For Sale/Rent

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

From Day Square to Strawberry Hill.


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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.

247 Bennington Street #3, East Boston
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,850 per month

Calling all frequent flyers! This Day Square two-bed sits less than half a mile from the Airport T stop, and less than two from Logan itself. The simple and sun-soaked interior make it a tranquil homebase, with a pristine updated bathroom, gorgeous hardwood flooring, and dreamy eat-in kitchen. Plus, windows that look across the water at the city skyline.

341 Washington Street, Somerville
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,850 per month

Cats, dogs, and humans can feel at home in this pet-friendly Ward Two roost. Sloped ceilings add charisma to some rooms, such as one bedroom that features a bespoke drawer-and-shelving unit built into the angle. Additional apartment perks include: a walk-in closet, a tandem parking space, and a personal roof deck with city vistas. Not to mention, it’s just a mile to Harvard, Inman, and Central squares.

Fisk Avenue, Somerville
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,950 per month

Situated on the middle floor of a three-family home, this unit is tucked onto a bystreet just off Broadway, less than a mile from Davis and Porter squares and their T stops. Inside, spotless white cabinets and two large stretches of granite counter make up a chic and functional L-shaped kitchen. Up for rent at the start of March, the lease includes one parking spot and access to free basement laundry.

66 Homer Avenue #410, Cambridge
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,950 per month

Good news for any aquaphiles out there: This Strawberry Hill abode is just 10 minutes walking to the edge of Fresh Pond, and 20 to the bank of the Charles. Brand new kitchen appliances, wide windows, and an updated bathroom grace the interior. A handful of nearby bus lines can bring you into Cambridge or out to Watertown, and an off-street parking spot is included in the rent for car owners.

Medford Street, Somerville
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $2,000 per month

There’s no cramped or dark corner to be found in this apartment. French doors elegantly enclose a formal dining room, which open into a spacious, sunny living room. Plenty of charm furnishes the eat-in kitchen, from a set of rounded corner shelves to display all of your favorite mugs, to a pair of windows above the sink that make washing dishes feel like less of a chore—though with the built-in dishwasher, you’ll never have to. Available March 15, cats are welcome in this Winter Hill wonderland.

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.

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