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 (firstname.lastname@example.org;
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
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.).
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 (email@example.com;
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.