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About Apartments for Rent in Malden, MA

Welcome to Malden, MA, a 380 year old city and a great area to find your place to live. With prices skyrocketing in Boston, Malden is a good choice for scoping out apartment listings. Living in apartments for rent in Malden, MA is special; apartment communities in Malden combine both a town and city feel. Whether you are looking for townhomes for rent or condos for rent, homes for rent in Malden, MA provide numerous options. Just a short commute into downtown Boston via the Orange Line T Station you will find there is no need to have a Boston zip code to find the perfect apartment for rent. Suburbs don’t get much better than Malden.

Founded by Puritans, Built by Rubber

While the Puritans settled the area of Malden, MA in 1640, it was a part of Charlestown until 1649. A settler who was originally born there named the city after Maldon, England. Despite its namesake, Malden was one of the first colonies to advocate separation from the British Empire. On May 27, 1776, the town of Malden sent a letter urging a Declaration of Independence to Ezra Sargeant, their representative.

After the American Revolution, Elisha Converse became the first mayor of Malden, MA when it officially became a city in 1882. Converse founded the Boston Rubber Shoe Company in 1853, which was one of the largest rubber manufacturers in the United States of America at the time. After the Malden factory burned down in the 1870s, he expanded to the city of Melrose. Within the next 40 years, another Converse started the Converse Rubber Shoe Company in the Edgeworth neighborhood of Malden.

The Who, Where, and What of Malden, MA

Cities with similar populations surround Malden, with Medford to the west, Everett to the south, and Revere to the east. Melrose, about half the size of Malden, is on the northern border. Malden also sits on the border where the Mystic River becomes the Malden River in the south. Malden is only 5.1 square miles and is densely populated.


This Malden neighborhood has many housing options. You might find a duplex for rent, and if you expand your apartment search, you just might find some cheap apartments for rent. Available apartments include studio apartments for rent, one bedroom apartments for rent, two bedroom apartments for rent, and three bedroom apartments for rent. This is considered to be one of the hottest neighborhoods in Malden, MA.


If you are looking for apartments near green spaces, your rental search should include Faulkner. The streets that border this neighborhood are Salem St., Ferry St., and Deli St.; the city of Everett is south. Parks in this Malden, MA neighborhood include Roosevelt, Harvard St., Daniels, and Lincoln Common.


The Linden neighborhood is located in the southeast section of Malden and east of Broadway. Though it is a relatively small area, there are many apartments available for rent including several on Lynn St.


Maplewood is home to Maplewood Square that contains many shops and restaurants. However, there are some lovely parks in this Malden, MA neighborhood such as Trafton, South Broadway, and Roosevelt. Trafton Park has been recently renovated and contains a dog park. Maplewood is only a mile away from downtown Malden. You can find a fully furnished apartment here.

Oak Grove

Apartment hunting in the Oak Grove neighborhood of Malden, MA will uncover some unique rental listings. There are triple-deckers as well as old Victorian homes that might include an apartment for rent. If you want to live in a small apartment building, you can find your apartment for rent here.


The Malden River borders this Malden neighborhood, so if you are searching for apartments near water, check out this neighborhood. If finding an apartment in a quiet place close to parks is important, Bellrock has great reviews. There is also a variety of apartments available for rent, such as apartments in small buildings. Townhomes for rent are available and you can also find a furnished apartment if you need one.


An apartment for rent in this Malden neighborhood is a good find. Residents rate this area highly for having friendly neighbors, having accessible transportation, and being convenient.


Renting apartments in this Malden neighborhood places you near Pine Banks Park, the largest park in Malden.

West End

Referred to as the West End, this neighborhood actually encompasses the northwest end of Malden. If you wish to rent here, you can find many desirable apartments available.

Notable Malden, MA Apartments for Rent


These luxury apartments on 500 Broadway, Malden, MA are only a short distance to Middlesex Fells Reservation. If your search for an apartment for rent includes upscale apartments blended with nature, you can find an apartment here that will accommodate you. This apartment community includes all the comforts you need both inside and out.

Outdoor community amenities in these Malden, MA apartments include a courtyard, an outdoor game area, a clubhouse, and a sundeck. If your Malden rent searches include swimming pools and garages, you are in luck. These Malden apartments have a private garage and a swimming pool.

Strata apartments in Malden, MA have a variety of floorplans. You can rent a studio apartment, a one-bedroom apartment, a two-bedroom apartment, or a three bedroom apartment. If you rent one of these apartments, you will have the flexibility to choose the right amount of bedrooms and bathrooms, whether you are renting alone or have a roommate.

Apartments include plank flooring, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, walk in closets, and washer and dryer. Just listing the amenities in these Malden, MA apartments for rent does not do them justice. You need to schedule a virtual tour to get a real taste of luxury living at Strata.

A property management company supervises the day-to-day operations to make sure that everything runs smoothly inside and outside of the residences. Conveniences include package acceptance, 24-hour emergency maintenance, and online monthly rent payments. And, you don’t have to worry about your furry friends; these apartments for rent in Malden, MA are pet friendly.

Briar Hill Condominiums

These condos for rent in Malden, MA are situated in a beautiful, natural setting. You can rent a condominium with an open floorplan that leaves room for your decorating ideas. The lovely gourmet kitchen invites you to try your favorite recipes. These homes for rent have hardwood floors and expansive master bedrooms. Laundry facilities are onsite and there’s a convenient elevator. Some units have a private balcony. These Malden condos for rent are pet friendly and have a dog walking area. When you are searching for apartments with direct city access without the city bustle, check out Briar Hill.

Malden Place Condos

These condos for rent are located very close to downtown Malden, MA. The quick access to public transportation provides a fifteen minute commute to downtown Boston. Amenities include a dishwasher, microwave, and disposal in each unit. These Malden condos for rent have a no pet policy.

Halstead Malden Square

Apartments for rent in Malden, MA don’t get much more entertaining. These Malden apartments have a fitness center, life-sized games, a pool, a bocce court, and a karaoke lounge. These are also the best apartments for rent regarding work. The tech space includes a business center with iMacs and printer, conference pods, and a screen for presentations.

The floor plans include a studio/one bath, one-bedroom/one bath, and two-bedrooms/2 baths for rent. The 9 foot ceilings, wood cabinetry, designer finishes, and open layouts give these apartments the distinctive look you expect from Halstead Malden Square. At the time of this writing, there were some special lease terms available. These Malden, MA apartments are also pet-friendly. Apartments for rent such as these don’t stay around long, so schedule a virtual tour today or view one of the 3d tours.

Bowdoin Apartments

Framed on ten acres of beautiful landscaping off Eastern Ave., these unfurnished townhomes for rent offer a cozy atmosphere in busy Malden, MA. Amenities include a playground, on-site washers and dryers, some paid utilities, private patios, community room, and a community garden. Some townhomes for rent have balconies. Two and three bedroom apartments are available. If you are looking for apartments for rent in Malden, MA that have a homey feel, leasing an apartment here might be a good choice.

Gateway at Malden Center

These apartments for rent in Malden, MA are located in a high-rise building that offers breathtaking views of Boston. These pet friendly apartments are also smoke free. If you are looking for an apartment that’s just minutes away from Main St. restaurants, cafes, and shopping, you need to experience one of their 3d tours or schedule a virtual tour.

With our hectic lifestyles, we mostly use showers and ignore tubs. However, these apartments for rent in Malden, MA provide tubs when you want to relax. Speaking of relaxing, another amenity they provide is a sauna.

The outdoor terrace with grills is spacious and inviting. If you are looking for a building with a pool, you need to rent an apartment here; they have an indoor, heated pool. And, if you looking for a great place to cook, their sparkling eat-in kitchens provide the space you need.

Altitude Apartments

You will have few concerns in these apartments for rent in Malden, MA. This gated community has almost everything you need for work and leisure. You can find apartments to rent that will fit any lifestyle and a floor-plan to suit any taste. If tenants have to work from home, Altitude makes it easy by providing a business center with WiFi access. When you rent an apartment here, you don’t have to travel to play basketball or tennis; the courts are at these Malden apartments. To see the apartment for rent that will best suit your needs, schedule a virtual tour today.

260 Main St.

The Bellrock neighborhood is home to these no-fee apartments for rent in Malden, MA. The rent for an apartment includes a garage parking space. It is conveniently located near Centre St. and other main thoroughfares. The blond toned wood floors and cabinets contribute to the uncrowded atmosphere of these apartments and condos for rent. There are 3d tours of some of these apartments. Malden apartment rentals here move quickly, so if you have a specific move in date, appraise these apartments as soon as possible. You will be glad you did.

Transportation near Malden Apartments for Rent

Apartments for rent in Malden, MA are all located in close proximity to all Malden transportation options to get you around the city and to surrounding towns. Not only does Malden Center provide access to the MBTA Orange Line, it also serves over a dozen bus lines and the Commuter Rail Haverhill Line.

Schools near Apartments for Rent in Malden, MA

School age residents in Malden homes for rent have the benefit of being near some great schools. Available Malden, MA schools include the following:

  • Ferryway School – Grades K-8
  • Linden STEAM Academy – Grades K-8
  • Salemwood School – Grades K-8
  • Forestdale School – Grades K-8
  • Beebe School – Grades K-8
  • Cheverus Catholic School – Preschool -8
  • Mystic Valley Regional Charter School – Grades K-12
  • Rockland Montessori Academy – Preschool
  • Maplewood Elementary School
  • Mystic Valley Regional Middle School

Historic Sites near Apartments for Rent in Malden, MA

Bell Rock Cemetery

Having gone by many names prior to this one, Bell Rock’s burial site has history dating back to Puritan times. Alice Brackenbury, who died in 1670, has the earliest dated gravestone in this Malden cemetery. The Bell Rock Cemetery is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Converse Memorial Building

Otherwise known as the Malden Public Library, this building is truly a gem in downtown Malden. When you live in apartments for rent in Malden, MA you can enjoy the unique Richardsonian Romanesque architecture of this building.

Corey Road Mid-Century Architecture

Established as a Historic District in 2014, this hidden Malden road could be a secret spot for renters to take guests to share some Malden, MA history.

Community Sites near Apartments in Malden

Bell Rock Memorial Park

This park is as old as Malden, MA itself and residents have used it as a public green since its inception. A bell placed atop the rocky part of the park in 1658, and used to gather people to the area, gave the park its name. In the early 20th century, Malden commissioned Frederick Law Olmstead, Jr. to find a site for a Civil War Memorial and this beautiful spot was chosen. The memorable site is visited often by people living in apartments for rent in Malden, MA

Boojum Rock of the Middlesex Fells Reservation

If you enter the Middlesex Fells Reservation from the Malden side, you are likely to explore the Boojum Rock site, which stands at 275 feet above sea level. With many trails to explore, residents of apartments for rent in Malden, MA will find that a trip to this wooded park will lead to several more visits to see every inch of this spectacular nature preserve.

Community Garden

Located between Faulkner and Bryant Streets, the Community Garden could be an excellent place for residents of apartments for rent in Malden, MA to support Malden. For only a nominal fee, you could adopt a garden bed. In the spring and summer, you might meet fellow residents in Malden apartments who also enjoy providing green space and fresh herbs to the Malden community.

Coytemore Lea Park

Just outside Malden Square, this manicured green space has a small path and a gazebo to shield you in the shade when the sun is bright. It is a great place for people to grab a breath of fresh air when they step out of their apartments for rent in Malden, MA.

Fellsmere Pond & Park

This would be a great spot for residents of apartments for rent in Malden, MA to take a picnic. You will be able to find paths leading up to the water’s edge where the sound of a fountain makes this park feel serene.

Pine Banks Park

In 1905, first mayor of Malden, Elisha Converse, donated this 107.5 acre park for public use. When you live in one of the apartments for rent in Malden, MA, you can savor the beauty of the park and enjoy the athletic fields.

Ryder Art Gallery

Located in the Malden Public Library, the Ryder Art Gallery has a magnificent fine arts collection that people living in apartments for rent in Malden, MA can visit by appointment.

Community Events in Malden, MA

Chinese New Year Celebration

Chinese Culture Connection (CCC) has been in Malden, MA for twenty years hosting the Chinese New Year Celebration, Ping Pong Tournaments, Autumn Festivals, and more. For the Lunar New Year, they partner with Malden High School for performances in Jenkins Auditorium. These festivals have been a favorite for people in Malden apartments for rent.

Filipino Festival

Hosted in June, this grassroots festival features performances, activities, and plenty of food to engage people living in Malden, MA homes for rent.

International Women’s Day

Since 2012, the American Association for Arab Women (AAAW) has been hosting this event in March. Sponsored by the Malden Cultural Council, this event focuses on women’s contributions, issues, and innovations. When you live in apartments for rent in Malden, MA, you can enjoy this eclectic celebration.

St. Rocco’s Feast

Saint Rocco’s Feast has been happening in the Malden, Edgeworth neighborhood since 1929. It takes place for three days in August. Originally founded to help residents of Malden, MA who had contracted the flu, the Saint Rocco’s Feast Society now raises money for scholarships at four local Malden schools. If you live in an apartment for rent in Malden, MA this is a great way to contribute to the community.

Restaurants near Apartments in Malden

Cornucopia Foods

Cornucopia has been in Malden, MA for over twenty years serving sandwiches and casual dishes from its cafe. People living in apartments for rent in Malden, MA are in for a breakfast treat here. The prices are reasonable and the menu is large.

Crazy Good Kitchen

They have “Crazy Good Shakes” with unbelievable toppings and they also serve packed burgers. When you live in apartments for rent in Malden, MA and have a craving for an unbeatable milkshake, this is the place to go.

Dairy Delight

This traditional ice cream spot near apartments in Malden, MA describes their treats as “mooolicious”. They have special events such as celebrating National Ice Cream Day and hosting a regular caricature artist.

El Potro Mexican Bar & Grill

El Potro serves up authentic Mexican and Central American food near apartments for rent in Malden, MA. However, you may be visiting this popular Malden spot regularly for the lively atmosphere enhanced by the live Mariachi band on Fridays and Sundays.

Habesha Ethiopian Restaurant

Locally owned in Malden Center, you might pop over here for a family-style dinner. Habesha is a well-kept Malden, MA secret showcasing amazing spices, large portions, and strong coffee. If you live in an apartment for rent in Malden and want to try something unique, this is a good choice.

Idle Hands Craft Ales

If you are a craft beer connoisseur or simply looking to find a locally owned Malden pub to frequent, Idle Hands could be your new favorite spot. Not only do they have Belgian and German-style brews, they also host many events including regular trivia. Grab a group of friends from your Malden, MA apartment for a fun night out.

Pearl Street Station Restaurant

Pearl Street Station Restaurant, 53 Summer Street, Malden, MA 02148
Indulge in some great food and Malden history in this renovated railroad station. Trivia, comedy, and entertainment blend will with the craft beers. Enjoy some New England favorites such as beantowne chili, fresh seafood, and clam chowder.

Sousaku Japanese Tapas & Bar

This Japanese restaurant in Malden, MA could be your regular destination for Asian cuisine or intimate date spot. Sample several small plates and unique sake cocktails. You don’t have to travel far from your apartment for a taste of Japan.

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