As a retired real estate broker, I can tell you the issue will be the plumbing. You don't know if the plumbing system in the home or building can handle the installation of a washer/dryer combo. The same goes for the electric system. You need to speak to the landlord or owners first before proceeding. Since you don't own the house, you really don't have permission to install anything. I'm sure the owners will be happy that you are paying for the installation, but my concern would be the additional plumbing & electricity. It really has to do if everything has been updated. I've seen homes where the pipes and electric were not up to code and needed to be upgraded.... more
Great Schools is my favorite website for this type of research. It'll tell you the top-rated schools in the area, the overall area rating, as well as information about specific schools (reviews, sports, arts/music, test scores, etc.).
Since this is such a subjective subject, I would talk both to school administrators and locals in the area. They'll be able to tell you more in-depth information about specific schools.
My best friend works at IUPUI. She rents an apartment approximately 2 miles northeast of the campus in a neighborhood with apartments and homes. She walks, bikes or rides the bus to and from work. She is just north of the Mass. Ave area. There are homes and apartments for rent nearby. She is very satisfied with the area.... more