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Apartments for rent in Chicago: What will $1,200 get you?

Apartments for rent in Chicago: What will $1,200 get you?
7301 N. Sheridan Road. | Photo: Zumper
By Hoodline - Published on April 13, 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 locating affordable apartments in Chicago if you've got a budget of up to $1,200/month.

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

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500 E. 33rd St. (Lake Meadows)

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Photo: Zumper

Listed at $1,090/month, this 850-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is located at 500 E. 33rd St.

The apartment has carpeted floors and a dishwasher. When it comes to building amenities, anticipate on-site laundry and assigned parking. For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly. Look out for a $50 application fee.

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

(Check out the complete listing here.)

655 W. Grace St. (Lake View East)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next, there's this studio apartment situated at 655 W. Grace St. It's listed for $1,105/month.

Building amenities include assigned parking and an elevator. The unit also has hardwood flooring, a dishwasher and air conditioning. This property is cat-friendly.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area has excellent walkability, is quite bikeable and boasts excellent transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

7301 N. Sheridan Road (Rogers Park)

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Next, check out this 480-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit that's located at 7301 N. Sheridan Road. It's listed for $1,106/month.

The building features on-site laundry, an elevator and additional storage space. The unit also comes with central heating and hardwood flooring. This spot is cat-friendly. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

According to Walk Score, the area around this address is very walkable, is convenient for biking and is a haven for transit riders.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

5650 N. Sheridan Road (Edgewater Beach)

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Photo: Zumper

Listed at $1,129/month, this studio apartment is located at 5650 N. Sheridan Road.

The unit comes with a dishwasher, air conditioning and hardwood flooring. This property is pet-friendly.

Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address is quite walkable, is very bikeable and is a haven for transit riders.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

220 E. Garfield Blvd. (Washington Park)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Finally, there's this three-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment located at 220 E. Garfield Blvd. It's listed for $1,118/month for its 994 square feet.

Expect to find air conditioning and a dishwasher in the unit. The building has wheelchair accessibility, secured entry, outdoor space and assigned parking. Animals are not allowed.

According to Walk Score, this location is very walkable, is quite bikeable and boasts excellent transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)


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