Harvard University Housing (HUH) offers a broad range of housing and real estate services to the University’s graduate students, faculty, and employees. View our Admit Video to learn why living with us is a great way of making Harvard home.

A unique interdisciplinary program providing a "home away from home" for the Harvard community living in Harvard University Housing.


Housing Questions?

Contact the Campus Service Center


Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Campus Center, Room 807

1350 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm Saturday, Sunday & University Holidays: Closed




All applicants who submitted an approved housing application by May 1, 2019 have now been sent an email regarding their assigned their View and Select Window. The first View and Select Window commences May 8, with two Windows assigned for each week in May.  Each View Window and Select Window spans 24 hours, starting at 11:00 a.m. EDT and ending at 11:00 a.m. EDT the following day. Approved applicants were also sent a separate email on viewing property and construction riders (the rider list is not comprehensive). Check these riders in advance of your Windows--rider information may inform your housing decision.

If you did not receive your View and Select Window assignment email, log in to the Applicant Portal above to check your account for your assigned Window dates. See our User Guide for pertinent details. Be sure to check your spam or junk mail filter and save the following emails to your contacts list to avoid problems receiving our mails: leasing@harvard.eduno-reply@rentcafe.com

Cronkhite units are not offered in the Windows. Students in preferred schools can view them in Currently Available now.

Please note that obtaining housing is not guaranteed.

2019-2020 Housing Update

Housing applications for the 2019-2020 rental season are now being accepted. Leases for this season run through June 30, 2020. Click "Start an HU Housing Application" above to submit your form. Once you are approved, you can log in to the Applicant Portal to view our Currently Available listings.


Early leases/contracts: If you are interested in a lease/contract starting between April and early June, the Leasing Office will start posting these listings on April 17 at 1:00 p.m. EDT. The list will updated daily, if new listings with early start dates become available. Subletting opportunities are available to tenants starting an early lease/contract.


The application deadline for participating in the View/Select Windows is May 1. The View/Select Windows opening in early May will include units with a lease/contract starting between early June and late August.


Current HUH Residents Applying for a Transfer: You now may use your same tenant registration email to apply and no longer need to omit your HUID.  Contact leasing@harvard.edu if you have questions or difficulty with your application.

Learn more about HUH housing and get tips for applying by watching our Admit Video.

A fourth-floor studio apartment is available as of January 1, 2019 for $2,073/month. Building information and apartment pictures can be found on the 83 Brattle Housing website

Apartments are furnished, include heat and hot water, and internet.  Additional information, including eligibility requirements, can be found at 83 Brattle Street Apartments.

Availability is subject to change.




HUH Applicants and Residents

We have been hearing that important and time sensitive communications  have been directed to spam or junk filters. Please check them regularly, particularly if you use Gmail. We also suggest adding hres_yardi_prod@harvard.edu to your contact list. In addition, be sure to NEVER share any personal information in regards to your application, subletting, or adding a roommate. View the full security warning.

We are committed to providing our residents with a community that is sustainable, healthy, and engaged.

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May 22, 2019