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Renting in Boston: What's the cheapest apartment available right now?

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one-bedroom in Boston are hovering around $2,447. But how does the low-end pricing on a Boston rental look these days — and what might you get for your money?

We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments from Zumper and Apartment Guide to find out what budget-minded 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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1848 Commonwealth Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This studio apartment, situated at 1848 Commonwealth Ave. in Brighton, is listed for $1,450/month.

Expect hardwood flooring and central heating in the apartment. When it comes to building amenities, expect an elevator, a fitness center and on-site laundry. Good news for cat lovers: Kitties are allowed. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is friendly for those on foot, is fairly bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

1444 Commonwealth Ave.

Photo: Zumper

Then there's this apartment at 1444 Commonwealth Ave. in Allston, listed at $1,450/month.

Look for hardwood flooring in the unit. Hairball alert: Cats are allowed. The building includes on-site laundry. Expect a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location is very walkable, is bikeable and has good transit options.

(See the listing here.)

2001 Commonwealth Ave.

Photo: Zumper

Over at 2001 Commonwealth Ave. in Brighton, there's this studio apartment, going for $1,500/month.

Expect central heating, an eat-in kitchen and hardwood flooring in the unit. Animals are not welcome. Building amenities include an elevator and on-site laundry. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address is somewhat walkable, is relatively bikeable and has excellent transit.

(View the listing here.)


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