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Apartments for rent in Philadelphia: What will $1,600 get you?

Apartments for rent in Philadelphia: What will $1,600 get you?
1218 Walnut St. | Photo: Zumper
By Hoodline - Published on June 04, 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 locating affordable apartments in Philadelphia if you're on a budget of up to $1,600/month.

Take a look at the listings, below. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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1218 Walnut St. (Washington Square)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

First, there's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment over at 1218 Walnut St. It's listed for $1,505/month for its 550 square feet.

The building boasts on-site laundry and an elevator. The unit also includes central heating and hardwood flooring. Pet lovers are in luck: This property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location is a "walker's paradise," is quite bikeable and boasts excellent transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

1222 Arch St. (Center City)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 1222 Arch St. that's also going for $1,505/month.

You can expect a walk-in closet in the unit. Amenities offered in the building include a gym, garage parking and a swimming pool. This rental is dog-friendly.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location has excellent walkability, is convenient for biking and boasts excellent transit options.

(Take a look at the full listing here.)

1415 N. 31st St. (Brewerytown)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Next, check out this 557-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment that's located at 1415 N. 31st St. It's listed for $1,525/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect assigned parking, a swimming pool and secured entry. You can also expect to find a dishwasher in the apartment. Pet owners, take heed: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. Look out for a $300 pet fee.

According to Walk Score, this location is quite walkable, is very bikeable and has good transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

2501 Washington Ave. (Graduate Hospital)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Located at 2501 Washington Ave., here's a studio apartment that's listed for $1,510/month.

The apartment includes a walk-in closet, quartz countertops, a balcony, in-unit laundry and central air conditioning. The building has secured entry. Neither cats nor dogs are welcome.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is very walkable, is great for biking and has good transit 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, if you’re an agent or a broker, read on for real estate marketing ideas to promote your local listing.

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