Postdoc Housing

This page is for posting housing availability in the Gainesville area for UF postdocs.  Please email your submissions for posting to Lily Lewis (, with a brief description of the housing as well as your contact information.  

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UF’s Off Campus Life (OCL) Office provides the following resources to students that Postdocs may also find helpful in their housing searches:

Housing Locator: This website service allows you to search for housing off campus including apartments, houses and condos for rent or sublease in Gainesville.  The housing locator also allows you to search for roommates and post subleases for rent.

Gator Guide: The is OCL’s annual publication and provides everything you need to know about living off-campus in the Gainesville community.  Gator Guide content is available through the OCL website     

Individual Appointments: OCL staff provide one on one appointments to help assist you with your off-campus housing search or with any issues or questions you might have while living in the Gainesville community. To set up an appointment complete the online appointment request form and an OCL staff member will contact you to set up an appointment. The OCL office is located in 311 Peabody Hall.

August 2023

Beautiful and Convenient Charleston Place Condo within 2 miles of UF/Shands - up to three individual bedrooms with full bathrooms, fully furnished (option for with or without mattress + linens) available NOW.

 The rooms each have attached full bathrooms. The unit is spacious: >1400 sq. ft. condo. Large ceramic tile in the common areas; carpet in bedrooms. Bedrooms have large closets and windows with blinds (and curtains). The rooms have high ceilings with crown molding. All countertops, including the individual bathrooms, are granite.

Other included amenities:

·         Fully functional kitchen with all appliances, including microwave, toaster, and cookware

·         Elevated breakfast bar with seating

·         Laundry room with private washer and drying machine

·         Screened-off private patio with turf carpeting

·         Spacious living area with flatscreen smart tv

·         Community pool with outside restrooms

·         Plenty free parking for residents

·         Lockable bedroom and bathroom doors

·         Included trash removal, recycling, and water (free for you)

·         Bicycle racks

·         Individual bedroom locks

Excellent location: located behind Gainesville High School and Winn-Dixie, within a few minutes' drive, bike, or bus ride to the UF main campus. Within walking distance to a direct bus route to the UF campus.

Logistics: Bedroom 1: $600/month (furnished with everything except mattress + linens) available now; Bedroom 2: $650 (furnished with everything including mattress + linens) available now; Master Bedroom 3 (furnished with everything including mattress + linens) available December 15th, 2023.

 Contract duration negotiable but ideally 12 months. First month and last month's rent, as well as $1000 deposit, required at signing, please, with background check. One resident per room/bathroom. No pets, no smoking.

 Photos and additional information:

Contact: Dee via or 720-210-7119 (text or call)

June 2023

A charming and bright fully finished family home (~1800 sq ft) located in the historic Duckpond Neighborhood, less than 1 mile from three city parks (Tom Petty Park, Roper Park, Thomas Center Gardens) and within walking distance to vibrant downtown, local microbrewery, and weekly farmers' market. Original hardwood floors with lots of natural light. Owner is UF faculty.

Large eat-in kitchen with gas stove and oven. Washer/Dryer and Central AC/Heating. Porte cochere for your main vehicle and free street parking on a quiet street for visitors. Large garage set up for woodworking and for storing bikes etc. Enjoy spring flowers, hummingbirds, and butterflies from a covered porch with ceiling fans and comfortable seating. Experiment with gardening in a vegetable box.

This home is great for new/visiting faculty and/or families with children. Home is within walking distance to three preschools and one Montessori school. Large yard. Huge playroom with lots of light.

$2800/month rent, including yard maintenance. The rent does not include any utilities. The tenants are responsible for paying utilities.

No smoking please. For more details see link below.

May 2023

$450-Room for rent during the Summer (May - Mid-July)

I am looking for a quiet, mindful, clean, non-smoking adult to rent a room in my house for the summer. The house is furnished, comfortable, clean, and in a safe neighborhood. The bathroom is private. There is a bus close by that will take you to either SF or UF campus. I have an indoor/outdoor cat.

(Utilities/Internet are to be added and your share will run anywhere between $80 and $100 depending on the use). The house is located in Gainesville, close to NW39th Ave. and NW43rd. Please contact

April 2023

3 bedroom, 2.5 bath townhouse 2 miles from campus

Located in Cumberland Circle (community pool, walking area, back of house is above Ring Park/Hogtown Creek).  Quiet neighborhood.  2000 square feet on two stories, plus screened porches on both levels.  Two-car garage.  Fully furnished, including linens, towels, and kitchen equipment.  Cable, burglar alarm, and yard services included.  Rent $2100 per month plus GRU utilities.  Contact

Beautiful furnished family home with forest view - 3-bedroom 2-bathroom 2 100 sqft house -$2400/month, Utilities and fast-speed internet included

Short term lease: available May 25, 2023, to January 1st, 2024. Dates negotiable. I am subletting my fully furnished home for 7 months while I’m away on a sabbatical. It’s ready for you to move in! 

  • Largest floorplan in Summit Oaks Neighborhood. 
  • This home is located towards the back of the neighborhood/ very private and quiet.  
  • Huge front yard and backyard, over 2400 square-foot 
  • Over 24-foot-high ceiling in the kitchen and living room 
  • Huge formal dining room and living room with fireplace 
  • Amazing floor plan with master bedroom on the other side of the house very separate from the two secondary bedrooms  
  • Master bedroom with large king-size bed and glass doors with forest view. Very spacious walk-in master bedroom closet 
  • Oversized screened-in back porch with forest view 
  • Walking distance to Santa Fe college, Publix grocery store, hospitals, and a few restaurants and coffee shops 
  • Close to Meadowbrook elementary 
  • 15 minutes away by car from the University of Florida main campus; 25 minutes by bus (direct line) 
  • Like new stainless steel appliances including gas stove, microwave, dishwasher and counter depth refrigerator, plates, silverware, etc. 
  • Beautiful modern bathrooms 
  • Blinds throughout house  
  • HVAC system which works perfectly, and fans in every room 
  • Private backyard with wooded vista  
  • Oversize laundry room with washer and utility sink 
  • Two-car garage, long driveway 
  • Close to Meadowbrook elementary 
  • First month’s rent and security deposit ($2,000) due at lease signing 
  • No pets, no smoking 
  • Tenants are responsible for lawn maintenance (gardener references available) 
  • Background and credit check 
  • For more information contact Flora Iff-Noel at
  • Pictures at:
Legacy at the Standard Apartments (Sublet / Shared Housing)
1305 Northwest 5th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32603; website: 
5 Bedroom - 5 Bathroom; 1,600 Sq. Ft.
$970 / Bedroom
I’m looking to sublease a room in a 5 bedroom x 5 bathroom at the Legacy at the Standard (My roommates are all girls, really friendly). Since I have 2 housing contract, I did not stayed that room that lot. It is almost new. I can move out now, so we can discuss when you want to move in :) The sublease period might be ANYTIME YOU WANT TO MOVE IN ~ July, 2023.
  • Each room fully furnished with a bed, bedside table, mattress, desk and a closet
  • Washer and dryer are included in the unit.
  • Kitchen will have necessities as well (plates, silverware, toaster, coffee machine etc.).
  • Living room has a TV and sofa.
  • Amenities include access to the pool, outdoor grilling study rooms and gym.

You can send me an email for further details and pictures. please email if interested:

February 2023

Currently seeking a tenant to sublease my room at Oxford Manor apartments, located just off SW Archer on the south side of UF’s campus down the road from Shands Hospital. The apartment unit comes fully furnished, and the room is on the second floor, with its own private full bathroom attached to it. The other two tenants are males in their mid-20s. One is in graduate school and the other is working as a CNA at Shands in preparation for medical school. They’re both clean, respectful, and easy going. 

The lease would be from April 1 until July 31. Rent is $540 per month, and several utilities are included, along with open parking. Utilities not included in rent (e.g., electric, water, etc.) are charged by the apartment separately, and usually come out to ~$100 per person (~$640 per month total cost). I’m happy to discuss changes to move-in dates and rent. 

The apartment is gated at nights, has private lockers for package deliveries, and a clubhouse with several lounge areas, study rooms, and a gym. There are also two pools located on the property. More information about the apartment complex can be found here:

Contact Richard Ward at


Walking distance to UF Campus! Studio Apartment $1030/month | Available: May 1, 2023 

This studio apartment is perfect for someone who just wants it to be easy. Getting to UF is easy, you can walk – its just minutes away, ride your bike to campus, or take a bus with a conveniently placed stop right outside the apartment. Paying bills are easy! All utilities, internet, and parking are included in the rent! Not a huge cooker? Don’t worry, the apartment is right in downtown making so many restaurants within walking distance. Pictures (Floorplan is a studio 3) | Contact: Sarah Turnbull @ 

The apartment includes:  

  • Fully furnished (2 couches, desk, table, full sized bed, dresser)
  • Washer/dryer – in unit  
  • AC and Heater 
  • Ceiling fan  
  • Kitchen appliances (Dishwasher, microwave, stove, oven, refrigerator)
  • Full bathroom  
  • Ample storage  
  • Vinyl floors 
  • Large windows for ample sunlight  

Amenities include: 

  • Dog park 
  • Pool 
  • Work out room 
  • Rec – room  
  • Locked package mail room  
  • Weekly resident events – i.e. movie nights, appreciation breakfasts, yoga events  

This apartment looks over the courtyard and is quiet. The complex does allow dogs and cats for an added cost. There is a workable elevator in the building making moving in a breeze. The leasing staff are nice and approachable! The complex comes with a parking garage, so you never have to worry about finding a parking spot. Grocery stores are just two blocks away with a convenience store located at the base of the building. Dunkin coffee fan? You’re in luck there is also one at the base of the building! Not a Dunkin fan? You’re still in luck there are 2 coffee shops within a block radius. Lease ends on August 1st with possible renewal to a year long lease if you would like.  


Simply at the heart of the Gator Nation, 2-bedroom 2.5 bathroom townhome.$ 1684/mo

This 2-bedroom 2.5 bathroom townhome is conveniently located just 5 blocks from the corner of University Avenue and 13th Street! is quite simply the heart of the Gator Nation This premier location gives any student or professional looking for quick and easy access to any part of Gainesville a relaxing commute. This beautiful townhome was renovated with brand-new vinyl floors throughout the kitchen and bathrooms as well as stainless steel appliances and modern style lighting fixtures. If you desire having additional outdoor space this townhome also has a very spacious balcony with a street view off the front bedroom.
Resident is responsible for utilities through Gainesville Regional Utilities and internet. You can qualify with a security deposit or a guarantor. If your guarantor is approved it would waive the security deposit, which is equal to one month's rent. The lease is starting on August 2023 until July 2024. View photos. Contact Daniella Fabri, at or (352)709 0310.


Conveniently located 3 bd/1.5 ba unfurnished house just north of Westmoreland neighborhood available for lease March 1 (monthly with option to extend; $1600/month). Approx. 1300 sq ft. Central AC/heat, gas range, dishwasher, newer washer and dryer. Ceiling fans and tile flooring throughout. Fenced back yard with a fire pit, yard care included in rent. Off-street parking in driveway with carport (up to 3 cars tandem), plus abundant street parking. Pets approved on a case by case basis. Very quiet, peaceful, and walkable neighborhood. 3 min drive/10 minute walk from Publix and Fresh Market, pharmacy, post office, gas station, and restaurants in the Millhopper and Thornebrook shopping centers; 10 min drive/15-20 min bike ride to UF or Butler Plaza. Please note, washer/dryer are included and in-unit. Pictures: | Contact:


January 2023

Centrally located 1920’s Brick Bungalow in the Duckpond: 216 NE 10th Ave – 2 bedroom/1 bath

This fully renovated 1920’s bungalow has a big front porch that overlooks oaks draped with Spanish moss at the northernmost end of the duckpond. The house features lots of natural light, beautiful hardwood floors, and ceiling fails throughout along with a Comfort Zone unit for maximized energy-efficient cooling/heating. The kitchen has a gas stove (Frigidaire), dishwasher (Frigidaire), refrigerator, and granite countertops. There are two water filters: one for water coming into the house and another for the kitchen sink. Washer/dryer combo is also included. Time period details include glass door knobs and  the bathroom has an updated clawfoot tub. Office/bonus room connected to second bedroom. Secure, off street parking in back.

Located 1.6 miles from UF (35 min walk, 12 min bike ride, 8 min drive), less than half a mile to Publix , Thomas Center, Tom Petty Park, Afternoon Restaurant, Vine Bakery, Cypress & Grove, Superettte. About a mile to Public & General and Depot Park. Very easy access to bike trial.

The rental price ($2400/month) includes yard maintenance and internet. Furnished.

$50 Application fee. No smoking, no pets. Available February 1st. Spring semester or short term month to month lease. For more info please email