Rents in JP rose 10% in a three-month period. Meanwhile in Roxbury, where our first house is located, a one-bedroom apartment rents for $1750. This is a crisis.
After examining 27 neighborhoods across the city, a new Zumper study found that Jamaica Plain and East Boston had the fastest growing rents since the last financial quarter. Jamaica Plain saw a 10 percent increase to a median one-bedroom rent payment of $2,100 per month, while East Boston saw a seven percent increase to $1,800 per month.