Shared Apartments for Rent in Boston

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With lots of history and ample green spaces, Boston is a vibrant city to move to for work, school, or just a fresh start. It’s no secret that rent in Boston, MA can be a bit pricey, which is why many people look for a room for rent in a shared apartment. The average rent for just a room is often between $800 and $1,400, while rent for an entire apartment is often over $3,000 for just 800 square feet of space.    

June Homes can set you up with a great room for rent in Boston as you get to know this amazing city. 


Finding a Room for Rent in Boston 

There are a few different ways that you can go about finding a room for rent in Boston, including word-of-mouth from friends, taking your chances on Craigslist, and utilizing the expertise of June Homes. We work directly with landlords to eliminate unnecessary fees and unnecessary hoops to jump through. Because Boston rooms for rent are private bedrooms with common living areas, it’s important to find a place in the city where you feel safe and have a roommate you can trust.  


Things to do in Boston 

Once you secure your rental room, it’s time to get out and explore all the fun places and activities Boston has to offer! Here are some of our favorite things to see and do as a Boston newbie: 

  • Baseball games at Fenway Park 
  • Whale-watching cruise 
  • Historic sites along the Freedom Trail  
  • Museum of Fine Arts 
  • Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum  
  • Samuel Adams Brewery  
  • Boston Common 


FAQs about Renting Rooms in Boston 

Here are some common questions that people ask us when they are trying to find rooms for rent in Boston.  


What Is the Average Cost of Rent for Rooms in Boston, MA? 

To rent an individual room in a shared apartment, the average cost can range anywhere from $600 to $1,500 per month depending on the neighborhood. Browse our Boston listings and filter by “shared apartments” to understand which neighborhoods are most affordable.  


How Do I Find Rooms for Rent in Boston, MA? 

June Homes is the best source to find rooms for rent in Boston because we offer flexible leases that go beyond the confines of a standard month lease. Rooms for rent can be furnished or unfurnished, roommates are fully background-checked, and utilities are included. 


How Do I Rent a Room in Boston? 

Renting a room in Boston is easy when you go through June Homes. Search homes on our website, book an in-person or virtual tour, and submit your application digitally via our app. All that’s left to do is e-sign the contract to make it official, and then move in safely with contactless entry and digital keys. 


Boston Neighborhoods 

Boston is defined by its diverse and vibrant neighborhoods, which you can explore during your search for a room for rent. Here are some popular Boston neighborhoods with rooms for rent.  


South Boston 

Savin Hill 





North End 

Beacon Hill 

Central Square

Dorchester Center

Dorchester Fields Corner West

Harvard Square

Inman Square

JFK/ UMass

Mission Hill

Polish Triangle Dorchester

Upham’s Corner