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Budget apartments for rent in West Roxbury, Boston

5120 Washington St. | Photo: Apartment Guide
By Hoodline - Published on June 03, 2020.

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in West Roxbury are hovering around $2,450, compared to a $2,300 one-bedroom median for Boston as a whole.

So how does the low-end pricing on a West Roxbury 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 budget-minded apartment seekers can expect to find in the neighborhood, which, according to Walk Score ratings, is friendly for those on foot, is somewhat bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

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

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5120 Washington St.

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Listed at $1,370/month, this 356-square-foot studio apartment, located at 5120 Washington St., is 7.4% less than the $1,480/month median rent for a studio in West Roxbury.

When it comes to building amenities, expect secured entry and a swimming pool. The unit also includes a dishwasher and carpeted floors. The rental is cat-friendly.

(See the complete listing here.)

4 Willow Street

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This studio apartment, situated at 4 Willow Street, is listed for $1,400/month for its 300 square feet.

The unit includes hardwood flooring, both air conditioning and central heating and a renovated kitchen. This listing is cat-friendly. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

(See the complete listing here.)

298 Independence Drive

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom townhouse at 298 Independence Drive, which is going for $2,010/month.

The building includes outdoor space. The townhouse also has hardwood flooring, a dishwasher, in-unit laundry and central heating. This rental is cat-friendly. Expect a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

(See the full listing here.)

30 Rockingham Ave.

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Then there's this 720-square-foot apartment with one bedroom and one bathroom at 30 Rockingham Ave., listed at $2,045/month.

You'll find both air conditioning and central heating and a dishwasher in the unit. Good news for pet lovers: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. The building has an elevator.

(See the listing here.)

125 Edgemere Road

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Check out this 860-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 125 Edgemere Road, listed at $2,075/month.

Pets are not welcome.

(Here's the listing.)


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