Quantcast

The most affordable apartments for rent in Near West Side, Chicago

The most affordable apartments for rent in Near West Side, Chicago
6 S. Laflin St. | Photo: Zumper
By Hoodline - Published on April 03, 2020.

Apartment hunting on a budget can be frustrating. So what does the budget rent on a rental in Near West Side look like these days — and what might you get for the price?

Per Walk Score ratings, the neighborhood is friendly for those on foot, is convenient for biking and boasts excellent transit options. It also features median rents for a one bedroom that hover around $2,100, compared to a $1,600 one-bedroom median for Chicago as a whole.

A look at local listings in Near West Side via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide yields a look at what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find in this Chicago neighborhood.

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

Hoodline offers data-driven analysis of local happenings and trends across cities. Links included in this article may earn Hoodline a commission on clicks and transactions.


234 S. Ashland Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $1,200/month, this 800-square-foot studio apartment, located at 234 S. Ashland Ave., is 50% less than the $2,400/month median rent for a studio in Near West Side.

Amenities offered in the building include on-site laundry; in the unit, look for a fireplace, a deck, hardwood flooring and central heating and air conditioning. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs.

(See the complete listing here.)

1220 W. Jackson Blvd.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This studio apartment, situated at 1220 W. Jackson Blvd., is listed for $1,546/month for its 405 square feet.

In the unit, you're promised a dishwasher, a walk-in closet and stainless steel appliances; building amenities include a gym. For those with furry friends in tow, this rental is pet-friendly.

(See the complete listing here.)

6 S. Laflin St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Then there's this condo with one bedroom and one bathroom at 6 S. Laflin St., listed at $1,900/month.

In the unit, the listing promises hardwood flooring and a balcony. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs. Building amenities include a roof deck, a door person and garage parking.

(See the listing here.)

27 N. Morgan St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, situated at 27 N. Morgan St., is listed for $2,059/month.

In the unit, anticipate a walk-in closet, in-unit laundry and hardwood flooring. Pet lovers are in luck: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. Building amenities include garage parking.

(See the listing here.)

1650 W. Adams St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

And here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo at 1650 W. Adams St., which is going for $2,075/month.

Building amenities include a gym, assigned parking and an elevator. In the unit, expect stainless steel appliances, a walk-in closet and a balcony. Pets are not welcome.

(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.

Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.