Low Vacancy Rates Push Rental Housing Costs Up in NH

Data collected on rental housing in New Hampshire have shown increases in prices and declines in vacancy rates over the last decade. For 2021, the statewide median rental rate for a two-bedroom apartment in New Hampshire was $1,498 per month. The vacancy rate in the state was also below one percent, indicating an extremely limited supply of available apartments, reducing housing options for individuals and families in New Hampshire. Learn more in NHFPI’s 2019 blog: Continued Rise of NH’s Rental Costs Increases Financial Burdens on Residents.