ShareMapping Boston's Rent Prices 1990-2010 By Elise DubuquePosted Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015 Average rent prices in Boston have seen steady increases in the last two decades. Prices continue to rise with the recent completion of many amenity-rich luxury rental buildings in downtown Boston. These maps were published by Ugentry, a group that used data from the American Community Survey and The Boston Foundation/MAPC Data Common to examine gentrified neighborhoods "and establish a baseline of data that gives a rich picture of how the neighborhood has changed over time." Read more from Bostinno. Maps of average Boston rent prices (1990, 2000, and 2010). Map tiles by Stamen Design/CC BY 3.0.