For Sale/Rent

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

Including spacious, renovated units in West Roxbury and Dorchester.

Photo via 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 thousands to drop on a rental, anyway?

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

1. 412-414 Belgrade Avenue #2, West Roxbury
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $2,000 per month

This West Roxbury apartment counts a dishwasher, microwave, and range as new additions to its updated kitchen. It’s also been freshly painted and boasts new blinds. Best of all? There’s a balcony off the living room.


2. 46 Burt Street, Dorchester
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 2
Rent: $2,000 per month

In this warm and inviting spot in Ashmont, there’s plenty of natural light, plus hardwood floors and updated appliances in the kitchen. Available outdoor space includes a private back porch and a fenced-in yard with a garden.


3. 460 Meridian Street #C, East Boston
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $2,000 per month

Situated inside of a brick building in Eastie, this two-bedroom on Eagle Hill is steps from the waterfront. The kitchen opens to the main living area, where there’s a good-sized coat closet for storage.


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

Not far from the Chiswick Road T stop, this apartment is bright and comfortable. It has a kitchen with excellent storage, and as an added bonus, cats are permitted.


5. 125 Chiswick Road #106, Brighton
Bedrooms: 2
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,950 per month

Heat and hot water are included in the rent at this Brighton pad, where there’s an elevator, in-building laundry, and a balcony. There’s a dishwasher and a garbage disposal in the kitchen to boot.


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.


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