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Apartments for rent in Chicago: What will $1,600 get you?

Apartments for rent in Chicago: What will $1,600 get you?
5300 S. Drexel Blvd. | Photo: Zumper
By Hoodline - Published on March 26, 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 finding affordable apartments in Chicago if you don't want to spend more than $1,600/month on rent.

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

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North McClurg Court (Streeterville)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

First up, listed at $1,501/month, this 590-square-foot studio apartment is located at North McClurg Court.

The apartment has a walk-in closet and central air conditioning. The building features a door person and a swimming pool. Good news for animal lovers: This property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address has excellent walkability, is convenient for biking and is a haven for transit riders.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

1380 E. Hyde Park Blvd. (Kenwood)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Next, check out this 745-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment that's located at 1380 E. Hyde Park Blvd. It's listed for $1,505/month.

When it comes to building amenities, anticipate secured entry and assigned parking. You can also expect carpeted floors and a dishwasher in the furnished unit. Pet lovers are in luck: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

Walk Score indicates that this location has excellent walkability, is very bikeable and has good transit options.

(Take a look at the complete listing here.)

4306 N. Sheridan Road (Buena Park)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Located at 4306 N. Sheridan Road, here's a two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment that's also listed for $1,505/month.

In the apartment, you'll see hardwood flooring. The building offers outdoor space. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address has excellent walkability, is quite bikeable and is a haven for transit riders.

(See the complete listing here.)

3819 W. Diversey Ave. (Logan Square)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next, there's this two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment situated at 3819 W. Diversey Ave. It's listed for $1,515/month.

In the unit, you can expect stainless steel appliances, hardwood flooring and a dishwasher. The building offers assigned parking. Cats and dogs are not allowed. Expect a $1,515 broker's fee.

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

(Take a gander at the complete listing here.)

5300 S. Drexel Blvd. (Hyde Park)

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Finally, here's a 783-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bathroom abode at 5300 S. Drexel Blvd. that's also going for $1,515/month.

The unit comes with air conditioning, hardwood flooring and a dishwasher. Good news for animal lovers: This property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location is friendly for those on foot, is quite bikeable and has good transit options.

(See the full 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, if you’re an agent or a broker, read on for real estate marketing ideas to promote your local listing.

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