Cost of Rent in Rhode Island

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Note: Non-consecutive years appear adjacent in the trend line
because one or more years have been deselected.

Definitions: Cost of rent is the average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment.

Rhode Island Housing 2020 Rhode Island Rent Survey data are not available for some communities. Average rent used for these communities is the HUD FY 2020 Fair Market Rent for the metropolitan area as reported by the U.S.Department of Housing and Urban Development. The average rents calculated for the four core cities
and the remainder of state do not include communities for which data from the 2020 Rhode Island Rent Survey was not available.

Data Source: Rhode Island Housing, Rhode Island Rent Survey































































































Footnotes: *Rhode Island Housing Rent Survey data are not available for these communities. Average rent used for these communities is the HUD Fair Market Rent for the metropolitan area for that year. The average rent calculated for the state as a whole does not include communities for which data from the Rent Survey were not available. 































































Rents are adjusted using the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) utility allowance for a two-bedroom apartment. Adjustments for utilities for each year vary according to HUD annual utility allowance.