62 Apartments under 1800 for rent in Newton, MA

Last updated May 26 at 1:22am UTC
272 Grove St
Auburndale
Newton, MA
Updated May 25 at 5:46pm UTC
Studio
$1,550
70 Garland Rd
Newton Highlands
Newton, MA
Updated May 11 at 9:31am UTC
Studio
$1,595
457 Centre St Apt 204
Newtonville
Newton, MA
Updated April 18 at 4:04am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,750
Results within 1 miles of Newton, MA
141 Englewood Ave
Commonwealth
Boston, MA
Updated May 25 at 5:47pm UTC
Studio
$1,600
1758 Commonwealth Avenue
Commonwealth
Boston, MA
Updated May 23 at 5:29pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,675
116 Sutherland Rd
Commonwealth
Boston, MA
Updated May 14 at 8:48pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,750
324 Chestnut Hill Ave Apt 14
Commonwealth
Boston, MA
Updated April 18 at 4:07am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,750
Results within 5 miles of Newton, MA
1254 Commonwealth Avenue
Commonwealth
Boston, MA
Updated May 26 at 1:22am UTC
Studio
$1,525
15 Glenville Ave
Commonwealth
Boston, MA
Updated May 25 at 5:47pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,695
217 Kelton St
Commonwealth
Boston, MA
Updated May 25 at 5:47pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,725
4 Ransom Rd
St. Elizabeth's
Boston, MA
Updated May 25 at 5:45pm UTC
Studio
$1,600
652 Hyde Park Ave
Lower Washington - Mount Hope
Boston, MA
Updated May 25 at 5:45pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,600
1619 Commonwealth Avenue
St. Elizabeth's
Boston, MA
Updated May 25 at 5:44pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,750
41 Edgerly Rd Apt 51
Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood
Boston, MA
Updated May 25 at 4:59pm UTC
Studio
$1,650
31 Park Dr Apt 16S
Fenway - Kenmore - Audubon Circle - Longwood
Boston, MA
Updated May 25 at 4:55pm UTC
Studio
$1,700
64 Brighton Ave Apt 310
Commonwealth
Boston, MA
Updated May 25 at 4:53pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,550
9 Chester St
North Cambridge
Cambridge, MA
Updated May 26 at 1:22am UTC
Studio
$1,750
13 Barrows St
St. Elizabeth's
Boston, MA
Updated May 25 at 5:46pm UTC
Studio
$1,600
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May 2018 Newton Rent Report

Welcome to the May 2018 Newton Rent Report. Newton rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Newton rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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May 2018 Newton Rent Report

Welcome to the May 2018 Newton Rent Report. Newton rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Newton rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Newton rents increase sharply over the past month

Newton rents have increased 2.4% over the past month, and have increased significantly by 5.2% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Newton stand at $1,870 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,320 for a two-bedroom. This is the fourth straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in December of last year. Newton's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 2.2%, as well as the national average of 1.5%.

Rents rising across the Boston Metro

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

  • Newton has the most expensive rents in the Boston metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,320; the city has also seen rent growth of 2.4% over the past month, the fastest in the metro.
  • Over the past month, Brockton has seen the biggest rent drop in the metro, with a decline of 0.5%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $1,640, while one-bedrooms go for $1,320.
  • Lowell has the least expensive rents in the Boston metro, with a two-bedroom median of $1,520; rents rose 0.7% over the past year but remained flat month-over-month.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Newton

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

  • Newton's median two-bedroom rent of $2,320 is above the national average of $1,170. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.5% over the past year compared to the 5.2% increase in Newton.
  • While Newton's rents rose significantly over the past year, many cities nationwide saw decreases, including Baltimore (-1.1%), Chicago (-0.6%), and DC (-0.2%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Newton than most large cities. For example, Philadelphia has a median 2BR rent of $1,160, where Newton is nearly 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 $1,670 $2,080 0.3% 1.0%
Lowell $1,220 $1,520 -0.0% 0.7%
Cambridge $1,790 $2,220 1.0% 3.3%
Brockton $1,320 $1,640 -0.5% 1.5%
Quincy $1,480 $1,840 0.3% 0.2%
Newton $1,870 $2,320 2.4% 5.2%
Lawrence $1,360 $1,680 0.7% 4.6%
Somerville $1,670 $2,070 0.5% 1.8%
Framingham $1,510 $1,870 -0.1% 2.4%
Haverhill $1,230 $1,530 1.6% 7.1%
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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.

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