Living in Boston

Boston Living Guide

For an in-depth guide to living in Boston, download the Boston Living Guide.

Housing Resources

Lease Guaranty Program

The Lease Guaranty Program was designed to ease the burden of high housing costs in Boston for residents (including interns) and fellows. All residents and fellows who are salaried through Boston Children’s are eligible to participate in this program.

If a landlord requires advance payment of the last month’s rent and/or a security deposit, Boston Children’s Hospital will guarantee payment to the landlord according to the lease guaranty procedure. In return, the resident or fellow agrees to reimburse Boston Children’s Hospital for any payment Boston Children’s Hospital is required to make under this guaranty.

Information about this program can be requested through your program director or the HR Service Center at 617.355.7780 or via email to HRESC@childrens.harvard.edu

Harvard Housing

Harvard University Housing (HUH) offers a broad range of housing and real estate services to the University’s graduate students, faculty, and employees. The housing office services include: 

  • Roommate Location
  • Information on acquiring private, non‐Harvard affiliated housing
  • Listing of properties for sale
  • Listing of local real estate brokers
  • List of movers and self‐storage facilities
  • Information about landlord/tenant laws

For more information about Harvard Housing, visit huhousing.harvard.edu or email huhousing@harvard.edu.