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Housing Assistance for New Faculty

FACULTY TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PROGRAM

This program helps full-time faculty in Arts & Sciences and Engineering find a place to live until they become familiar with the area and can make more informed decisions about where to live. Incoming full-time faculty for AY 2013-14 may rent a unit for up to three years. The rents are market-rate.

Program housing consists of rental property owned by Walnut Hill Properties. Some units are one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments in the recently renovated Hillside School Apartments, occupied primarily by Tufts faculty and administrators. Others are two- or three-bedroom apartments in wood-frame houses. These houses typically contain two or three apartments, which Walnut Hill rents primarily to Tufts faculty, staff, and graduate students. All are within easy walking distance of campus.

Interested faculty should contact Dr. Margery Davies, Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs for the School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering (margery.davies@tufts.edu; 617-627-3385), for more information.

OFF-CAMPUS HOUSING RESOURCE CENTER

The Off-Campus Housing Resource Center at Tufts is designed for students, but faculty are welcome to access it as well. Visit the Off-Campus Housing Resource Center for a list of local realtors, online rental/real estate listings, and other resources for renters (typical rents, rights and responsibilities of renters, area resources, etc.).

RELOCATION SERVICES

Tufts offers a range of relocation services: arrangements with moving companies that offer preferential services and rates; assistance with rentals and purchases; and mortgage service programs. Learn more about relocation services, or contact Dr. Margery Davies, Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs for the School of Arts & Sciences and the School of Engineering (margery.davies@tufts.edu; 617-627-3385).

WALNUT HILL PROPERTIES

Walnut Hill Properties is a separate corporation, owned by the university, which manages its real estate. You are welcome to call them directly at 781-391-5300, to see what other listings they may have available, in addition to the units in the Faculty Transitional Housing Program.

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