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Affordable New York apartments for families

All for $2,500 and under, these four affordable New York apartments will house you and your family in style.


You already know the reasons why NYC is the best place to raise a family, right? But when it comes to finding a family-friendly apartment in Gotham we know the odds are stacked against even the bravest of space-seekers. Lucky for you, we've rounded up our pick of the week's best NYC apartments, all priced at between $2,000 and $2,500 per month. Just remember, if you love it, move fast-they'll be gone before you know it! Godspeed, dear renter, and don't forget the ten commandments of apartment hunting.


 



  • Streeteasy.com/Foundation Real Estate

    300 East 65th Street #4D 

    Two-bedroom in Lenox Hill, $2,500/month

    This cozy 750 ft² pad sits a quick 15 minute walk from Central Park on 65th at 2nd Ave, and it’s a hop and a skip to the Lexington Av/63 St F station. The apartment’s hardwood floors, large living room, elevator (so you won’t be lugging that stroller up the stairs) and proximity to shopping and restaurants make it the perfect pick for you and your kids.

  • Streeteasy.com/Foundation Real Estate

    300 East 65th Street #4D 

    Two-bedroom in Lenox Hill, $2,500/month

  • Streeteasy.com/Foundation Real Estate

    300 East 65th Street #4D 

    Two-bedroom in Lenox Hill, $2,500/month

  • Trulia.com/ Firas Toum

    27 St, Brooklyn

    Three-bedroom in Greenwood Heights, $2,499/month 

    Greenwood Heights is an equally scenic and family-friendly alternative to neighboring Park Slope, and you’re just a 6-minute car or 20-minute subway ride from Prospect Park. Inside, you’d never know this was a city apartment; its country feel warms things right up, and its spacious 1000 ft² setup leaves plenty of room for games with your little ones. 

  • Trulia.com/ Firas Toum

    27 St, Brooklyn

    Three-bedroom in Greenwood Heights, $2,499/month 

  • Trulia.com/ Firas Toum

    27 St, Brooklyn

    Three-bedroom in Greenwood Heights, $2,499/month 

  • Streeteasy.com/Corcoran/Marvin Chu

    123 Freeman Street #3R, Brooklyn

    Two-bedroom in Greenpoint, $2,500/month

    Located only three blocks from the G train, this five-room, 800ft² apartment offers plenty of room for a growing family. Well…as much room as a New York apartment allows. It’s on a quiet, tree-lined street in the heart of Greenpoint, and it's surrounded by restaurants and boutiques you'll love to explore with the kids.

  • Streeteasy.com/Corcoran/Marvin Chu

    123 Freeman Street #3R, Brooklyn

    Two-bedroom in Greenpoint, $2,500/month

  • Streeteasy.com/Corcoran/Marvin Chu

    123 Freeman Street #3R, Brooklyn

    Two-bedroom in Greenpoint, $2,500/month

  • Streeteasy.com/Abba Realty Associates

    2217 Caton Avenue #7C, Brooklyn

    Two-bedroom in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, $2,500/month 

    With two bedrooms that’ll fit king-sized beds, you know you and the kids will have plenty of room to grow into this family home. The apartment also offers a spacious private deck, a huge living room and a bike room for your active brood. 

  • Streeteasy.com/Abba Realty Associates

    2217 Caton Avenue #7C, Brooklyn

    Two-bedroom in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, $2,500/month 

  • Streeteasy.com/Abba Realty Associates

    2217 Caton Avenue #7C, Brooklyn

    Two-bedroom in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, $2,500/month 

  • Streeteasy.com/Abba Realty Associates

    2217 Caton Avenue #7C, Brooklyn

    Two-bedroom in Prospect Lefferts Gardens, $2,500/month 

Streeteasy.com/Foundation Real Estate

300 East 65th Street #4D 

Two-bedroom in Lenox Hill, $2,500/month

This cozy 750 ft² pad sits a quick 15 minute walk from Central Park on 65th at 2nd Ave, and it’s a hop and a skip to the Lexington Av/63 St F station. The apartment’s hardwood floors, large living room, elevator (so you won’t be lugging that stroller up the stairs) and proximity to shopping and restaurants make it the perfect pick for you and your kids.


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