Off Campus Housing Resource Center
This service from the Office of Residential Life and Learning covers ways to find a place to live, rentals in the area, discusses costs of living in the Boston area, and also lists important safety information.

Relocation Resources
For information about relocating to Boston visit Boston Online's Relocation guide or see Real Estate Guide from Both offer real estate tips, information on suburbs, cost of living, culture and other facts.
City of Boston Housing & Property
This resource from the City of Boston's website offers valuable information on your rights as a renter, lists contacts for questions, and has information about the different neighborhoods that make up Boston.

City of Somerville Community
On Somerville's website, you can find information about the area, including services, libraries and parks.

Boston Neighborhoods
Boston Neighborhood descriptions, including transit time to campus (courtesy of Tufts Dental School)