Welcome to Off-Campus Housing Services (OCH)


The Morgan State University Office of Residence Life & Housing provides off campus housing information to members of the MSU community looking for a place to live near our campus. We are here to help faculty, staff and students who do not reside in University-managed on-campus housing make well-informed decisions that enable them to enjoy a positive off-campus living experience.

 OCH101: Online searchable database that lists available rental housing in the area

 Roommate Finder: Online searchable database where you can create your own profile and search for others with similar housing needs and interests

 Information: Extensive handout series (see below) with information ranging from apartment safety tips, area food stores, hotel information, checklists and much more.

   Housing Search Checklists

         Housing Search Checklist

         Security Checklist

         Lease Signing Checklist

   Search Resources

        Living Off-Campus: Strategies for Success

        Search Agencies for Long-Term Housing

        Short-Term Housing

        Local Area Profiles

        Apartment Rating Websites

   Transportation Resources

        Area Airports, Bus Terminals and Train Stations

        Directions to Morgan State University

   Fire Safety

        Fire Safety for Apartment Buildings

        Fire Safety for Houses and Rooms in Houses

        Fire Safety for Older Adults and People with Disabilities

        Fire Safety Questions

   Additional Resources

        Morgan View Apartments (Not Affiliated with The Office of Residence Life & Housing)

        Area Food Stores

        Child Care and Schools

        How to Sublease/Sublet your Rental

        Furniture Rental and Sales

        Hotels in the Area

        Information for Renters with Disabilities

        Living Green Off-Campus

        Local Police Departments

        Local Utility Companies

        Moving & Storage

        Renters Insurance

        Safety Tips

        Understanding Leases