Queens Listings Under $2,250 in November 2022

Originally posted on November 01, 2022 4:08 pm
Updated on November 01, 2022 4:08 pm

Featuring a wide array of cuisines, activities, and communities, Queens is a popular borough that welcomes many renters each month. With neighborhoods like Astoria and Long Island City close to Manhattan, some people move here for the lower-priced rents and the easy commute.

The median rent for a one-bedroom apartment across New York City decreased by $100 to $3,995 this month, showing signs of a less expensive market in the coming weeks and months. While many units in popular Queens neighborhoods come with expensive rents, there are still deals throughout the borough. Those who do not mind a ten-minute walk to the subway can take advantage of large units with stainless steel appliances, tons of closet space, and no-fee offerings. With several units coming in below $2,250, renters can find several deals throughout the borough.

1. 48-48 48th Street #2R

photo of an empty living room space
Neighborhood: Sunnyside
Price: $2,225
Size: 2 Beds, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 9.18%
This two-bedroom apartment in Sunnyside features a classic design with modern finishes. With stainless steel appliances in the kitchen and high ceilings with hardwood floors throughout, this unit creates an ideal living situation for roommates or a small family. The building resides near several laundromats and supermarkets and is less than a ten-minute walk to the 7 train.

2. 25-21 31st Avenue #B12

bright kitchen with dark cabinetry and a stainless steel stove
Neighborhood: Astoria
Price: $2,150
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: On par
Take advantage of this gut-renovated one-bedroom apartment! At a competitive price and offering no fee, this unit also boasts features like stainless steel appliances, plenty of closet space, and ample amounts of sunlight. Renters do not have to pay for heat and hot water and can apply with a guarantor. This building also includes a live-in super and laundry facility, all while residing only five minutes from the N and W lines.

3. 102-20 67th Drive #205

apartment listing photo of an empty alcove studio
Neighborhood: Forest Hills
Price: $1,700
Size: Studio, 1 Bath
Percentage Above: 1.49%
A jumbo studio with recent renovations can be yours in Forest Hills. With a full walk-in kitchen, closet space, and generous alcove layout, there is plenty of space to enjoy in this apartment. Renters will enjoy features throughout the unit and building like an elevator, available parking without a waiting list, and renovated fixtures in the bathroom. Located only three minutes away from the E, M, and R lines, renters will also have proximity to local shops and restaurants.

4. 90-38 170th Street #4D

kitchen in brightly lit living room
Neighborhood: Jamaica
Price: $1,540
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 23.00%
Generously sized and boasting storage opportunities, this one-bedroom apartment comes with an attractive price point. With plenty of space in the common room, renters can build out the kitchen to include an island, additional pantry shelving, or a dining area. The entire unit features plenty of windows to allow sunlight to flood through the rooms. Located in an elevator building that is close to several bus and subway stops, this low-priced unit will not last long.

5. 143-23 Barclay Avenue #5E

empty and brightly lit room
Neighborhood: Flushing
Price: $1,900
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Above: 2.70%
Renters can secure this Flushing one-bedroom without a security deposit! The spacious unit includes a large kitchen with ample counter and cabinet space, and the remainder of the unit continues to prove spacious and full of storage solutions. With closets, plenty of windows, and heat and hot water, this apartment creates an ideal living situation for a single or couple. This pet-friendly unit also allows guarantors during the application process.




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.

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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