Carnegie Mellon University School of Computer Science

Relocating to Pittsburgh

Carnegie Mellon's Living in Pittsburgh website has a great compilation of resources and activities in our beautiful city.

Below are some of the resources that faculty and staff in SCS have compiled.

Real Estate

Neighborhoods

One of the many great things about Pittsburgh is its unique neighborhoods. Visit Pittsburgh neighborhoods complete list, including excellent descriptions, histories, census data, and more!

For tax and housing costs and demographics per location visit the Zip Code map.

Real Estate Companies

  • CMU HR's Real Estate Assistance
    • Includes the Coldwell Banker Real Estate Assistance Program and Howard Hanna's Hanna Gold Advantage Program
  • Redfin
  • RE/MAX Realty Brokers - 412.521.1000
  • Berkshire Hathaway - 412.521.5500
  • Northwood Realty Services - 412.521.5100
  • Kamin Realty Co. - 412.661.5233
  • Faros Properties - 412.231.3400
    • Contact: Debbie Roberts
    • Staff Council is working with Faros Properties to offer a 3% discount on rent each month to CMU employees at their Washington Plaza Apartments location. To receive the discount, during the application process you must provide either 1) an offer letter on CMU letterhead, 2) a letter of employment verification from an immediate supervisor/HR representative, or 3) a recent pay stub confirming CMU employment.

Rentals

Utilities

Electricity

Natural Gas

Water & Sewer

Internet/TV/Phone

Banking

These banks have walk in branches and/or ATM banking in Pittsburgh:

Transportation and Parking

Public Transportation

Rental Cars

Pittsburgh Parking Authority

  • Public - Street parking and public city lots
  • Residential - Neighborhoods with restrictions on street parking
  • GoMobile App - Pay for public parking form your phone instead of the kiosks

PA DMV 

Activities

Pittsburgh has many exciting things happening around the city, check out this comprehensive and up-to-date guide of current activities and events!

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