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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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Available rentals

Shared housing: Available July 1, 2021 or after for short- or long-term lease Furnished, private one-bedroom suite (about 600 sq. feet) on the lower level of a quiet eastside home with separate (outside) entrance. Suite includes private bedroom, bathroom, and living room opening onto a kitchenette with a small cooking range, sink, and two mini refrigerators. South facing windows and sliding doors open onto a tree-lined back yard with a small patio, fire pit, and picnic table. Shared laundry room. We have two friendly cats, who live in the upstairs portion (they can come downstairs if you choose) but we can’t accept any more pets in the house. Located in the Park Ridge neighborhood, which is a 15-minute bike ride to campus. Easy walking distance to the Bloomington Transit #6 bus route. You may also park a car in our driveway if you have one. Rent includes all utilities (heating, cooling, internet, electricity, trash/recycling, and water). The suite has a separate thermostat so you can control the temperature. Seeking a quiet, non-smoking individual who gets along well with cats. Photos of space and yard available upon request.

  • Rent: $550/mo., utilities included
  • Contact Person: Isabel Planton
  • Phone: 419-356-9801
  • Email: iplanton@indiana.edu

Shared Housing: Looking for a renter/housemate to share a fully furnished two bedroom, two bathroom mid-century home half a mile from the law school corner of campus. Prefer mature grad student or visiting faculty. Available now through (negotiable), month to month, would ideally like someone through Summer, perhaps Fall, possibly beyond. I am vaccinated (sounds funny -- "no rabies!"). Rent and utilities are negotiable, and more details about the circumstances by phone or email.


House: Two bedroom, 1-bath house for rent in Bryan Park Neighborhood. Well kept sunny house features hardwood floors in bedrooms, living room and study. Includes unfinished basement, garage, washer/dryer. Located on large lot very close to Bryan Park, the city’s largest public park. Available August 1, 2021. Early move-in possible.Two.

  • Rent: $1200/mo., plus utilities
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  • Email: Ocibtown@gmail.com

House: Charming ranch home for lease, can be furnished or unfurnished; 3 bd/2.5 ba. 2000 sq ft. Located in Childs school district. Near IU campus, eastside shopping, and just a half block to a city bus stop. No pets. First month and last month rent due at time of lease. Available August 1, 2021.


House: Charming, sunny, 2 bd, 2 bth bungalow in near west side Prospect Hill neighborhood. Close to downtown yet quiet with lots of trees. Walking/biking distance to IU. Water, electric, and gas included. Well cared for former home of the owner. Basement is not included in the rental.

  • Rent: $1350/mo., some utilities included (see description)
  • Contact Person: Julia Livingston or James Hart
  • Phone: 812-336-1848
  • Email: julialivingston2001@yahoo.com

House: Available July or August 2021-2022: 3 BR/2BA home on a quiet dead end street in a great neighborhood. Perfect for families and/or faculty new to IU. Walking distance to IU (approximately a mile), also approximately a mile walk to Rogers/Binford Elementary, Bryan Park and shopping at Jackson Creek. Over 2200 sq ft includes a master suite, 2 additional bedrooms, main bathroom, study, large family room with cathedral ceiling, living and dining room. Beautiful kitchen with granite countertops, cherry cabinets, stainless steel appliances and bay window. Hardwood floors throughout. Wood burning stove in the living area, gas fireplace in the family room, central air. Double sliding glass doors to paved back patio and yard. Two car attached garage. Basement for storage and workout area and separate utility/laundry room with washer/dryer and second refrigerator. One month security deposit required. No pets or smoking. Please email for inquiries and photos.

  • Rent: $2450/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Annie Ruddy
  • Phone: 812-325-5269
  • Email: aruddy@indiana.edu

House: Charming 3 bedroom plus office, 2½ bath unfurnished home in Renwick Village, available for a renewable yearly lease beginning June 2021. The house’s open floor plan features a welcoming living area, a gas fireplace, and a large dining area. It opens into a kitchen with granite counter tops, breakfast bar, walk-in pantry, and stainless steel appliances. An office, half bath, and laundry room are also on the main level. The upstairs has a spacious master bedroom with both a walk-in closet and a wall of built-in closets. The en-suite bathroom features a double vanity and a separate shower and soaking tub. The other two upstairs bedrooms each have walk-in closets and are served by a hall bathroom with double vanities. There is also a large unfinished basement. The beautiful fenced backyard has a pergola and a back deck, and there is a covered porch at the front. The two-car garage has a handy loft providing additional storage space. The desirable eastside location is just two miles from the IU campus in an attractive neighborhood setting that includes parks, recreation trails, dining bistro, and a coffee shop. No smoking; pets negotiable. Photos available on request.

  • Rent: $2200/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Donna Nagy
  • Phone: 812-856-2826
  • Email: dnagy@indiana.edu

Shared Housing: Flexible term - Three rooms of private space, well light, overlooking the patio into woods. One (1) bedroom, private living room with entrance, and private bathroom. Fully-furnished- including linens and towels, with desk, exercise area and shared laundry room. Located in a quiet wooded neighborhood with walking trails and parks. Kitchen is shared on the main level and is fully equipped, partially vegetarian. Reserved parking steps from the door. Minutes to the grocery stores and campus, and Bloomington Transit 5 feet from entrance directly route to campus in less than 10 minutes. I also have a very friendly and quiet Westie dog. No smoking please and COVID -19 guidelines strictly observed.

  • Rent: $750/mo., plus 1/2 utilities
  • Contact Person: Donna Davis
  • Phone: 812-322-1598 call or text
  • Email: daviscd@indiana.edu

House: A 3700 square foot three story home with attached 2 car garage, open floor plan with 4 bedrooms, finished basement, 2 kitchens is available for rent starting August 2020. Freshly painted, home with a new energy efficient HVAC system and a new water heater is looking for tenants. Please see the zillow listing for pictures.


House: Four-bedroom, four-bath home in Renwick neighborhood, 2.5 miles from IU campus. Fully furnished, spacious and light-filled home available July 2021 through June 2022 (negotiable). Perfect for family, close to shopping, schools, three parks (1 block, 4 blocks, 1.5 mi.). Greenway bike path to IU campus (2.5 mi.). 2-car garage, finished basement.

  • Rent: $2250/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: John M Nieto-Phillips
  • Phone: 812-369-0032
  • Email: jnietoph@indiana.edu

Condo/Townhouse: Available August 1 or as early as June 1, 2021. Clean, bright 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, (1600 sq. ft.) downtown condo on “B-Line” at Madison Park Condominiums. Unfurnished. Open floor plan with large front bay windows, parquet floors, large deck, finished basement with lots of storage, attached one-car garage with second space behind. Includes W/D, AC, and DW. Major grocery chain (Kroger), international market (Sahara Mart), and town square within 1-2 blocks; Westside Coop within 4, and IU’s “Sample Gates” within 7. Date of lease thru July 31, 2022 or longer; one month’s security deposit required. Photos upon request. No smoking. No pets.

  • Rent: $1445/mo., plus utilities
  • Contact Person: Kelly Sax
  • Phone: 812-369-1780
  • Email: ksax@indiana.edu

House: Available for fall semester 2021: Furnished 3BR/3BA Craftsman bungalow on a quiet street in historic neighborhood. Walk 2 blocks to campus and to Rogers/Binford Elementary School. Bungalow (2250 sq. ft.) includes a master suite, 2 additional bedrooms plus study, and hardwood floors throughout. Well-equipped kitchen was renovated in 2019 with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. Finished basement provides additional space for relaxing, children’s play, and storage. Washer and dryer on first floor, gas fireplace, Roku TV, and wonderful neighbors. The home has a large landscaped yard with beautiful poplar and hickory trees, oversized deck with gas grill and dining set, and a front porch swing perfect for sipping coffee or cocktails. This is an ideal home for visiting scholars or faculty new to Bloomington. Available approximately August 15-December 31. See photos at URL provided. Please email to inquire.

  • Rent: $2300/mo., utilities included
  • Contact Person: Allison Y Schnable
  • Phone: 609-937-5830
  • Email: schnable@indiana.edu
  • Website: https://tinyurl.com/umu34rq

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