For Sale/Rent

Five Studio Apartments for $1,500 or Less per Month

With pint-sized options in Washington Square and Coolidge Corner.

Photo 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 $1,500 or less per month—because who has thousands to drop on a rental, anyway?

Below, peruse five studio apartments for rent in Boston for $1,500 or less.

1. 25 Claflin Road, Brookline
Bedrooms: Studio
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,500 per month

This roomy studio in Brookline boasts shiny hardwood floors and an abundance of sunlight. Columns and some architectural detailing make the place unique.


2. 157 Brighton Avenue, Allston
Bedrooms: Studio
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,425 per month

This sizable studio is sandwiched between Packard’s Corner and Boston Landing. It has a kitchen nook that overlooks the main living area.


3. 27 Lanark Road #8, Brighton
Bedrooms: Studio
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,500 per month

This adorable spot separates its kitchen from its living and sleeping spaces. The tiny kitchen is fronted by windowpane cabinets, and even makes room for a dishwasher.


4. 1330 Commonwealth Avenue #12, Allston
Bedrooms: Studio
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,495 per month

With three bay windows and plenty of sunlight, this unit exudes charm. It has hardwood floors and enough space to divide the room into a bedroom and a living room.


5. 21 Mason Street, Brookline
Bedrooms: Studio
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,300 per month

This gem near Coolidge Corner and Longwood is on the top floor of an impressive brick Colonial. A skylight window lets in light from above, making up for the tiny kitchen, which can only squeeze in a mini fridge.

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