Resources for Students & Visitors

There are a number of housing options within the Harvard community and in the private housing market. The websites listed below will give you an overview of pricing and vacancies in different neighborhoods.

Harvard Managed:
Shattuck International House
Harvard University Housing
Vanderbilt Hall at HMS

Private Housing:
Before you begin your apartment search and/or sign any lease, please be sure to read this important information on rental scams: FTC Consumer Report: Rental Scams

Private housing resources include:
HSPH Classifieds (Only accessible by HU ID holders)

Craigslist (Boston)

Short-Term Stays (while you search)
ESL Townhouse
Mass College of Art Dorms (available June 1-August 15)

Maps of the Longwood Medical Area
Google Map
Mapquest Map

Maps of Boston
Downtown (Google Maps)
Downtown (Lonely Planet)
MBTA Maps (Public Transportation System in Boston)

Rental Guides/City Resources
Tenant Rights, Laws & Protections
Rental Housing Resource Center
Boston 101- Student Guide to Boston City Services

Boston websites- tourism and history
City of Boston
Boston USA
Freedom Trail

MBTA (Public Transportation System in Boston)
MASCO (Parking and transport for Harvard community)