Real-Time Rental Data

Real-Time Availability Rates

Real-Time Availability Rate (RTAR) 3/4/2019 – Today
Greater Boston Area vs. City of Boston

Greater Boston Area

RTAR 3/4/2019:

4.32%

RTAR Today:

7.34%

RTAR % Change vs. 1 Year Ago: 93.67%

City of Boston

RTAR 3/4/2019:

5.05%

RTAR Today:

8.75%

RTAR % Change vs. 1 Year Ago: 93.58%

Real-Time Availability Rate (RTAR) 3/4/2020 – Today (COVID-19)
Greater Boston Area vs. City of Boston

Greater Boston Area

RTAR 3/4/2020:

4.10%

RTAR Today:

7.34%

RTAR % Change vs. 3/4/2020: 79.02%

City of Boston

RTAR 3/4/2020:

4.92%

RTAR Today:

8.75%

RTAR % Change vs. 3/4/2020: 77.85%

Real-Time Vacancy Rates

Real-Time Vacancy Rate (RTVR) 5/20/2019 – Today
Greater Boston Area vs. City of Boston

Greater Boston Area

RTVR 5/20/2019:

0.89%

RTVR Today:

4.72%

RTVR % Change vs. 1 Year Ago: 300.00%

City of Boston

RTVR 5/20/2019:

0.71%

RTVR Today:

5.25%

RTVR % Change vs. 1 Year Ago: 356.52%

Real-Time Vacancy Rate (RTVR) 3/4/2020 – Today (COVID-19)
Greater Boston Area vs. City of Boston

Greater Boston Area

RTVR 3/4/2020:

1.11%

RTVR Today:

4.72%

RTVR % Change vs. 3/4/2020: 325.23%

City of Boston

RTVR 3/4/2020:

1.06%

RTVR Today:

5.25%

RTVR % Change vs. 3/4/2020: 395.28%

Real-Time Average Rent Prices

Average Rent Prices 3/4/2019 – Today
Greater Boston Area vs. City of Boston

  • Studio$1,718
  • 1 Bedroom$2,042
  • 2 Bedroom$2,484
  • 3 Bedroom$3,019
  • 4 Bedroom$3,691
  • 5 Bedroom$4,483

Average Rent Prices 3/4/2020 – Today (COVID-19)
Greater Boston Area vs. City of Boston

  • Studio$1,719
  • 1 Bedroom$2,042
  • 2 Bedroom$2,485
  • 3 Bedroom$3,018
  • 4 Bedroom$3,691
  • 5 Bedroom$4,481

Rental Availability Data

Available Non-Luxury Listings 3/4/2019 – Today (Greater Boston Area)

Real-Time Listing Quantities

Available Non-Luxury Listings Today: 5,497 4.00 (from yesterday)

Total Listings: 180,842
Total Non-Luxury Listings: 84,541
Total Luxury Listings: 96,301