Thank you for your interest in the 83 Brattle Street Apartments.

We are currently accepting applications for:

The completed application can be returned via:
Fax: 617-384-8307


All full-time fellows, faculty, visiting scholars, and staff at Harvard University and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study are eligible to apply for housing at the 83 Brattle Street Apartments.

Applications will be approved on a first-come first-served basis, with preference given to Radcliffe Institute fellows, then to Harvard University fellows and to Harvard graduate students.

Newly renovated and comfortably furnished, the 83 Brattle Street Apartments offer 1920s charm just steps from Harvard Square. A variety of sizes and price ranges are available, and leases can be written for the summer, a semester, or the academic year.

Building amenities include:

  • Heat and hot water
  • Elevator in building
  • Free Harvard Wi-Fi
  • Hardwood floors in most units
  • Bathrooms with granite-top vanities and ceramic tile floors
  • Kitchens with granite counters, solid maple cabinets, and energy-efficient appliances
  • Coin-operated washers and dryers on site
  • Furnishings
  • Basic house wares (including kitchen equipment, one set of bedding, and bathroom accessories)


  • No pets may be kept or harbored in the unit or elsewhere in the building.
  • Smoking is not permitted in or around the perimeter of the building.
Apartment StyleApproximate Square FootageApproximate Rent (Monthly)Floor Plans
Studio265–275$2,174 to $2,242
Studio with alcove360$2,394 to $2,475
One bedroom425$2,681 to $2,740
One bedroom with hallway450$2,709 to $2,833
Two bedroom620$3,407 to $3,560


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Studio with alcove

One bedroom

One bedroom with hallway

Two bedroom

Photos by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute