Office of Scientific Career Development
Moving to Seattle from another country? Below is a compilation of resources for FHCRC International Scientists. Click on a link for more information.
Here are some resources for before you arrive and the first few weeks/months you are here:
Finding an apartment
The Fred Hutch is located on the shores of Lake Union very close to downtown. There are many good neighborhoods close by with apartments and houses for rent. Both furnished and unfurnished apartments are available. Neighborhoods that are close to the Fred Hutch and accessible by bus or walking include:
http://seattle.craigslist.org/ is a free online classified ad service that lists many available apartments and houses for rent.
The Seattle Times has an online rental resource.
For short-term furnished housing while you're searching for an apartment, you might consider the following places:
Note that most landlords require a downpayment of first and last month's rent, plus a damage deposit.