Brooklyn Listings Under $2,500 in March 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 $4,150.  Renters can still appreciate a less competitive market with lower prices and will find more opportunities as the market warms up. The following units under $2,500 offer eat-in kitchens, exposed brick, and access to building amenities.

Best Deals in Brooklyn in March 2024

1. 1042 President Street #8E

Modern Brooklyn studio with an oversized window
Neighborhood: Crown Heights
Price: $2,500
Size: Studio, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 10.71%
This sleek and modern studio resides in a brand-new building that boasts amenities like a fitness center, furnished roof deck, and a laundry room. The unit’s kitchen features stainless steel appliances and white cabinets, then the floorplan transitions to the large living space. Renters can use their virtual doorman and will also appreciate hardwood floors, large windows, and recessed lighting. This pet-friendly unit does not charge a broker’s fee and resides in an elevator building that’s a four-minute walk from the 2, 3, 4, and 5 trains.

2. 2007 Foster Avenue #C2

Brooklyn living room with windows and blue walls
Neighborhood: Flatbush
Price: $2,500
Size: 2 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 18.22%
This no-fee two-bedroom is an appealing option for roommates or small families. Renters will enter the unit and find the separate kitchen with a stainless steel stove, abundant storage space, and room for a small table and chairs. The living room and bedrooms receive plenty of natural light, and the living room includes a wall of built-in storage. Hardwood floors run throughout this pet-friendly unit, and renters will live six minutes from the B and Q trains.

3. 344 Gates Avenue #1

Kitchen with exposed brick in Brooklyn
Neighborhood: Bedford-Stuyvesant
Price: $2,400
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 14.29%
This one-bedroom apartment features exposed brick and a queen-sized bedroom. The kitchen space includes a large counter that can fit barstool seats, and natural light pours in through two windows in the living room. Tenants will not pay a broker’s fee for this unit, and they can have pets in the apartment. The building sits six minutes from the G train.

4. 1861 West 12th Street

Brooklyn room with multiple windows
Neighborhood: Gravesend
Price: $2,500
Size: 2 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 16.67%
Each bedroom in this apartment can fit a king-sized bed and includes storage space and windows. The separate windowed kitchen features white appliances and space for a small table and chairs. Renters can access a storage facility with this rental. This sun-drenched unit resides in a duplex that is a six-minute walk to the N, Q, and W trains.

5. 4822 Church Avenue #1R

Brooklyn kitchen with white appliances
Neighborhood: East Flatbush
Price: $2,099
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 4.59%
Renters will not pay a broker’s fee for this one-bedroom apartment that offers access to a backyard space. The windowed kitchen includes white appliances, counters, and a tile backsplash. Hardwood floors run throughout the living room and bedroom that feature closet space. Renters may wish to have a car when living in this unit, as it sits 23 minutes 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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