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The most affordable apartments for rent in North Dorchester, Boston

The most affordable apartments for rent in North Dorchester, Boston
96 Pleasant St. | Photo: Zumper
By Hoodline - Published on June 17, 2020.

Housing costs got you down? Though apartment hunting can be frustrating, there are deals to be had. So what does the low-end price on a rental in North Dorchester look like these days — and what might you get for the price?

According to Walk Score's assessment, the neighborhood has excellent walkability, is fairly bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options. It also features median rents for a one bedroom that hover around $1,900, compared to a $2,300 one-bedroom median for Boston as a whole.

A look at local listings in North Dorchester via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide yields a look at what budget-minded apartment seekers can expect to find in this Boston neighborhood.

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

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200 Hancock St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $1,650/month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 200 Hancock St., is 13.2% less than the $1,900/month median rent for a one bedroom in North Dorchester.

The building features on-site laundry; in the unit, the listing promises a renovated kitchen and hardwood flooring. Pets are not permitted. The listing specifies a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

(See the complete listing here.)

105 Buttonwood St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, situated at 105 Buttonwood St., is listed for $2,000/month.

You'll find high ceilings and central air conditioning in the unit. The building features on-site laundry. Pets are not welcome.

(See the complete listing here.)

96 Pleasant St.

Photo: Zumper

Here's a two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 96 Pleasant St., which, at 600 square feet, is going for $2,300/month.

Expect to find in-unit laundry in the apartment. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs.

(See the full listing here.)

24 Oyster Bay Road

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Check out this 850-square-foot two-bedroom, one-bathroom residence at 24 Oyster Bay Road, listed at $2,395/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect on-site laundry and secured entry. In the unit, look for carpeted floors and a walk-in closet. Pet owners, take heed: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

(Here's the listing.)


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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