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This list of rental properties is for academic appointees with short-term housing needs, especially visitors and new appointees, and appointees with property to rent, such as those taking leaves of absence. This list only includes properties for rent, not for sale.

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Shared housing: Flexible term - one (1) bedroom fully furnished. Available now. Very quiet accommodations in shared townhome. Laundry room and vegetarian kitchen are shared. Parking is available for tenant. Minutes to the grocery stores and campus. Bloomington Transit line #5 directly to campus. No smoking please. Small quiet Westie dog on premises.

  • Rent: $850/mo., shared utilities (electric, gas, water and internet)
  • Contact Person: Nuhsa
  • Phone: 812-855-322-1598 call or text
  • Email: daviscd@indiana.edu

House: Two bedroom, one bath cottage in Maple Heights. Only steps from the B-line Trail, Upland Brewing Company, the Farmers Market, and downtown Bloomington. The cottage is move-in ready. It comes fully furnished, with utilities included in the rent, and high speed internet as well as a washer and dryer available at no extra charge. The kitchen has new appliances and the bathroom was newly remodeled with new fixtures. Back deck with deck furnishings, large double lot yard and front porch allow ample use of the outdoor space.

  • Rent: $1250/mo., utilities included
  • Contact Person: Maarten Bout
  • Phone: 812-219-3377
  • Email: mbout@iu.edu

House: Available January 15, 2022. While the freshly updated living space in this home is oh so bright and inviting, the outside living spaces are just as special. Sitting at the end of a peaceful cul-de-sac, the home offers 2 very large decks and a patio that span the back of this home and are surrounded by a peacefully shaded backyard. Mature trees and the privacy fence provide the finishing touches to the perfect outdoor retreat. On the inside, this home has been freshly remodeled from top to bottom with new kitchen, baths, staircase and more. With the panache of metropolitan style, the new finishes in this home are quite stylish. Some of the updates include: engineered wood flooring throughout, a new staircase with cable railing, a contemporary wall fireplace with a very pretty mantel, light fixtures, Kohler bath and kitchen fixtures, soft touch cabinets, and silestone countertops. The renovated master suite has modern architectural features with a spa worthy bath. The tile and glass shower with free standing soaker tub is so inviting. Both additional full baths have also been updated with glass and tile showers, new cabinetry and fixtures, and the half bath has new fixtures and finishes as well. The floorplan is open very open with the kitchen, nook and great room all open and feeling very spacious with 2 story ceilings in the great room and foyer and overlooked by the gorgeous open staircase and catwalk. The main level also offers a dining room, study/library, powder room and mud room. Upstairs you'll find 3 large bedrooms and 2 full baths. The walk-out lower level offers a large bedroom, full bath, a study, work-out or hobby room, and a fabulous recreation/family room with built-in bookcases and a walk-out to the very large covered patio and private backyard. In real estate it truly is all about location. Here you can live 5 minutes from about everything. The trails of the YMCA and the YMCA itself, Childs School, IU, many walking trails, tennis courts, basketball courts, the Winslow Park Baseball diamonds, soccer fields, the city community garden, downtown Bloomington, grocery stores, restaurants and so much more. Not furnished, pets allowed with $500 pet deposit.


Townhouse: This 3 floor townhouse comes with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. Two of the bedrooms are on the top floor and one of them is in the basement. The one I am putting up for sublease is the bigger bedroom on the top floor. It comes with a private bathroom, a stand shower, a walk-in closet, a queen bed, a desk, a chair, a nightstand and a drawer. The main floor is also fully furnished. This is conveniently located at 308 W Riley Dr, Bloomington, IN 47404 which is very close to stadium as well as downtown Bloomington. I will be studying abroad next semester, so I am looking for a sublease for that time.


Shared housing: One-bed rental available for the 2022 spring semester. Large, spacious 4 bedroom home right on 3rd and Jordan, less than 1 minute away from multiple bus stops. The room has its own private bathroom, is right next to the kitchen, and is the largest room in the house. It comes fully furnished. Great, quiet neighborhood with quiet neighbors. The other roommates are all very fun and academically motivated. There is private parking in the back and a large front porch with open floor plan. Electricity and gas are not included in the price. I will be abroad in the spring!


Townhouse: I am listing a townhome for rent. The property is a 3 bedroom townhome located at Hoosier Choice, which is located right next to La Bonita. I am listing the basement for rent since my roommates and I will be studying abroad next semester. All utilities other than electricity will be covered. Please reach out to me for further information if interested.


House: New, 5 bedroom/ 4 bath, 3300 sq ft, mid-century style Loren Wood built home on almost 3 acres with top appliances, granite/ butcher block counters, jacuzzi bath, wood-burning fireplace and a 2 car garage wired for electric car charging. Easy walk to Griffey Lake trails and Assembly Hall and only a 2 min drive to campus/new hospital. Lawn maintenance included. Available February 2022.

  • Rent: $5000/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Drew Watters
  • Phone: 812-345-0144
  • Phone: 812-369-6280
  • Email: wattersa@hotmail.com
  • Website: https://www.avail.co/l/60259489

Shared housing: Sublet available from January 1 2022 to July 2022. Dates are flexible. Private room and bathroom at The Quarters. Washer and dryer in the unit, 24 hour fitness room, tanning bed, rooftop pool, campus shuttle. Some free parking available. Valet trash pick up. High speed internet included.

  • Rent: $780/mo., some utilties included (see description)
  • Contact Person:
  • Phone: 812-243-0191
  • Email: tayyork@iu.edu

House: Available June of 2022 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, YMCA, 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: $1850/mo.,  plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Rachel
  • Phone:
  • Email: rnaor@iu.edu

Apartment: This sub-leasable rental(Meadow Creek) is available from January 1, 2022 until June 30, 2022 (some flexibility on dates). You can renew the lease starting July 1, 2022. It’s a 1 bedroom apartment with a large kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom. It has a cottage feel in the middle of Bloomington. The bedroom is big as well with two closets and an in-unit laundry (see link below). It is furnished with a full size bed, a side table, sofa, TV, and study desk. This is a wonderful and special apartment. It would be great for one person. When it’s time to renew, all furniture will be removed. You'll have one lovely neighbor, and a good landlord. There is a walking/running pathway behind the community. 11 minutes drive from campus, with bus #5 frequently available, and 5 minutes driving from/to Kroger and College Mall. Available fully or partially furnished. Please email to set up a video or in-person tour.


House: Available August 1, 2022-July 31, 2023 (with possibility of one-year extension. Enjoy quiet nights and peaceful weekends in a beautiful house in a rural setting, less than 15 minutes from campus. We have a furnished house for rent. Built in 2008, the house, on 5.5 acres of land, has three bedrooms (one currently used as an office), a fully-equipped kitchen with granite countertops, a high-ceiling living room, and a spacious play area in the basement. The house has hardwood floors, a dining room, large windows, and an ample deck, with a pleasant view. 2 and ½ bathrooms. The house has solar panels. Preferably no pets.


Apartment: Hello! I'm moving out of my most favorite apartment I've ever lived in. It's a one bedroom in downtown Bloomington, at the corner of Grant and Kirkwood. There's one flight of stairs to get into the apartment, and when you walk in, to the right there's a lovely light living room with a huge closet and above-closet storage. To the left of the front door is the bathroom, which has a shower stall, not a bathtub, and also has above the toilet storage, and below the sink storage. The kitchen is huge. I have a long couch, a bar cart, a bookcase, and a huge prep table in the kitchen and there's still plenty of room. Then the bedroom is big as well, there are two closets and above-the-closet storage in the bedroom as well. I have a queen bed, a side table, and a dresser and still have room to exercise. This is a wonderful and special apartment. It's not new, but it's big and charming and was perfect for me. It would be great for a couple or one person. You'll have one lovely neighbor, a good landlord, and will be in the middle of everything.

  • Rent: $1035/mo., some utilities included
  • Contact Person: Rebecca M Fasman
  • Phone: 773-793-3617
  • Email: rfasman@indiana.edu

House: Charming cabin 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 and located on major bus routes. The cabin was built in 1840 and used originally as a wash house. It features a lofted bedroom, stone fireplace, spacious living area, Wi-Fi, an updated bathroom, and a kitchen. Staying here is a quiet retreat in close proximity of the IU campus and downtown Bloomington. The cabin has contemporary heating/cooling systems, it is fully furnished, and the kitchen is equipped with necessities. This is an ideal place for visiting scholars. Off street parking is included. Rent is $850 per month including all utilities except electricity. Flexibility in rental timetable. It will become available in the second week of May, 2022. See URL to view.


House: Beautiful light and bright fully-furnished home on the National Historic Register close to downtown in Bloomington’s Prospect Hill. The house will be available from mid-December 2021 to end November 2022 (some flexibility possible). The home is stylish and elegant and has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 very large home offices, a new eat-in kitchen, a large fenced yard with deck and grill, and off-street parking. Weekly cleaning included. Campus is an easy 20 minute walk through downtown, with trendy new coffee shops, Bloomingfoods Co-op, and Switchyard Park all within a few blocks. Photos available upon request.

  • Rent: $2300/mo., some utilities included (see description)
  • Contact Person: Pedro A Machado
  • Phone:917-407-7259
  • Email: pmachado@indiana.edu

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