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:

2.36%

RTAR % Change vs. 1 Year Ago: -71.18%

City of Boston

RTAR 3/4/2019:

5.05%

RTAR Today:

2.26%

RTAR % Change vs. 1 Year Ago: -76.08%

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:

2.36%

RTAR % Change vs. 3/4/2020: -42.44%

City of Boston

RTAR 3/4/2020:

4.92%

RTAR Today:

2.26%

RTAR % Change vs. 3/4/2020: -54.07%

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:

1.75%

RTVR % Change vs. 1 Year Ago: -76.76%

City of Boston

RTVR 5/20/2019:

0.71%

RTVR Today:

1.76%

RTVR % Change vs. 1 Year Ago: -80.00%

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:

1.75%

RTVR % Change vs. 3/4/2020: 57.66%

City of Boston

RTVR 3/4/2020:

1.06%

RTVR Today:

1.76%

RTVR % Change vs. 3/4/2020: 66.04%

Real-Time Average Rent Prices

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

  • Studio$1,710
  • 1 Bedroom$1,992
  • 2 Bedroom$2,444
  • 3 Bedroom$3,044
  • 4 Bedroom$3,671
  • 5 Bedroom$4,512

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

  • Studio$1,710
  • 1 Bedroom$1,992
  • 2 Bedroom$2,444
  • 3 Bedroom$3,044
  • 4 Bedroom$3,671
  • 5 Bedroom$4,512

Rental Availability Data

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

Real-Time Listing Quantities

Available Non-Luxury Listings Today: 1,830 -25.00 (from yesterday)

Total Listings: 183,383
Total Non-Luxury Listings: 87,649
Total Luxury Listings: 95,734