Five Two-Bedroom Apartments for Less Than $2,000

With options in Allston, Brighton, and beyond.
Photo courtesy of Zumper

Photo courtesy of Zumper

Apartment hunting in Boston is overwhelming for a whole slew of reasons—heavy competition, pricing, and spiraling out of control on Craigslist are just a few of them. So, for your convenience, we’re highlighting a few Zumper listings with one unique characteristic. This time it’s places asking less than $2,000 per month—because who has $4,000 to drop on a rental, anyway?

Below, peruse five two-bedroom apartments for rent in Boston for less than $2,000.

1. 1288 Commonwealth Avenue #a1, Allston
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,900 per month

This renovated apartment in Allston boasts hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, and recessed lighting. Plus, the bedrooms have walk-in closets.


2. 26 Shepard Street #26F, Brighton
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,850 per month

A short walk from Brighton Center, this two-bedroom unit is clean and airy. There’s a spacious kitchen and high ceilings in the living room.


3. 68 Foster Street #1, Brighton
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,925 per month

This newly updated unit near Brighton Center offers central air, a dishwasher, and hardwood floors. The sunny pad recently received new windows and has a small yard.


4. 437 Cambridge Street #22, Allston
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,950 per month

The sparkling renovated residences at Hamilton Union in Allston offer ample closet space, wall-to-wall mirrors in the bathroom, and on-site laundry facilities. There’s easy access to the B Line, the Mass Pike, and more.


5. 120a Babcock Street, Brookline
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,850 per month

This garden-level two-bedroom in Brookline is pet friendly and has a spacious living room and kitchen. The apartment complex also has a courtyard.


Madeline Bilis Associate Editor at Boston Magazine @madelinebilis
mbilis@bostonmagazine.com