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Apartments for rent in Chicago: What will $1,100 get you?

Apartments for rent in Chicago: What will $1,100 get you?
528 W. Oakdale Ave. | Photo: Zumper
By Hoodline - Published on March 17, 2020.

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Chicago?

We've rounded up the latest places for rent via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to hunting down apartment rentals in Chicago if you've got a budget of up to $1,100/month.

Take a look at the listings, below. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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5043 S. Drexel St. (Kenwood)

Photo: Apartment Guide

First, check out this 415-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment that's located at 5043 S. Drexel St. It's listed for $1,005/month.

The building features on-site laundry. In the apartment, expect to see a dishwasher and hardwood flooring. Pet owners, take heed: The rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is quite walkable, is convenient for biking and has good transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

528 W. Oakdale Ave. (Lake View East)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Located at 528 W. Oakdale Ave., here's a studio apartment that's listed for $1,010/month.

The unit has hardwood flooring and central heating. Building amenities include assigned parking and on-site laundry. This property is cat-friendly.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area is a "walker's paradise," is a "biker's paradise" and is a haven for transit riders.

(Take a gander at the complete listing here.)

1604 W. Berteau Ave. (South East Ravenswood)

Photo: Zumper

Next, there's this studio apartment located at 1604 W. Berteau Ave. It's also listed for $1,010/month.

Look for a dishwasher and hardwood flooring in the unit. The rental is cat-friendly.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is very walkable, is easy to get around on a bicycle and boasts excellent transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

4851 N. Damen Ave. (Ravenswood)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Finally, here's a studio apartment at 4851 N. Damen Ave. that's going for $1,020/month.

The building features on-site laundry. The residence also comes with central heating and hardwood flooring. Pet owners, take heed: The rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

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

(Check out the complete listing here.)

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This story was created automatically using local real estate data from Zumper and Apartment Guide, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Additionally, read on for five marketing tips for real estate agents to showcase local market expertise.

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