Housing Bulletin Board

Student Housing Bulletin Board

The Institute maintains this Housing Bulletin Board to assist students in finding housemate or rental openings in the area.  All housing arrangements are the responsibility of the student and must be made directly with the contact listed in each ad.

4BR Rowhouse for Rent – Washington D.C.

Large 4BR/2.5BA rowhouse w/ 2 off-street parking spaces & fenced patio. In Shaw @ Convergence of Bloomingdale, Truxton Circle, Eckington. $4525.

House available February 22, 204.

Contact Shane Brandon @ [email protected]

Posted – February 23, 2024

1 Female Renter – Near Franciscan Monastery, Washington D.C.

Single bedroom in a large house with 4 other responsible, loving, Catholic women. The house has 2 bathrooms, 5 bedrooms, a VERY large kitchen and dinning room :), 2 living rooms and 3 stories. It’s located right next to the Franciscan Monastery in a quiet neighborhood.

Rent for the room is $825/month with utilities adding an extra $50-$70/month.

Near the DHS, CUA and many religious orders!

Contact: Emilie Crimmins @ [email protected] or (501) 391-2966

Posted – February 16, 2024

Reduced Rent in Exchange for Domestic Help – Hyattsville, MD

We’re a couple of Institute Grads who are about to welcome our fifth child and who need some help! We live in Hyattsville, right across the street from St. Jerome’s parish and Academy. We have two adjoining rooms plus a bathroom available on the main floor of our house (one of the rooms is 110 sqft, the other is 100 sqft). The rooms have a private entrance. We would love to offer reduced rent for help with childcare and other domestic duties. We would be open to different amounts of help depending on the amount of time you might have available and the amount you can afford to pay in rent: in general, a higher amount of help each month would mean lower rent. If you’re interested in more info, please contact Mike at [email protected]. Thank you!

2+ Male Roommates – Wheaton, MD

I recently moved into a home in Wheaton, MD and am looking for Catholic roommates. Rent is $3500 a month and I am looking to split that three or four ways, but am flexible as I understand different students have different means. There are three bedrooms available, all fully furnished. One of the bedrooms has a private 1/2 bath. I am a 25 yo. male teacher at a local Catholic school. Looking for young Catholic men who work/study in the area. Walking distance from Glenmont metro and a short bus ride to Wheaton metro, Downtown Silver Spring and Downtown Rockville. Available Jan 8, 2024.


Contact – Tomas Alicea

[email protected]

(301) 525-1426

2 Rooms in All Male House – Arlington, VA

Two rooms available in Catholic men’s house (“St. Joseph’s House”) near Crystal City in Arlington, VA. It’s a great house in a great location with a Catholic Church right across the street (Our Lady of Lourdes) and the house is a 15 minute walk to both the Crystal City and Pentagon City metro stations. The house is fully furnished, and also has plenty of room for parking as well as a backyard.

The house is 4 bedroom 3 bathroom. Two rooms are available. The basement room is $1200 per month plus utilities, and it comes with its own private bathroom as well as a nook area that can be used as an office/library space.

The second floor room is $1100 per month plus utilities with a shared bathroom. Common spaces include a living room, kitchen, dining room, two refrigerators, a washing machine and dryer, and plenty of space for storage including the garage and shed.

Available: January 5, 2024

Photos here.

Contact – Kevin Riley

[email protected]


Summer 2024 Subletter – Monroe Steet, Washington D.C.

Hello! We are looking for a summer subletter starting around June. It’s a one bedroom on Monroe Street. Potentially furnished on what needs you may have.

Approx $2,300 per month.

[email protected]

2 Women’s Rooms in Brentwood, MD

I have two rooms immediately available in my all women’s house. The rent is $750 per month, INCLUDING utilities and internet. The house is located in Brentwood, MD — about 2 miles from CUA, the Basilica, and the JPII Shrine. St. James Catholic Church with daily mass and adoration is across the street. St. Francis de Sales Parish is about 1.5 miles away. St. Anthony Parish is about 2 miles away. Parking and in house washer and dryer available.

Please email me if interested: [email protected]

See photos here.

1 Female Subletter – Brookland, Washington D.C.

Looking for someone to replace me in my house, available January 10th 2024! It’s a great house, very cozy and homey. It’s in the Brookland neighborhood, about a 7min drive to the CUA campus and a 17min walk, and we’re also a 5min walk to the Franciscan Monastery! It’s a cute neighborhood with lots of families. I have 3 roommates, all Catholic women who are in grad programs, two of them at CUA. I pay $685 for rent plus utilities. Please feel free to reach out for pictures of the room and the house!

Contact – Sophie Kozinski

[email protected]


Tenant – Washington D.C.

Apartment. Spacious one bedroom. 750 sq. ft. Mint, upgraded condition. Four blocks south of the National Shrine. Rent is $1,639 plus gas and electric. One year lease. No pets. Available Dec 15, 2023.

Contact Joel Martin.

[email protected]


1 Female Housemate

We are looking for a female roommate to takeover my room in a townhouse in Petworth, DC, close to CUA campus. Four young women (three Catholics and one Anglican) occupy this house. All are friendly and respectful working professionals in their 20s and 30s. Rent for the room is $750 plus utilities. Closest metro stops are at Georgia Ave-Petworth (Green Line) and Brookland-CUA (Red Line). Available November/December looking to fill ASAP! To make an inquiry, please email Anna at [email protected]. Thanks!

Seeking Tenant for Basement Apartment

Our newly renovated downstairs unit features a separate entrance down the driveway and lots of windows and light. The space is about 400 square feet and includes a full kitchen with full size-appliances, living room, bathroom, bedroom and closet. Shared laundry room on the same level and a lovely shared outdoor/firepit space and backyard also available. Electricity, wifi, water all included at $1100/month. Our family lives on the two floors above, and we would love a person open to shared meals and a friendly relationship. We would also be open to a rent discount in exchange for some babysitting. We are active members of a conservative Presbyterian church and have three children.

We are walking distance to the Cheverly metro and a metrobus stops right across the street. Plenty of street parking, as well.

Cheverly has a thriving Catholic community, of which many are our closest friends! You’ll love the peaceful, tree-lined streets, Saturday farmer’s markets, Food Truck Fridays and lovely neighbors!

Photos are available here.

Please reach out for more information or if you are interested. Contact Donna Burke for details.

Seeking 1 Female Housemate – Brookland, DC

Catholic women’s house in the heart of Brookland seeks a third roommate. The available room is a master suite with full bath and closet. It is a ten-minute walk to the Catholic University campus and close to grocery stores and restaurants. Bus and metro to downtown DC are just a few minutes away. Rent is $950 per month, plus utilities. Partially furnished possible; monthly rental available.

Photos/ tour upon request.

For details please contact [email protected] or call/text (202) 247-1179

Seeking 2 Male Housemates

We have two openings (starting August 15) in a house shared by a group of Catholic men, some who are graduate students, some young professionals. Our spacious house is in a quiet neighborhood in Silver Spring, 12 minute walk to Forest Glen metro, which is on the red line. Rent is $520 plus utilities (which average about $80 a month and includes WiFi). The house shares public spaces, including a well-stocked kitchen, a spacious living room, and a large back porch. The house is a 5-10 min walk to Aldi, another local grocery store, a few restaurants, and some running trails that connect to Rock Creek Park. We are a 20 minute walk from St. John the Evangelist and a short drive from St. Bernadette Catholic Church. We are also very close to the beltway, which makes for easy travel around the DMV.

If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Chris Petter at [email protected]

Seeking 1 Male Housemate


Our Catholic men’s house in Silver Spring, MD has a room opening beginning in August. We are a longtime group house (affectionately known as ‘Valhalla’ to its present and former occupants) that would love to hear from you if you’re interested in a place for the upcoming school year.

Our house is located about 3 minutes (by foot) from the Forest Glen metro stop on the Red line, which is almost exactly 15 minutes to the CUA metro stop. It’s in a quiet and suburban part of Silver Spring (far from the antics of Brookland), with easy access to grocery shopping and beautiful parks/walking trails. We are also an 8 minute walk from the weekly TLM at Old St. John’s, as well as a 12 minute walk to new St. John’s, and a short drive to St. Bernadette’s.

The house itself is a 5 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom. The room is an upstairs bedroom for $580/mo. + utilities (~$100/mo). The lease is month-to-month, and while the room opens August 1st, we are very flexible with move-ins, from late July to mid-September. There are five of us that live in the house–we like to keep things clean, and enjoy spending time together watching movies, talking philosophical/theological shop, or hosting the occasional party.

Please email me at [email protected] if you’re interested. We’ve hosted many CUA men (including myself) over the years, and regularly have openings, so feel free to shoot me a message about any future openings or rooming possibilities as well!

Seeking Female Tenant for Help with Chores and Childcare

Posted July 24, 2023

My name is Kristin Hurd, and my husband Nathaniel and I are seeking a Catholic female tenant who can help with our home and children 10-12 hours a week, in exchange for room and board.

Available for the academic year (End of August 2023-May 2024).

We live in Hyattsville, Maryland, within walking distance to St. Jerome’s Catholic Church and a close commute for Catholic U, where I work part-time.

We have three children, ages 6.5, 4 and 1.5. We are looking for a Catholic woman who can ideally provide childcare and help prepare or clean up from meals on an agreed upon schedule based on both of our needs.

The bedroom is a bright, newly renovated space in our basement with a semi-private bathroom (we do use it occasionally during the day). The rest of living space (laundry, kitchen, etc.) is shared.

We can furnish the room or tenant may bring her own items. All utilities and internet are included. Should availability change, we can negotiate a rate to pay some rent in order to lessen hours.

If you are interested, please contact me by email at [email protected] for more information.

Room in Hyattsville Home

Posted July 14, 2023

Come live in our basement!  We’re a couple in our mid-thirties, both of whom graduated from the Institute’s MTS (where we met!), and the male half of whom graduated from the Ph.D in 2018. We have four kids (8, 6, 3, and 1). Our home is in Hyattsville, just three miles from the Institute, in a lovely neighborhood right across the street from the vibrant St. Jerome’s parish.

The basement is furnished, and it has a separate entrance. It boasts two bedrooms, each with its own full bathroom; a kitchen; and a dining room/common area. There’s also a laundry room with a washing machine and dryer, which we would share. One of the bedrooms is already occupied (by a PhD candidate at the Institute), but the other room (and attendant bathroom) will be vacant in the coming school year. Our current tenant is male, so you, his potential basement-mate, will need to be male as well. The available bedroom is just over 200 sqft, with a big walk-in closet. Rent is $825/month, and the room will be available at the beginning of July.

Please contact Mike at [email protected] if you have any questions or would like any more information!

Catholic family seeking female housemate: Offering room and board in exchange for 14 hours a week of help with household chores

Posted July 3, 2023

Location: Hyattsville Maryland (just north of Driskell Park), close to UMD, CUA, JPII, and the West Hyattsville Metro stop. Pleasant, walkable neighborhood with vibrant Catholic community. Good access to bus lines, metro, and bike trails.

Timeline:  We are looking for someone to join us starting this July or August, either for the academic year (August 2023-May 2024) or for the calendar year.

The chores: The chores that we could use help with include any of the following: cooking dinner, cleaning up the kitchen after dinner, driving children to or from school, laundry, yardwork, etc. Which of these the housemate helps with will depend on the housemate’s preferences and availability.

The house: We have a private bedroom available for the housemate. The bedroom is already furnished. The housemate would share the bathroom, kitchen, and all other common areas with the family. All utilities and fast internet are included. Free street parking, and secure indoor storage for bicycles.

About us: Our household includes dad (42), mom (40), three young children (ages 6, 4, and 2), and an au pair. We are practicing Catholics and parishioners at St. Jerome’s Parish.

Contact: Tricia at [email protected]

Seeking 1 Male Roommate

I am a newly accepted student at the Pontifical JP II Institute in DC. I just signed a lease (Aug. 24, 2023 – May 31, 2024) to rent a fully-furnished, studio-style room beautifully built on the second floor of a barn (1st floor is a woodshop that we can use). The Landlord has agreed to allow me to search for a roommate in order to split the rent. Rent, if split, will be $450/mo (plus utilities). The barn is adjacent to a separate, neighboring house occupied by 2 women (CUA students) with whom we split the utilities. Parking is on the street – the Landlord says he hasn’t heard of any incidents. There is room in the barn to store bicycles on the 1st floor. The location is about 10min from CUA/the Basilica/the JP II Institute. As a last thing, I will also likely be bringing my small dog (Bichon Frise) who will be living in the barn as well.

Based on what I have seen, this is a great price and area for a man who is comfortable sharing their living space. Please email me if you are interested: Dixon at [email protected].

Seeking 1 Female Housemate

Posted May 30, 2023

Looking for a third female roommate for a beautiful & peaceful house in Hyattsville, MD. Available June 8 or later. It is a spacious house, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, up on a hill with wonderful landlords. It has a big backyard with a deck and a 100 year old oaktree with a sweet bird house. The house is located in the historic district of Hyattsville on a quiet, residential street, about a 10 minute walk from the Hyattsville shops where there is a Busboys & Poets, Organic Market, Vigilante Coffee, Franklin’s Restaurant (awesome local spot), and some sweet art & boutique stores. It is closest to St. Jerome Parish (10 -15 minute walk) but short drives to a few other parishes and Little Rome. There is also a Whole Foods & Trader Joe’s about an 8 minute drive away, and it’s only a 20 minute drive to downtown DC. Rent is $1000 plus utilities. We are two Catholic women in our 30s, looking for someone who is responsible, mature, and easygoing who we can enjoy sharing this lovely home with. Photos here. Contact Annie at [email protected] if interested!

Rooms Available in Brookland Home!

Posted May 26, 2023

1-2 rooms available to join a 3 bed/2.5 bath house in the Brookland neighborhood. The house is a 5 minute walk to the Franciscan Monastery, and a 10-15 minute walk to the Brookland-CUA metro, Catholic U, JPII Institute, and the Basilica. We have off-street parking, ample storage, and plenty of common areas. Pictures available here.

The lease renews on September 1st. The target move-in date for new occupants is August 1st, though earlier arrival can absolutely be accommodated. Rent is dependent on whether there are 3 occupants ($900ish/pp) or 4 occupants ($700ish/pp) – open to exploring different options! Utilities (gas, electric, water, Wifi) run about $100 per person per month.

Please contact Natalie at [email protected] for more information.

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