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  • MetroMark
    • Kitchen - MetroMark - Jamaica Plain, MA
    • Building - MetroMark - Jamaica Plain, MA
    • MetroMark - Jamaica Plain, MA

    $2,798+

    3/5 stars based on 1 reviews
    1

    MetroMark

    3611 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    6 Units Available
    (617) 366-1997
  • The Tremont
    • The Tremont - Boston, MA
    • Building - The Tremont - Boston, MA
    • Fitness Weight Room - The Tremont - Boston, MA

    $3,488+

    The Tremont

    1480-1482 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    1 Unit Available
    (844) 435-6987
  • The Point at North Quincy
    • Building - The Point at North Quincy - Quincy, MA
    • Kitchen - The Point at North Quincy - Quincy, MA
    • Bathroom - The Point at North Quincy - Quincy, MA

    $2,200+

    4/5 stars based on 167 reviews
    167

    The Point at North Quincy

    95 W Squantum St, Quincy, MA 02171

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    1 Unit Available
    (617) 207-2315
  • Carson Tower
    • Kitchen - Carson Tower - South Boston, MA
    • Carson Tower - South Boston, MA
    • Building - Carson Tower - South Boston, MA

    $2,600+

    5/5 stars based on 3 reviews
    3

    Carson Tower

    1410 Columbia Rd, South Boston, MA 02127

    1–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    10 Units Available
    (617) 207-6366
  • 95 Saint
    • Building - 95 Saint - Boston, MA
    • 95 Saint - Boston, MA
    • Bathroom - 95 Saint - Boston, MA

    $3,174+

    95 Saint

    95 Saint Alphonsus St, Boston, MA 02120

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    1 Unit Available
    (617) 586-4883
  • Piano Craft Guild
    • Kitchen - Piano Craft Guild - Boston, MA
    • Piano Craft Guild - Boston, MA
    • Piano Craft Guild - Boston, MA

    $2,900+

    4/5 stars based on 4 reviews
    4

    Piano Craft Guild

    791 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02118

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    4 Units Available
    (617) 207-6381
  • The Baldwin
    • Living Room - The Baldwin - Roxbury, MA
    • Living Room - The Baldwin - Roxbury, MA
    • Patio / Deck - The Baldwin - Roxbury, MA

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    The Baldwin

    49 Worthington St, Roxbury, MA 02120

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    (617) 274-8961
  • Huntington Apartments
    • Huntington Apartments - Boston, MA
    • Huntington Apartments - Boston, MA
    • Huntington Apartments - Boston, MA

    $1,800+

    2.5/5 stars based on 5 reviews
    5

    Huntington Apartments

    706 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115

    Studio–1 Bed • 1 Bath

    4 Units Available
    (781) 484-0209
  • Quincy Commons
    DealsSpecial Offer
    • Kitchen - Quincy Commons - Quincy, MA
    • Building - Quincy Commons - Quincy, MA
    • Living Room - Quincy Commons - Quincy, MA

    $1,870+

    4/5 stars based on 6 reviews
    6

    Quincy Commons

    1 Canton Rd, Quincy, MA 02171

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    8 Units Available
    (617) 221-8196
  • St. Botolph Street Apartments
    • Building - St. Botolph Street Apartments - Boston, MA
    • St. Botolph Street Apartments - Boston, MA
    • Building - St. Botolph Street Apartments - Boston, MA

    $3,250+

    St. Botolph Street Apartments

    150 Saint Botolph St, Boston, MA 02115

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    (617) 652-0972
  • West Square
    • West Square - Boston, MA
    • Courtyard - West Square - Boston, MA
    • Dining Room - West Square - Boston, MA

    $2,735+

    West Square

    320 D St, Boston, MA 02127

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    7 Units Available
    (857) 702-0942
  • The Greenhouse Apartments
    • Building - The Greenhouse Apartments - Boston, MA
    • The Greenhouse Apartments - Boston, MA
    • Pool - The Greenhouse Apartments - Boston, MA

    $2,800+

    The Greenhouse Apartments

    150 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    (617) 275-5075
  • Troy Boston
    • Building - Troy Boston - Boston, MA
    • Building - Troy Boston - Boston, MA
    • Bathroom - Troy Boston - Boston, MA

    $2,635+

    4.5/5 stars based on 217 reviews
    217

    Troy Boston

    55 Traveler St, Boston, MA 02118

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (617) 344-9506
  • Garrison Square
    DealsSpecial Offer
    • Building - Garrison Square - Boston, MA
    • Garrison Square - Boston, MA
    • Building - Garrison Square - Boston, MA

    $4,699+

    4/5 stars based on 174 reviews
    174

    Garrison Square

    32 Garrison St, Boston, MA 02116

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    5 Units Available
    (617) 294-5361
  • 1175 Boylston Street
    • Building - 1175 Boylston Street - Boston, MA
    • Building - 1175 Boylston Street - Boston, MA
    • Storage Room - 1175 Boylston Street - Boston, MA

    $1,800+

    1175 Boylston Street

    1175 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    6 Units Available
    (617) 500-9514
  • Bower
    • Recreation Area - Bower - Boston, MA
    • Recreation Area - Bower - Boston, MA
    • Recreation Area - Bower - Boston, MA

    $2,329+

    Bower

    771 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02215

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (617) 606-4013
  • 315 on A
    DealsSpecial Offer
    • Bedroom - 315 on A - Boston, MA
    • Building - 315 on A - Boston, MA
    • Building - 315 on A - Boston, MA

    $2,835+

    315 on A

    315 A Street, Boston, MA 02210

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    8 Units Available
    (617) 344-3487
  • 660 Washington
    DealsSpecial Offer
    • Building - 660 Washington - Boston, MA
    • Patio / Deck - 660 Washington - Boston, MA
    • 660 Washington - Boston, MA

    $3,155+

    660 Washington

    660 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (617) 344-3413
  • HUB 25
    DealsWaived Fees
    • Building - HUB 25 - Boston, MA
    • HUB 25 - Boston, MA
    • Building - HUB 25 - Boston, MA

    $2,477+

    4/5 stars based on 76 reviews
    76

    HUB 25

    25 Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    6 Units Available
    (888) 558-1412
  • Parker Hill
    • Parker Hill - Roxbury, MA
    • Parker Hill - Roxbury, MA
    • Parker Hill - Roxbury, MA

    $1,900

    Parker Hill

    170 Parker Hill Ave, Roxbury, MA 02120

    Studio • 1 Bath

    (781) 277-4817
  • The Longwood
    • The Longwood - Roxbury, MA
    • Kitchen - The Longwood - Roxbury, MA
    • Bathroom - The Longwood - Roxbury, MA

    $3,145+

    4.5/5 stars based on 28 reviews
    28

    The Longwood

    1575 Tremont St, Roxbury, MA 02120

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    (617) 712-3401
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  • Conway Court
    • Courtyard - Conway Court - Roslindale, MA
    • Building - Conway Court - Roslindale, MA
    • Conway Court - Roslindale, MA

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    Conway Court

    1 Conway St, Roslindale, MA 02131

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    (617) 209-3555
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  • Girard
    • Building - Girard - Boston, MA
    • Building - Girard - Boston, MA
    • Girard - Boston, MA

    $3,095+

    Girard

    600 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    6 Units Available
    (617) 360-8307
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  • West Side Crossing
    • Building - West Side Crossing - Boston, MA
    • Living Room - West Side Crossing - Boston, MA
    • Bathroom - West Side Crossing - Boston, MA

    $3,950+

    West Side Crossing

    339 D St, Boston, MA 02127

    1–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    2 Units Available
    (617) 505-4563
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  • The Parkside Luxury Apartments
    • Building - The Parkside Luxury Apartments - Boston, MA
    • Building - The Parkside Luxury Apartments - Boston, MA
    • Bathroom - The Parkside Luxury Apartments - Boston, MA

    $1,950+

    4/5 stars based on 6 reviews
    6

    The Parkside Luxury Apartments

    91 Westland Ave, Boston, MA 02115

    Studio–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    (617) 580-5053
  • 345 Harrison
    • Building - 345 Harrison - Boston, MA
    • 345 Harrison - Boston, MA
    • 345 Harrison - Boston, MA

    $2,925+

    345 Harrison

    345 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (617) 209-3895
  • AVA Back Bay
    • AVA Back Bay - Boston, MA
    • Kitchen - AVA Back Bay - Boston, MA
    • Patio / Deck - AVA Back Bay - Boston, MA

    $3,110+

    4.5/5 stars based on 56 reviews
    56

    AVA Back Bay

    790 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02199

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (617) 207-6345
  • 68 Beale
    • Building - 68 Beale - Quincy, MA
    • Building - 68 Beale - Quincy, MA
    • Building - 68 Beale - Quincy, MA

    $2,000+

    68 Beale

    68 Beale St, Quincy, MA 02170

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    (617) 934-0612
  • AVA Theater District
    DealsSpecial Offer
    • Kitchen - AVA Theater District - Boston, MA
    • Dining Room - AVA Theater District - Boston, MA
    • Community Signage - AVA Theater District - Boston, MA

    $2,755+

    4.5/5 stars based on 131 reviews
    131

    AVA Theater District

    45 Stuart St, Boston, MA 02116

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (617) 207-6851
  • 62 On the Park
    • Building - 62 On the Park - Boston, MA
    • Fitness Weight Room - 62 On the Park - Boston, MA
    • Kitchen - 62 On the Park - Boston, MA

    $2,150+

    62 On the Park

    62 Boylston, Boston, MA 02116

    Studio–1 Bed • 1 Bath

    4 Units Available
    (617) 360-3280

Dorchester Apartment Options

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Overview of Dorchester

Located just south of Boston (called "Southie" by locals), Dorchester is one of Beantown's fastest-growing communities. The largest neighborhood in the metropolis, it is also one of the most diverse with a heavy population of Irish and Vietnamese residents. With plenty of riverfront amenities and a strong sense of neighborhood pride, it makes sense that so many Massachusetts residents are finding their home in Dorchester apartments for rent. With two city parks within the limits, rentals here will give many of Boston's residents the quality of life they need.

Living in Dorchester, MA

The community of Dorchester was originally one of the largest towns in the Massachusetts Bay Colony, founded in 1630. One of the oldest neighborhoods in Massachusetts, Dorchester remained a rural farming area until it was annexed to Boston in 1870.

Prospective residents thinking about living in Dorchester apartments for rent today have an annual cost of living index that is estimated to be 8.7 percent greater than the rest of Boston and 25.3 percent greater than the national average, reported AreaVibes. The Dorchester community typically pays $3.85 for a gallon of gas, $5.31 for a cup of coffee and $8.99 for pizza, added the source.

Those residents of Dorchester apartments for rent seeking employment opportunities have access to jobs in leading industries such as healthcare, education and finances. As the largest neighborhood in the city of Boston, residents of Dorchester apartments looking for employment opportunities can turn to the largest employers in the greater city of Boston, including the Boston Harbor Hotel, the Institution for Savings, RE/MAX Leading Edge, Fruit Center Marketplace and VNA of Middlesex-East.

Dorchester Attractions and Special Events

Dorchester is home to the Blake House, the oldest surviving home in the Boston area. A great example of 17th century architecture, this home that was once owned by the Blake family until 1825. A variety of residents of apartments for rent in Dorchester saved the home for historic preservation after the city of Boston threatened to demolish it in the late 1800s.

This thriving community is also home to the largest copyrighted work of art in the country. Called the Rainbow Swash, the artist Corita Kent designed and painted this multi-colored piece in 1971, and it has brightened the commute for many Boston residents along Interstate 93 ever since.

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