Housing Resources / Relocation Tips

National Housing Resources
Housing Resources in Other Cities
Housing Resources in Philadelphia
Housing Resources Abroad/London
Relocation Tips

National Housing Resources:

  • Sublet.com - This apartment rental service serves as a venue to list apartments, sublets, roommates & houses for rent directly from the Owners. You are able to learn about renters insurance, find moving companies and sublets for the summer.
  • Intern Candidate Housing - Provides affordable temporary housing. This online resource is free to Interns & Co-Ops who work for participating employers.
  • Craig's List - Available in many metropolitan areas, the housing section of Craig's List allows you to see a list of sublets and temporary housing.
  • ApartmentGuide.com. Search thousands of apartments, photos, and floorplans from communities nationwide.
  • Padmapper.com - compiles apartment listings from many websites and displays them on an interactive map.
  • Rentspeed.com - free leading national rental site for finding houses for rent, condos, townhouses, and apartment rentals.
  • Roomorama - online marketplace for short-term rentals.

  • Zumper - Free map-based search for home & apartment rentals, with real-time updates. Also available on iOS & Android.

  • Trulia.com - provides national real estate information with detailed graphical neighborhood data.
  • HotPads

  • 2nd Address - Furnished rentals in San Francisco, LA, NYC and Chicago.

  • Zillow - Rental and sales

  • VeryApt - National 

Housing Resources in Philadelphia:

  • Office of Off-Campus Living - The Office of Off-Campus Services at the University of Pennsylvania assists students, faculty and staff at all stages of their off-campus living experience.
  • Philly Apartment Company - Work with a Leasing Consultant to find your ideal neighborhood and apartment quickly. It's free!

  • ABODO Apartments - lists local universities and colleges on an interactive map, so that students can easily find housing near their internship.

Housing Resources in Other Cities:



  • Suffolk University, located in the heart of downtown Boston, offers affordable summer housing to students traveling to Boston for internship and co-op opportunities.


  • Domu - Chicagoland Apartments, Where landlords and tenants connect.

Los Angeles

New York City

  • 92 Y Residence: An iconic cultural institution, the 92nd Street Y offers short and long-term stays with free gym membership, free maid and bed linen service, 24 hour security, and access to some of the best of 92nd Street Y's concerts, lectures and classes just an elevator ride away.

  • Compass - Rentals and sales in New York City

  • NYU Summer Housing - Summer Housing at NYU.
  • Columbia Summer Housing. Housing available for non-Columbia students working as interns in the New York City metropolitan area for the summer.
  • Educational Housing Services - Quality, affordable living spaces with other students in New York. Want to know what a #summer in #NYC with @EHSNYC is like? Contact an #EHSNYC campus ambassador via Twitter here or Facebook here.  EHS has a new program to offer reduced rates at two of its residences to students who are Pell eligible. Use this link to request more information.
  • RentHop - Search NYC Apartments and Listings by Location. Also have listings for Boston and Chicago.

  • CityRealty - New York City apartments for rent and for sale.

  • VeryApt - New York

San Francisco

  • InternMatch - Summer Intern Housing Guide from InternMatch.

Washington, D.C.

  • American University - Intern housing is now available at American University for the spring semester for visiting interns, offering quality accommodations in an ideal location at competitive prices.  
  • Washington Intern Student Housing (WISH). Temporary, fully furnished intern housing on Capitol Hill. Students can acquire accommodations in shared or private rooms in townhouses and apartments within walking distance of public transportation, DC attractions, and House/Senate Office Buildings. Housing is also available for fall and winter months.

Other Cities:

  • North Carolina State University - includes intern housing for those with internships near the Research Triangle Park in Raleigh, which is home to many organizations such as IBM, Credit Suisse, Cisco Systems, GlaxoSmithKline, and the Department of Justice.

  • UMoveFree.com - largest apartment leasing company in the state of Texas. Includes rentals in Austin, Dallas, and Houston.

Other places to search include:

  • Coffee shops, community bulletin boards, and list-serves

 Housing Resources Abroad:

List of Universities in London that offer housing: