Queens Listings Under $2,400 in December 2022

Featuring a wide array of cuisines, activities, and communities, Queens is a popular borough that welcomes many renters each month. With neighborhoods like Astoria and Long Island City close to Manhattan, some people move here for the lower-priced rents and the easy commute.

The median rent for a one-bedroom apartment across New York City remained at $3,995 this month, showing signs of a plateauing market heading into the Winter season. While rental prices may drop as the weather gets colder and fewer potential renters decide to move, prices could also increase if inventory decreases. Either way, those looking to capitalize on lower rental prices than during the summer season can still expect to find deals across the borough. The following listings below $2,400 offer amenities like proximity to subway lines, modern finishes, and oversized windows.

1. 41-29 24th Street #3A

photo of a kitchen with barstools
Neighborhood: Long Island City
Price: $2,384
Size: Studio, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 5.58%
Experience studio living in Packard Square, where rent-stabilized units combine modern touches with bright and spacious rooms. This unit provides Manhattan views, stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, and Duravit fixtures in the bathroom. Throughout the building, tenants can experience amenities like a 24-hour doorman, landscaped sundeck, and fitness center. The complex resides a three-minute walk from several trains and just one stop away from Manhattan.

2. 86-20 139th Street

bright room with a ceiling fan
Neighborhood: Briarwood
Price: $1,750
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 5.41
This one-bedroom unit in Briarwood includes many windows to let in natural light. With hardwood floors, high ceilings, and cabinet space, there is space to spread out and enjoy living in this comfortable apartment. Renters can also appreciate the new cabinetry in the kitchen. Located a six-minute walk to the E and F lines, this unit makes for a reasonable commute at a competitive price.

3. 87-21 87th Street #B4

living room with two windows and molding
Neighborhood: Woodhaven
Price: $1,950
Size: 2 Beds, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 7.14%
Complete with molding and an intricate hardwood floor design, this beautiful two-bedroom in Woodhaven will not last long. Inside the unit, renters will appreciate the eat-in kitchen with plenty of cabinet space and the abundance of closet space in the bedrooms. The building has a live-in super, and applicants can use a guarantor. This unit resides only a four-minute walk from the J train.

4. 23-30 31st Road #B2

brightly lit room with two windows
Neighborhood: Astoria
Price: $1,900
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 11.63%
Take advantage of this chance to live in one of Queen’s popular neighborhoods, Astoria. Located on the building’s second floor, this one-bedroom unit boasts a king-sized bedroom, renovated bathroom, and a spacious eat-in kitchen. The unit includes heat and hot water, and tenants can have a cat. Residents will live in proximity to the neighborhood’s restaurants, cafes, and nightlife.

5. 65-25 Roosevelt Avenue #6

empty and brightly lit room
Neighborhood: Woodside
Price: $1,999
Size: 1 Bed, 1 Bath
Percentage Below: 0.05%
This renovated one-bedroom apartment in Woodside features a modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances, including a dishwasher. In the bedroom, residents can fit a king-sized bed and welcome in the sunlight through the oversized windows. The elevator building also includes a remote intercom and super. Tenants will live within a three-minute walk of the 7 and only a five-minute walk of the E, M, and R 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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