Find Housing in the Portland Area

Leased housing options:

If you need assistance finding housing in Maine for your co-op, submit an inquiry and someone from OCHSS will be in touch as soon as possible to assist you with your housing search.

Connect with other co-op students in Maine

Join the Maine Co-op Community on Yammer to connect with students who are currently living in Maine or moving to Maine for their upcoming co-op.


If you find an apartment you love but you need to furnish it yourself, you can consider renting furniture or purchasing second-hand furniture from some of the resources below:



Transportation and Commuting

  • Check out the Greater Portland Regional Transit Map to see bus routes across the Portland Peninsula
  • METRO BREEZ – The Metro Breez connects Brunswick, Freeport, Portland, and Yarmouth
  • The Amtrak Downeaster offers affordable express service between Boston and Portland, with several stops along the Maine and New Hampshire Coastline.

Portland Tenant Rights and Resources

Off Campus Housing and Support Services is happy to help you with your move by reviewing your application or leases before signing, and assisting with any landlord/roommate questions or concerns that may arise. Just e-mail us at [email protected].


*Disclaimer: Off Campus Housing and Support Services provides information to Northeastern University students, faculty and staff members solely as a courtesy. Northeastern does not endorse any of the housing options listed. Northeastern University accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of housing listings with the office. Contact with persons listed herein must be conducted independently and at your own risk.  The university does not screen, recommend, vouch for, or take responsibility for the condition or safety of housing arrangements made by students.