Five Affordable Three-Bedroom Apartments for Rent

These pads in Dorchester, Somerville, and Roxbury ask less than $2,500 a month.
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 round, it’s places asking less than $2,500 per month—because who has thousands to drop on a rental, anyway?

Below, peruse five studio apartments for rent in Boston for $2,500 or less.

1. 11 Gaylord Street, Dorchester
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 1
Rent: $2,075 per month

Situated on the top floor of a Dorchester Victorian, this sunny apartment boasts skylight windows, built-in shelving, and three huge bedrooms. Best of all? There’s a newly updated bathroom.


2. 19 Eastman Street #3, Dorchester
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 1
Rent: $2,400 per month

This renovated unit in Upham’s Corner boasts hardwood floors and a huge living room, not to mention in-unit laundry and a back porch.


3. Hollander Street #1, Roxbury
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 1
Rent: $2,350 per month

This recently updated spot near Stony Brook station offers an abundance of cabinet space. It has a spacious eat-in kitchen, a stacked washer and dryer, and closets in all of the bedrooms.


4. 370 McGrath Highway, Somerville
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 1
Rent: $2,350 per month

A huge back porch proves to be an excellent perk at this apartment in Somerville. It also offers a dishwasher, garbage disposal, hardwood floors, and recessed lighting.


5. 6 Pleasant Street #2, Dorchester
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 1
Rent: $2,400 per month

Inside a three-decker in Dorchester, this three-bedroom offers a wealth of modern updates. It’s near JFK/UMass station and features two outdoor porches, high ceilings, and decent closet space.


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


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