Brooklyn Listings Under $2,500 in April 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 $4,286. As spring warms up, the market offers more opportunities for renters on the move. The following units under $2,500 boast exposed brick, laundry in the building, and reduced broker fees.

Best Deals in Brooklyn in April 2024

1. 352 Broadway #3

Bedroom in Brooklyn
Neighborhood: Williamsburg
Price: $1,100
Size: Room, Shared Bath
Percentage Below: 70.11%
Single renters can secure this bedroom in a three-bedroom apartment with modern details. The bedroom fits a twin bed with additional furniture, and tenants can choose whether they would like to rent furnished or unfurnished. Throughout the rest of the apartment, tenants will find a living room with a marble fireplace. In the oversized kitchen, they will use stainless steel appliances, a dishwasher, and a separate island. Tenants can also use the common outdoor space that includes patio furniture. The building is a three-minute walk from the M, J, and Z trains.

2. 1112 Halsey Street #3R

Brooklyn bedroom with two windows
Neighborhood: Bushwick
Price: $2,495
Size: 2 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 27.68%
Each bedroom in this renovated apartment receives plenty of natural light and includes a unique overhead lighting piece. Tenants can use the bathtub or rainfall shower head in the bathroom. The new kitchen includes stainless steel appliances, dark hardwood floors, and plenty of cabinet space. This pet-friendly unit receives central air conditioning, and there is laundry on site. Renters do not have to pay a broker’s fee for this listing, and they will live eight minutes from the J train.

3. 9959 Shore Road

Brooklyn living room with large window
Neighborhood: Bay Ridge
Price: $1,875
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 15.73%
Renters will need to acquire board approval to rent this unit in a co-op building. The unit offers plenty of space and includes large windows that receive natural light. Tenants can use the open-concept kitchen with white appliances and cabinets and then fit a small dining table to the right. The oversized bedroom can fit a large bed and additional furniture. Renters can access laundry in the building and will live nine minutes from the R.

4. 217 East 96th Street #1

Brooklyn kitchen with light wood cabinets
Neighborhood: East Flatbush
Price: $2,499
Size: 2 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 13.80%
Roommates will appreciate the spacious bedrooms in this bright apartment. The separate windowed kitchen includes light-colored cabinets with white countertops and includes space for additional storage or a small table. Light floods in through three windows in the living room, and central air conditioning runs throughout the apartment. Renters will pay a reduced broker’s fee to live in this pet-friendly unit that is five minutes from the 2, 3, 4, and 5 trains.

5. 947 Montgomery Street #F10

Brooklyn living room with exposed brick
Neighborhood: Crown Heights
Price: $2,500
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 13.79%
Renters who appreciate pre-warm charms will feel at home in this one-bedroom with exposed brick, hardwood floors, and wooden accents. The generously sized kitchen includes stainless steel appliances and dark wooden cabinets. In the large bedroom, renters can comfortably fit a king-sized bed. Renters can have small pets in this apartment and they will live seven minutes from the 2, 3, 4, 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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