Amherst Housing Blog

Welcome to the Amherst Housing Blog! Here you can follow my search for adequate housing, learn a few tricks, avoid scams, get the low down on the rental scene, and post your own stories. This is meant to help all of you through the process and to keep these often wealthy, often unscrupulous landlords in check!! See sister Amherst Life Blog -

Thursday, June 29, 2006

For those of you in Amherst, MA over the summer, check out the New World Theatre Company from UMass.

For more info on Amherst, events, activities, local business, local concerns, etc. check out my other blog (Amherst Life Blog)

Here is the deal about that blog:
I’m approaching the Amherst Life blog from a community-member/student perspective with the intention of supporting what is working and, with your help, questioning/reforming what is not. This is a beautiful area and a great place to study and live in. It would be great if, through the Amherst Life Blog, we are able to make it even better, so please check it out and post comments!!

Day (?) of apartment hunting.... Does anyone want to rent apartment #13 that overlooks the town of Amherst's oldest graveyard? The fence is only 5 feet away from your very own door!
If so, call Kamins Real Estate. $700/month, plus $50/month electric bill, and the dilapitated, chewing tabacco stained, wandering spirit pad is all yours. Enjoy!

Wednesday, June 28, 2006

After viewing nearly twenty apartments in Amherst, MA, I have befriended four dogs, two cats, and a monkey (legal?); mastered the art of describing my life story in 45 seconds; fallen through one floorboard; and -- imagine this one -- have still not found a place that is affordable, clean, and close to UMass. So I offer this first posting to all of you 5-College students on the housing prowl. Click away:

Amherst Rent Site
UMass Housing Page
Craigslist for Western Mass.
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