The Greater Boston rental market, despite what appears to be a tipping point toward tenants, remains a Thunderdome of escalating rents and dwindling vacancies. Herewith, then, a look at 10 apartment buildings either new to the scene or offering freebies like free rent and no security deposit. They include an older luxury stalwart in Back Bay, a game-changer in Southie, a complex in Chelsea that names its floorplans after presidents, and a ruthlessly green spot in Cambridge that's filling up fast. Do remember that this Curbed Boston Rental Heatmap is fluid, so we'd like to hear from you re: which apartments should be included as we'll update this in January. Now get.
· The Hub's Real-Time Apartment Vacancy Rate [Curbed Boston]
· Downtown Boston's Hottest New Complex Offering Free Rent [Curbed Boston]
· Our Curbed Maps archive [Curbed Boston]