Housing and Lodging

University Housing Resources  
UCSC Community Rentals Office  
UCSC Faculty and Staff Housing Office  

Financing a Home Purchase  
Local Government Assistance Santa Cruz City and County programs include "Affordable Housing" and "First Time Homebuyer" assistance.
San Jose Housing Programs General information and good links for area housing resources.
UC Office of Loan Programs

Community Real Estate Links  
Coastal Bay Real Estate Real estate search from local company
Craig's List Rental listings for Santa Cruz
Sabbatical Homes Home rentals directory for the academic community
Homes of Santa Cruz Magazine Homes Magazine real estate listings
Hotpads.com Real estate and rental listings - Zillow subsidiary
Realtor.com Real estate listings/search
Redfin.com Real estate listings/search
Santa Cruz Association of Realtors Realtor search website
Santa Cruz Multiple Listing Service Searchable real estate website lets you select criteria such as price and area.
Selecting a real estate agent or broker Better Business Bureau search
Trulia.com Real estate listings/search
Zillow.com Online valuation and data for homes

Property Management Companies  
Property Management Companies Link to UCSC housing office's list
Santa Cruz Sentinel Santa Cruz Sentinel Real Estate news

Neighborhood Groups  
Santa Cruz Neighbors  

Santa Cruz County Visitors Center Lodging search available on this site (and events)

Cost of living comparison