Brooklyn Listings Under $2,300 in January 2024

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 increased to $4,070. Winter allows renters to score lower rents compared to the busy summer season, and there are still enough units to choose from. The following apartments under $2,300 provide laundry facilities, stainless steel appliances, and exposed brick.

Best Deals in Brooklyn in January 2024

1. 252 Schenectady Avenue #2

Brooklyn kitchen with exposed brick
Neighborhood: Crown Heights
Price: $2,250
Size: Studio, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 13.46%
Renters looking for a studio can tour this spacious and character-filled unit with modern touches. The kitchen includes stainless steel appliances and an oversized counter with a breakfast bar. In the living space, they can fit bedroom and living room furniture and appreciate the built-in air conditioning unit. This pet-friendly unit offers a reduced broker’s fee and provides access to building amenities like a laundry room and common roof deck. This building sits three minutes from the 2, 3, 4, and 5 subway lines.

2. 693 East New York Avenue #2R

Brooklyn living room with a large window
Neighborhood: East Flatbush
Price: $2,300
Size: 2 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 14.78%
Roommates and small families can consider this two-bedroom apartment with generously sized rooms. The unique kitchen includes green cabinets, white appliances, and space for a small dining table. Renters can settle into the large living room with an oversized window or retreat to their bedrooms that fit queen and king-sized beds. Tenants can walk twelve minutes to the 2, 3, 4, and 5 trains.

3. 578 Greene Avenue #1

Kitchen in Brooklyn with stainless steel appliances
Neighborhood: Bedford-Stuyvesant
Price: $1,995
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 24.72%
This charming one-bedroom unit resides in a Brooklyn brownstone and boats details like exposed brick and hardwood floors. The kitchen includes stainless steel appliances and an oversized counter that accommodates barstool seating. In the living room, residents will find additional show-stopping details like a decorative brick fireplace and bar window. The bedroom incorporates unique built-in storage space, and the bathroom provides renovated finishes. This unit is a nine-minute walk from the G train.

4. 400 Bedford Avenue #5A

Brooklyn bedroom with large window
Neighborhood: Williamsburg
Price: $2,250
Size: Room, Shared Bath
Percentage Below: 42.31%
Renters who do not mind sharing a space with a roommate can sublet this bedroom in a two-bedroom, one-bathroom unit. The bedroom comes furnished and also boasts a large window and air conditioning unit. The tenant can access other amenities throughout the unit, including balconies, stainless steel appliances, and oversized windows. The building also includes a laundry room. This renting option is available for January, with the option to extend into February, creating an ideal situation for someone staying in the city for a short duration. Renters will live eight minutes from the M, J, and Z trains.

5. 1357 Flatbush Avenue #2E

Brooklyn kitchen with stainless steel appliances
Neighborhood: Flatbush
Price: $2,150
Size: Studio Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 12.71%
This pet-friendly modern studio apartment resides in an amenity-filled building. Renters will appreciate touches like stainless steel appliances, a dishwasher, and central air conditioning in the unit. Concrete floors and recessed lighting run throughout the space, and the living area includes enough room for multiple pieces of furniture. In the elevator building, tenants can utilize a fitness center, common outdoor space, and bike storage. This building is a seven-minute walk from the 2 and 5 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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