Whether you are walking from Harvard Yard, Harvard Square or even the Widener Library, there are plenty of apartments to choose from near and around Harvard University.
Apartments Near Harvard University
Within walking distance of Harvard, you can find a variety of apartments near campus.
Harvard University Off Campus Apartments
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However, the apartments near campus are not cheap. The average rental rates for all apartment rentals in Cambridge is $3,000 a month. For a studio you can expect to pay $2,285 a month and for 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom apartments the monthly rental rates are $2,720 and $3,448 respectively.
Harvard also has their own off-campus and on-campus housing. You can choose from a broad range of housing from 29 Garden, Peabody Terrace, Harvard at Trilogy, 387 Western, Botanic gardens and others.
The year over year rental price change from 2017 to 2019 has dropped overall by about 2%. We expect this to continue as the supply of apartments in cambridge exceeds the demand. This is good news for you if you are looking to practice your negotiating skills before entering your Harvard ECON101 class. When there is more supply than demand, you will start to see a decrease in rental rates and apartments giving away more concessions. Go ahead, get your first month’s rent free game face on and start negotiating. Game on.