sonos system powers built-in speakers in the living room, master bath, screened porch, and rear patio, with an additional speaker in the office. Available August 1 (earlier date negotiable) to May 31. (Cordless lawn mower provided.)

Apartment: Really can't say enough good things about this gem of an apartment. Tons of character with original built-in wood features, hardwood floors, lots of good natural light (and quality wood blinds for privacy), plenty of storage, stone patio with a sweet landscaped yard. It neighbors the Wylie House Museum and gardens, and is an easy 10-minute walk to Kirkwood or campus. We're moving because we've bought a home, not because we want to leave. See URLs for photos from the landlord's listing and previous tenant, I have plenty more—send me a message! Lease begins March 14 and ends July 23 because of a kitchen renovation planned for July 24–mid-August. Rent: $965/mo, $65/mo for heat (included) for a total $1,031.01/mo. $965 security deposit required.

Apartment:  A 2-bedroom 2-bath apartment at Park on Morton, no utilities have to be payed at all. This lease lasts from August 16, 2020 to July 25, 2021. I viewed the apartment myself and there was a walk-in closet, kitchen with appliances, a local gym and study area downstairs. There is to my knowledge no roommate decided, so if you are looking for two people as well this is a great choice! I will need to know by the first week of March if you are interested, so please contact soon.

House: Furnished two-bedroom/1 bath home available for summer sublease (May 15-Aug 15; dates flexible). Located on Hawthorne Drive, 0.5 miles (10 minute walk) from IU's main campus, and minutes from Bryan Park. Lots of light, with a washer and dryer in-unit. Private backyard. Air-conditioned, gas stove, off-street parking. Detached garage available for storage (storage in house is limited). Please email or call with inquiries.

  • Rent: $1000/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Josh
  • Phone: 720-273-1485
  • Email: johasler@iu.edu
  • Email: lcarlso@iu.edu

House: Beautiful partially furnished home in a quiet and nice neighborhood on the south side of campus for rent beginning June 1, 2016. The house is located on E. Rock Creek Dr. Beautiful private backyard with wooded view and view of Jackson Creek. Bamboo hardwood floor throughout. Updated kitchen with stainless steel range hood and granite counter top. Updated bath rooms with Jacuzzi hot tub and shower stall, fireplace, 2-car garage. Lots of sunshine in the winter. Lots of ceiling fans. Lots of storage. Great school district. Five minute walk or 1 minute bike to Childs Elementary. It had been owner occupied and has been kept at premium condition. The owner is looking for tenants who would love and treat this place like a home. Please call or tex at number provided if you are interested.

House: Lovely mid-century limestone home, single-level, with 3 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms (2400 sq ft). Fully furnished. Great location south of campus in a quiet neighborhood, just a twelve-minute walk to the Jacobs School of Music. Spacious master bedroom with walk-in closets has a queen-sized bed, black-out draperies, and en-suite bathroom. Second bedroom has a full-sized bed and an XL-twin bed, with an adjoining bathroom. The third bedroom is currently set up as a cozy study with a desk and shelves, and has a bathroom across the hall. Large living room is light-filled from big windows on north and south sides. It has built-in bookcases, a 55” smart TV, comfortable leather sofas, and two additional seating zones. Kitchen comes with all the necessities and is open plan with dining area and a bay window. A generous mud room with laundry machines adjoins the kitchen. The attached one-car garage is located off the kitchen. Lawn and garden care are included in the rent. The rent also covers water, sewage, and garbage, but not other utilities. See photos and details at the URL provided.

House: Available fall semester 2020: Renovated Craftsman bungalow in historic neighborhood 2 blocks south of campus and 2 blocks from highly desirable Rogers/Binford Elementary School with 4BR/3BA, 2250 square feet, fully furnished, hardwood floors throughout. Large, landscaped yard with mature trees and ample room for children and pets; oversized deck with gas grill and dining set, front porch swing perfect for sipping coffee or cocktails. Well-equipped kitchen was renovated in 2019 with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Upstairs features a master bedroom with large ensuite bathroom and walk-in closet, plus two additional bedrooms and bathroom. Fourth bedroom on first floor currently configured as study and music room with Yamaha studio piano. Finished basement provides additional space for relaxing, children’s play, and storage. Washer and dryer on first floor. Gas fireplace, Roku TVs, Invisible Fence system for pets, and wonderful neighbors. This is an ideal home for visiting scholars or faculty new to Bloomington.. Available August 15-December 31, with some flexibility on dates. Tenant pays utilities, landlord handles lawn care. See photos at URL provided.

  • Rent: $2100/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Allison Schnable
  • Phone: 609-937-5830
  • Email: allison.schnable@gmail.com
  • Website: https://tinyurl.com/umu34rq

House: Available fall of 2020 is a lovely, fully furnished home in the peaceful and green neighborhood of Winslow Farms. Upstairs: a master bedroom suite, complete with a windowed bathroom and a large walk-in closet; two additional bedrooms with closets and windows; a second full bathroom with a linen closet; a shelved laundry nook with washer and dryer; and a very large, three-windowed family room. Downstairs: a spacious, fully equipped, windowed kitchen with new appliances; a sunny dining area with sliding doors opening to a deck and treed back yard; a large living room with a fireplace and windows facing a treed street; half-bath; a large two-car garage. The house is conveniently located near IU, parks, College Mall, and downtown with, if needed, express bus service to campus around the corner. The 1770 sq. ft. house is available for visiting faculty or grad students. Please email for inquiries and photos.

  • Rent: Families: $1550/mo., or two individuals: $900/mo./each. Utilities not included.
  • Contact Person: Rachel
  • Phone:
  • Email: rnaor@iu.edu

House: Available immediately! I'm a PhD candidate looking for renter for my home while I'm traveling the 12-18 months. My home has book solid on Airbnb for over a year, see link for pics and reviews of the place. I bought it brand new, it is very clean, and I've always had a strict policy of no pets and no smokers, making it ideal for those with any allergies. It is a fully furnished 1600 sqft home, located 100 yards from Summit Elementary School, and 800 yards to paved bike path. It takes me exactly 8-10 minutes to drive from the house to park at either the SICE lot or the Jordan garage. The house is 3-BR, 2-bath, and includes a 2 car attached garage with 3 additional reserved parkings spaces, grill, screen deck, open deck, and 6 person hot tub. Master BR includes private shower, twin sinks, jet tub, and enormous walk-in closet. Two regular BR include closets, and share shower-tub combo shower bathroom. All BRs include HDTVs, as well as the family room. Also included are washer and dryer, ironing board, and family room gas fireplace. The kitchen is loaded appliances, dishes, silverware, cookware, skylight, and disposal. The price can vary based on length of lease and whether or not utilities, cable, wifi are included. Call for details.

House: Cozy, recently remodeled and furnished two-bedroom, one-bath historic bungalow. Hardwood floors. New kitchen appliances with induction cooktop oven and vent hood. Kitchen nook. Washer and dryer in basement. Finished attic room with separate heat/AC unit would make a great office or bedroom. Great space for one person or a couple. One block from the B-Line Trail, with access to grocery stores (one within three blocks), coffee shops, neighborhood distillery, Switchyard Park, and entertainment. Half a mile to downtown, and just over one mile to the Sample Gates--great for a walking or bicycling commute/lifestyle! Driveway and on-street parking. Shed and full unfinished basement for storage. We will provide lawn care. Inquire about availability for the period you need. Deposit of one month's rent. No smoking or pets. Utilities included, except: included internet service has a basic-plan data limit; you may raise it at your expense. I can provide photos of the space and answer any questions you have!

Apartment: Nicely furnished, immaculately clean, ground floor 2-bedroom apartment (approximately 1600 sq. ft.) with private patio and barbecue looking onto the woods. The setting is restful and beautiful. The apartment is newly carpeted, a comfortable king bed with cotton linen in the main bedroom, comfortable furniture, 42inch TV. The kitchen is well equipped. The second bedroom has a single bed. A few feet from the patio you can take a 25 minute walk along a wooded trail to a small lake. The air conditioning is silent and effective. A wonderful retreat only 10 minutes from campus and downtown. Available May 1, 2020 through end of August 2020 with some flexibility at both ends. Located at 2136 North Mt. Gilead Road in Bloomington. Please contact to see photos and for more information.

  • Rent: $900/mo., includes all utilities, cable TV and wifi. Security deposit $900.
  • Contact Person: Dan
  • Phone: 310-755-5039
  • Email: dajames@indiana.edu

Shared housing: Housemate wanted for a 4 month sub-lease (mid-March 2020 to mid-July 2020) of an upstairs rooms in a cozy, well-maintained, fully furnished, four-bedroom house near the IU Bloomington campus. A housemate (male) currently occupies the downstairs bedroom and another housemate (female) occupies one of the upstairs bedroom. The rent for the bedroom (101.5 square feet) is $325. Another bedroom separates the two upstairs rooms but is not being rented; housemates will therefore have an extra measure of privacy. One bathroom upstairs and one downstairs. Housemates split the cost of all utilities (gas, electricity, water, garbage disposal, internet). Hardwood flooring throughout the house. Large deck and backyard, lots of parking. Seven minute drive to campus. Two-minute walk to the hourly #4 bus stop; the #4 takes about 15 minutes to reach Sample Gates. Safe, green, quiet neighborhood. YMCA is a short walk away. The room will be available for moving in at the start of March (without any additional rent for the period before 15 March).

  • Rent: See description
  • Contact Person: Hussain Cheema
  • Phone: 217-979-9390
  • Email: hacheema@iu.edu
  • Email: hussaincheema786@gmail.com

House:  A beautiful, fully renovated house 7-minutes walking to campus. Two bedrooms (one of them a very large master suite with deluxe bathroom), huge study, 2 and a half bathrooms. Fully equipped kitchen, washer dryer. Very quiet, a great place to work. Available May 2, 2020 - August 15, 2021.

  • Rent: $1600/mo. plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Eyal Peretz
  • Phone: 812-650-2147
  • Email: eperetz77@gmail.com

House: 212 S. Bryan Ave is a 4-bedroom IU property a block away from campus on the East Side. Property comes with a huge basement, with 2 finished rooms, 5 minutes walk from Jacobs School of Music. A beautiful house with new roof, windows and paint 3 months ago available for sublease from January 2020 through July 2020. Excellent maintenance staff IU Real Estate who go above and beyond. It has a detached garage and nice backyard for kids and social events.

House: Sublease available: three bedroom, two bathroom house with fenced in yard and one car garage located just two blocks from Bryan Park. I have purchased a new home and am looking for someone to sublease the property as early as May of 2020. There is potential for the home to be leased for the next academic year (2020-2021). Must submit application and be approved by Jeanne Walters Real Estate.

House: Available January 2020: A spacious 4-bedroom 2-bath house two-minutes’ walk to IU campus is available for sublease (212 South Bryan Avenue) from January through July 2020 (possibility to extend lease if desired). It is a two-story house with a large living room and kitchen, big finished basement with extra room, central heating and air conditioning, new windows, new roof, and newly painted. Located across Union street, it is ideal for staff, faculty, Post docs, and graduate or under-graduate students looking to have a quiet, nice, clean place to live. It also works great for families with or without children. It comes with refrigerator, stove, oven, dishwasher, washer and dryer, garage and a driveway to accommodate three cars. As an IU property, all maintenance is quickly addressed by IU. No smoking, No Pets. Nice, friendly, respectful neighbors affiliated with IU.

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