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Living in Palo Alto

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Living Off Campus

Community Housing Services is your source for information about off-campus housing. You can learn about:

  •  rental listings for off-campus apartments and houses
  • helpful tips for tenants
  • information about landlords and rental market conditions
  • descriptions of local communities
  • online maps of the local area 
  • information about storage space rentals

Local Schools

Many families have children who attend local public schools in the Palo Alto School District.

Shopping

Online Stanford Resources for Second-Hand Items

  • supost.com: Electronic bulletin board for the Stanford Community
  • SU Market: Usenet bulletin board for the Stanford Community (may be accessed via google groups)

Transit Systems in the Bay Area

Airports