Brooklyn Listings Under $2,250 in December 2023

Brooklyn is a popular borough for renters who seek large units, amenities, and proximity to hot spots across the city. The borough features many neighborhoods with unique communities, and renters flock to Brooklyn to evade Manhattan’s pricing.

This month, the average rental price for a New York City apartment decreased to $4,000. With fall turning into winter, renters on the market can find lower rental prices than during the busy summer season. The following units offer reduced broker fees, laundry facilities, and private outdoor space.

Best Deals in Brooklyn in December 2023

1. 281 Crown Street #1

Brooklyn living room with two windows
Neighborhood: Crown Heights
Price: $2,250
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 13.46%
This generously sized one-bedroom apartment features wooden accents and receives plenty of natural light. The kitchen includes a stainless steel refrigerator, a window, and wooden cabinets. Renters will walk through the oversized living room and into the king-sized bedroom, complete with two windows. This pet-friendly unit offers a reduced broker’s fee and resides in a building with an on-site super. The building sits across from the laundromat and is only a three-minute walk from the 2 and 5 subway lines.

2. 33 Brevoort Place #1R

Brooklyn studio with stainless steel appliances
Neighborhood: Bedford-Stuyvesant
Price: $2,034
Size: Studio, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 6.48%
Renters looking for a studio apartment can consider this unit with stainless steel appliances and hardwood floors. The apartment includes two closets and enough space for both living room and bedroom furniture. The true standout feature of this unit, however, is the private backyard space with room for plants, furniture, and entertaining. This pet-friendly apartment offers a reduced broker’s fee and resides four minutes from the S, A, and C trains.

3. 508 East 45th Street #2A

Kitchen in Brooklyn with new appliances
Neighborhood: East Flatbush
Price: $2,200
Size: 2 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 16.19%
Roommates or renters looking for a home office space can consider this gut-renovated two-bedroom apartment in East Flatbush. The primary bedroom in this unit does not have a closet but offers plenty of room for a king-sized bed and additional furniture. Renters will find a closet in the second smaller bedroom. The kitchen boasts new stainless steel appliances, a window, and copious amounts of counter space. Rent includes utilities, and renters may need a personal form of transportation, as the 2 and 5 trains are a 19-minute walk away.

4. 9303 Shore Road #5B

Brooklyn studio with hardwood floors
Neighborhood: Bay Ridge
Price: $1,995
Size: Studio, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 20.20%
This studio apartment boasts a sizeable floorplan with room for plenty of furniture. The large kitchen sits directly off of the living and sleeping area, featuring two large windows, a tiled floor, and white appliances. Renters will find tiled floors and walls in the windowed bathroom and multiple closets throughout the unit. Throughout the pet-friendly building, renters will appreciate amenities like a laundry room, live-in super, and elevator. Tenants can purchase a parking spot for $330 a month. This building is an 11-minute walk to the R train.

5. 1330 Bushwick Avenue #2

Brooklyn kitchen with white appliances
Neighborhood: Bushwick
Price: $2,200
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 24.01%
Renters who prioritize proximity to Manhattan can rent this one-bedroom apartment. Tenants will find white appliances and wooden cabinets in the windowed kitchen. In addition to the bedroom, this apartment also includes a smaller bedroom that could serve as an office, nursery, or other recreational space. This apartment resides in a building that is five minutes from the J and Z trains.


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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