Queens is a popular borough that welcomes many renters monthly. The borough boasts plenty of communities filled with restaurants and entertainment with lower rental prices than areas in Manhattan. With neighborhoods like Astoria and Long Island City close to Manhattan, some people move to the borough for the lower-priced rents and the easy commute.
The median rent for a New York City apartment slightly decreased to $4,170 this month. With fall underway, renters may have an easier time locating budget-friendly apartments with spacious rooms and amenities. The following units under $2,200 boast renovated spaces, laundry rooms, and stainless steel appliances.
Best Queens Listings in November 2023
Neighborhood: Rego Park
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 11.11%
This renovated one-bedroom apartment features new finishes and a modern living space. In the kitchen, renters will find new stainless steel appliances, a dishwasher, and plenty of cabinet space. Tenants will pass through French doors into their sunlit bedroom and utilize plenty of closets throughout the unit. This cat-friendly building includes a laundry room and elevator and resides fourteen minutes away from the E, M, and R subway lines.
Neighborhood: Forest Hills
Size: Studio, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 13.64%
Solo renters can tour this sun-drenched studio apartment with hardwood floors and plenty of closet space. The apartment boasts new stainless steel appliances, a dishwasher, and a brand-new marble bathroom. Renters will appreciate the large living and sleeping area, complete with high-beam ceilings. The unit resides in a co-operative building, but tenants will not need board approval. Tenants can own a cat and will appreciate building amenities like an elevator, laundry room, and common area. The building is three minutes from the E, M, and R trains.
Neighborhood: Jackson Heights
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: On par
Couples or single renters can consider this spacious one-bedroom apartment. The kitchen includes white appliances, counter space, and room for a dining table and chairs. Renters will cross through the large living area into a bedroom with multiple closets. This unit appeals to frequent travelers, as it sits near LaGuardia Airport, buses, and train routes. There is also street parking available for those with cars.
Size: Room, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 34.62%
This newly painted bedroom in an Astoria apartment receives plenty of natural light. Renters will live with one other roommate in an apartment with an oversized living room and kitchen but have their own private bathroom. The unit features a dishwasher, multiple windows, and a standing shower. This building is only a three-minute walk from the N and W trains.
Neighborhood: Richmond Hill
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 4.66%
Renters looking for a character-filled unit can tour this one-bedroom home with crown molding. The windowed kitchen features a stainless steel stove, counter and cabinet space, and additional shelving over the fridge. In the living room and bedroom, tenants will find dark hardwood floors, decorative ceilings, and oversized windows. This building resides a three-minute walk from the J train.
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.
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