Why live in Harvard University Housing?

Why live in Harvard University Housing?

There are plenty of reasons to make your home with us – here are just a few.

  • We offer properties near the Cambridge, Allston, and Longwood Medical Area campuses
  • Public and Harvard transportation systems are easily accessible.
  • Utilities (heat, hot and cold water, electricity, gas, and – where provided – air conditioning) are included in your rent.
  • We do not require a security deposit, application fee, or finder’s fee.
  • Rents are conveniently paid via your student account or payroll deduction.
  • Properties are managed by Harvard University Housing; after-hours emergency services are available.
  • All our properties are non-smoking.
  • Apartments at select locations include Internet service. Free wireless Internet access is available in many common rooms.
  • Several properties offer special housing options, including pet-friendly and furnished apartments.
  • Laundry facilities are located in most properties.
  • In-building fitness rooms are available to residents of Harvard @ Trilogy, 5 Cowperthwaite Street, 10 Akron Street, and the Cronkhite Graduate Center.
  • Sustainability practices are integrated into all of our operations, we offer sustainable living programs, and several of our properties are LEED certified.
  • Graduate Commons, an interdisciplinary, community-based program is offered in all HUH properties.