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Housing Resources


Housing in the U.S.

This housing guide provides tips for newcomers on matters such as finding temporary housing, understanding apartment listings and setting up utilities. 

Roommate Relationships

This Brown University Health Education Department resource may be especially helpful for students who will be sharing a room or apartment for the first time. 

Graduate School Resource

Information on housing provided by the Graduate School

Off-Campus Housing Support

The Brown University Office of Auxiliary Housing offers many resources on their web site including an off-campus housing database and a guide for off-campus living

Household Leasing Services

International graduate students, postdocs, and faculty may utilize this service to rent used furniture and household goods for their apartments at a low cost.

Local Apartment Listings*

Search online databases to find apartments for rent in Providence and the surrounding areas.  Properties located on the East Side, in College Hill or Downtown are likely the closest to Brown University’s campus.  Among sites you may wish to consider are: www.rentprov.com; providence.craigslist.org/apa and www.providencerent.com

Hotels in and around the Providence Area

*Please note that the listing provided is meant as a sample only and does not constitute an endorsement of specific companies/services.