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Apartments for rent in Philadelphia: What will $2,900 get you?

Apartments for rent in Philadelphia: What will $2,900 get you?
3900 City Ave. | Photo: Apartment Guide
By Hoodline - Published on May 28, 2020.

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Philadelphia?

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 hunting down affordable apartments in Philadelphia if you've got a budget of up to $2,900/month.

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

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1500 Locust St. (Rittenhouse)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Listed at $2,817/month, this 1,264-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment is located at 1500 Locust St.

In the unit, you can anticipate a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting and a dishwasher. The building has garage parking and secured entry. The property is cat-friendly. The listing specifies a $250 cat deposit.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is a "walker's paradise," is convenient for biking and boasts excellent transit options.

(Take a look at the complete listing here.)

3900 City Ave. (Wynnefield Heights)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Next, there's this one-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom abode over at 3900 City Ave. It's listed for $2,815/month for its 1,450 square feet.

The building offers garage parking and secured entry. Also, expect to find a dishwasher and hardwood flooring in the unit. Good news for animal lovers: The rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. The listing specifies a $250 pet deposit.

According to Walk Score, this location is somewhat walkable, has minimal bike infrastructure and has good transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

315 N. 12th St. (Callow Hill)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Here's a 1,100-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment at 315 N. 12th St. that's going for $2,825/month.

In the unit, expect to find hardwood flooring and a dishwasher. Building amenities include garage parking and secured entry. For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly.

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location is a "walker's paradise," is convenient for biking and is a haven for transit riders.

(Take a look at the full listing here.)

101 S. 39th St. (University City)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Located at 101 S. 39th St., here's a 1,000-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment that's listed for $2,845/month.

In the apartment, which comes furnished, expect to find a fireplace, a dishwasher and hardwood flooring. The building has secured entry. Good news for animal lovers: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

Walk Score indicates that this location is a "walker's paradise," is a "biker's paradise" and is a haven for transit riders.

(See the complete listing here.)

2110 Verona Drive (Packer Park)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $2,850/month, this 1,705-square-foot three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom townhouse is located at 2110 Verona Drive.

When it comes to building amenities, anticipate garage parking. The residence also includes a dishwasher, a walk-in closet, a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting and a balcony. Pets are not permitted. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

Per Walk Score ratings, the surrounding area is somewhat walkable, is convenient for biking and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

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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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