For Sale/Rent

Five Two-Bedroom Apartments for Less Than $1,800 per Month

With options in West Roxbury, Somerville, Allston, and beyond.

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 $1,800 or less per month—because who has $3,000 to drop on a rental, anyway?

Below, peruse five two-bedroom apartments for rent in Boston for less than $1,800 per month.

1. 414 Belgrade Avenue, West Roxbury
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,775 per month

This sunny unit is sandwiched between the Bellevue commuter rail stop and West Roxbury’s Roche Bros. outpost. It has a spacious living room and a formal dining room with a built-in hutch.


2. 52 Athol Street #3, Allston
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,750 per month

This attic-level apartment in Allston boasts skylights, a dishwasher, and a deck. The listing agent declares there are “chill vibes here.”


3. 8 Champney Street #1, Brighton
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,750 per month

This two-bedroom unit in Oak Square also offers a formal dining room with a built-in china cabinet. Plus, the listing advertises easy street parking.


4. 38 Laurel Street #3, Somerville
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,675 per month

Tucked away on Spring Hill, this Somerville apartment is cat-friendly. It has a small backyard and some nice street views.


5. 363 Meridian Street #1, East Boston
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,700 per month

This perfectly pleasant unit on Eagle Hill is both tiny and tidy. It offers hardwood floors and a tiled bathroom.


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


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