Chicago Housing Information
Chicago Housing Forum
Have questions about Chicago neighborhoods or looking for current students with available Chicago sublets? Try using our housing forum for Chicago to ask questions and find answers.
South Bend Sublets Forum
Looking for someone to take your semester lease while studying in Chicago? Looking for a sublet in South Bend for your semester back on Notre Dame’s campus? Try using our South Bend Sublet Forum to communicate with other NDLS students who will be away for a semester and also interested in sublets.
How to Log In to Forums
To use the sublet forum, log in using using a gmail.com or other non-ND Google account.
Currently Google Groups does not support Google Apps for ND. You will receive a domain restriction error if you log in with your -.nd.edu email address.
Public Listings – Sublets
University of Chicago Marketplace
Website run through the University of Chicago which provides limited listings of sublets available to other Chicago students. While, ND students cannot register due to Moderator limitations, students can browse the sublet section. Furniture is also listed.
John Marshall Law School
This is also a website that caters to students at John Marshall Law School, provides a forum for classified postings. Also includes an area for sublets and furniture.
Northwestern University, wildcatpad.com
Hosted by Northwestern University student government, this website provides a large number sublet listings near Northwestern University’s Evanston Campus. While a bit of a distance from the city (about 25 minutes on the Express CTA line and12 miles North of Chicago) these sublets are a lot more affordable than the housing options near the loop.
Provides a very limited number of sublet/apartment listings.
Private Listings – Long and Short Term Leases
On recommendation from people at Chicago Apartment Finders, provides a wide variety of pre screened short term leasing options.
Housing service with specialty working graduate students, professors, and anyone affiliated with graduate education. Limited number of short term options available. Recommended by Northwestern University to students.
Just Passing Through, Inc.
Not a referral service. Just Passing Through Inc. provides short term leases in the downtown Chicago area with flexible move in dates. Specializes in leasing to Northwestern University medical students. Units are fully furnished with utilities in included. Currently leasing to Northwestern students at approximately $1325 per month (at the low end).
University of Chicago International House
Provides a wide array of dorm style housing options for full winter and spring term (January – June). Wide range of pricing depending on the room. All units are fully furnished.
Chicago Getaway Hostel
Provides daily rentals at extended stay rates. Furnished. Includes wireless only in common areas. Flexible terms (up to 6 months). Located in Oak Park, approximately 2 miles from downtown. Rates range from $30 a night to $50 per night. For more information contact Jason at Jason@getawayhostel.com.