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Average Fair Market Rent Prices in Massachusetts:
$765 $890 $1,121 $1,435 $1,598
Studio / Efficiency 1-Bedroom 2-Bedroom 3-Bedroom 4-Bedroom
0-BR 1-BR 2-BR 3-BR 4-BR

Massachusetts (21) has the 5th highest rent in the country out of 56 states and territories. The Fair Market Rent in Massachusetts ranges from $795 for a 2-bedroom apartment in Western Worcester County, MA HUD Metro FMR Area to $1,567 for a 2-bedroom unit in Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH HUD Metro FMR Area.

For FY 2016, the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH HUD Metro FMR Area (Essex County) rent for a studio or efficiency is $1,056 per month and $2,148 per month to rent a house or an apartment with 4 bedrooms. The average Fair Market Rent for a 2-bedroom home in Massachusetts is $1,121 per month.

Approximately 15% of Americans qualify for some level of housing assistance. The population in Massachusetts is around 284,297 people. So, there are around 42,645 people in Massachusetts who could be receiving housing benefits from the HUD.

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What is Fair Market Rent?

Fair Market Rent is determined each fiscal year by the HUD and is used to set payment standards for federal housing assistance programs in Massachusetts. Fair Market Rent is the 40th-percentile of typical rentals in a given region. Learn more

Massachusetts Fair Market Rent Map

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Lookup FMR by Zip Code FHA Loan Limits in Massachusetts
Change Year:
County 0 BR 1 BR 2 BR 3 BR 4 BR Est. Population
Barnstable Town, MA MSA Metro $987 $1,089 $1,457 $1,833 $1,997 45,193
Pittsfield, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $529 $689 $842 $1,045 $1,202 8,485
Berkshire County, MA (part) HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $769 $805 $934 $1,159 $1,280 494
New Bedford, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $578 $720 $864 $1,072 $1,184 10,303
Providence-Fall River, RI-MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $655 $801 $972 $1,206 $1,452 43,593
Taunton-Mansfield-Norton, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $783 $837 $1,074 $1,351 $1,490 6,411
Easton-Raynham, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $950 $974 $1,304 $1,900 $1,976 23,112
Dukes County, MA $959 $1,006 $1,346 $1,838 $1,845 311
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $1,056 $1,261 $1,567 $1,945 $2,148 16,283
Lawrence, MA-NH HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $776 $908 $1,173 $1,456 $1,608 33,201
Franklin County, MA (part) HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $693 $741 $919 $1,140 $1,375 1,737
Springfield, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $633 $803 $1,001 $1,242 $1,461 3,684
Lowell, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $802 $960 $1,213 $1,505 $1,678 40,243
Nantucket County, MA $923 $1,261 $1,497 $1,905 $2,052 10,172
Brockton, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $835 $922 $1,199 $1,573 $1,643 4,356
Fitchburg-Leominster, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $613 $761 $994 $1,233 $1,424 6,081
Western Worcester County, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $538 $676 $795 $1,072 $1,388 11,584
Worcester, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $708 $841 $1,062 $1,318 $1,482 16,188
Eastern Worcester County, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $739 $864 $1,093 $1,480 $1,676 2,866
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