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Visit USF's Off-Campus Housing Marketplace

Discover properties that are directed at USF students and close to campus. You can also search for roommates within the USF community, find announcements about happenings in San Francisco, and get tips on the housing search.

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Social Media and Websites

Check out Facebook groups and rental sites to look for vacancies and roommates in the Bay Area.

*Please note that we cannot guarantee off-campus housing for you and, therefore, it will be up to you to treat the process as a priority. The above listings are provided to serve as a roadmap but are not vetted by OCL.

LGBTQ+ Housing Resources

We're here to support USF's LGBTQ+ community members. Please check out these housing and roommate resources.

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Coliving is a community living concept for like-minded people to live, work, and play together. Coliving spaces are well-designed, fully furnished, with utensils and utilities covered by one bill. Catering to various living styles and tastes, the main value of the coliving experience is access to the community. Often times co-living has flexible lease term options.

Coliving is the "#1 booking platform for coliving spaces in the US and worldwide. Book budget-friendly coliving accommodations, private or shared rooms, offering flexible leases and all-inclusive amenities. Ideal for students, interns, and young professionals. Get %5 off your first month rent (up to $150) with the link."

Contact: Lili Bambague

Bedroom with white bed    Open concept kitchen and dining room   Bedroom with blue bed

FOUND Study San Francisco offers furnished private rooms and shared rooms in Downtown San Francisco. FOUND Study offers a USF student discount; see the link for details. 


Found Study Turk St. - Downtown

About FOUND Study SF:

  • 30 Day minimum stay
  • Shared rooms can have as many at 4 people. The price per bed does not change whether you have 2, 3, or 4 people in total. You can choose to move in with roommates, or have FOUND Study find roommates for you. 
  • There are bathrooms in each room. If you have a private room you have your own bathroom; if you have roommates you only share a bathroom with your roommates. There are multiple kitchen areas throughout the building that are shared with other residents.
  • Student Ambassador Internship program available! Please email for more info | (323) 312-3209

Homes at Vybe Living include private bedrooms, furnished common spaces, internet, kitchen basics, and maintenance support. 

Vybe Living

USF Student Discounts
"Flexible lease lengths, move-in ready homes, and a built-in community in the best neighborhoods. Our homes are equipped with designer furnished common areas, kitchen essentials, and all the tech set-up before you move-in. Choose from a wide range of rooms and amenities to fit any budget." - Bungalow 

USF students receive 2 weeks free off your first month’s rent. Group discounts for 2 or more students are also available.   Bungalow  Bungalow x USF google form

Flexible lease terms. Furnished and unfurnished apartments featuring high-speed Wifi.  

Phone: (888) 457-6697


June Homes Housing, get $250 off

Blueground has flexible lease terms and fully- equipped and furnished apartments. 

Blueground flyer

SPECIAL RATE FOR USF STUDENTS starting at $958 at the City Gardens Location.
To learn more or to schedule a tour, visit Commons or call (415) 862-2331.


  • Rent by the bedroom, or the entire apartment  
  • Fully furnished
  • Flexible leases (academic year, semester, full year)
  • Free monthly apartment cleaning


  • brand new building (built 2021)
  • Utilities included
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hospital grade air filtration
  • 7 study lounges
  • Household essentials included (coffee maker, plates/bowls, pots/pans, silverware, mugs and glasses, and more)
  • Bike storage
  • On-site manager
  • On-site laundry
  • Rooftop deck & BBQ

Commons: City Gardens Flyer

Standard Room at City Gardens      Standard living room at City Gardens

Contact Information: Michael Thomas | | 415.701.7006

Common living room with blue couch, beanbags, and other decor

Provider of affordable and convenient housing in San Francisco with 10 years of expertise. Our services are a great fit for students as we provide flexible leasing terms, move-in-ready accommodation, a vibrant community, and many other amenities. 

Urbanest Website

4Stay offers numerous housing services including listed rooms for rent and housing search consultations for additional assistance with your housing search.  This is a great resource to find individual rooms for rent as opposed to entire apartments or houses for rent. 

Know Your Rights

Did you know landlords can't raise your rent as often or as much as they want? Learn other important rights as you continue your housing search.

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Other Resources

Universal Student Housing (USH) has been connecting students with host families since 1998.  Host families are carefully selected based on student's preferences and distance to school.  Housing support is offered from the move-in to the move-out. | (310) 824 - 4908

"Home Match San Francisco helps homeowners with extra rooms connect with home seekers who need an affordable place to live, creating a win-win situation.

Homeowners benefits from extra income or help with chores such as grocery shopping, pet care, or transportation. Home seekers who live, work, or study in San Francisco benefit from affordable rent and an established community. Both benefit from companionship." - Home Match Website

HomestayMatch is a website for students who would like to choose their own homestay.  Students can browse through available homestays near the school, compare locations and prices and request a homestay they like.  HomestayMatch personally meets every host family and offers support during the student's stay. | (310) 824 - 4908

The Nextdoor app is a social networking platform for local communities and neighborhoods. With the Nextdoor app, users can interact with their neighbors, discuss community news, and recommend local services and businesses that they like.

Headshot of Antony Erlec

A USF alumnus and San Francisco native, Antony Erlec is here to help USF students and families navigate the housing market in the city. Antony is a great resource to those looking to buy property in San Francisco. 

View this flyer to learn more information about the advantages of buying versus renting in San Francisco as well as view homes Antony has sold that are walking distance within USF! 

Headshot of Rubi Kawamura

A high-achieving sales-associate, Rubi Kawamura has received the Coldwell Banker Sterling Society Award three years in a row. She understands the San Francisco housing market and always tries to negotiate the best possible price for her clients. 

For more information, visit the Coldwell Banker website for a bio on Rubi's work experience. 

Interested in home insurance? Broad Spectrum is a great resource for students. For more information, get a quote online or contact Diana Beach at

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