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.

Seeking 1 Female Housemate

I am looking for a female housemate to take my room at a beautiful 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. You would have the large master bedroom, complete with a large closest and great natural lighting, to yourself. Rent for the room is $1,100 plus utilities. Closest metro stops are at Georgia Ave-Petworth (Green Line) and Brookland-CUA (Red Line). Available October 1st or sooner. To make an inquiry, please email Hannah at [email protected] or text/call me at (740) 278-2819.

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.

Seeking 1 Female Housemate

Hello! My two housemates and I are Catholic / Anglican graduate students at Catholic University, and we are looking for a fourth housemate to move into an open room in our house in the Woodridge neighborhood of DC (on the east border of Brookland). The room will be available early September, but an earlier move in date might be negotiable.
The house has four bedrooms, a spacious living room, dining room, kitchen, breakfast nook, and sunroom, as well as a large basement. The furniture in the room is available for purchase, if desired. Housemates also have access to use of a treadmill, keyboard and backyard with vegetable garden. A few photos of the house are available here.
Cost: $790 per month, plus $120 for utilities (on average).
Transportation: We are a mile away from the Brookland-CUA metro stop, and 2-3 blocks from the G8 and E2 buses. We have plenty of unzoned street parking, so no RPP needed, and a garage.
Please reach out with questions if interested! Contact Cristina at [email protected].

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.

1-Bedroom Accommodation for a Graduate Student in Hyattsville, MD

Posted May 8, 2023

A Catholic homeowner of a quiet 4-bedroom house is offering a 1-large-bedroom accommodation to an active Catholic graduate student for $750/month for single occupancy. (Big enough for 2 beds double occupancy at $850/month to share.)

The rent includes all utilities, personal WIFI (not shared), printer access/paper supplies, and free breakfast provisions.

The house is located at 5611 30th Avenue in Hyattsville Maryland, about a 10-minute drive to CUA, a 5-minute walk to Metro Station; 2 stops to CUA/Brookland station, 3-minute walk to a shopping center, grocery stores, and Banks. No children, and no pets.

Homeowner is an alumnus of CUA/Washington Theological Union, and former retreat facilitator for JPII Center.

Photos can be viewed at  https://rental.emmanet.net/

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Seeking 1 Female Tenant in House

Posted May 8, 2023

Hi everyone! Annie and I are looking are looking for a third female housemate to join us at this super cute house we found in College Park/Riverdale Maryland!
It has a big living room with a fireplace, separate dining room, a spacious sun porch, three bedrooms, lots of natural light and plenty of charm! The house is adjacent to a lovely walking/running trail and is located in a quiet residential cul-de-sac. Here are photos of the house.
The location is great – walking distance to the Riverdale Park shipping center which has a Whole Foods, restaurants, bars, nail salon (my favorite one!) and there is also a Trader Joes nearby too.
We are two Catholic women in our 30s looking to establish a new place that feels like home. We’re looking for someone who is responsible and also easygoing, mature, shares the same values and who we can enjoy sharing the house with 🙂
Rent is approx $1, 100 plus utilities and lease starts June 1. Please email Kristina at [email protected] if you are interested!

Catholic Men’s Group House

Posted May 1, 2023

I have two rooms available for rent in a men’s Catholic group house. Here is a link to the pictures of the house and the rooms.

Larger floor room (available for June move-in):
– $795 plus utilities
– first floor and features a shared bathroom

Upstairs room (Available for June move-in):
– $900 plus utilities
– second floor and features a private bathroom, extra living space, and extra built-in storage space

Details about the house:
– Big backyard, great for hosting events (grill, outdoor electrical outlet, and firepit)
– Driveway and plenty of street parking
– Rooms come fully furnished (closet, air conditioner, bed, and dresser)
– Kitchen and living spaces come fully furnished

Details about the house location:
– Transportation: 8 min walk to West Hyattsville Metro (green and yellow)
– Groceries: 4 grocery stores within 2.5 miles (Aldi, Whole Foods, Safeway, and Giant) with Lidl being 5 miles away
– School/Work: Near CUA (2.9mi) & UMD (2mi)
– Church: Near St. Jerome’s, St. Mark’s, St. Anthony’s, Basilica of the National Shrine, JPII Institute, Dominican House of Studies, and Franciscan Monastery
– Green Space: walking distance to parks, public recreation, and plenty of walking/bike trails

Contact Details:
– If interested, please email Fernando at: [email protected]

Three Females Looking For One Female Roommate For House

Posted April 21, 2023

Hi. My name is Nicole. Me and two other women are looking for a fourth female roommate to rent out of a house in the Arlington area closer to DC area, but not in DC. The house that we have our eyes on is a house in Arlington and it’s near the metro (five minutes walking distance). We need one more lady to live with. Text me, or email me if you’re interested. (516) 650-8170, [email protected]. The rent would be $1075 plus utilities. I would need you to move in by June 1st.

A little about me: I am a very passionate Christian. I work as a journalist for The Christian Post Newspaper, which is a news publication that reports the news nationally and internationally using a biblical worldview. It is a very rewarding job and I view it as a ministry.

I am also earning my master’s degree in seminary school at Regent University in their fully online practical theology master’s program. Although Christian journalism is my full time job and passion, I am an aspiring part time young adult pastor.

I am in my mid-twenties (26). I am very neat and I love to clean. I have no pets but, I’m not opposed to living with them. I enjoy going to church, Bible study, and singing worship. I sang lead worship for nearly four years at my church when I lived in New York. I love to read and write, go for brunches, exercise, and go for bike rides. I love to encourage other people and I love to watch movies; romantic comedies are my go to. Text me if you’re interested in being our roommate.

Room for Female in Cheverly

Posted April 14, 2023

I am a MTS program alumna and my family has a sunny upstairs room that is available in the quiet, safe, neighborhood of Cheverly, MD this fall! My husband and two adorable children live downstairs. You would share a recently updated bathroom and a bonus room/library with a sweet and friendly PhD student at the Institute. The room has two windows, and two closets.

Amenities include:
-Free street parking
-Access to the backyard (opportunity to use raised bed garden)
-Fast internet, all utilities included
-Use of a bright and homey bonus room (currently set up as a tea room/sitting room with full sized fridge and bookshelves)
-Opportunity for shared cooking swap (currently we each cook for the household one night a week)
-Located across the street from Town Park (lighted running loop, open grass sports field, nature trail, basketball courts) and the Cheverly Police Department.
-A quiet and suburban feeling neighborhood with unbeatable commute (conveniently nestled between two Route 50 and BW Parkway)
-Walking distance to St Ambrose Catholic Church (0.4 miles)
-20 minute drive to CUA, 10 minute drive to St Jerome’s
-Cost $800/mo, 12 month lease preferred

Photos are available here. We would love to find the right person to fill this vacancy! If you’re looking for a peaceful home away from home reach out to Rose at [email protected]

2 Furnished Bedrooms in Alexandria

Posted April 11, 2023

Hello All! My wife, Genevieve, and I have two fully-furnished, sunny, and large bedrooms available for rent in our 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home in Alexandria, VA. Our house is just 2 blocks from the Huntington Metro station, and is only an 8-minute drive from the Basilica of Saint Mary in Old Town Alexandria! Bedroom 1 is $1095/month and will be available in November 2023. Bedroom 2 is $945/month and will be available in June 2024. Utilities and internet are included in the rent! Click here to view photos.

The huge size of the bedrooms, combined with the obscenely fast gigabit internet connection make our house an excellent place to work or study from home. Both bedrooms are upstairs and share a large, full bathroom. We will happily fully furnish both bedrooms, and we will provide a mattress, bedframe, desk, chair, and decorations free of charge. If you would like to bring your own furnishings, that is fine too. While the property is now redecorated (and way cuter!), pictures can be seen at our Zillow link, which we will send you if you reach out 🙂

Our neighbors have been unbelievably welcoming, and the whole neighborhood really seems to look out for each other. Not to mention, the Catholic Young Adult community at the Basilica is crazy active!! After the 10AM Sunday Mass, over 50 of us gather at a house across the street for coffee, snacks, and community 🙂 Genevieve and I were blown away by the welcoming and friendly nature of the community at the Basilica, and we cannot wait to get more involved with their frequent Holy Happy Hours (which are as awesome as they sound).

Genevieve and I both graduated from Virginia Tech (Go Hokies!!) with degrees in Aerospace Engineering in 2022. We would love to build up a fun community of young people who can attend Mass together and support each other. We take lots of vanlife trips, and we are huge National Parks people who love to hike, bike, and travel. Also, we love to cook, bake, and share 🙂

Contact Alexander at [email protected] with inquiries.

Basement bedroom in beautiful University Park with private bathroom

Posted March 28, 2023

A Catholic family with 5 children (13, 11, 9, 7, 4) in University Park, MD has a basement bedroom for rent with a separate entrance. We are 1/2 mile from the College Park metro station and only a few blocks from both Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods. Rent is $700 with utilities included. There is a twin bed and new mattress provided or the renter can provide their own.

Date Available: May 1, 2023

Contact Andrew Shivone at [email protected] or 210-410-8434.

1 Large Bedroom for Rent in Hyattsville House

Posted March 27, 2023

Available to female student or young professional.

The room is available starting in April or May 2023 and will be a month-to-month lease. Rent is $550/month, plus shared utility costs.

We rent out 2 upstairs bedrooms in a house shared with my mother, a retired widow with a cat and two dogs.  She resides in the downstairs rooms. The downstairs kitchen is shared by all three residents. Washer and dryer can be accessed in the basement. Street parking is available (you will need to obtain a permit from City Hall), and the nearest metro stop (PG Plaza on the Green Line) is 0.9 miles away. The house is slightly more than four miles from McGivney Hall.

Contact Gina (and Phil) Koshute, [email protected]

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