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Walk Is Cheap: the Surprising News Re: Hub Rents, Walkability

We told you this morning where to find the cheapest and the priciest apartments for rent in the Hub, courtesy of our pals at RentJuice. And we told you two weeks ago about the definition of "walkability." (No? Don't remember? Well, click here.) Handily enough, the same RentJuice report has broken out a key thing about walkability and Hub apartments, and it's this: You don't have to pay a lot to rent in a walkable neighborhood.

Indeed, areas that have walk scores (more on that criteria here) above the region's average of 88 and yet below the region's $2,218 average asking rent in the first quarter of 2012 include Beacon Hill (97.4), Audubon Circle (96.6), Symphony (94.5), and Coolidge Center (94.2). It's nice out. Get.

· The Cheapest, Priciest Areas to Rent an Apartment in the Hub [Curbed Boston]
· Decoded: What We Mean When We Mean 'Walkability' [Curbed Boston]