Participant Housing Information

Finding a place to live in another country can seem like a daunting process, but don’t worry! Knowing the resources available to you will help you through this process. You are responsible for finding your own housing in the United States, so the following information will help guide you through that process.

If you do not identify a place to live prior to your arrival, it is essential that you arrange a temporary place to live in advance, and expect that once you arrive, the process can take up to a month. This is a great way to utilize the 30-day grace period before your program start date!

Always remember, it is important to know your rights as a tenant (renter) which can vary by state. The U.S. government provides an index of tenant information by state.


Cultural Vistas participants enjoy a variety of housing options and affordable rooms for rent with 4Stay. Easily search online for fully furnished apartments, private rooms, shared rooms, and entire homes for a semester, a year, month-to-month or short term rentals – all utilities included. For those who want to experience local culture, they also have a homestay program.

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Traveler’s Haven

Traveler’s Haven by BLUEGROUND.  Book customized housing options to fit your budget, with all-inclusive pricing, move-in ready, & 24/7 On-Call Support.  Workforce housing on-demand can include corporate housing but our housing team can find and set up units in virtually any city, town, and village in the country based on the on-demand model.

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