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:

10.95%

RTAR % Change vs. 1 Year Ago: 106.99%

City of Boston

RTAR 3/4/2019:

5.05%

RTAR Today:

12.98%

RTAR % Change vs. 1 Year Ago: 115.26%

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:

10.95%

RTAR % Change vs. 3/4/2020: 167.07%

City of Boston

RTAR 3/4/2020:

4.92%

RTAR Today:

12.98%

RTAR % Change vs. 3/4/2020: 163.82%

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:

4.01%

RTVR % Change vs. 1 Year Ago: 213.28%

City of Boston

RTVR 5/20/2019:

0.71%

RTVR Today:

4.39%

RTVR % Change vs. 1 Year Ago: 251.20%

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:

4.01%

RTVR % Change vs. 3/4/2020: 261.26%

City of Boston

RTVR 3/4/2020:

1.06%

RTVR Today:

4.39%

RTVR % Change vs. 3/4/2020: 314.15%

Real-Time Average Rent Prices

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

  • Studio$1,699
  • 1 Bedroom$1,997
  • 2 Bedroom$2,471
  • 3 Bedroom$3,052
  • 4 Bedroom$3,707
  • 5 Bedroom$4,548

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

  • Studio$1,702
  • 1 Bedroom$1,997
  • 2 Bedroom$2,471
  • 3 Bedroom$3,058
  • 4 Bedroom$3,709
  • 5 Bedroom$4,552

Rental Availability Data

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

Real-Time Listing Quantities

Available Non-Luxury Listings Today: 8,380 -91.00 (from yesterday)

Total Listings: 182,825
Total Non-Luxury Listings: 86,248
Total Luxury Listings: 96,577