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Apartments for rent in Chicago: What will $1,500 get you?

Apartments for rent in Chicago: What will $1,500 get you?
1212 S. Michigan Ave. | Photo: Zumper
By Hoodline - Published on March 31, 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 don't want to spend more than $1,500/month on rent.

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

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2806 N. Francisco Ave. (Logan Square)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $1,401/month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is located at 2806 N. Francisco Ave.

In the apartment, you can anticipate hardwood flooring and a walk-in closet. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs.

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location is very walkable, is a "biker's paradise" and boasts excellent transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

4600 N. Clarendon Ave. (Uptown)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next, there's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom spot situated at 4600 N. Clarendon Ave. It's listed for $1,402/month.

Amenities offered in the building include a gym and on-site laundry. In the residence, you can expect hardwood flooring and a dishwasher. Pet owners, take heed: This property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is friendly for those on foot, is very bikeable and is a haven for transit riders.

(See the complete listing here.)

4040 N. Ashland Ave. (South East Ravenswood)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 4040 N. Ashland Ave. that's going for $1,405/month.

The unit features hardwood flooring. The building features on-site laundry. For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly. There's no leasing fee required for this rental.

According to Walk Score, this location is extremely walkable, is great for biking and boasts excellent transit options.

(Take a look at the full listing here.)

1212 S. Michigan Ave.

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Next, check out this 555-square-foot studio apartment that's located at 1212 S. Michigan Ave. It's listed for $1,407/month.

The building has on-site laundry, secured entry and garage parking. In the unit, you can expect a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting and a dishwasher. Good news for pet lovers: The property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area has excellent walkability, is great for biking and is a haven for transit riders.

(Take a look at the complete listing here.)

901 W. Argyle St. (Margate Park)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Located at 901 W. Argyle St., here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit that's listed for $1,409/month.

The unit comes with granite countertops and hardwood flooring. For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly.

Per Walk Score ratings, the surrounding area has excellent walkability, is easy to get around on a bicycle and boasts excellent transit options.

(Take a gander at the complete listing here.)


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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