Best Queens Listings for $2,300 and Below

Originally posted on July 28, 2021 4:40 pm
Updated on July 30, 2021 8:13 am

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!

Similar to Manhattan this month, we’re also seeing an increasing shortage in the inventory of listings all throughout the city. But don’t worry. We’ve gathered up our list of favorite listings to share with you, so be sure to check them out asap before they’re gone!

1. 111-3 66th Avenue Unit 3B

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Neighborhood: Forest Hills
Price: $1,650
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 16.46%
First on our list, is a quiet co-op 1 bedroom unit located near Flushing Meadow Park and the Forest Hills High School. The unit comes with gorgeous wood flooring and you’ll be renting directly from the owner rather than through a broker. Dog owners will be happy to learn that the apartment is only two blocks away from the Underbridge Dog Run.

2. 51-5 Hillyer Street Unit 2

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Neighborhood: Elmhurst
Price: $2,000
Size: 2 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 20%
You won’t want to miss out on this next apartment. This is a wonderful two bedroom unit in a private house, with a separate kitchen, dinette, and private balcony space. Plenty of great closet space and for those with allergies to pets, this is a no pets allowed home! Easy access to the SkyFoods Grocery Store in Elmhurst and plenty of food options around the neigborhood.

3. 37-6 Warren Street Unit 3BB

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Neighborhood: Jackson Heights
Price: $1,475
Size: Studio, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 10.61%
This studio apartment located on the edge of Jackson Heights can accommodate either a King or Queen bed plus sofa and comes with three large closets. Gorgeous hardwood flooring can be found throughout the unit the cherry on top is that it’s newly renovated! Need to commute into Manhattan for work? Don’t worry, you’ll just be one block away from the Junction Blvd 7 train subway stop. How amazingly convenient!

4. 28-4 33rd Street Unit 16

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Neighborhood: Astoria
Price: $1,750
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 18.60%
Looking for a nice eat-in kitchen? This unit features one of the best we’ve seen at this price point and has plenty of other great features such as ample closet and storage space. If this unit doesn’t work out, there are also other units available in the building for other price points. Worked hard all week and want to relax? Don’t worry, folks living in this neighborhood have access to some of the best food in the city! Walk right down the street and fill your tummy with some amazing burgers from Katch Astoria (great craft beers selections, btw!). Then wrap up with some amazing ice cream and cookies from Ample Hills Creamery and Chip City.

5. 35-16 31st Street Unit 3

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Neighborhood: Astoria
Price: $2,300
Size: 3 Beds, 1.5 Bath
Percentage Below: 17.86%
Last but not least, we have yet another great Astoria apartment, currently available for rent but not for long! The unit comes with its own private terrace and tiled flooring all throughout the unit. The apartment even comes with a half bathroom which is rare for an apartment at this rate. Even better, it’s less than a block away from the 36th Ave N, W subway stop.


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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