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Budget apartments for rent in River North, Chicago

Budget apartments for rent in River North, Chicago
165 W. Superior St. | Photo: Zumper
By Hoodline - Published on April 08, 2020.

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in River North are hovering around $2,239, compared to a $1,600 one-bedroom median for Chicago as a whole.

So how does the low-end pricing on a River North rental look these days — and what might you get for your money?

We took a look at local listings from Zumper and Apartment Guide to find out what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find in the neighborhood, which, according to Walk Score ratings, is a "walker's paradise," is convenient for biking and has excellent transit.

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

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345 N. LaSalle St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $1,500/month, this studio apartment, located at 345 N. LaSalle St., is 20.8% less than the $1,895/month median rent for a studio in River North.

The apartment has a dishwasher, a walk-in closet, carpeted floors and in-unit laundry. Pet owners, take heed: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

(See the complete listing here.)

North Wells and West Hubbard Streets

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This studio apartment, situated at North Wells and West Hubbard Streets, is listed for $1,689/month.

Expect to find a walk-in closet, hardwood flooring and a dishwasher in the unit; there's also garage parking available. Good news for pet lovers: This property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

(See the complete listing here.)

165 W. Superior St.

Photo: Zumper

Then there's this apartment at 165 W. Superior St., listed at $1,741/month.

In the unit, anticipate stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, in-unit laundry and hardwood flooring. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs. When it comes to building amenities, expect a gym and a swimming pool.

(See the listing here.)

161 W. Kinzie St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Check out this studio apartment at 161 W. Kinzie St., listed at $1,765/month.

Amenities offered in the building include on-site laundry, a roof deck, a swimming pool and a gym. Pets are not allowed.

(Here's the listing.)

220 W. Illinois St.

Photo: Apartment Guide

And here's a studio apartment at 220 W. Illinois St., which, with 590 square feet, is going for $1,820/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect a swimming pool and secured entry. The studio comes furnished and has a fireplace, a dishwasher and a balcony. 

(Check out the 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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