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The First Year at MIT

Housing: Off-Campus Housing

Boston, Cambridge, and surrounding communities are rich with diversity, intellectual and cultural opportunities.  Check out the MIT Off-Campus Housing website at to find information on short-term housing, apartments, realtors rental fees, leases, etc. Access to this site requires valid MIT web certificates.

NOTE: housing availability in the city of Boston and surrounding areas is limited, so please do not wait until you arrive to begin your search.  If you prefer off-campus housing, we encourage you to begin your search now. 

If you have any questions about off-campus housing, please contact the Off-Campus Housing Office at (617) 253-1493; email: