- Attorney General Resources
Bill Eviction Moratorium
Learn about the current status of the Eviction Moratorium here.
- Cleaning Chart
- Conversations to have with your roommate in the age of a pandemic
Step-By-Step Guide to Finding Housing
It is important that all students plan ahead when looking for off-campus housing. Make sure you understand exactly what your needs and options are when you begin searching for housing. Follow this step-by-step guide to stay on track in your search for housing.
Going on vacation? Heading out of town for winter break? Review this checklist before you leave.
Apartment Condition Report
Use this report to document the condition of a newly leased apartment before you move in, and on the day you move out. This will help protect you from being held responsible for damages you did not cause.
Boston Rental Cost Comparison
This guide provides a comparison of rental costs in different neighborhoods by stops on the MBTA.
Use this excel spreadsheet to plan a budget for housing and monthly living expenses.
Common Housing Abbreviations
Confused by abbreviated terms in rental advertisements? This list will help you decode common housing lingo.
Common Lease Terms
Leases are legal documents that use complex language. This list explains lease "legalese" in plain English.
Use this guide to become familiar the attractions, rental costs, transportation, and living in neighborhoods around Boston.
Housing Code Checklist
Use this checklist while looking for an apartment, and as a resource as a renter in Boston. All apartments in Boston must adhere to housing code.
Housing Search Timeline and Checklist
Just getting started in your housing search? This timeline and checklist is a great guide to help you stay on track by taking you step-by-step through the housing and roommate process.
Moving In Checklist
Coordinating a move in Boston can be stressful. Use this checklist to ensure a smooth move.
Moving Out Checklist
Moving out is also a process! Use this checklist to coordinate moving out stress-free.
Questions to Ask Landlord
List of Questions to ask landlords and property owners
Use this document as a contract with your roommates to avoid avoidable, but common, sources of conflict and tension.
Sample Rental Application
Check out this document to see what a typical rental application looks like.
You can prepare yourself for signing a real lease by reviewing this sample lease.