Housing Information & Referral Service


The Housing Information and Referral Service provides individual consultations on renting or purchasing apartments and homes within commuting distance of Columbia University campuses. The service is available to all faculty, including faculty being recruited to the University, and to all other Columbia University employees.

For any issues with University provided housing, please contact Columbia Residential.

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Services Offered

General Real Estate and Housing Information

Rental Options

Purchasing Options

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For more information or to make an appointment, contact:

Alice Lesman, Director of Housing Information and Referral
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: (212) 851-9182
Fax: (212) 851-1886

Columbia University 
516 West 112th Street (Lionsgate Complex)
New York, NY 10025