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What $2,200 Rents You Around Greater Boston

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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.


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1. 39 Alston Street

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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

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14 Concord Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

This snug (it's 558 square feet) 1-BR, 1-BA comes with a private deck.

3. 151 Appleton Street, #1

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151 Appleton Street
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

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519 Washington Street
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

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26 Holly Lane
Brookline, MA 02467

This 2-BR, 2-BA, 1,063-square-foot condo is for rent. Central air included.

6. 184 Orchard Street, #0

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184 Orchard Street
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

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44 Orkney Road
Boston, MA 02135

This 2-BR, 1-BA, 821-square-foot spread was renovated in 2006.

8. 75 Burbank Street, #402

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75 Burbank Street
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

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8-10 Williams Street
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

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171 Beacon Street
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.

1. 39 Alston Street

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.

39 Alston Street
Somerville, MA 02145

2. 14 Concord Avenue, #218

14 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

This snug (it's 558 square feet) 1-BR, 1-BA comes with a private deck.

14 Concord Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

3. 151 Appleton Street, #1

151 Appleton Street, 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.

151 Appleton Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

4. 519 Washington Street, #2

519 Washington Street, 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.

519 Washington Street
Brookline, MA 02445

5. 26 Holly Lane, #1B

26 Holly Lane, Brookline, MA 02467

This 2-BR, 2-BA, 1,063-square-foot condo is for rent. Central air included.

26 Holly Lane
Brookline, MA 02467

6. 184 Orchard Street, #0

184 Orchard Street, 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.

184 Orchard Street
Watertown, MA 02472

7. 44 Orkney Road, #5

44 Orkney Road, Boston, MA 02135

This 2-BR, 1-BA, 821-square-foot spread was renovated in 2006.

44 Orkney Road
Boston, MA 02135

8. 75 Burbank Street, #402

75 Burbank Street, Boston, MA 02115

At 450 square feet, this 1-BR, 1-BA is ahead of Boston's micro-apartment trend.

75 Burbank Street
Boston, MA 02115

9. 8-10 Williams Street, #37

8-10 Williams Street, 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.

8-10 Williams Street
Boston, MA 02119

10. 171 Beacon Street, #1F

171 Beacon Street, 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.

171 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02116