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Lodging web sites: (suggested starting points)

Community Housing .com                                                          

Durham Rentals                                  



Chapel Hill Rentals                      

Duke University web sites:

Duke Employee Rentals (Employee Trading Post)



Raleigh News and Observer                          

Durham Herald Sun Classifieds                                           

Durham City Guide apartments 

Information on Duke, Durham and the Triangle:


Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce                                      

Durham New Resident Guide                        

Durham Community Calendar                                   

City of Durham                                                                       

Duke University


Chapel Hill:

Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce             

Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau                        

Town of Chapel Hill                                                                          

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill


Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce                                      

Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau                            

City of Raleigh

North Carolina State University


Duke-Durham Neighborhood Partnership:

Burch Avenue    

Crest Street             

Duke Park                                                                            

Forest Hills                                                                                 

Hope Valley                                                                                        

Lakewood park 

Lyon Park                                           

Morehead Hill     

Old North Durham                             

Old West Durham                                                                          

Trinity Park                                                                                                 


Watts Hospital-Hillandale                                                                    

North Carolina Central University

Schools: (not a complete listing)

Carolina Friends School                               

Chapel Hill – Carrboro Public Schools                 

Duke School for Children                                                                        

Durham Academy                                                                                        

Durham Public Schools                                                                           

Orange County Public Schools                                                

Wake County Public Schools (includes Raleigh) 

North Carolina Public School Information                                   

North Carolina Public School Ratings


Child – Elder Care information and web sites:

Chapel Hill Switchboard pages for Day Care

Chapel Hill Yellow Pages for Child Care  

Child Care Services Assoc. for Durham, Orange, and Wake Counties 

Duke Child Care (Human Resources)                           

Duke Child (Employee Trading Post)

Durham Switchboard pages for Day Care          

Durham Yellow Pages for Child Care  

Raleigh Switchboard pages for Day Care        

Raleigh Yellow pages for Child Care

UNC-Chapel Hill Child-Elder Care

General Health Care:

NC Health Info  


General relocation web sites:

Triangle relocation guide                                                                             

City-to-City comparisons

Other sites:

Chapel Hill Public Transportation                                       

Craig’s List  (Triangle area)                                                                         

Duke Parking and Transportation Services               

Raleigh Public Transportation  

Triangle Transit Authority (Triangle area public transportation)

Renter’s Rights & Responsibilities

Landlord – Tenant Disputes