The Community Housing office, part of Residential and Dining Enterprises (R&DE) Student Housing Assignments, is the primary office at Stanford University that provides information about housing opportunities in the Stanford area. The office is open year-round, and listings are available to students, staff, faculty, and visiting scholars and researchers. Please note that listings are placed through Places4Students.

Services We Offer

  • Assistance in wording your listing for maximum effectiveness.
  • Referral to landlord/tenant and mediation services.

Advantages to Listing Your Property through the Stanford University Section of the Places4Students Web Site

  • Fast turnaround.
  • Listings are updated on all non-holiday weekdays.
  • Prospective tenants can view listings at any time.
  • Listings are available on the web 24 hours a day.
  • Listings allow generous space for describing amenities.
  • High quality pool of prospective tenants.

Target Audience

  • Approximately 15,700 students (approximately 4,800 of whom will live off campus).
  • 43% of graduate students live off campus.
  • 4% of undergraduate students live off campus.
  • 1,000+ postdoctoral scholars.
  • 10,000 staff members.
  • 1,900 faculty members.
  • Visiting scholars and researchers.

How to Reach Our Office

  • To place, edit, or remove a rental listing, please go the the Places4Students web site or call their toll free number - (866) 766-0767. 
  • The Community Housing office is located in the Galvez modular building, at 482 Galvez Mall, Suite #110, between Meyer Library and Crothers Hall. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m, Monday through Friday. You may contact Community Housing by:

Telephone: (650) 723-3906
U.S. mail: 482 Galvez Mall, Suite  #110, Stanford, CA
Fax: (650) 736-1297

  • The office is staffed by one full time employee. For this reason, it may at times be difficult to reach the office. If you leave a message or send and e-mail, you will be contacted as soon as possible after the staff member returns or otherwise becomes available.

Last modified Sun, 11 Aug, 2013 at 12:27