For Sale/Rent

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

With options in Somerville, Jamaica Plain, Brighton, and West Roxbury.


Photos 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. Last time, we took a look at some cute apartments around Coolidge Corner; 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.

7 Weymouth Ave., West Roxbury
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $2,000 per month

For efficiency lovers, this kitchen is a dream. Modern appliances and ample cabinetry take up two walls, while a stacked washer and dryer are tucked slightly out of sight, across from another set of cabinets for detergent and dryer sheets, and a small countertop for folding. Recessed lighting gives way to a pretty stained glass fixture in the living area, which is also naturally lit by a pair of glass doors that slide aside to access the front deck. When the weather turns less agreeable for al fresco hangouts, there’s a three-season porch out back.

156 Williams St., Jamaica Plain
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,995 per month

Half a mile from the Forest Hills T station, this first floor apartment has its own roomy front porch. Stainless appliances (peep the dishwasher), a big walk-in closet, and basement laundry come with the unit, which sits pleasantly between Franklin Park and the Minton Stable Community Garden. It’s available October 1, or as soon as you can move in.

47 Sunset Road, Somerville
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,900 per month

This place is not short on space. There’s a dining room with a ceiling fan, a living room with a long and narrow cushioned window seat, and a butler’s pantry with dozens of drawers and shelves. The kitchen is spacious enough for a table, too, and both bedrooms are well-illuminated with overhead lighting and a pair of windows in each. For any Tufts students, this apartment is just a 10 minute jog to the university. Plus, doesn’t it sound nice to live on Sunset Road?

10 Joseph St. #1, Somerville
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $2,000 per month

This Ward Two home is just outside Union Square (hello, delicious donuts). Though the closest T stop is at Central Square, a good 20 minute walk away, plenty of buses run around the apartment. Inside, the kitchen is full of quirky character with checkerboard tile flooring, a built-in hutch, and warm wooden cabinets.

57 Falkland St. #1, Brighton
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $2,000 per month

Ready for an October 1 move-in, this Oak Square two-bedroom lives on a quiet residential street, a few minutes from a 64 bus stop—ideal for those commuting into Cambridge. Shiny hardwood floors, paned glass doors, and a decorative fireplace dress up the spacious dwelling.

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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