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Page last updated on July 15, 2024 at 4:06 pm

Hello Neighbor,

We're glad you're here because we've got a lot to share!

Whether your own or rent your home; whether you've just arrived in town or have lived here for years, the information on this page will be of use to you. Hopefully, you'll find just what you're looking for. If you still have questions, we're here to help. Please call Housing and Neighborhood Development (HAND) at 812-349-3420 or email

You can stay in the loop with housing and neighborhood happenings, by subscribing to The HAND Update: Bloomington's neighborhood newsletter.

Kind Regards,

The HAND Staff


ATTENTION Landlords and Neighborhood Groups

"Welcome to Bloomington" Information packets are available for new tenants and neighbors. 

The information contained on this page is also available in hardcopy format. If you would like to order packets, which come in a handy door hanger bag, contact Angela Van Rooy in the HAND Department at 812-349-3505, or email


LOOKING FOR legal, medical, housing, financial assistance, emergency services; violence prevention resources; basic needs assistance?

Check out this Quick Reference Guide.


GETTING READY to sign a lease?

Check out this video courtesy of IU Student Government City Relations Committee and IU Student Legal Services:  Ten Things to Know Before You Sign a Lease.

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