Housing


Find Your New Home  

Whether you’re looking for short-term, on-campus, or off-campus housing – we can help you find your home at UCR. See temporary housing options, explore on-campus residence halls and apartments, use tools to find off-campus housing, and get advice on renting in the U.S.

Temporary Housing

If you’ve arrived at UCR without making prior housing arrangements, here are a few nearby temporary housing options.

Extension Residence Center (ERC)

UCR Extension Center
1200 University Avenue, Riverside, CA 92507

Phone: (951) 827-1708

Fax:(951) 827-1074

Email: erc@ucx.ucr.edu
Maximum stay at the ERC is 14 days.

Nearby Hotels/Motels

Nearby Hotels/Motels There are many hotels and motels near UCR that may offer temporary housing solutions. Please contact them directly for details.

International Village (IV)

1100 Everton Place, Riverside, California 92507
Phone: (951) 826-3100
Fax: (951) 826-3118
Email: info@ucr‐iv.com
Minimum stay at IV is one month.

 

On-Campus Housing

Living on campus is a great way to make friends, immerse yourself in American culture and become part of the UCR community.

Visit the UCR Housing website for on-campus housing information especially for international students.

Take a virtual tour of UCR’s comfortable residence halls, campus apartments and family housing.

Off-Campus Housing

Find off-campus housing using UCR’s Community Living Program. It’s a tool that allows you to search multiple housing listings in the area.

Use the Community Living Program Tool.

The International Village is a privately owned and operated housing facility located near UCR.

International Village
1100 Everton Place, Riverside, California 92507
Phone: (951) 826-3100
Fax: (951) 826-3118
Email: info@ucr‐iv.com

Advice for Renters

Know Your Rights
An owner of a housing accommodation may not deny a person the right to rent property because of race, color, creed, religion, sexual persuasion, national origin or ancestry, or because a person is blind, visually handicapped or physically disabled (California Fair Housing Act of 1992).

Know Your Responsibilities

  • Pay rent on time. If you fail to pay your rent, your landlord may evict you.
  • Set up utilities. If utilities are not included, you must sign up for services with local utility companies. You may pay a deposit. The account will be in your name.
  • Properly maintain the home and property. You are responsible for general upkeep. That includes the carpet, plumbing, appliances, and, in some cases, the lawn. Ask your landlord what you are expected to maintain.
  • Alert the landlord of issues immediately. Call your landlord when appliances break or other property issues arise. It is your responsibility to tell them about problems promptly so that they can fix them (and so you don’t get blamed for damage).

Choose Roommates Wisely
Consider:

  • Neatness habits
  • Study habits
  • Noise/social activity preferences
  • Dependability
  • Personality
  • Roommates Should Sign Separate Leases

If all roommates sign one lease, each is responsible for the entire amount of rent. Ask to sign a separate lease so you’re not responsible for your roommate’s share of the rent in case he or she leaves.

Be Respectful
Do not be overly noisy if you have neighbors who live nearby. You do not want them to complain to your landlord or the police. It is reasonable for neighbors to expect quiet before 8 a.m. and after 10 p.m. on weeknights. Check to see if your living arrangement has its own quiet hours.

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