Amazing Manhattan Rental Deals under $3,000: July 2021

Originally posted on June 28, 2021 2:52 pm
Updated on July 01, 2021 2:58 pm

For many of us, it’s hard to pass up an opportunity to live in Manhattan especially when you find an amazing deal. These are what we at RentHop like to refer to internally as gems. Thanks to years of accumulated rental data, we have some of the most affordable and quality rental listings the Big Apple has to offer. The inventory of listings has grown exponentially over the years, and today we’ll go over some of our favorite deals for rental listings in Manhattan this July!

1. 550 West 54th Street Unit 2007

apartment photo with living space and kitchen
Neighborhood: Hell’s Kitchen
Price: $2,663
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below Median: 20.51%
Normally priced at around $4k/month, rental concessions has brought this unit’s monthly rent down considerably. The unit comes with three closets, in-unit laundry, and other building amenities such as an outdoor pool, sundeck, and fully paid-for gym membership! Or you can walk down the block to the nearby Planet Fitness.

2. 301 10th Avenue Unit 2A

apartment with hardwood floors
Neighborhood: Chelsea
Price: $2,075
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below Median: 36.15%
Check out this true 1 bedroom unit located in a pet-friendly building with a live-in super! Plenty of natural and beautiful hardwood flooring can be found throughout the unit. This is a super quaint neighborhood with lots of amazing restaurants such as Sushi Yasaka and also Levain Bakery!

3. 270 Fort Washington Avenue

apartment listing photo of bedroom
Neighborhood: Washington Heights
Price: $2,000
Size: 2 Beds, 1 Bath
Percentage Below Median: 12.09%
This unit is located on the 1st floor of the building with trash and laundry facilities located in the basement. Super convenient! Lots of great amenities including marbled flooring through the bathroom and a dishwasher. You’ll also be located right by the New York Presbyterian Hospital.

4. 235 East 54th Street

apartment photo of studio with bed and living space
Neighborhood: Midtown East
Price: $1,875
Size: Studio, 1 Bathroom
Percentage Below Median: 15.73%
Enjoy the tranquility of Sutton Place neighborhood with direct and easy access to Midtown Manhattan. This apartment is being rented directly by the landlord so you won’t have to worry about paying any broker fees! Unit includes lots of cabinet spaces and two deep closets for your belongings. You’ll also be a block away from the Lexington Av/53 St subway stop so this makes any commute easy peasy!

5. 753 East 6th Street

apartment photo of living room with tv, tv stand, and coffee table.
Neighborhood: Alphabet City
Price: $2,825
Size: 2 Beds, 1 Bath
Percentage Below Median: 20.98%
The listing has been completely renovated with new stainless steel appliances, marble countertops, and a dishwasher! Not to mention, you’ll be living right next to some of the best bars and restaurants in the area such as The Wayland, Pardon My French, and Root and Bone.


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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