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 ===Rent=== ===Rent===
  
-There aren't really average prices for rents in Berkeley. The rents are highly dependent on location, room size, and how recently ​the place has been renovated.+Typical ​rents paid by grad students ​in our department ​are in the range 1000-1500 dollars/​month/​person. 
  
 ===Listings=== ===Listings===
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 The university also runs the [[https://​calrentals.housing.berkeley.edu/​|Cal Rentals]] office, which will let you access its listings for free (it costs money to post, but you can look for free). There is also the more full-service (and more expensive) [[http://​www.bayrentals.com/​|Bay Area Rentals]]. Most students opt to work entirely via Craigslist, though. The university also runs the [[https://​calrentals.housing.berkeley.edu/​|Cal Rentals]] office, which will let you access its listings for free (it costs money to post, but you can look for free). There is also the more full-service (and more expensive) [[http://​www.bayrentals.com/​|Bay Area Rentals]]. Most students opt to work entirely via Craigslist, though.
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 +There are also various Facebook groups in which people advertise housing for students (e.g., "UC Berkeley Off-Campus Housing"​).
  
 ===Leases=== ===Leases===
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 You should certainly talk to your mentor, other members of your incoming class, and other grad students if you have any questions. You might even be able to talk a current grad into checking a place out for you or letting you sleep on their couch while you visit. ​ You should certainly talk to your mentor, other members of your incoming class, and other grad students if you have any questions. You might even be able to talk a current grad into checking a place out for you or letting you sleep on their couch while you visit. ​
  
-Typical rents paid by grad students in our department are in the range 1000-1500 dollars/​month/​person. 
  
 ===Neighborhoods=== ===Neighborhoods===