89 Apartments under 2000 for rent in Brookline, MA

Last updated September 23 at 5:27PM
1748 Beacon St
Washington Square
Brookline, MA
Updated September 23 at 5:27PM
Studio
$1,500
1748 Beacon St
Washington Square
Brookline, MA
Updated September 23 at 5:27PM
1 Bedroom
$1,750
20 Sewall Ave
Coolidge Corner
Brookline, MA
Updated September 23 at 5:23PM
Studio
$1,775
76 Verndale
Coolidge Corner
Brookline, MA
Updated September 21 at 7:23PM
1 Bedroom
$875
1470 Beacon St Apt 36
Washington Square
Brookline, MA
Updated September 22 at 10:44AM
Studio
$1,799
Results within 1 miles of Brookline, MA
126 Englewood Ave
Commonwealth
Boston, MA
Updated September 12 at 2:30AM
1 Bedroom
$1,800
127 Washington St
St. Elizabeth's
Boston, MA
Updated September 23 at 5:23PM
Studio
$1,675
1829 Commonwealth Avenue
St. Elizabeth's
Boston, MA
Updated September 23 at 5:23PM
1 Bedroom
$1,850
55 Colborne Rd Apt 3
St. Elizabeth's
Boston, MA
Updated September 8 at 10:12AM
1 Bedroom
$1,790
137 Park Dr # 50
Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood
Boston, MA
Updated September 22 at 10:39AM
Studio
$1,750
80 Chiswick Rd
Commonwealth
Boston, MA
Updated September 23 at 5:23PM
Studio
$1,725
31 Orkney Rd Unit 21
Commonwealth
Boston, MA
Updated September 23 at 10:59AM
1 Bedroom
$1,700
1213 Boylston St
Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood
Boston, MA
Updated September 23 at 5:23PM
Studio
$1,700
31 Orkney Rd Unit 34
Commonwealth
Boston, MA
Updated September 22 at 10:39AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,800
2064 Commonwealth Avenue
Commonwealth
Boston, MA
Updated September 23 at 5:23PM
1 Bedroom
$1,925
30 Colborne Rd
St. Elizabeth's
Boston, MA
Updated September 23 at 5:23PM
2 Bedrooms
$1,995
1819 Commonwealth Avenue
St. Elizabeth's
Boston, MA
Updated September 23 at 5:23PM
1 Bedroom
$1,950
1828 Commonwealth Avenue
Commonwealth
Boston, MA
Updated September 23 at 5:23PM
1 Bedroom
$1,895
924 Beacon Street
Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood
Boston, MA
Updated September 21 at 2:45AM
1 Bedroom
$1,890
129 Washington St
St. Elizabeth's
Boston, MA
Updated September 23 at 5:23PM
Studio
$1,665
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Rent Report
Brookline

September 2017 Brookline Rent Report

Welcome to the September 2017 Brookline Rent Report. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Brookline rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro and nation.

Brookline rents declined moderately over the past month

Brookline rents have declined 0.3% over the past month, but have increased significantly by 4.0% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Brookline stand at $2,120 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,630 for a two-bedroom. Brookline's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 3.8%, as well as the national average of 3.0%.

Rents rising across the Boston Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Brookline, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Boston metro, 9 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Somerville has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 8.0%. The median two-bedroom there costs $2,110, while one-bedrooms go for $1,700.
  • Over the past year, Marlborough is the only city in the metro that has seen rents fall, with a decline of 2.9%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,510, while one-bedrooms go for $1,200.
  • Haverhill has the least expensive rents in the Boston metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,460; rents were up 0.8% over the past month and 2.3% over the past year.
  • Brookline has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the Boston metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,630; rents decreased 0.3% over the past month but were up 4.0% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Brookline

As rents have increased in Brookline, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Compared to most large cities across the country, Brookline is less affordable for renters.

  • Massachusetts as a whole has logged 3.8% year-over-year growth, while rent trends across other cities throughout the state have varied.
  • Brookline's median two-bedroom rent of $2,630 is above the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 3.0% over the past year compared to the 4.0% rise in Brookline.
  • While Brookline's rents rose over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including DC (-0.5%) and Miami (-0.4%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Brookline than most large cities. For example, Philadelphia has a median 2BR rent of $1,170, where Brookline is more than twice that price.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
Boston $1,690 $2,090 0.2% 2.3%
Lowell $1,240 $1,530 -1.0% 4.0%
Cambridge $1,820 $2,260 1.0% 3.3%
Quincy $1,500 $1,860 0.5% 1.9%
Somerville $1,700 $2,110 0.5% 8.0%
Framingham $1,490 $1,850 -0.1% 0.8%
Haverhill $1,180 $1,460 0.8% 2.3%
Waltham $1,710 $2,110 -0.7% 3.1%
Brookline $2,120 $2,630 -0.3% 4.0%
Marlborough $1,200 $1,510 -0.9% -2.9%

Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.