Retained Life Estate


More... Share to Twitter Share to Facebook

Deed a personal residence to Harvard Medical School, but retain the right to live in or rent it for the rest of your life or a set term. When the period ends, HMS will sell the property and use the proceeds as designated by you.

Retained life estate

  • Qualify for an immediate income tax deduction for a portion of the appraised value
  • Give up nothing while alive other than the ability to sell the residence and use the proceeds

To learn more, please contact:
Carolyn Stone
Director of Gift Planning
(617) 384-8445 or (800) 922-1782



Our Mission

To create and nurture a diverse community of the best people committed to leadership in alleviating human suffering caused by disease