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Cheap Apartments for Rent in New York City, NY
106 Rentals Available

Apartments Under $800

Apartments Under $900

Apartments Under $1,600

Apartments Under $2,000

  • 110 East 7Th Street, New York, NY 10009
    $1,900 - $3,210
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    MetroNest, LLC
    2 Units available Today
    (212) 533-1300
  • 153 Avenue A, Apartments, New York, NY 10009
    $1,971 - $2,375
    • 1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Penn Plaza Consultants Group
    5 Units available Today
    (718) 677-6500

Apartments Under $2,100

Apartments Under $2,200

  • 130 East 37Th Street, New York, NY 10016
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    MetroNest, LLC
    Contact for availability Today
    (212) 533-1300
  • 128 Saint Mark's Place, New York, NY 10009
    $2,200 - $2,560
    • Studio
    • 1 Bath
    MetroNest, LLC
    2 Units available Today
    (212) 533-1300
  • 102 Saint Marks Place, New York, NY 10009
    $2,200 - $2,600
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    MetroNest, LLC
    2 Units available Today
    (212) 533-1300
  • 112 East 7Th Street, New York, NY 10009
    $2,200 - $4,250
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    MetroNest, LLC
    3 Units available Today
    (212) 533-1300
  • (2)
    206 East 70Th Street, New York, NY 10021
    $2,225 - $2,875
    • Studio
    • 1 Bath
    MetroNest, LLC
    1 Unit available Today
    (212) 533-1300
  • 422 East 14Th Street, New York, NY 10009
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    MetroNest, LLC
    Contact for availability Today
    (212) 533-1300
  • 189 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10014
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    MetroNest, LLC
    Contact for availability Today
    (212) 533-1300
  • 431 East 9Th Street, New York, NY 10009
    $2,250 - $4,095
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    MetroNest, LLC
    3 Units available Today
    (212) 533-1300
  • (1)
    207-215 E 27TH ST, New York, NY 10016
    $2,287
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Abington Holding Company
    1 Unit available Today
    (212) 759-5000
  • 440 East 9Th Street, Apartments, New York, NY 10009
    $2,295
    • 1 Bed
    1 Unit available Today
  • 516 East 5Th Street, New York, NY 10009
    $2,300 - $2,400
    • Studio-2 Beds
    2 Units available Today
  • 122 East 7Th Street, New York, NY 10009
    $2,300 - $4,375
    • Studio-2 Beds
    1 Unit available Today
  • 11 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10003
    $2,300 - $8,170
    • Studio-2 Beds
    6 Units available Today
  • (3)
    320 East 58Th Street, New York, NY 10022
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    Contact for Pricing
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • (2)
    382 THIRD AVE, New York, NY 10016
    $2,350
    • Studio-4 Beds
    1 Unit available Today
  • (1)
    518 East 5Th St, New York, NY 10009
    Contact for availability Today
  • (1)
    1142 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221
    $2,400
    • Studio-2 Beds
    2 Units available Today
  • 25 Clinton Street, New York, NY 10002
    Contact for availability Today
  • 151 West 10Th Street, New York, NY 10014
    Contact for availability Today
  • 11 Jones Street, New York, NY 10014
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  • 417 East 9Th Street, New York, NY 10009
    Contact for availability Today
  • 543 East 5Th St, New York, NY 10009
    $2,525 - $3,775
    • 1-2 Beds
    1 Unit available Today
  • (4)
    34 East 7Th Street, New York, NY 10003
    $2,535 - $3,100
    • 1-2 Beds
    2 Units available Today
  • 144 W 23Rd St, New York, NY 10011
    $2,535 - $4,700
    • Studio-1 Bed
    Contact for availability Today
  • 32 East 7Th Street, New York, NY 10003
    $2,650 - $3,950
    • 1-3 Beds
    1 Unit available Today
  • 153 West 10Th Street, New York, NY 10014
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 23 Jones Street, New York, NY 10014
    Contact for availability Today
  • 12 West 104Th Street, New York, NY 10025
    $2,900 - $3,495
    • 1-2 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 2794 Broadway, Apartments, New York, NY 10025
    $2,995
    • 1-5 Beds
    1 Unit available Today
  • (7)
    201 E. 86Th Street, New York, NY 10028
    $3,047 - $3,247
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • (2)
    284 MOTT ST, New York, NY 10012
    $3,295 - $4,650
    • Studio-3 Beds
    2 Units available Today
  • 230 E 30TH STREET, New York, NY 10016
    $3,395 - $4,995
    • Studio-4 Beds
    2 Units available Today
  • (1)
    405 Main Street, New York, NY 10044
    $3,465 - $5,075
    • Studio-3 Beds
    Contact for availability Today
  • 514 East 5Th Street, New York, NY 10009
    Contact for availability Today

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a cheap apartment in New York City, NY?

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $700 and $6,585. Find cheap apartments in New York City, NY.

How many cheap rentals are available in New York City, NY on RENTCafé?

There are 71 cheap rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in New York City, NY were last updated on 21 Sep 2021.

What is the average size of a cheap apartment in New York City, NY?

The average New York City, NY cheap apartment size is 241 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a cheap apartment in New York City, NY?

Cheap apartments in New York City, NY are usually less expensive, smaller, and easier to maintain. They also come with lower utility costs.

What are the downsides of renting a cheap apartment in New York City, NY?

A cheap apartment in New York City, NY offers little storage space and fewer amenities compared to other apartments. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RENTCafé apartments for rent in New York City, NY.

Renting a Cheap Apartment in New York

The epitome of big-city living in America, New York is the cultural center of the nation and a place where things are always happening. From its early days welcoming millions of immigrants to Ellis Island, the Big Apple has been a place for business, entertainment, and diverse urban lifestyles. Finance, banking, the stock exchanges, fashion, media, art and myriad other industries contribute to the city’s economy. The five boroughs, each housing many diverse sub-neighborhoods, are home to millions of residents. New York became one of the leading cities of the world following World War II, and an estimated 50 million visitors come to see the city each year. From Broadway’s acclaimed theatrical performances to the early morning television programs produced in Times Square, New York is accustomed to being in the public eye.

New York City, NY Demographics

  • Total Population8,440,401
  • Female 4,026,713
    Male 4,413,688
  • Median Age37.8

Average Rent in New York City, NY

  • New York City, NY Average Rental Price, March 2019 $4,108 /mo

New York City, NY Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2016 Mar / 2017 Jul / 2017 Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019
New York City, NY $4,211 $4,084 $4,046 $4,072 $4,058 $4,110 $4,176 $4,108
National $1,316 $1,347 $1,356 $1,361
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New York City, NY Households

  • Total Number of Households3,173,956
  • Family 1,893,504
    Non-family 1,280,452
  • Children 913,448
    No Children 2,260,508
  • Average People Per Household2.61
  • Median Household Income$70,846
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,572

New York City, NY Education Statistics

Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in New York City, NY? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in New York City, NY has never been easier. We feature 14 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the New York City, NY average. What is a cheap rent in New York City, NY? The average apartment rent in New York City is $4,108 per month so any rental south of $3,286 would be considered cheap here. On RENTCafé, New York City, NY rents go as low as $700/mo.

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