Other Housing and Rental Options

Learn about additional housing options, both at Harvard and in the private market.

Additional Harvard Rental Options

Harvard Graduate and Professional Schools offer additional housing options. Not all of them are school-specific. For more information visit the school sites directly:

Vacation Rental in Maine

This 4-bedroom rental home in Kittery Point, Maine is typically available for short-term rental to Harvard faculty and eligible Harvard administrators.

Learn More About Howells Memorial

Howell House

Non-Harvard Housing

Boston is a highly competitive housing market. To help you explore all options, we’ve provided easy access to the following resources. Please note, these housing resources are completely independent. HUH does not endorse them or review the information given by them. We encourage all potential tenants to verify all information you receive.

General Housing Questions

If you have general questions about non-Harvard housing, please contact the Campus Service Center: huhousing@harvard.edu, 617-496-7827.

Off-Campus Housing

If you are looking for off-campus housing, or want to list a property you own for rent, we recommend you visit harvardhousingoffcampus.com. You’ll be able to see photos, amenities, maps, and more. Please sign up as a Harvard Affiliate. (Realtors, property managers, and property owners who want to list a rental property should sign up as a Property Manager.) Note that listings are publicly searchable.

Residential neighborhood

Coldwell Banker® Rental Services:

This service provides eligible Harvard employees and affiliates with real estate agent assistance to secure a rental property in Massachusetts (12+ month rental term). Please contact Coldwell Banker’s Rental Services Team at CBRentalRequest@Realogy.com to be connected with an agent from the Rental Agent Team.*

*Coldwell Banker’s rental assistance is a paid service, with a finder’s fee or commission due to the agent that is commonly, but not limited to, the amount of one month’s rent.”

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