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Average Fair Market Rent Prices in Massachusetts:
$1,012 $1,133 $1,427 $1,810 $2,009
Studio / Efficiency 1-Bedroom 2-Bedroom 3-Bedroom 4-Bedroom
0-BR 1-BR 2-BR 3-BR 4-BR

Massachusetts (21) has the 3rd highest rent in the country out of 56 states and territories. The Fair Market Rent in Massachusetts ranges from $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 $1,427 per month.

Approximately 15% of Americans qualify for some level of housing assistance. The population in Massachusetts is around 317,640 people. So, there are around 47,646 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 $1,100 $1,265 $1,667 $2,089 $2,261 44,325
Pittsfield, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $761 $916 $1,153 $1,456 $1,626 8,210
Berkshire County, MA (part) HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $844 $892 $1,175 $1,461 $1,593 410
New Bedford, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $777 $818 $1,012 $1,259 $1,372 10,445
Providence-Fall River, RI-MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $848 $955 $1,148 $1,428 $1,714 44,325
Taunton-Mansfield-Norton, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $833 $996 $1,263 $1,639 $1,794 6,630
Easton-Raynham, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $1,199 $1,240 $1,634 $2,130 $2,444 24,000
Dukes County, MA $1,599 $1,733 $1,976 $2,458 $2,791 640
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $1,742 $1,924 $2,336 $2,906 $3,168 17,220
Lawrence, MA-NH HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $984 $1,148 $1,474 $1,833 $1,999 35,375
Franklin County, MA HUD Nonmetro FMR Area $886 $972 $1,245 $1,653 $1,781 1,600
Springfield, MA MSA Metro $745 $891 $1,129 $1,404 $1,648 28,750
Lowell, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $1,067 $1,193 $1,547 $1,924 $2,098 42,790
Nantucket County, MA $1,335 $1,761 $2,023 $2,733 $2,743 10,910
Brockton, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $1,029 $1,184 $1,560 $1,971 $2,292 4,470
Fitchburg-Leominster, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $807 $812 $1,070 $1,346 $1,569 6,210
Western Worcester County, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $736 $741 $976 $1,319 $1,324 11,680
Worcester, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $1,063 $1,134 $1,450 $1,804 $1,966 16,550
Eastern Worcester County, MA HUD Metro FMR Area Metro $866 $961 $1,266 $1,575 $1,993 3,100
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