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Renting in Boston: What will $2,800 get you?

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Boston?

We've rounded up the latest rental listings via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to scoring housing in Boston if you're on a budget of $2,800/month.

Read on for the listings. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.)

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401 Mt Vernon St. (North Dorchester)

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Photo: Zumper

Listed at $2,703/month, this 867-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom residence is located at 401 Mt Vernon St.

The unit has in-unit laundry and air conditioning. If you've got a pet, you'll be happy to learn that cats and dogs are welcome. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location requires a car for most errands, is convenient for biking and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

298 Independence Drive (West Roxbury)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Here's a 1,173-square-foot two-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom abode at 298 Independence Drive that's going for $2,710/month.

In the unit, expect to see a balcony, in-unit laundry and hardwood flooring. The building boasts assigned parking. Pet lovers are in luck: Cats and dogs are permitted. There's no leasing fee required for this rental.

Walk Score indicates that this location is somewhat walkable, is fairly bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

242 Massachusetts Ave. (Back Bay)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next, check out this studio apartment that's located at 242 Massachusetts Ave. It's listed for $2,715/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect outdoor space, a roof deck and a fitness center. In the unit, expect to see granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and hardwood flooring. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is a "walker's paradise," is great for biking and boasts excellent transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

15 Edgerly Road (Fenway)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Here's a studio apartment at 15 Edgerly Road that's going for $2,723/month.

Neither cats nor dogs are welcome.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area has excellent walkability, is easy to get around on a bicycle and has excellent transit.

(Take a look at the full listing here.)

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