For Sale/Rent

Five One-Bedroom Apartments for $1,600 or Less

Including a loft-style unit in Eastie and a sunny place in Brighton with a balcony.

Photos courtesy of Zumper

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 $1,600 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 $1,600 or less.

1. 142 Gove Street #2, East Boston
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,550 per month

This loft-style apartment in Eastie boasts granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and hardwood floors. A newly refinished bath is accessed by a small set of stairs.


2. 9 Ruggles Street #5, Roxbury
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,600 per month

A short walk from Roxbury Crossing, this no-frills one-bedroom has been recently updated. The kitchen offers a decent amount of cabinet space.


3. 40 Bryon Road #6, Chestnut Hill
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,550 per month

Situated on the top floor of the Chestnut Village apartment complex, this one-bedroom comes with a spacious living room. Large windows let in plenty of light.


4. Colliston Road, Brighton
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,600 per month

Just around the corner from Cleveland Circle, this sunny place in Brighton comes with a balcony off of the kitchen. There’s also in-building laundry.


5. 112 Dudley Street, Medford
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,500 per month

This apartment in Medford Square makes up part of a two-family building. It boasts a roomy backyard with a patio.

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