FISCAL YEAR 2010
FINAL FAIR MARKET RENTS
FOR EXISTING HOUSING

The following tables represent the Fair Market Rents (FMRs) for the state of Massachusetts in selected Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Statistical Areas. Larger tables have been broken into screen-sized chunks to allow easy header viewing. The following abbreviations will be used:

 

FMR=Fair Market Rent
0 BR=Efficiency Apartment
1 BR=One Bedroom Apartment
2 BR=Two Bedroom Apartment/Duplex
3 BR=Three Bedroom Duplex/House
4 BR=Four Bedroom House
CBSA=Core-Based Statistical Areas
MSA=Metropolitan Statistical Area
PMSA=Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area

 

Massachusetts

 

METROPOLITAN FMR AREAS LIVING WAGE ($/hour) FAIR MARKET RENT ($/month)
0 BR 1 BR 0 BR 1 BR 2 BR 3 BR 4 BR
Barnstable Town, MA MSA $14.98 $17.56 779 913 1201 1433 1478
Berkshire County, MA (part) HUD Metro FMR Area $11.88 $13.35 618 694 801 1097 1128
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH HUD Metro FMR Area $20.96 $22.23 1090 1156 1357 1623 1783
Brockton, MA HUD Metro FMR Area $18.73 $19.50 974 1014 1277 1527 1914
Eastern Worcester County, MA HUD Metro FMR Area $13.94 $15.58 725 810 1066 1274 1871
Easton-Raynham, MA HUD Metro FMR Area $16.31 $21.62 848 1124 1307 1563 2260
Fitchburg-Leominster, MA HUD Metro FMR Area $13.58 $15.60 706 811 1017 1245 1353
Franklin County, MA (part) HUD Metro FMR Area $11.98 $13.96 623 726 900 1201 1450
Lawrence, MA-NH HUD Metro FMR Area $14.63 $18.62 761 968 1171 1398 1442
Lowell, MA HUD Metro FMR Area $16.21 $19.40 843 1009 1297 1549 1699
New Bedford, MA HUD Metro FMR Area $11.29 $14.48 587 753 861 1031 1391
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD MSA $15.44 $17.60 803 915 1095 1339 1615
Pittsfield, MA HUD Metro FMR Area $11.21 $13.10 583 681 845 1086 1119
Providence-Fall River, RI-MA HUD Metro FMR Area $14.44 $16.08 751 836 963 1151 1419
Springfield, MA HUD Metro FMR Area $11.73 $13.96 610 726 922 1104 1281
Taunton-Mansfield-Norton, MA HUD Metro FMR Area $14.08 $17.77 732 924 1128 1384 1493
Western Worcester County, MA HUD Metro FMR Area $10.90 $15.00 567 780 874 1043 1340
Worcester, MA HUD Metro FMR Area $13.62 $15.65 708 814 991 1185 1257



 

NONMETROPOLITAN COUNTIES LIVING WAGE ($/hour) FAIR MARKET RENT ($/month)
0 BR 1 BR 0 BR 1 BR 2 BR 3 BR 4 BR
Dukes County, MA $18.00 $22.85 936 1188 1414 1690 1742
Nantucket County, MA $21.08 $29.15 1096 1516 1683 2013 2073



 

Note: The FMRs for unit sizes larger than 4 BRs are calculated by adding 15% to the 4 BR FMR for each extra bedroom. The rent for Single Room Occupancy is 75 percent of the 0 bedroom rent.

 

 

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