If you rent in Boston this is not news to you, but Boston is one of the most expensive major cities in the US to rent! According to the real estate website Zumper, the median one-bedroom rent in Boston for May is $2,300 a month, and the two-bedroom median is $2,700. The national median is $1,185 for a one-bedroom and $1,422 for a two-bedroom. Yikes!
According to Rentcafe.com average rent (for all rentals) for South Boston is $3455. For Dorchester it’s $2687. Holy moly!
You can see the breakdown below:
Maureen Dahill is the editor of Caught in Southie and a lifelong resident of South Boston sometimes mistaken for a yuppie. Co-host of Caught Up, storyteller, lover of red wine and binge watching TV series. Mrs. Peter G. Follow her @MaureenCaught.
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