Five One-Bedroom Apartments for $1,700 or Less per Month

Including a pad in Allston with a decorative fireplace.

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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 round, it’s places asking $1,700 or less per month—because who has thousands to drop on a rental, anyway?

Below, peruse five one-bedroom apartments for rent in Boston for $1,700 or less.

1. 1216 Commonwealth Avenue #22A, Allston
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,650 per month

This front-facing unit on Comm. Ave. comes with a decorative fireplace. More practical amenities include ample closet space, a large kitchen, and proximity to the B Line.


2. 31 Delle Avenue #1, Mission Hill
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,700 per month

This place can be described in two words: pet friendly. The cozy apartment welcomes both cats and dogs, and is a stone’s throw from Roxbury Crossing.


3. 64 Lubec Street #2F, East Boston
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,700 per month

Situated in East Boston’s Jeffries Point neighborhood, this sunny one-bedroom boasts shining hardwood floors. It’s about an eight-minute walk to Maverick Station.


4. 5120 Washington Street, West Roxbury
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,695 per month

The apartments at Ridgecrest Village in West Roxbury have been recently updated with new finishes and energy efficient appliances. One-bedroom units have balconies, washers and dryers, and dishwashers, while the building offers a fitness center and a swimming pool.


5. 28 Pinckney Street #4, Somerville
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,550 per month

This pleasant little abode in East Somerville checks all the boxes: hardwood floors, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Even with its modern updates, the place maintains antique charm.