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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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House: Completely remodeled bungalow from the 1920's on a quiet street in the Prospect Hill Historic district. Two bedrooms and two full bathrooms. Living room, family room and bonus room that could be an office or nursery. Large back yard with a deck and patio. Modestly furnished and walking distance from downtown. Great for visiting faculty. No smoking and no pets. Contact me for details and photos. Flexible dates/lease.

  • Rent: $1300/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Jim Glen
  • Phone: 812-327-9640
  • Email: jglenin@gmail.com

Townhouse: Sunny, immaculate, unfurnished 2BR, 2-1/2 bath two-story townhouse built in 2018 and located in a quiet complex on Bloomington's east side. Available to sublet starting in December or January 2020 through May or June 2021 and can be flexible with exact lease dates depending on your needs. No security deposit required. Electricity (heat and AC), wireless and wired high-speed internet, cable TV, trash/recycling and parking are all included in the rent with no additional paperwork. Residents receive access to a fitness facility, outdoor swimming pool, shared gas grills, several shared outdoor spaces, and a reservable special events room. Located in University Elementary / Tri-North / Bloomington North school district. One cat permitted with an additional $15/month fee. No dogs allowed and no smoking permitted inside the townhome. Visit webpage per URL provided to see general photos and floor plan. Happy to provide photos of the specific property by email.


House: Available for rent August 2021: Three bedroom, 1 1/2 bath limestone ranch available for rent at 801 S. Eastside Drive. House has a breezeway leading to two-car garage. Hardwood floors, limestone fireplace, washer/dryer included, bonus room. Recently updated electrical and A/C and furnace replaced August 2020. House is walkable to campus and great elementary schools.


House: Beautiful, spacious, and airy home, 2660 sq. ft., fully furnished. Available for rent October 1, 2020 through August 15, 2021 (minimum one month lease). Great location in a quiet, safe, pleasant IU faculty neighborhood with lots of trees; walking distance to IU campus and Bryan Park swimming pool and tennis courts. One-of-a-kind house has three bedrooms (one set up as a large study), 2.5 baths, master bath with jacuzzi tub; living room with baby grand piano and skylight, family room with large fireplace; open kitchen/dining room with limestone counters, custom maple cabinetry, imported Italian tile flooring; large deck, patio, Zen bridge, nice yard, and more. Modern, clean, open floor plan, high ceilings. Other features: washer and dryer; dishwasher; garbage disposal; garbage compacter; central vac. Central air conditioning and heating. High-speed Internet available. Attached 2-car garage and off-street parking. Wheeelchair accessible. Lawn care included in rent. No smokers, no pets. Security deposit.


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, cooktop, refrigerator. Available for the year beginning September 2020. 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, apple, 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.

    • Rent: $550/mo., utilities included (see description)
    • Contact Person: Rega Wood
    • Phone:
    • Email: regawood@indiana.edu

House: Available March 2021 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: $1700/mo., plus utilities or two individuals: $900/mo. each, plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Rachel
  • Phone:
  • Email: rnaor@iu.edu
  • Email: rnaor@outlook.com

House: Newly renovated kitchen, bathroom, and back deck! You are a stone's throw away from all of the IU sporting venues you can handle. Close to the tailgate, restaurants, convenience stores, a bus, etc. Don't miss out on this house and the amazing college experience it provides! Pets welcome. Discounts available.


Shared housing: One (1) bedroom fully-furnished with semi-shared bathroom. Rent includes internet. Parking for tenant. Minutes to the grocery stores and campus. Bloominton Transit line #5 directly to campus. Interested parties please contact via email or text. No smoking. Covid-19 guidelines applied. There is a small quiet Westi dog on premises and the kitchen is vegetarian.

  • Rent: $575/mo., plus 1/3 heating/cooling and water
  • Contact Person: Donna Davis
  • Phone: 812-322-1598
  • Email: daviscd@indiana.edu

Apartment: One-bedroom apartment. Walking distance to campus.


Shared housing: Two female graduate students at SPEA, looking for another female roommate for 3-bed apartment starting from August 2020 for one academic year (11-month lease). Also open to consider fall only option. It's located at Park Doral, several buses running from there. Utilities usually are up to $100, so in total it monthly rent will be no more than $450. The person will have a bigger bedroom and a shared bathroom with another roommate. The apartment will be furnished as we'll be moving our stuff there. Please don't hesitate to contact to discuss more details. You can see the video of the exact room on URL provided.

  • Rent: $350/mo., some utilities included (see description)
  • Contact Person: Purandhya
  • Phone: 858-231-8967
  • Email: pvij@iu.edu
  • Website: https://vimeo.com/400268867

Shared housing: Flexible term: One bedroom, fully furnished with private living room/ desk, and private bathroom. Shared laundry room. Located in a quiet wooded neighborhood. Kitchen is shared on the main level and is fully equipped. Rent includes all utilities except electric and water. Reserved parking for tenant. Minutes to the grocery stores and campus. Bloomington Transit line#5 directly to campus. Interested parties please contact via email or text. No smoking, please. Small quiet Westie dog on premises. Vegetarian kitchen.


Condo: A 3-bedroom condo in a peaceful Oaklawn Park neighborhood, on the bus line and a great location close to College Mall, walking trails, Olcott Park, and IU.


Apartment: One bedroom, fully furnished apartment, located 3.5 miles SE of campus.  All kitchenwares, linens and towels. Spacious. Off-street parking. No pets. No smoking. 

  • Rent: $650/mo., utilities included
  • Contact Person: Dan
  • Phone: 812-679-6177
  • Email: mueller@indiana.edu

House: Recently renovated, mostly furnished Elm Heights house, available immediately. Located in an attractive residential area, it is a five-minute walk from campus and one block from Bryan Park’s tennis courts. It has three bedrooms, two large and one smaller (which could also be ideal for a study). The kitchen has been completely remodeled, with new appliances, and the utility room (there is no basement) has a new washer and dryer. There is one full bathroom, a dining room and a spacious living room. It also has a detached garage, and is situated in the city’s first residential parking district. The lease term is negotiable. Non-smokers only, please, and no pets.

  • Rent: $1450/mo., plus utilities and deposit
  • Contact Person: Stanley Ritchie
  • Phone:
  • Email: sritchie@indiana.edu

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