Affordable Apartments in Queens under $2,800 this July

Originally posted on June 28, 2021 11:15 pm
Updated on July 01, 2021 9:48 pm

For the uninitiated, Queens is an amazing borough with lots of great restaurants, parks, and people. Its location makes it an ideal place for those looking to save time on commuting while also offering a more tranquil version of city life. Whether you’re considering a move to the borough, or you’re already there and hoping to switch it up, don’t miss out on these affordable apartments!

1. 31-13 81st Street Unit 2nd Floor

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Neighborhood: Jackson Heights
Price: $2,800
Size: 4 Beds, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 15.15%%
Check out this spacious 4 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment located on 81st Street just a few blocks away from the nearby Key Food and Rite Aid. The unit just got freshly painted walls new brand new oak flooring, making it feel super updated and new. As an added bonus, 2.5 garage space is also available for rent!

2. 41-34 Crescent Street Unit 7J

apartment listing photo of living room and balcony
Neighborhood: Long Island City
Price: $2,350
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 22.95%
Moving into the city but don’t have any furniture ready? The current tenants of this unit are happy to part with their apartment along with all of their furniture for an additional one-time furnishing fee of $1000. This unit also comes with its own private balcony, is rent-stabilized, and is right by the Queensboro Plaza subway stop.

3. 41-9 23rd Avenue Unit 1F

apartment listing photo of the kitchen space with dining table
Neighborhood: Astoria
Price: $1,600
Size: Studio, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 11.11%
This studio unit is located on the first floor of a privately owned house. There are plenty of storage spaces throughout the apartment and tenants will find themselves just blocks away from the action in Ditmars. Some local favorites include the Thirsty Koala, Taverna Kyclades, and Stamatis.

4. 70-12 31st Avenue 2nd Floor

apartment listing photo of empty room
Neighborhood: Jackson Heights
Price: $2,200
Size: 2 Beds, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 11.11%
A walk-in closet in the master bedroom and skylight in the bathroom are just some of the great features this apartment has to offer. Not to mention, you’ll have the entire the 2nd floor to yourself! There are lots of parks such as the Travers Park and the Landing Lights Dog Run right next door so it’s perfect for those with pets!

5. 64-71 Alderton Street

apartment listing photo of living space with open closets
Neighborhood: Rego Park
Price: $1,450
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 21.62%
Last but not least, don’t miss out on this unit located in a three-family house. You will have access to the landlord’s beautiful grassy backyard and be located just a few blocks away from Queen’s own Manor Oktoberfest — an amazing local German beerhouse.


Released on a monthly basis, the RentHop Best Deal series aims to provide renters with useful market insights and a chance to identify rental gems currently available on the market. These listings are hand-selected by the team at RentHop based on a few factors, including layout, apartment size, features, and more importantly, price — such listings will be on average 10% – 30% below the median asking price of other similar-sized listings in the same neighborhood.

Note that, given the fast-paced nature of the rental market in New York, certain listings may receive applications and be taken off within days on market. If you are interested in scheduling a showing or have further questions, please make sure to submit an inquiry via the inquiry submission form located on the listing page.

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