The Graduate School's Off-Campus Housing Needs website connects you with other grad students looking for housing and/or roommates. Only current and accepted students can post to and search this website.
UC Public Safety compiles crime statistics for the UC campuses and surrounding neighborhoods.
The Tenant Information Project (TIP): a College of Law volunteer organization that provides legal information concerning landlord/tenant law. Reach the TIP Hotline at 513-556-0053, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday. For some general advice, check out TIP's Student Tenant FAQ sheet.