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Apartments for rent in Chicago: What will $1,300 get you?

Apartments for rent in Chicago: What will $1,300 get you?
2851 S. King Drive. | Photo: Apartment Guide
By Hoodline - Published on April 30, 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 $1,300/month on rent.

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

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2851 S. King Drive (Prairie Shores)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

First, there's this two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment located at 2851 S. King Drive. It's listed for $1,205/month for its 890 square feet.

The building has on-site laundry and assigned parking. The apartment also features a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting and a dishwasher. Pet owners, take heed: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address is somewhat walkable, is very bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

4750 N. Clarendon Ave. (Uptown)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Next, check out this 575-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment that's located at 4750 N. Clarendon Ave. It's listed for $1,210/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect assigned parking, secured entry and on-site laundry. The unit also has hardwood flooring and a dishwasher. This rental is cat-friendly.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address is friendly for those on foot, is easy to get around on a bicycle and is a haven for transit riders.

(See the complete listing here.)

4236 N. Kenmore Ave. (Buena Park)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Located at 4236 N. Kenmore Ave., here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom abode that's also listed for $1,210/month.

In the residence, the listing promises central heating and stainless steel appliances. Amenities offered in the building include bike parking, on-site laundry and a gym. The rental is cat-friendly.

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

(Take a gander at the complete listing here.)

West Barry Avenue and North Halsted Street (Lakeview)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $1,210/month, this studio apartment is located at West Barry Avenue and North Halsted Street.

The building boasts on-site laundry. In the unit, you can anticipate central heating, hardwood flooring and an eat-in kitchen. The property is 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.

(See the complete listing here.)

1604 W. Berteau Ave. (South East Ravenswood)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Lastly, here's a 520-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 1604 W. Berteau Ave. that's going for $1,215/month.

The building boasts on-site laundry. The unit also comes with hardwood flooring, a deck, air conditioning and a dishwasher. This rental is cat-friendly.

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location is very walkable, is great for biking and has excellent transit.

(Check out the complete listing here.)


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