Five Two-Bedroom Apartments for $2,000 or Less per Month

With options in Eastie and Chestnut Hill.

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 $2,000 or less per month—because who has $4,000 to drop on a rental, anyway?

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

1. 78 Leyden Street #3, East Boston
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $2,000 per month

This roomy two-bedroom in East Boston’s Orient Heights neighborhood is situated on the top floor of a three-family building. There’s a garden and a patio in the backyard that are shared with the two other units.


2. 14 Byron Road #4, Chestnut Hill
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,750 per month

Not only is the rent reasonable in this Chestnut Hill apartment, but it includes heat, hot water, and two parking spaces. There’s a renovated kitchen, too, and proximity to Chestnut Hill Mall.


3. Third St & Gore St #1, Cambridge
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,800 per month

This ground-floor abode in East Cambridge has a dishwaser in the kitchen, not to mention extra built-in cupboards in the bathroom.


4. 11 Embassy Road #22, Brighton
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,995 per month

Say goodbye to jamming Tupperware into your cabinets—this two-bedroom in Brighton boasts an abundance of storage space in the kitchen. It also has a generously sized living room with a large window.


5. 28 Clifford Street, Hyde Park
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,100 per month

Living space abounds in this apartment in Hyde Park. The two-bedroom comes with a small office and storage space, plus an enclosed sun porch and an open-air back porch.


Note: Although Zumper’s apartment inventory is updated in real time, these listings are not guaranteed to be available. Check in with a listing’s leasing office to confirm availability and to schedule tours.