Price Check Rental Edition

5 Brooklyn two bedrooms renting for less than $2,500 a month

By Leah Hochbaum Rosner  | December 11, 2017 - 10:00AM

This Sunset Park two bedroom has in-unit laundry, and is listed for $2,295 a month.

The average rent for a two bedroom in Brooklyn is a steep $3,363 a month, according to a recent Douglas Elliman report. But that doesn’t mean you’re doomed if your budget is significantly less. Here are five places across the borough that can be yours for under $2,500 a month.

4103 Seventh Ave., Sunset Park


This newly renovated two bedroom, one bath (also shown at top) is listed for $2,295 a month. The apartment has in-unit laundry, Sunset Park views, and three closets. Heat and hot water are included. It's in a four-story, 20-apartment building. There’s no broker’s fee and guarantors are permitted, but all pets must be approved before they can move in.

126 Malcolm X Blvd., Bedford-Stuyvesant


This ground floor two bedroom, one bath has an open kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counterts, hardwood flooring throughout, new windows, private outdoor space, and in-unit laundry. The building is pet-friendly with a common garden and a voice intercom system. The apartment is listed at $2,450 a month and there’s no broker’s fee.

253 East 48th St., East Flatbush


This two bedroom in a two-family house is listed at $2,350 a month.The apartment has a stainless steel fridge and stove as well as granite counters and an island in the kitchen. The bathroom has a skylight, there's a fireplace, and there are lots of closets, a balcony, and backyard access. All utilities are included. Small pets are allowed.

728 Franklin Ave., Crown Heights


This two bedroom, one bath has hardwood flooring and exposed brick walls. It's listed for $2,291 a month. Hot water is included, and guarantors are welcomed. Pets are only allowed upon approval. There’s no broker’s fee.

117 Diamond St., Greenpoint​​​​


This 850-square-foot apartment has two bedrooms on opposite ends of the apartment, a decorative fireplace in the living room, and windows in every room. It's in a pet-friendly building near McGolrick Park. Rent is $2,499 a month. Heat and hot water are included.



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