Massachusetts (MA) has the
3rd highest rent in the country out of 56 states and territories. The Fair Market Rent in Massachusetts
$976 for a 2-bedroom apartment in
Western Worcester County, MA HUD Metro FMR Area
to $2,336 for a 2-bedroom unit in
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH HUD Metro FMR Area.
For FY 2021, the Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH HUD Metro FMR Area (Essex County) rent for a studio or efficiency is $1,742 per month and $3,168 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 $1,642 per month.
Approximately 15% of Americans qualify for some level of housing assistance. The population in
Massachusetts is around 6,789,270 people. So, there are around 1,018,391 people in Massachusetts who could be receiving housing benefits from the HUD.
Click on your region in the list below or on the map to see a more detailed break down of rental prices.
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.