Housing and Lodging

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

Financing a Home Purchase  
UC Office of Loan Programs  
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.

Community Real Estate Links  
Craig's List Rental listings
Sabbatical Homes Home rentals directory for the academic community
Homes of Santa Cruz Magazine Homes Magazine real estate listings
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.
Realtor.com Real estate listings/search
Zillow.com Online valuation and data for homes
Hotpads.com Real estate and rental listings - Zillow subsidiary
Trulia.com Real estate listings/search
Redfin.com Real estate listings/search
Coastal Bay Real Estate Real estate search from local company
Google Maps Search real estate
NYTimes.com New York Times real estate
Wall Street Journal.com Wall Street Journal real estate
Selecting a real estate agent or broker Better Business Bureau search

Property Management Companies  
Property Management Companies Link to UCSC housing office's list
Santa Cruz Sentinel Classified Ads  

Neighborhood Groups  
Santa Cruz Neighbors  

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

Cost of living comparison