Curbed Comparisons is our map of similarly priced homes around the region. This go-round it's 10 places asking the low, low rent of $2,200 a month. These include an entire house near the McGrath Highway in Somerville and a 300-square-foot studio (with wireless!) in Back Bay.Read More
What $2,200 Rents You Around Greater Boston
1. 39 Alston Street
Somerville, MA 02145
This is an entire 3-BR, 2-BA spread over 1,450 square feet on the inside, with a 250-square-foot patio on the outside. It also includes W/D and off-street parking.
2. 14 Concord Avenue, #218
Cambridge, MA 02138
This snug (it's 558 square feet) 1-BR, 1-BA comes with a private deck.
3. 151 Appleton Street, #1
Cambridge, MA 02138
This 2-BR, 1-BA, 900-square-foot spread includes a private deck as well as the opportunity to bring in "well-behaved and referenced pets." There's free shared laundry in the basement.
4. 519 Washington Street, #2
Brookline, MA 02445
This 2-BR, 2-BA, 1,100-square-foot spread includes AC units in each room as well as parking for $150 extra. Laundry in the building.
5. 26 Holly Lane, #1B
Brookline, MA 02467
This 2-BR, 2-BA, 1,063-square-foot condo is for rent. Central air included.
6. 184 Orchard Street, #0
Watertown, MA 02472
This 1,350-square-foot 2-BR includes on full bath and two halves, as well as central air and access to front and back yards. And! A fireplace in the kitchen.
7. 44 Orkney Road, #5
Boston, MA 02135
This 2-BR, 1-BA, 821-square-foot spread was renovated in 2006.
8. 75 Burbank Street, #402
Boston, MA 02115
At 450 square feet, this 1-BR, 1-BA is ahead of Boston's micro-apartment trend.
9. 8-10 Williams Street, #37
Boston, MA 02119
An honest-to-god loft, this 1,000-square-foot 1-BR, 1-BA includes in-unit W/D and central air in an elevator building.
10. 171 Beacon Street, #1F
Boston, MA 02116
This 300-square-foot studio is available for as short a lease as one week (in which case it's asking a mere $600). Wifi and basic cable come with the rent.