Cheap Furniture in Boston

Finding cheap furniture in Boston doesn’t have to be hard! Take a look at our guide:

The Goodwill store is a great place to find cheap furniture in Boston.

The Goodwill store is a great place to find cheap furniture.

It’s unfortunately rare and costly to find a furnished apartment in Boston…

However there are numerous options  to find cheap furniture in Boston so you don’t end up spending more on furniture than on your rent. It’s especially true if you are a college student relocating or likely to move in a few years. Also, this hunt could turn into a fun DIY project if you find something that has potential, but needs to be spruced up a little bit. Here are some options to find cheap or even FREE furniture in the Boston area.


This is a great place to find a bed at a good price. The staff is friendly and they are willing to help you find something in your price range, and deliver it to your home with reasonable fee.

Basics Carpet and Furniture

They provide basic, functional furniture for a decent price. Check out their summer specials! They also provide free shipping on all online orders.

Goodwill/Thrift Stores

There are numerous Goodwill and thrift stores in the area. The furniture is usually in pretty good condition for super cheap prices.

Thrift Stores:


There are many people on craigslist trying to get a few bucks by selling their used furniture. Make sure to request pictures of the item if one isn’t already posted.

Furniture on sidewalks

There are constantly people moving in and out of their apartments and some leave their unwanted items on the sidewalk for anyone to take. September 1st can be a great day to find unwanted furniture since this is the day many students move out, but make sure there are no bed bugs on the items you find.

If you have any tips on how to find cheap furniture in Boston feel free to comment below!

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