Off-Campus Housing & Homestays (Host Families)

Los Angeles Mission College, like most other California Community Colleges, does not have student housing. There are a variety of housing options for L.A. Mission College students.

"HOMESTAY"/Host Family PROGRAM & PLACEMENT INFORMATION: The International Student Office at Los Angeles Mission College is pleased to offer the following "homestay"/host family placement company for your housing needs and convenience. All potential students, their families, and our overseas educational partners are encouraged to contact "ISP" directly:

Home Stay Program Information

Disclaimer: L.A. Mission College does not monitor or administer these programs. These resources are provided for your convenience only, and the college does not assume responsibility for any agreements you enter with them. Please use caution, research and ask necessary questions before signing any contracts. Additionally, Pierce is under no obligation to provide organizations or businesses with space on our webpage.

There are various private companies that help students arrange a living agreement with a host American family. These companies help students find housing depending on their preference and location of study. As well, host family often provides meals and may provide students with private bedroom. Each company has their own rules regarding fees and living options.

Home Stay Program

Universal Student Housing
Phone: (310) 824-4908

International Student Placements
199 First Street, Suite 305 Los Altos, CA 94022
Phone: (650) 947-8879

International Housing Placement Service
600 N Rosemead Blvd., Suite 211 Pasadena, CA. 91107
Phone: (626) 798-0209

Global Student Services, USA Inc.
Phone: (310) 438-7485



** As with most community colleges in California, Los Angeles Mission College does not provide on-campus housing or dormitory facilities for its students. The International Student Office cannot act as a "real estate agent" for off-campus apartments and the signing of rental and leasing contracts. Students can find a variety of off-campus apartments and housing for rent in the local area. (Note: the College does not endorse, nor is responsible for the information content on any housing site).

Housing Search Websites

You can search housing listings on the following websites:

Other Housing Assistance

If you need assistance finding housing, Rent Spree has relationships with large apartment complexes within the area. There is a free standard application which you can view here:

** Housing Rights and Fair Housing Information: If you have questions about your housing rights as a tenant/renter please contact the non-profit "Housing Rights Center" at:

Phone: (213) 387-8400; 1 (800) 477-5977
Web site: