Below is a list of resources to help you find housing off campus, both for short-term FWT positions as well as for long-term post-grad jobs.
While many of the sites geared toward long-term rentals also have short-term options, the following websites are geared specifically toward short-term options and are useful resources for FWT housing:
- Helpx - A website through which travelers can find housing in exchange for household help
- Home Away
- Hostel World
- Hosteling International USA
- Listings Project - A solid resource for subletting and both short- and long-term renting. Centralized to NYC, but expanding, and distributed as a weekly or bi-weekly email.
- Rent Hop
- Apartment Finder
- Hot Igloos
- My Apartment Map
- Pad Mapper
- Rent Jungle
- Rent to Own Labs
- Roommates.com - Roommate matching service with a low user fee for three months, which gives you access to 1-800# recorded listings matching your roommate criteria.
- Search For Apartments
Other Housing Resources
- FWT Housing Resources - A guide to the FWT housing search process, including tips for renting safely
- The FWT Office has compiled city-specific housing resource lists for the most popular FWT destinations, including Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, Portland (OR), San Francisco, Seattle, and Washington, D.C.
- Questions to Ask a Potential Landlord and Other Renting Tips
- City Rating - City population and quality of living data
- Condition of Rental Property Checklist
- "Landing the Perfect Place Using a Rental Resume," from Zillow
- Neighborhood Scout