Housing costs got you down? Though apartment hunting can be frustrating, there are deals to be had. So what does the low-end pricing on a rental in Boston look like these days — and what might you get for the price?
We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments in Boston via rental site Zumper to find out what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find.
Read on for the cheapest listings available right now. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.)
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485 E. Broadway, #U1
Here's this apartment at 485 E. Broadway, #U1 in South Boston, listed at $1,350/month.
In the unit, you'll find central heating, hardwood flooring and high ceilings. Cats and dogs are not allowed. Expect a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.
Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area has excellent walkability, is somewhat bikeable and has good transit options.
(See the listing here.)
763 Truman Highway, #1
Next up is this 375-square-foot studio space, located at 763 Truman Highway, #1 in Hyde Park and also listed for $1,350/month.
When it comes to building amenities, expect assigned parking. In the unit, anticipate central heating. Cats are welcome. There's no leasing fee required for this rental.
Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address is friendly for those on foot, is relatively bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.
(Here's the listing.)
2016 Commonwealth Ave., #21A
And here's a studio apartment at 2016 Commonwealth Ave., #21A in Brighton, which, with 400 square feet, is going for $1,400/month.
When it comes to building amenities, expect on-site laundry. In the unit, look for central heating, hardwood flooring and a walk-in closet. Animals are not welcome. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.
According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is moderately walkable, has some bike infrastructure and has excellent transit.
(Check out the listing here.)
40 Gladstone St., #0
Over at 40 Gladstone St., #0 in East Boston, there's this 750-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, going for $1,400/month.
In the unit, which comes furnished, expect central heating and in-unit laundry. Cats and dogs are not welcome. The building features assigned parking and outdoor space.
Per Walk Score ratings, this location is somewhat walkable, is relatively bikeable and has good transit options.
(View the listing here.)
114 Edgemere Road, #3
To round things out, there's this 406-square-foot studio living space at 114 Edgemere Road, #3 in West Roxbury. It's being listed for $1,450/month.
In the unit, expect to find air conditioning and carpeted floors. Feline companions are permitted. Building amenities include a swimming pool, a fitness center and on-site laundry. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.
According to Walk Score's assessment, this location isn't very walkable, isn't particularly bikeable and has some transit options.
(Here's the full listing.)