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Over 150 great locations close to the Indiana University Campus

Looking for houses for rent or apartments in Bloomington, Indiana? Look no further. Elkins Apartments has the apartment, home, or townhome for you. Do you want a home or apartment near Indiana University? We have houses and apartments nestled in the heart of the IU campus. Looking for an apartment somewhere else in the Bloomington area? We’ve got you covered! We have one bedroom, two bedroom, three, four and even five bedroom rental houses and townhomes.

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Not sure where to start?  How about with our list of ALL OUR RENTAL PROPERTIES? From there, you can browse all our rentals or you can explore by number of bedrooms, rental property typehomes, townhomes, or apartments ), or by the locations within Bloomington. We even have homes perfect for sabbaticals or visiting professors. Oh, and beach vacation homes when its time to take a break! We also have quickstart guides to Bloomington rentals as well as self-help for each step of the rental process, from finding a place and signing a lease to moving out.

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219 E 17th

Never lived in. Will you be the first? 219 E 17th. 2 x 3 Bedrooms! Nice. Brand New. Available January! Right by IU Athletics! Location. Location. Location. And did I say… brand new interiors! Live, study, relax, hang out, all right by all the IU athletics and campus action, but in your OWN place with […]

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517 E. University

517 E. University

517 E University is a terrific home on the near southside of IU campus. Nestled just a couple blocks south of Third Street, this home is perfectly situated, especially for the main campus, IU Law, Optometry, and everything else that is in and around 3rd and Indiana! And, heading a couple blocks further south? Bryan […]

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515 E 14th

515 and 517 E 14th! 14th and I-N-D-I-A-N-A. You so want to live here. And for less! Why pay more? Great homes for a great price! These tri-level, 5 bedroom, 2 ½ bath townhomes are located just 2 blocks south of the IU football stadium. They feature new, beautiful hardwood and/or laminate floors in the […]

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820 E. Hillside

This spacious 1 BR, located a few miles south of IU, features living and dining rooms, a large kitchen, and carpeting throughout. At 820 Hillside, you are only a few blocks south of Bryan Park, which has a variety of outdoor activities from beach volleyball to picnic areas. Feta kitchen and Soma Coffee house are […]

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938 N Walnut

938 N Walnut: BIG 1 Bedroom Apartments on North Walnut Street, Bloomington The apartments at 938 N Walnut are spacious enough to comfortably accommodate two tenants. You won’t likely find one-bedroom units this large anywhere else. A big bedroom, ceramic bath and colossal closets make up the 625 square foot space. Each unit has its […]

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820 N Dunn

820 N Dunn: Huge West IU 5BR Townhouses with lots of parking. Big. Convenient. Well laid out. 820 N Dunn rocks! Sharing the same layout as our Ninth Street five-bedrooms as well as our 14th and Indiana townhouses, these units are the middlemen in terms of location. Situated between 11th and 12th, tenants won’t have […]

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308 E. 20th

HOO– HOO– HOO– HOOSIERS! Are you a big IU sports fan? 308 E. 20th is the perfect location for you. Located right by the stadium, this 2- level 2 BR, 1 1/2 BA features– great, big bedrooms, roomy closets and extra closets for all your clothes and knick knacks, as well as, dining and living […]

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What are people saying abour our Bloomington apartments?

Loved Elkins!

Loved Elkins! The house was clean and all appliances worked well. They were very attentive to renter needs and always replied quickly.

Maddie H. via Google on 09/17/2018

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B1G Champs Play @ Home. NCAA Tourney. Thursday, 6pm. Be there.

B1G Champs Play @ Home. NCAA Tourney. Thursday, 6pm. Be there. Your Big Ten Regular Season AND B1G Tourney Champions, the Indiana Men’s Soccer team, open their Q49 (Quest for a 9th NCAA Championship) THIS THURSDAY at 6pm at Armstrong Stadium. https://iuhoosiers.com/news/2023/11/13/mens-soccer-indiana-opens-37th-consecutive-ncaa-tournament-at-home    

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Bloomington Neighborhood Parking Zone Map 2022-03-01

How do I get proof of residency for a Bloomington City Neighborhood Parking Pass?

Here’s the 411 on where you need a Neighborhood Parking Permit and how to obtain proof of residency. Hint: DO NOT provide a copy of your lease! Most areas where we have homes around Bloomington and the IU Campus REQUIRE neighborhood parking passes to be able to park on the street. That is… no, you […]

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My power is out throughout my rental house. What should I do?

Losing power is no fun. We know. We’ve had it happen to us, and sometimes the power can be out for days. Step one, report the outage to your power provider. Unless, well, maybe your a child reading in the dark, or its halloween. Otherwise, well, losing power definitely not fun. If power is out […]

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Updated 15 Things to Do Before Leaving for the Winter Holidays

Heat your place. Secure your place. Take your stuff. Keep your rental home and your stuff safe while on winter break! We’ve updated our 15 Things to Do Before Leaving for the Winter Holidays to include more about protecting your place and your stuff, including hiding, or better yet, taking your valuables with you, and having someone […]

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Woman at ice skating rink tying skates

Ice Skating at the Frank Southern Ice Rink in Bloomington Indiana

Ice Skating at the Frank–the Frank Southern Ice Rink in Bloomington that is! From public skating (including Lunar and Night Owl) to hockey, private parties to small groups, the Frank Southern Ice Rink in Bloomington, IN has a little something for everyone. Its located right by Bloomington South high school, with a Starbucks nearby. Head […]

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