Faculty Housing Forum
This forum was created jointly by the Office of the Provost and the former General Faculty Committee (now the Faculty Senate) to provide an opportunity to exchange information between Northwestern faculty and staff members who seek or want to publicize available housing.
If you are a prospective, current, or visiting faculty member or a member of the Northwestern staff, you are welcome to peruse the listings below. If you would like to add a post about available housing, please fill out this form. This website should be used only for available housing near the Evanston or Chicago campuses. Please note that arrangements regarding the use of such housing are private transactions between individuals, and the University is not a party to those matters. The University neither warrants the accuracy of postings nor endorses them.
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Title: Single Family Home in NW Evanston For Rent
description: Single Family Home with attached garage, located across from beautiful park and walking distance to Central Street shops and Metra Station. Washer/Dryer in Basement. Hardwood Floors.
Title: Great Evanston Home for Sale - Close to campus
Bedrooms: 3 above grade/1 lower level
description: Wonderful combination of old charm and modern conveniences. Beautifully maintained, bright Craftsman home 1.5 miles directly west of campus. A nice walk in good weather, easy bike ride or access to campus shuttle at Metra station. Large kitchen/great room. Cherry cabinets and Corian counters. Stunning built-in hutch in large dining room. Hardwood floors. Updated master bath. New exterior trim paint, central A/C and rebuilt chimney. Newer roof. Charming screened front porch plus backyard deck and patio. Wood burning fireplace. Paved alley. Ideal for Evanston campus access. DePaul faculty as neighbors on this great block. Selling by owner - email for a listing sheet. Going on market 3.8.14. Agent protected.
Title: Evanston House Wanted to rent
description: Family looking for Evanston House to rent. Seeking 3 or 4 bedroom house. Garage and yard would be a plus. Flexible move in date, but preferably by 6/30. Thanks.
Title: Visiting professor looking for one/two bedroom Aug-Dec '14
Bedrooms: 1 or 2
description: My wife and I are seeking a one or two bedroom furnished apartment Aug. thru Dec 2014. I will be at Northwestern University Evanston and would like to be reasonably close to the campus. We will also be bringing a very small well-behaved dog.
Title: I search of house with fenced yard in Evanston / Wilmette to rent until August 2015
description: Hi. Friendly responsible couple with 3 year old son and sweet 10 year old dog postponing buying a place for another year. Must have a fenced backyard.
Furnished house ok.
Title: Great schools for your kids (and a 3 bedroom house!)
description: Move in ready! Sunny, freshly painted neutral 3br, 2 bth home in sought after school district! (73.5/219) Hdwd flrs on main level. Eat in kitchen w great cabinets, sep dining area, huge fenced yard W 2 car gar & storage shed. New lower level carpeted family room w recessed lighting, bonus room & granite & stone full bath. Sep laundry room & 2 full closets. New flood control system. Close to parks, transportation & shopping. Skokie, just W. of Evanston.
Title: Visiting Scholar looking for 1 bedroom
description: I will be a visiting predoctoral fellow at Northwestern from March 18, 2014 to February 28, 2015. The apartment should preferably be furnished and walking distance from NU campus.
Title: Visiting scholar from Finland needs housing
description: I am coming to Northwestern as a visiting scholar between August 15, 2014 - March 15, 2015. I have my 17-year old daughter with me. The apartment should preferably be furnished and walking distance from NU campus, but those can be negotiated.
Title: Visiting faculty looking for 2 bedroom - April/May/June
description: I will be a visiting professor at Northwestern during Spring 2014 and will be coming to Evanston with my wife and 3-year old son. We are looking for a furnished apartment from late March to end of June.
Title: Spacious 1-Bedroom Luxury Condo Next to Northwestern
description: This 7th-floor luxury condo, rented out by a Northwestern professor on a short sabbatical, includes one large master bedroom suite and two bathrooms, a walk-in closet, a kitchen, a balcony overlooking the campus, and a combined living-dining room. Central heating/AC is provided and floors are carpeted. All rooms are fully furnished and regular kitchen appliances (oven/fridge/microwave/etc.), as well as silverware and linens, are likewise included. The unit also includes its own washer and dryer, and parking in a heated, covered garage is also provided.
The condo is situated in the middle of downtown Evanston minutes away from a number of stores and popular restaurants. The Northwestern University campus is one block away, and Lake Michigan is less than five minutes' walk.
Getting around on foot is also easy. The Davis Street El, Metra, and bus stops are less than ten minutes' walking distance away. The Chicago Loop is a 20 minute Metra ride away.
Open between March 22 and June 17, 2014.
Title: Lake Michigan Lovers
description: 3 buildings from Lake Michigan, balcony off front, double size living room, can be used as 3 BR's/den or 4 BR's. Hardwood floors, laundry on premises, heat included in rent, parking in back for additional $100 for medium size car. In the heart of Rogers Park. Quiet building, pets welcome.
Title: Visiting faculty looking for a furnished 3-4 bedroom apartment / house for the summer
description: I am a professor at university of VA coming with my family (my wife and our 3 girls) for two months to visit Northwestern. We are planning to be in the Chicago area from June 15 to August 15 and searching for an apartment / house ideally in the Evanston area or close by the University.
Title: GREAT APARTMENT to share near NU Campus
description: Large room available NOW in 3/3 Aptartment/ washer & dryer in apartment / wood floors / marble counters / close to campus / etc. Other roommates are NU Athletics employees. Please feel free to call or text (954) 263-8866.
Title: Fabulous Apt. to Share Near Campus/Lake/Transit
description: Large, sunny, spacious apt. overlooking a hidden park on a dead-end, quiet and safe street. Lovely granite, well-equipped kitchen, working fireplace, living room with piano, dining room and breakfast nook. Spacious 2nd floor deck with BBQ make this apartment very special.
* Furnished bedroom with wireless internet and cable TV, a/c, utilities included
* Linens and towels provided
* Laundry in basement included
* Coveted residential neighborhood off Dempster St. within easy walking distance to Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and Jewel groceries, cafes, shops and entertainment.
* 2nd floor of a brick Victorian 2-flat with great, quiet NWU grad students below
* Plenty of street parking
* I am a consultant/executive coach with a home office and have a non-barking, gentle dog (I prefer same in people ;>); must like dogs. I attend many cultural activities in the city--especially live music. I have a piano and take ukulele lessons.
* Longer term preferred (6 mos. or more)
Title: Rare opportunity! Brand new FULL GUT REHAB in Dewey District
description: Beautifully renovated farm house in sought after Dewey District. All new plumbing, carpentry, electrics, and HVAC throughout. Highlights include new deck, landscaping, double garage, original oak flooring, new appliances, new windows, new roof, new carpet, and raised garden beds. Two blocks from Dewey Elementary school and a short walk to Metra, El, downtown Evanston, and NU campus. For more information about 1505 Florence Avenue, go to
MLS #:08500097, or http://lawsonpropertiesllc.com
Title: Visiting Professor at Northwestern Law School Seeks Place for Spring 2014 Semester
description: I'm a Visiting Assistant Professor at Northwestern Law School. My wife and I are looking for a place for the spring semester (roughly from January 2014 until June 2014, ideally with the option of staying through the summer. We will both be commuting to the Downtown Chicago campus in Streeterville. Ideally, we could be close to the Streeterville area, but we are open to living in Evanston. We'd ideally have at least a 2 bedroom place. We do not have any children or pets.
Title: Fabulous, Furnished Edgewater Apt. Near Lake and Bryn Mawr CTA, Avail 12/15
description: Sit-in kitchen, gas stove, hardwood floors, furnished for working at home with sitting and standing desks in study.
Early 20th century, brick building and courtyard, friendly and responsive family-run property management company.
Coin-op washer/dryers in building. On street parking only.
Great neighborhood for walking, independent grocery store, cafes, bike shop, restaurants all just around the corner. Perfect for non-car lifestyle: bike room, great bus routes, and around the corner from Bryn Mawr Red Line El stop and Zip car.
Minimum time frame for rental at this rate is 4 months at this rate. Available through September 15, 2014 possibly longer.
No smoking, no pets, non-negotiable.
Rent includes heat but not electric or internet. Electric is about $25/mo. and will remain in my name. Same for RCN cable internet if you want to reimburse me at current rate of $75/month. Otherwise I will discontinue and you can order a new service. (I don't own a TV, just a Netflix account :); feel free to bring yours of course.)
If you see this ad the unit is still available. When you write, please tell me a few words about yourself, the time frame you have in mind for renting, and your availability for seeing the apartment.
Title: 3 BDRM NEAR CAMPUS IN EVANSTON & Downtown for rent
description: Rehab Near Downtown -- NOW RENTING -- Available Now -- Just finished construction! We will rent short or long-term lease.
NEAR PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION & DOWNTOWN EVANSTON
Short walk from NU Campus and Downtown Evanston west on Simpson street near Greenbay (Simpson is one block north of Foster) street is behind Walgreens on Greenbay.
New everythingThree large units in building - All have three bedrooms
Modern kitchen with Granite Counters, new appliances including microwave, garbage disposal & dishwasher
Central AIR and brand new heat and instant hot water heaters
Wood tile flooring throughout & new/newer windows
Laundry nook (and optional laundry)
Large back porch and side yard
All new Plumbing, Electric and insulation
Separate storage for each unit
Garage spaces available
Laundry in Unit
Call Mike for showing at 847-447-6789
Title: 2 BDR IN EVANSTON FOR RENT
description: 2 BDR in EVANSTON FOR RENT, SHERMAN Ave and FOSTER Ave; Located practically on the NorthWestern University Campus; Spacious, fully refurbished, renovated kitchen and bathroom, Vintage style-Classy, great location, 2 blocks from lake Michigan, Kellogg School of Management, 7/11, CTA/Metra stations (on Foster Ave); walking distance to downtown Evanston, beach, shops, cafes etc. LONG AND SHORT TERM LEASE AVAILABLE, min 5-12 months. Beautiful, Sunny, Classy with lots of natural light, hardwood floor, well maintained courtyard, central heating. Specially suited for couples or single persons. No pets. Faculty members of the Northwestern University welcomed. Rent is $1300/month, plus additional utilities, which are not included. SHORT TERM LEASE also available, between min 4-12 months; from November, 2013. Rent may vary depending on your length of stay.
Please call Andrew at 847-328-7316.
Title: Spacious 2 BDR for rent in Edgewater
price: $1250/month (heat included)
description: Spacious 2 bedroom in well maintained vintage 6-flat building in Chicago's Edgewater neighborhood available Dec 1. Great light and views. Rehabbed kitchen w/pantry, full dining room, large living room and bedrooms, and sun rooms in the front and back. Storage space, bike room, and coin-op washer & dryer in the basement. Shared yard & friendly neighbors. Walk to the El, major bus lines, and the Northwestern shuttle stop at Loyola. Near restaurants, nightlife & grocery. Sublet through April 30, 2014 w/option to renew. Deposit & credit check required.
Title: Adjunct Medical School Faculty Looking for Furnished Apt/Home
Bedrooms: studio, 1 or 2 bedrooms
description: I am relocating to Chicago to be Chief Medical Officer of a consulting and VC firm on the North side, and will be an adjunct faculty member of the medical school. I am looking for a month-to-month, or 3-4 mo. lease, ideally furnished @<1200.00/mo. while waiting for my family to move. Evanston preferred. Please email or call 254-931-7608.
Title: Furnished Room in Lakeview available for sublease Nov 13 - July 2014 (and longer, if desired)
Bedrooms: 1 (4 bdrm apartment)
Bathrooms: 2.5 price: $500 + utilities (heat and water included)
description: This four bedroom apartment is home to four, female, recent graduates of college, and one of the four is leaving. The apartment is gorgeous, very spacious (2000 sq feet!) with 2.5 baths and FREE in-unit laundry! Please e-mail with subject line ROSCOE SUBLET to weed out the spam.
Title: Eclectic Modern Treehouse in Rogers Park
description: Spacious 3BR, 2BA condo on a quiet, tree-lined street in Chicago's diverse Rogers Park neighborhood with great restaurants, parks, grocery stores, bars, and cafes in close proximity. A 5 minute walk to the Metra and major bus lines, 15 minutes to the El, 20 minutes to Lake Michigan, and just a 10 minute drive to Loyola and Northwestern. Top floor of a 1930s building, refurbished in 2000 with hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, and shared back deck. Apartment is fully furnished in eclectic modern style and comes with all of the amenities: central air, dishwasher, in unit laundry and dryer, gas fireplace, cable and wifi, off-street garage parking. Available 12/15/2013 for up to 6 weeks, minimum of 1 month stay preferred, some flexibility with dates. Deposit, credit check, and condo board approval required. Perfect for anyone seeking a chic and convenient place to stay during the winter!
Title: 2BDR IN EVANSTON FOR RENT
description: 2 BDR in EVANSTON FOR RENT, SHERMAN Ave and FOSTER Ave; Located practically on the N-Western University Campus; Spacious, fully refurbished, renovated kitchen and bathroom, Vintage style-Classy, great location, 2 blocks from lake Michigan, Kellogg School of Management, 7/11, CTA/Metra stations (on Foster Ave); walking distance to downtown Evanston, beach, shops, cafes etc. LONG AND SHORT TERM LEASE AVAILABLE, min 6-12 months. Beautiful, Sunny, Classy with lots of natural light, hardwood floor, well maintained courtyard, central heating. Specially suited for couples or single persons. No pets. Faculty members of the Northwestern University welcomed. Rent is $1300/month, plus additional utilities, which are not included. SHORT TERM LEASE also available, between min 6-12 months; from October 1st, 2013. Rent may vary depending on your length of stay. Please call Andrew at 847-328-7316.
Title: Coach House in Evanston for rent
price: $900 per month
description: Private one bedroom/one bathroom coach house to rent in Evanston. $900/month. Living room, dining room, kitchen, pantry, and full basement storage. Parking outside front door and laundry included. Easy walk to trains and downtown. Call Amy (312)607-3359.
Title: NE Evanston: Furnished or Unfurnished Apartment for Rent
price: $1350.00 (just reduced)
description: Furnished 2 bedroom, one bath top floor, treetop, sunny apartment in Northeast Evanston is available for rent from October 1st. (Furnishing can be removed for longer term renter.) The apartment is at walking distance to shops and restaurants and close to trains to the city and bus to Northwestern. Rent includes heat, gas, garage, snow removal, etc. Tenant only pays electric bill (about $25/mo). The apartment has a living room with built in bookshelves, and a well-equipped kitchen with a pass through to the dining area. If interested, please email me for more information, including pictures. Posted: 9/24/13
Title: House for sale
email: cbild[at]jamesonsir.com or whiteside_wiebe[at]mac.com
description: Light-filled Dutch colonial in great family area in northwest Evanston. Available now.
Title: Large 2 Bedroom Second Floor Apartment $1,195 for rent
Bedrooms: 2 plus an office
description: Beautiful hard wood floors throught, separate living and dinning room, additional office/room off the side of smaller bed room, newer kitchen, IN UNIT LAUNDRY, in unit CENTRAL AIR, near down town Evanston, but nice suburban feel, across the street from park/recreation area. Deposit of $1,195 required, references, and back ground check. One year lease required to start. Available Oct 1st. Heat/Water included, tenant pays Electric Only Posted: 9/4/13
Title: WANTED: Room in shared apartment or studio, close to NU
description: I'm looking for a room, or studio, to rent in Evanston from the 28th of September until the 31st of April 2014 (move in/out dates somehat flexible). I will probably not have a car, so access to public transport is prioritary.
Roommate(s) gender not important, respectfulness absolutely crucial. Pets totally ok, LGBTQ* friendly, health conscious. I'd prefer a smoke free environment. Thank you.