Long Term Housing

The following is a list of long term housing options international students may find helpful, however SDUIS is are not affiliated with any of these companies. Prices are subject to change and not guaranteed.

The Affordable Housing Resources SanDiego2011 PDF | The Downtown Map Affordable Housing PDF | The Downtown San Diego Affordable Housing Directory


Most of these apartments do not require a social security number but do require a bank statement and a lease contract. The apartments are unfurnished and range from $900 – $1500 per month based on availability and rooms.

Old Town Place

2383 Jefferson Street, San Diego, CA 92110  ~  phone: 619- 876-4592                                                                                                Distance from SDUIS ( 2 blocks, or 3 minute walk)

Website: www.oldtownplace.com

Private bedrooms for monthly rental to accommodate both short-term and long-term residents. Old Town Place is an intimate community of 11 residents who live in 2- and 4-bedroom apartments and a 3-bedroom house.

Apartments are fully furnished with everything our residents need to live independently and comfortably – including a fully outfitted kitchen in each apartment..

All-Inclusive Rent - rental rates include: utilities (water, electricity, gas), Internet, telephone, cable TV, and periodic housekeeping.

Monthly Price:  $716-$822

  • Only one person is permitted to live in a private bedroom.
  • The $822 bedrooms have double beds and multiple windows.
  • The $716 bedroom has a twin bed and a single window.
  • All utilities are included.
  • Rates subject to change at anytime.

Bay Point Apartments

3866 Ingraham Street, San Diego, CA 92109 ~ Phone: 858 -273-5525

Distance from SDUIS: 4.6 miles


Monthly Price: Studio: $975
1 Bedroom: $1195
2 Bedrooms: $1695

Amenities:     Basketball Courts
Shimmering Swimming Pool
Tennis Courts
Water Aerobics
Children’s Play Area
Picnic Area with Barbecue

Loma Village Apartments

3175 Cauby Street, San Diego, CA 92110 ~ Phone: 619-224-1771

Distance from SDUIS:  0.86 miles

Price: 1 Bedroom  1 Bathroom  $895

2 Bedrooms  1 Bathroom  $1050

2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms  $1150

Stonewood Gardens

3889 Midway Drive San Diego, CA 92110 ~ Phone: 619- 223-4766

Distance from SDUIS 1.38 miles

Monthly Price: $1029-$1649 price will vary depending on specifications

Bedrooms: 1 – 3

Required 7 month lease for all applicants, breaking contract will result in fine.

Amenities include:  tennis courts, air conditioning, pool, proximity to mission valley and downtown San Diego, close to SDUIS and Sea World.


Another type of more affordable housing, as compared to market-rate apartments, is single room occupancy (SRO) hotels—not recommended for families but only for single individuals. The following is a list of single room occupancy (SRO) hotels. They are typically single room units with a bed, small refrigerator, and a microwave. These units offer affordable rents and usually do not require security deposits, nor first and last month‘s rent. All of the SROs listed are in the City of San Diego. Unless otherwise noted, all phone numbers are in the 619 area code unless otherwise noted.

Name of SRO Hotel Address Phone
500 West 500 West Broadway 234.5252×104
Arlington Hotel 701 7th Avenue 231.2385
Arthur Hotel 728 Market Street
Astor Hotel 421 E Street
Baltic Inn 521 6th Avenue 237.0687
Barcelona Apts/Hotel 326 Juniper Street 232.0153
Bayview Thrift Lodge 1943 Pacific Highway 232.7551
Name of SRO Hotel Address Phone
Beachfront Motor Hostel 707 Reed Street
Beechwood Hotel 1465 4th 696.9694
Bell Hotel 1492 K street 239.2488
Buckner Hotel 765 10th Avenue 231.8712
C Street Inn 636 C Street 234.4165
Nile Apts 3793 Park Blvd 223.2524
Inn at the YMCA 500 W. Broadway 234.5252
Island Hotel 461 5th Avenue 237.1242
Island Inn 202 Island Ave. 232.4138
J Street Hometel 1479 J Street 236.9255
J Street Inn 222 J Street 296.9622
La Cresta Motel 4980 El Cajon Blvd 287.4310
La Nola Hotel 148 W. San Ysidro Blvd 4283322
La Pacifica (now Motel 6) 1546 2nd 236.9292
La Pensione 1700 India 236.8000
Las Flores Hotel 725 4th Avenue 235.6820