Brooklyn's Best Rental Deals under $2,900 this July

Originally posted on June 28, 2021 5:32 pm
Updated on July 01, 2021 2:59 pm

Indeed, New York City can be a pricey place to live. Brooklyn, however, might be a more affordable alternative. Countless restaurants and gorgeous parks (McCarren Park and Prospect Park to name a few) certainly bolster this borough’s appeal. So if you want quick access to the many perks NYC has to offer without breaking the bank, peruse the list below for some of the best Brooklyn rental deals this July.

1415 St Johns Place Unit 15

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Neighborhood: Crown Heights
Price: $1,918
Size: 2 Beds, 1 Bath
Percentage Below Median: 11.82%
The new tenant(s) of this unit will be able to start a new lease with the landlord at the same rate that the current tenants are paying. The apartment itself is extremely spacious and comes with two deep closet spaces and two true bedrooms. It’s located just blocks away from Lincoln Terrace / Arthur S. Somers Park so perfect for those with dogs!

500 4th Avenue Unit 2E

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Neighborhood: Gowanus
Price: $2,900
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below Median: 10.77%
Brooklyn living couldn’t get better with this spacious 767 sq ft apartment with in-unit laundry – every New Yorker’s dream. The building has 24 hour doorman service, gym, lounge, and a great sun deck. Lots of great breweries (ie the famous Sixpoint Brewery), distilleries, and even wineries in the area – which makes it an ideal spot to hang out with friends!

3. 290A Cornelia Street Unit 3

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Neighborhood: Bushwick
Price: $2,450
Size: 3 Beds, 2 Baths
Percentage Below Median: 14.04%
Don’t sleep on this amazing listing. The master bedroom comes with its own balcony and bathroom while another unit has a skylight. Located close by to transportation, restaurants and shops, the location is extremely ideal!

4. 635 East 21st Street Unit 43

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Neighborhood: Flatbush
Price: $750
Size: Private Room, Shared Bath
Percentage Below Median: 14.15%
Looking to move into the city but want to meet folks? Check out this room/share situation with two other roomies. Each roommate will have two closets of their own plus one shared closet in the hallway. Another bonus? There are cats and you’re right next to Prospect Park!

5. 26 Meserole Street Unit 2

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Neighborhood: Williamsburg
Price: $730
Size: Private Room, Shared Bath
Percentage Below Median: 28.86%
Here’s another room/share listing opportunity. You get your own private bedroom in a beautifully newly renovated apartment. A/C and in-unit laundry with monthly professional cleaning services! There’s also the Hewes Street M,J and Broadway G train subway stop nearby, so you’re guaranteed an easy commute into Manhattan.


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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