Off-campus Housing

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Looking for off-campus housing?

Start here.

On these pages, we offer a broad spectrum of options for members of the MIT community who decide to live off campus—or just need a place to stay for a few days or weeks. Here, you can learn about the Cambridge/Boston rental market, compare area communities, and connect to people and properties.

Off-campus listings

Search listings for apartments, roommate situations, short-term rentals, and more.

MIT Survival Guide to Renting Off Campus

Get essential tips and in-depth info about renting in the Cambridge/Boston area.

For landlords and real estate agents

Post your vacancy on this website.

Legal issues of renting

Learn about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant.

Guide to the terms

Find out the meaning of rental market jargon and listing abbreviations.

Expert advice

Speak with someone directly about off-campus housing:

Tasha Coppett
Assistant Director, Graduate and Off-Campus Housing
(617) 253-4449