With the exception of those visiting scholars who opt for the ISEEES Visiting Scholar Support Services, the Institute cannot assist visiting scholars with housing. There is no University-provided housing designated for visiting scholars.
Additional housing-related information:
Typical Rent Ranges in and around Berkeley
Ten House Hunting Tips
Description of Berkeley Neighborhoods
When to Look for Housing
UC Berkeley Housing
Craigslist.org — Click on "Housing" > "East Bay"
Apartments.com — Click on "California" > "San Francisco & Bay Area" > "East Bay"
Calrentals.housing.berkeley.edu — Fee required. Click on "Faculty & Staff" service.
Renting housing from professors on sabbatical
Berkeley-area hotels and motels