Five Studio Apartments for Less Than $1,500
With options in Cambridge, Somerville, and beyond.
Apartment hunting in Boston is overwhelming for a whole slew of reasons—heavy competition, pricing, and spiraling out of control on Craigslist are just a few of them. So, for your convenience, we’re highlighting a few Zumper listings with one unique characteristic. This time it’s places asking less than $1,500 per month—because who has $3,000 to drop on a tiny studio, anyway?
Below, peruse five studio apartments for rent in Boston for less than $1,500.
1. 79 Kinnaird Street, Cambridge
Rent: $1,500 per month
This renovated apartment between Harvard and Central Squares comes with all the necessities and then some. It manages to squeeze in a dishwasher, in-unit laundry, and appliances like a coffee maker, toaster oven, microwave, stove, and refrigerator. Outside, there’s a patio area with a table, an umbrella, chairs, and a grill.
2. 6 Sanborn Avenue, Somerville
Rent: $1,395 per month
In the heart of Somerville’s Union Square, this studio is both tiny and tidy. The top-floor unit has a private deck and a skylight window.
3. 54 Delle Avenue #3, Mission Hill
Rent: $1,495 per month
This sunny unit near Roxbury Crossing isn’t your typical studio. Upon entering, a hallway leads to three separate rooms: a bedroom, a bathroom, and a spacious eat-in kitchen. Best of all? The kitchen offers views of the city.
4. 7-23 Armington Street #3, Allston
Rent: $1,475 per month
This modern abode on Armington Street has a cute kitchen with a black-and-white checkered floor. There’s an updated bathroom and an abundance of closet space, too.
5. 77 Fairfax Street, Somerville
Rent: $1,400 per month
This garden-level carpeted studio in West Somerville is extremely spacious. It has an eat-in kitchen, on-site coin-operated laundry, and recessed lighting throughout.