Housing advertised on Craigslist includes apartments for rent, real estate for sale and sublets/temporary housing. Other options include vacation rentals and rooms for rent within apartments or homes. In addition to advertisements for housing available, users can also place ads for housing they desire.
There are a variety of ways users can search through housing options on Craigslist. For example, they can filter their results by entering the minimum and maximum amounts of money they are willing to spend on rent. They can enter the number of bedrooms and bathrooms they need and search for pet-friendly living spaces.
Craigslist has 12 different housing types users can search, including condo, duplex and assisted living. They can search for housing that includes laundry and parking, and they can filter search results depending on whether or not a listing contains pictures of the property. Some advertisements contain maps showing the location of the apartment or home.
If a person is interested in a housing listing on Craigslist, they can contact the person who created the advertisement via email. In some cases a phone number is available. Listings typically contain the date for when the housing is available and a description of the space along with other relevant information for potential renters or buyers.