You are here

Extended stays

Locating housing for an extended stay can prove a complicated task. Below, you'll find some useful advice to help you in your search.

Privately owned, furnished lodgings

Our partner's furnished lodgings

We work with owners of furnished lodgings, please contact espace Ulys for more information and availability.

Accommodation advertisments websites

Several websites publish advertisements posted by private individuals or professionals seeking to rent out their apartments. Such sites are commonly used in France to locate housing. Rental rates vary according to the particular accommodation's size, location and standing, as well as its owners. 

Please note: Most owners who choose to use these websites prefer meeting the prospective renters in-person. For this reason, these websites are best consulted on-site, following your arrival in France.


Private residential hotels

Additional residences also offer furnished studios or apartments that are comfortable yet ill-suited to welcoming families. However, such lodgings can represent a comfortable housing solution.


Students Housing

CROUS Student Housing 

Espace Ulys has a partnership with CROUS, the public student housing agency. Contact espace Ulys for further information and check availability in the residences dedicated to PhD students and researchers.

Est Métropole Habitat

Espace Ulys has a partnership with Est Metropole Habitat, a social housing agency. Contact espace Ulys for further information and check availability in the residences (only available for PhD students). You can also find useful information on their website Loc&Coloc.


Furnished apartment rentals in Lyon

Flat Fish

Flat Fish offers furnished apartment rentals for long stays! Private flats can be rented for a year, flat-sharing and accommodation in a student residence in Grange Blanche (Lyon 8ème). Contact espace Ulys for further information and a check on availability. You can also find information on Flat Fish website.


Shared housing

Given the difficulties of locating housing in France’s larger cities, shared housing is a common solution that presents numerous practical and financial advantages. You can find many such offers via specialized websites: