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Apartments for rent in Chicago: What will $1,000 get you?

Apartments for rent in Chicago: What will $1,000 get you?
2046 N. Orleans St. | Photo: Apartment Guide
By Hoodline - Published on May 11, 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 apartment rentals in Chicago with a budget of up to $1,000/month.

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

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1716 W. North Shore Ave. (Rogers Park)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

First, there's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment located at 1716 W. North Shore Ave. It's also listed for $910/month.

Building amenities include on-site management and secured entry. In the unit, the listing promises stainless steel appliances, hardwood flooring and quartz countertops. This rental is cat-friendly.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is extremely walkable, is a "biker's paradise" and boasts excellent transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

5493 S. Cornell Ave. (East Hyde Park)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Here's a -square-foot studio apartment at 5493 S. Cornell Ave. that's also going for $950/month.

Expect to find a walk-in closet, hardwood flooring and central heating in the unit. The building offers assigned parking. Pet lovers are in luck: The rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location is extremely walkable, is easy to get around on a bicycle and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(Take a look at the full listing here.)

6160 S. Martin Luther King Drive (Washington Park)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Next, check out this 636-square-foot three-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment that's located at 6160 S. Martin Luther King Drive. It's alsolisted for $910/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect on-site laundry. In the apartment, you'll see hardwood flooring and a renovated kitchen. Good news for pet lovers: This property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is car-dependent, is convenient for biking and has excellent transit.

(See the complete listing here.)

4726-4740 S. Woodlawn Ave. (Kenwood)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $924/month, this 374-square-foot studio apartment is located at 4726-4740 S. Woodlawn Ave.

The unit includes a dishwasher, a walk-in closet and a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting. Pet lovers are in luck: The property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is friendly for those on foot, is very bikeable and has good transit options.

(Take a look at the complete listing here.)

2046 N. Orleans St.

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Finally, there's this studio apartment over at 2046 N. Orleans St. It's listed for $925/month.

The studio features hardwood flooring, a dishwasher, a renovated kitchen and air conditioning. The building features bike parking and on-site laundry. Pets are not welcome.

Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address has excellent walkability, is great for biking and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(Check out the complete 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, read on for five marketing tips for real estate agents to showcase local market expertise.

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