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HOUSING OPTIONS

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  1. HOUSING OPTIONS • On-Campus • Cambridge • Boston • Suburbs • Q&A

  2. Living on Campus

  3. Kendal-MIT Station Central Sq. Station Eastgate Westgate MIT Sloan Campus Map 20-25 min walk / Shuttle 7am-7pm Boston

  4. On-Campus Family Housing Westgate Eastgate

  5. Apartment Facilities • Heating • Hot Water • Cable TV • Telephone • Broadband Access • Wireless Internet Access • Movie Borrowing System • Laundry Rooms • Storage • Trash Room • Playroom • Playground • Lounge Area • Manager’s Office • Campus Shuttle/Safe Ride • Grocery Shuttle (Saturdays) • Parking (≈$592/year) • Bike Rental ($10/year)

  6. Living in Westgate

  7. Living in Westgate

  8. Living in Westgate

  9. Living in Westgate

  10. Living in Eastgate

  11. Living in Eastgate

  12. Living in Eastgate

  13. Living in Eastgate

  14. Family Graduate Housing Rates *These rates are for the 2007-2008 year. Rents may be higher for the 2008-2009 year Resident parking permits are available for $ 729 per year Source: http://web.mit.edu/housing/grad/residences.htmlhttp://web.mit.edu/facilities/transportation/parking/student/index.html#resident

  15. Living on Campus = Living in Community

  16. http://web.mit.edu/Eastgate http://web.mit.edu/Westgate ( Links ) http://web.mit.edu/housing/grad/residences.html http://web.mit.edu/facilities/transportation/

  17. Living Off-Campus

  18. Looking for Housing in Boston and Beyond • Heating: • Oil or gas? • Included or extra? • Double pane windows? • Lots of types of housing: • Split or independent houses • Modern apartment buildings • Apartments with “character” • Transportation/parking: • Do you have/need a car • Distance to the T/bus • Spots/Residential Permit • Realtor: • Time v. Money • Recommendations • Timing: • June 1, Aug 1, Sept 1 • Look a month before • Process takes a week

  19. Where Students Live Map

  20. Living in Boston • Allston/Brighton • 20 minute bike ride to MIT Sloan, long T commute • Tons of students and young families • Pricey but for Boston, less expensive • Back Bay • Long T commute, shorter bus commute, and walkable • Cultural mecca • Quaint lovely neighborhood • Beacon Hill • Breezy commute on Red line, or walk • Fabulous quaint old neighborhood • Parking impossible • Kenmore/Fenway • Easy bike or bus, longer T commute • Lower rents and often heat included • Close to Back Bay, but not the quaintest neighborhood itself

  21. Living in Cambridge/Somerville • East Cambridge/Kendall • Central • Harvard • Porter • Davis • Inman Davis

  22. Living in the Suburbs • Arlington • Watertown • Brookline • Belmont

  23. Q & A