www.dormco.com – Before you arrive in the US and begin your AAG program, visit our partner Dormco to order the essential furniture.
https://www.hiusa.org – Hostelling International USA is a popular resource to book hostels all across the USA.
www.hostelworld.com – Multi-lingual website with hostels and city guides all around the USA. www.ymca.int – the YMCA and YWCA are well known US associations with chapters across the USA. Some locations offer short-term housing. You may also Google “YMCA lodging” to locate specific areas. https://www.apartmentsearch.com – Nationwide apartment locator launched by CORT Furniture, the national Furniture supplier
www.apartmentlist.com – National apartment locator
http://www.apartmentfinder.com – National apartment locator
http://www.extendedstayamerica.com – National hotel chain for extended short-term stays
http://www.hotels.com – National Hotel finder
University listings and Bulletin boards – Many campuses have bulletin boards where students post notices looking for roommates. Keep in mind that many students with year-long leases need to sublet their apartments for the summer and often do so with affordable prices. Most universities also have an Off-Campus Housing Office with lists of available housing and rental options in the local area.
www.simplebills.com – This is an online bill management system that can help you manage and pay your bills if sharing expenses with roommates. www.cort.com – CORT is a national furniture supplier that provides short-term furniture rental and delivery.
ATTENTION: Please make sure to exercise extra caution when considering postings for a room, apartment or roommate. For additional safety, you may screen the locations and people you may be renting from or with through the US Department of Justice public database of registered sex offenders: http://www.nsopw.gov/en-US/Search
Alliance Abroad Group cautions you against using Craiglist when looking for housing. To avoid being a victim of a scam, do not wire money to a landlord that you have not met in person.