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Find Off-Campus Housing

New to the Norfolk area? Moving from on-campus to off-campus?

ODU provides assistance to students seeking off-campus housing through an off-campus property listing page, where local landlords and property managers will post available housing, and through off-campus housing fairs, usually scheduled in the Spring semester.

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Search Off-Campus Property Listings

Search available rentals or look for a roommate.

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Please note that the listing of off-campus residential properties is provided for informational purposes only and does not imply endorsement or recommendation of any off-campus residential property for security, safety, or suitability by the University. It is the responsibility of the prospective tenant to investigate security, safety and suitability of any off-campus residential property. ODU is not affiliated with any landlord that lists available property including ODUrent.




Prepare to Live Off-Campus





Live Responsibly


If you have never rented before, you may not fully understand your responsibilities and resources as renters. Often, first-time off-campus renters are faced with many questions:

  • How can I stay safe off-campus?
  • Where can I turn if I have an issue with my landlord?
  • When should I put trash out?
  • How can I get along with my neighbor?

Check out the following resources, which will guide you as you navigate the off-campus experience.

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Your Safety & Civic Responsibility

Learn about safety resources and your responsibilities as a renter.

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