|Our Community Housing List is a courtesy that we provide to both property owners and those in search of suitable housing. This is a public webpage. Therefore, potential renters are not necessarily connected to Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
The Housing Office limits its responsibility to maintaining the list. Once published, all inquiries regarding the property should be handled directly between the contact person listed on the advertisement and the prospective tenant. We remind users that this is a public website and that care should be taken when providing personal information by email or over the Internet.
As a matter of policy, we limit advertisements to private individuals and prohibit those of real estate agencies, management firms and restrict the listing of commercial property or property for sale. We also reserve the right to decline advertisements that we deem inappropriate or discriminatory. Due to the needs of the majority of those who utilize this service to find housing, we limit the rent amount to no more than $1200 per week. We do not list advertisements for "housing wanted".
If you would like to place an ad, click on "Add a Listing", complete the form, and click on "submit". Your listing will be sent to the Housing Office for review. After the ad is approved, it will be posted to the webpage. Advertisements are automatically purged from the list every 90 days.
This is a public website. Protect yourself from fraudulent activity. Phishing attacks (identity theft), fake check scams, and viruses sent by email attachment may occur. If you receive an email request for personal information, this is "phishing". If a person requests that you send them money for any reason, this is a scam. If someone sends you a suspicious attachment, do not open it.
Avoid becoming a victim of Internet fraud. Educate yourself about the various forms of fraudulent activity. We recommend that you visit the following websites:
US Secret Service: http://www.secretservice.gov/criminal.shtml
US Attorney General: http://www.stopfraud.gov/protect-massmarket.html
Massachusetts Attorney General: http://www.ago.state.ma.us/sp.cfm?pageid=986&id=1672 (see Scams and Identity Theft link under "Consumer Protection")
To view our present listings, click on "View Listings".
The listings on this website are reviewed for content. Properties are not inspected. Protect yourself against the common snares of renting. An excellent resource, particularly for students and first-time renters, is the Renters Guide for Students (http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/student-renters-guide/), developed by BestColleges.com.
If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail the Housing Office at email@example.com.