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:

9.02%

RTAR % Change vs. 1 Year Ago: 37.29%

City of Boston

RTAR 3/4/2019:

5.05%

RTAR Today:

10.96%

RTAR % Change vs. 1 Year Ago: 44.40%

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:

9.02%

RTAR % Change vs. 3/4/2020: 120.00%

City of Boston

RTAR 3/4/2020:

4.92%

RTAR Today:

10.96%

RTAR % Change vs. 3/4/2020: 122.76%

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:

2.61%

RTVR % Change vs. 1 Year Ago: 30.50%

City of Boston

RTVR 5/20/2019:

0.71%

RTVR Today:

2.82%

RTVR % Change vs. 1 Year Ago: 38.24%

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:

2.61%

RTVR % Change vs. 3/4/2020: 135.14%

City of Boston

RTVR 3/4/2020:

1.06%

RTVR Today:

2.82%

RTVR % Change vs. 3/4/2020: 166.04%

Real-Time Average Rent Prices

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

  • Studio$1,706
  • 1 Bedroom$1,993
  • 2 Bedroom$2,465
  • 3 Bedroom$3,061
  • 4 Bedroom$3,704
  • 5 Bedroom$4,543

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

  • Studio$1,707
  • 1 Bedroom$1,992
  • 2 Bedroom$2,465
  • 3 Bedroom$3,058
  • 4 Bedroom$3,704
  • 5 Bedroom$4,548

Rental Availability Data

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

Real-Time Listing Quantities

Available Non-Luxury Listings Today: 6,947 -68.00 (from yesterday)

Total Listings: 183,242
Total Non-Luxury Listings: 86,969
Total Luxury Listings: 96,273