Comprehensive Housing Market Analysis for the Boston Housing Market Area
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Policy Development and Research released its Comprehensive Housing Market Analysis (CHMA) for the Boston Housing Market Area on January 1st, 2019. The Boston Housing Market Area (HMA) includes Essex, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, and Suffolk Counties in Massachusetts. For the purposes of this analysis, the HMA is divided into three submarkets: the Boston-Suffolk submarket is coterminous with Suffolk County and includes the city of Boston; the North Shore submarket contains Essex and Middlesex Counties; and the South Shore submarket consists of Norfolk and Plymouth Counties. The HMA is home to 56 institutions of higher learning with more than 420,000 students living in the HMA. The population of the HMA is currently estimated at nearly 4.47 million.
Click here to view the Boston Market Area CHMA report.