Rental payments are necessary to execute your lease and maintain good standing as a resident. Harvard University Housing has a zero-tolerance policy regarding late payments.

Initial Payment

Making your initial rental payment is a required step in the application process. You may make your initial payment by wire, credit card, check, or money order. Log in to the HUH applicant portal to complete your payment via credit card or visit the Campus Service Center to make your payment in person.

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Monthly Rent

Depending on your affiliation, your monthly rent payment processes may differ. Rent is due on or before the first day of each calendar month. Per your lease terms, your rent is typically billed on your student account or deducted from your payroll. You are unable to choose your monthly rent payment process. Find out more in our Rent/Housing Payment Instructions (PDF).

Paying rent with roommates


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