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House: Corner property on Atwater and Ballantine Streets, and is less than a five-minute walk from campus. The property has consistent and reliable utilities and appliances, and is easily maintained. It is also near various restaurants and convenient stores. I have enjoyed my time at this location and believe it is a great fit for anyone affiliated with IU. (3 bedroom/1 bath; 2 porches and large yard)

  • Rent: $1200/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Nate
  • Phone: 765-464-9509
  • Email: nmerriot@iu.edu

Apartment: One bedroom first floor apartment in a University-owned property (located at 309 N. Indiana Ave.) at the intersection of campus and downtown. Walking distance from just about anywhere. Has a built-in washer/dryer and full kitchen. Water included in utilities. For inquiries, contact IU Real Estate.

  • Rent: $690/mo., some utilities included (inquire for information)
  • Contact Person:
  • Phone: 812-272-4600
  • Email: noahsand@iu.edu

House: Gorgeous home nestled in a tree-lined, quiet neighborhood just north of Indiana University and less than 2 miles from Memorial Stadium and Assembly Hall. The light-filled home, constructed from locally quarried limestone, is situated on more than half an acre. This meticulously maintained, and modern home features a large open floor plan and modern/mid-century modern furniture (home is available furnished or unfurnished). The top floor features a large gourmet kitchen, living/dining area, piano alcove with a baby grand piano, huge sunroom, beautiful screened-in porch, master bedroom/bathroom suite with large walk-in closet, small bedroom/office, washer/dryer, an additional 1.5 baths, and hardwood floors. The bottom floor features two large bedrooms and an additional large bathroom. The home also includes energy-efficient appliances, including a new HVAC and tankless water heater. The home is surrounded by mature trees, creating a private and serene escape. This home provides a perfect setting for families recently relocated to Bloomington, academics visiting Indiana University for sabbatical, and mature groups of graduate and international students.

House: Five-bedroom, 2-1/2 bathroom home at 312 W. 14th Street has the allure of large rooms as well as a large covered front porch and back yard, off-street parking for 5+ vehicles! The house includes an extra room with a back porch next to the kitchen and dining area, which may function as either a bedroom or an extension for entertaining. Tall windows, allowing plenty of natural light and wooden floors throughout the house enhance the appeal. A full bathroom on the second level as well as a large shower room and a ½ bathroom on the first level. Washer and dryer hook-ups are available in the basement with the option of leasing a washer and dryer. The house has had a high efficiency furnace and A.C. unit recently installed. Located just 2 blocks west of College Ave and the north-side CVS Pharmacy, downtown.

Shared Housing: Suite (bedroom, bathroom, walk-in closet) with great views available in 8500 sq ft house on lake in Carmel. Quiet, safe neighborhood 30 min from IUPUI campus near 116th and Gray Rd. Choice of furnished or unfurnished BR; large ground level living area w/fireplace, dual HVAC, kitchenette, utensils, dishes, linens, office area, gym, on-premises free parking, wi-fi, cable, theater, patio, and more. Access to pool, tennis courts, 2 mi walking path on lake. 5-min access to I-465; 10 min to shopping, theaters, pharmacy, health centers, services by car. Prefer 1 year or academic term leases - or Aug 1 - Dec 30; Jan 1 - May 30. Ideal for graduate student or faculty, or local professional. Contact for more information, happy to provide photos and tours upon request.

  • Rent: $1800/mo., utilities included
  • Contact Person: Dr. Nancy O
  • Phone: 317-508-3503
  • Email: nanostro@gmail.com

Apartment: Completely furnished ground level apartment at Steeplechase: 2 BR/2 bath plus office, laundry room, patio, and attached garage. Sleeps 2 - queen-size “Sleep Number” air mattress and double standard mattress. Like new: fresh paint, new flooring, appliances; smart TV; central AC. Ten-minutes to campus. Multiple bus stops on premises. Lovely view of grassy park; pet-friendly - dog park adjacent. Available: pool, playground, gym, and free wi-fi at clubhouse. Utilities and landscape services included. Not included AT&T wi-fi/cable and Duke electric ($24-$124/mo). Includes linens, towels, cookware, flatware, dishes, some staples. Availability after July 31 through June 30, 2019. Requires $1000 security deposit in advance and background check. Prefer academic year lease. Contact for more information, happy to provide photos and tours upon request.

  • Rent: $1849/mo., some utilities included - see description
  • Contact Person: Nancy Ostrowski
  • Phone: 317-508-3503
  • Email: nanostro@indiana.edu

Townhouse: Evolve townhouse – spring semester 2019. Four-bedroom townhouse with personal bathroom. Fully furnished, full size bed. All utilities are included except electric. Please contact with any questions.

  • Rent: $859/mo.
  • Contact Person: Anthony
  • Phone: 732-675-1208
  • Email:

House: Academic year lease available starting in August 2018. Fully-furnished 4 bedroom home on Lake Lemon (easy 20-minute drive from campus). Lake access, quiet and amazing. Well behaved pets considered.

  • Rent: $2500/mo., some utilities included (inquire for information)
  • Contact Person:
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  • Email: mrdevaney@yahoo.com

Condo: Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath condo in quiet neighborhood minutes from campus and 1.5 miles from College Mall. New carpeting. Three bedrooms, two full baths upstairs. Living room, large kitchen, half bath downstairs. Back porch. HOA provides trash service, lawn and snow removal. Comes with: washer/dryer, dishwasher, stove, fridge. Hardwood floor living room, ceramic tile kitchen. Private patio. Directions: go east on E 3rd St., turn right on S Smith Rd, turn right onto Cobble Creek Rd. $750 Deposit. All electric averages $100/ month, renter pays electric.

  • Rent: $1,100/mo., utilities not included
  • Contact Person: Sue Johnson
  • Phone: 812-325-5629
  • Email: sumjohns@indiana.edu

House: Attractively remodeled bi-level home in popular Park Ridge East (4 beds, 2.5 baths, 2,164 sq. ft.)! This one lives sooo comfortably! The open living spaces upstairs will please, as will the bamboo flooring and two baths upstairs. The lower level contains a large family room area as well as another bedroom and a half-bath. The two-car garage provides plenty of room for storage and your vehicles. The dining room opens to a deck, which overlooks the spacious back yard. This is a house where you can stretch your legs! Appliances include washer and dryer. Tenants pay utilities. Property is no smoking and no pets.

House: Available in August. Historic 2 bedroom, 2 bath home in Bloomington’s Prospect Hill Historic District, and within walking distance of downtown. It is a house from the 20's in exceptional shape (completely renovated), in a fabulous neighborhood within the historic district. You can walk to downtown, the university, the Farmers' Market and to Lotus! It is currently unfurnished, but can be furnished. See the house on our Zillow page (URL posted below). No smoking, no pets.

Shared Housing: Housemate/room to rent. All utilities included-elec, gas, water, sewer, trash/recycling and WIFI included. TV service available for an additional fee and you provide TV. Flexible terms available from one month to one year. Fully furnished bedroom in shared 1600 sq. ft. house (with single professional woman and cat) just south of Bloomington. Think housemate, rather than roommate. If any utility dramatically increases beyond a normal addition of a renter, the additional cost will be shared between owner and renters equally. Renter #1 Room - king bed, closet, dresser. Access to back porch, large back yard, hot tub, garage, outdoor fire pit, laundry, large kitchen, recreation garage with darts and other games, sewing machine, and basic tools/appliances of a home. Renter must have personal transportation, as property is 7 miles from campus and not near a bus line; 15-20 minutes from campus near main road into town. Personal meeting with owner and/or local references required. I am happy to provide references as well.

  • Rent: $600/mo., utilities included
  • Contact Person: Johanna
  • Phone:
  • Email: jsalazar@indiana.edu

House: Dutch colonial in Elm Heights. On Henderson near 1st Street. Three levels and updates throughout. Three bedrooms and two full baths. New kitchen. Study or family room in finished basement. Washer and dryer included. Private backyard and off-street parking. Close to IU campus (Sample Gates) and Bryan Park. For faculty, grad students, professional and/or family. Available August 1.

  • Rent: $1,800/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Penny
  • Phone: 503-939-6500 or 503-939-6200
  • Email: pmole@iu.edu or donaldmole@att.net

House: Authentic Hoosier bungalow, an updated, truly cared for house with a retro feel. Restored and maintained by owners, available August 6, 2018. It has two bedrooms, 1 bath, refinished hardwood floors and trim; a window seat; a built-in china cabinet, wooden blinds, thermopane windows, remodeled kitchen with lots of light, W/D, central air, large DRY basement (800 sq. ft.) and front porch, with porch swing. Fenced yard, shade, and privacy. The neighborhood is quiet and friendly. Ten driving minutes to I69 access, 15 minute drive from campus and 3 blocks from the B-Line, the city's most beautiful bike and walking trail. Suitable for single person or professional couple. No smoking. One-year lease begins August, 2018. Pictures readily available. You are welcome to contact me by email for more information.

  • Rent: $1,000/mo., not including utilities (plus deposit)
  • Contact Person: Janet James
  • Phone: 812-345-3294 (may text if preferred)
  • Email: jjames@indiana.edu

House: Fully furnished two-bedroom home available from July 19th to August 13th in the desirable Prospect Hill Neighborhood. The home is beautifully appointed and includes washer and dryer as well as a very nice porch. Free parking right outside on the street. The home is very close to all of the downtown fun. Looking for a very responsible, honest and respectful person to rent for this time frame. It is possible to extend before or after the time frame but I will be present in the home before and after those dates. Any successful candidate would need to be cleared by the landlord, who is absolutely fantastic and takes wonderful care of the property. Please feel free to call/email/text and questions. Rent is $1150 for the month (all bills and utilities included) plus $250 security deposit.

  • Rent: See description
  • Contact Person: Vince
  • Phone: 862-596-3412
  • Email: viacarr@iu.edu

House: Walk everywhere!! Furnished 3-bedroom historic home in the Elm Heights neighborhood. It is just five blocks from the SW corner of campus and downtown, and 4 blocks from Bryan Park (swimming pool, tennis courts, track, animal walks, playgrounds, trees and meadows). It has a private driveway (a rarity in this neighborhood). An A permit will allow street parking in front of the house as well as on all of the streets near the south side of campus. The house has 1.5 bathrooms and is completely furnished (beds, dressers, dining table/chairs dishes, pots & pans, etc.). The house gets it character from its high ceilings, huge windows, and hardwood floors. There are ceiling fans, ACs, an enclosed front porch, living and dining rooms, and remodeled kitchen. The back deck overlooks a huge backyard with a privacy fence and fire pit. 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 August 1, 2018–August 1, 2019 (flexible). See pictures on Zillow link provided.

Shared Housing: One bedroom, fully furnished, 734 square ft. spacious unit including private living room, bathroom and laundry room. Flexible lease option. Kitchen is shared on the main level and is fully equipped. Quiet, wooded neighborhood. Reserved parking for tenant. Quiet wooded neighborhood, Child’s school district. Minutes from College Mall, grocery stores and the Indiana University. Bloomington Transit line number 5 directly picks up at entrance into the neighborhood. Interested parties please contact via email. No smoking.

  • Rent: $500/mo., plus 1/2 utilities. Hi-speed internet provided.
  • Email: daviscd@indiana.edu

House: Woodland getaway on east side of Bloomington: fully furnished 4,000 sq ft custom home on 12 forested acres 4 mi east of campus on ridgetop at edge of large network of hiking trails. Available parts of summer 2018 (contact Jeff for exact dates) and March 1, 2019 to July 31, 2019. Three bedrooms (king, queen, double), 3 full baths, large office, deluxe kitchen, spacious living room with stone wood-burning fireplace, family room, large screen porch, extensive glass windows looking into woods in all directions. Bonus suite above attached 3-car garage offers private extra space with 3 single beds/full bath. Finished basement w/ game area. Fenced yard and doghouse for well-behaved pet. Direct access to favorite road biking routes. No smoking; pets negotiable. Photos of home and property available upon request.

  • Rent: $3,000/mo., includes cable/internet and twice monthly cleaning
  • Contact Person: Jeff
  • Email: whitej@iu.edu

Apartment: Summer sublease opportunity available May 2–July 20, 2018. Poolside apartments (430 S. Dunn St., Apt. 227). Rent $500/mo. plus water/electricity or $1200 plus water/electricity for entire summer period (currently paying $657/mo., plus water/electricty). Includes outdoor pool and patio access, covered garage parking, cable/internet, coin laundry. Only 5-minute walk to Kirkwood. Please contact if interested.

  • Rent: See description
  • Contact Person: Abby Everett
  • Phone: 765-481-0875

Townhouse: Rental unit at Oaklawn Park. This townhouse is located 8 minutes away from Indiana University in 3469 Oaklawn Circle. It has 2 bedrooms and, 1-1/2 baths. The town house is in a great location southeast, near campus, College Mall, and excellent Binford/Rogers Elementary district. Nicely decorated in neutral colors with lots of upgrades. Lawn and garden care included. Available in August. One month’s rent deposit required. Very attractive! The unit comes with stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher, microwave, and garbage disposal.

  • Rent: $900/mo.
  • Contact Person: Manuel Diaz-Campos
  • Phone: 812-361-9147

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