This listing is provided as a service to faculty who are away from the university on temporary leave for reasons such as a sabbatical or other professional development leave. Information about Postdoc Housing is available in the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs website.

October 2020: 

2/1 Home in Historic Duckpond Neighborhood.

Charming historic Duckpond neighborhood home available starting January 2021. House is 1,000 square feet and 2BR/1 Bath. Walk to downtown and shopping. Bicycle to UF and Hawthorne Rail-Trail. Quiet, walkable neighborhood. New oak wood floors in living room, dining room. Pine flooring in hallway, bedrooms. New, highly efficient (low utility bill) central AC/furnace with high-quality filter which removes a lot of dust and allergens. New plumbing with ramped up water pressure. Driveway and on-street parking. Fireplace. Updated kitchen, bath. Storage shed. Outdoor deck, great yard and garden space. Washer and dryer in unit. Storage in shed, attic. Solar water heater on roof. Pets not allowed, although pet may be possible if approved by landlord and pet security deposit paid. Rent is $1545/month and $800 refundable security deposit. $100 more per month for rent if tenant does not agree to handle mowing/landscaping. Average utility bill is $150/month (includes electric, gas, water, wastewater, trash). More information available here:  

September 2020: 

Recently renovated 4br / 3 ba corner lot home in Sugarfoot neighborhood is minutes from UF, Oaks Mall, and other amenities and is availalble now. The home is versatile and can be arranged as a 4-bedroom, 3-bath home, or the space may be reconfigured to include separate one-bed, one-bath apartment with separate living area. Lovely quiet neighborhood, close to nature trails.

Details: 4br / 3 ba corner lot in Sugarfoot neighborhood


Furnished home for rent spring 2021 - $1,500/month including utilities.

Completely renovated 1930s wooden home on one acre of treed and Florida friendly landscaped yard. 2008 new plumbing, wiring, windows, air conditioning, heating, and roof. Two bedrooms with large walk in closets – two bathrooms – one office – washer and dryer – microwave – dishwasher – open one car garage with plenty of other parking on premises. High speed internet and WiFi included. Original wood floors and eclectic details. Peaceful, set back from the street. Lovely backyard with fire pit and hammock.

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August 2020: 

$1,175/mo. for private 2/1 townhouse upstairs “suite” with TV room and study. Fully furnished and equipped, all you need are your personal belongings and bedding. Townsend neighborhood:  3242 NW 23rd Rd, Gainesville, FL 32605.

The second floor of this townhouse is being rented as a “suite” that offers 800 sq. ft. of private space and includes two bedrooms and a dedicated bathroom, TV room and study. While you will be sharing common areas and services on the 1st floor with the owner, the upstairs area is your private getaway. Rent also includes garage and street parking, high-speed Internet and access to all the home’s common areas and services on the first floor (living, dining, kitchen, laundry, and outdoor patio).

Brightly lit, energy efficient Kara Bolton home built with premium materials, a modern thoughtful design. Phenomenal view of adjacent park, nature trail and pond. Additional amenities: High-speed internet, 55" Sony X900H smart TV, low maintenance Whirlpool kitchen appliances, advanced LG washer/drier, premium hardwood and tile floors, granite counters. Utilities not included (approx. $50/month).

Great neighborhood! Friendly, safe, quiet – diverse community of professionals and their families. Convenient central location: 4 miles from both UF and Downtown and less than 2 miles from groceries, shopping and full range of services. Convenient access to bus routes and bike lanes.

No pets or smoking. Call or text Raymond at 305-975-3926 to schedule a visit.

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Three bed/bath apartment Haile Village

1,462 Sq Ft, three bed, three bath apartment for $1,585 per month and 12 month lease. The apartment is a stone's throw from Haile Plantation Village's best restaurants. Pool, gym, playground, and trail access included. Balcony looks over grass area and pool. See​. Email or (850)273-9384.

Fully Furnished 3/ 1.5, 10 block from campus, pet friendly.

Our 10th Avenue House is in the heart of Gainesville's up and coming Grove Street neighborhood. Just 10 blocks from campus, in a beautiful quiet treed neighborhood. Walk to Cypress and Grove brewery. Our house has two bedrooms, a sun room with 2 futons, 1.5 baths, fully stocked kitchen, washer and dryer, smart TV. Office - wifi, desk and quality office chair so you can get work done. Bathrooms are Jack and Jill style, where each bedroom has a half bath, with shower in-between. Fenced back yard, dog friendly. Garage available. $1500 a month. Please email

July 2020: 

Charming, modern family home close to campus

Walk or bike to campus! Academic family home 11 blocks from campus in Florida Park available for rent beginning August 15. 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large home office, gorgeous professional landscaping, screened porch, large treehouse in the backyard, raised garden beds. Our home is partially furnished, fully updated, and has an open floorplan.

For more information, contact Michelle Campos (

Large Master Suite with Private Bathroom Available

$600/Month Includes Utilities, Wifi, Access to Laundry & Kitchen Facilities

Large Private Master Suite (2 rooms combined-fully furnished) w/ private bath in large spacious townhouse condominium available for short-term or long-term rental. The condo is located in Forest of the Unicorn in NW Gainesville off NW 39th Avenue & 24th Boulevard, easily accessible to buses UF/Shands, and downtown. Owner has a cat, and is open to pets with additional deposit.  Single occupancy only.

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Included Amenities:

  • Tennis  & Racquet Ball courts
  • Pool
  • Nice walking/biking trails/paths
  • Easy parking
  • Lovely outside garden area

Responsible and clean grad student/postdoc, faculty/staff or professional preferred.  Security deposit and 1st month’s rent due up front.

Interview required.

Please contact Paige at  OR (352) 316 - 5474 (call or text is best)

*Details:  6 miles to Shands Hospital, 5 Miles to UF Main Campus, 5 miles to downtown Gainesville

*Master Suite Door has keyed lock.  You will have a house key and a room key.

*Bus Routes 8 & 39 easily accessible

June 2020: 

Female housemate needed for a 3 bed/2 bath house near the intersection of NW 34th and University Ave., about 1 mile from the southwest side of campus.  The rent is $500 plus half of the utilities.  This is a 1950's era house with a fenced back yard and a large deck, hardwood and tile floors, and a large living room.  There is an extra full size bed and some other furniture available, if needed.  The yard is open for gardening, and there is a washer and dryer in the carport.  I have one small dog and would be open to having another dog in the house (but no cats, sorry).  No smoking. Please email if interested.

May 2020: 

Spacious 4 bedroom House in Sought After Cambridge Forest Neighborhood.

3100sq. ft. home on 1 acre for rent for academic year 2000/01. Great neighborhood with excellent school district. 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms + large bonus room. Large master suite. Screened in porch and great yard with lots of shade. 3 car garage. Easy commute to UF. Available starting in August for 9-12mo lease (negotiable terms). $3000/mo. 

Please contact for more details.

Pictures and address available on request.

April 2020: 

Bright house in Oakview near UF

Two bed/two bath home for rent starting June 1. This livable space has a single car garage, fenced-in backyard, and screened-in porch. Tile and laminate flooring throughout. Washer and dryer located in the garage. One bedroom has a walk-in closet and private access to a bathroom. The second bedroom has a large closet and view of the backyard. Getting around is easy with nearby bus lines and bike streets. Close to Cypress and Grove Brewery, Afternoon Restaurant, and Third House Books. This home has been owner-occupied (and loved) for the past two years. Pets are allowed per management approval. For more information and photos, please go to:!/1016983

February 2020:

Studio apartment in downtown Gainesville: $700/mo, includes all utilities

Looking to sublease my cute studio for summer 2020 (dates negotiable). It’s fully furnished and located in downtown area. 15 minute walk (5 minute bus trip) to campus. Rent of $700 includes:

  • All utilities (electricity, water, WiFi, cable TV, trash, and sewer)
  • In-unit washer and dryer
  • Remote controlled heating and air conditioning
  • Free parking at the parking garage
  • Pool, clubhouse, free printing, and a gym
  • Pet friendly

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For more information, contact Kat at

3 Bed/2 Bath Lakefront Condominium: $1400/month

Lakefront condominium on Bivens Arm, fully furnished, with three bedrooms and two baths with a lovely bright Florida room with spectacular view of lake especially at sunset. Spacious third floor walk-up unit of about 1,700 square feet. Very quiet and private. Abundant parking. Swimming pool with pavilion available, along with a naturalized lakefront garden and walkway.

Located at Bivens South Condominiums, this is an easy bike ride to UF, and on bus lines on 13th, near restaurants and shops and within walking distance of the university, especially near the medical or vet school. Negligible traffic to and from campus. In-unit washer/dryer included.

This is a sabbatical home that is ideal for a visiting scholar (duration is negotiable). Available March 15th to visiting scholar(s). Short term rental a possibility (start date and duration negotiable). No smoking, please.  Rental price: $1,400 per month (internet included; GRU/electricity/landline/ not included).

For more information please contact Betty at

Rent a Private Bedroom/Bathroom.

$650.00 Rent a Private Bedroom/Bathroom. Furnished or Unfurnished to a Responsible and Clean, graduate/Young professional.
2 miles to U.F. This is at Millpond Area -Easy bike ride and bus schedule. In a nice and quiet environment. NO PETS 1/2 Utilities. Security deposit $650.00  please, email me. Thank you.
Female applicants only please.

January 2020:

Enjoy vintage living in the heart of downtown! Completely restored 3 BR/1 BA House for spring, 2020, and academic year 2020-2021 (part of full year)

Completely restored and updated 3/1 bungalow is fully furnished and ready for move-in on February 1st. Enjoy vintage living in the heart of downtown with all the benefits of new construction! This three bedroom, one-bath home features vaulted ceilings throughout that allow lots of light, yet double-paned windows and insulation keep utilities low. Wood floors, covered front and back porches, a metal roof and a vintage wood mantel for the gas fireplace give this completely restored Craftsman a true historic feel. Yet you also have all the great updates like newer electricity, plumbing, HVAC, dishwasher and a dedicated laundry closet with washer and dryer. Only blocks from the University of Florida and downtown, it is a truly walkable location! Just a short stroll to campus, city parks, great restaurants, the new brewery and shopping. Rare find in the downtown area!! Fully furnished - $1800 monthly Available February 1st. Contact: Michelle Hazen Broker with Sage Real Estate. Pictures available in:

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