To find cheap apartments in Massachusetts, use multiple-listing sites, such as Zillow of ForRent.com. Zillow allows you to enter the price range and location, letting you set a lower maximum rent to find low-cost apartments. ForRent.com allows you to search for apartments in Massachusetts, based on the price range of the units. Go to the Massachusetts state page on ForRent.com, then choose a city.
When searching for apartments for rent on Zillow, select the desired price range, number of bedrooms and location within Massachusetts. Select the state of Massachusetts and a city to narrow down the results. You can choose other criteria, such as the year the home was built, square footage or number of bathrooms. Select your preferred type of home, such as apartment, condo or townhouse. Narrow it down by the number of days on Zillow, if you want to see the recent listings only.
On ForRent.com, click on a city, than choose the price range to ensure that you are looking at the cheap apartments. There are listings under $500 as well as other price ranges. Choose the desired number of bedrooms and bathrooms, pet policy and various amenities. Select desired features, such as on-site laundry, parking space, garage or short-term lease.