Five Studio Apartments for Under $1,500 per Month

With options near Eagle Hill, Davis Square, and beyond.

267 Lexington Street #1 / 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 less than $1,500 per month—because who has thousands to drop on a rental, anyway?

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

1. 267 Lexington Street #1, East Boston
Bedrooms: Studio
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,450 per month

This recently renovated studio in East Boston’s Eagle Hill neighborhood has exposed brick, hardwood floors, and a private back patio connecting to a shared yard. There’s free laundry, too, not to mention a shiny kitchen with a subway tile backsplash and a built-in microwave.


2. 178 Boston Avenue #B, Somerville
Bedrooms: Studio
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,300 per month

This lofted studio was converted from a former garage. It has an open-concept kitchen, a brand new bathroom, and shining hardwoods.


3. 164 Saint Botolph Street, Back Bay
Bedrooms: Studio
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,475 per month

This studio in a classic brick rowhouse is situated beside the Southwest Corridor Park. It’s steps from the Orange Line and all the conveniences of Back Bay.


4. 206 Chestnut Hill Avenue, Brighton
Bedrooms: Studio
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,450 per month

Reasonably spacious and sunny, this spot near Cleveland Circle has good-sized closets and a private balcony. It also has a separate eat-in kitchen.


5. 166 Salem Street #43, Malden
Bedrooms: Studio
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,350 per month

This bright and airy studio in Malden’s Maplewood neighborhood has a bus stop outside its front door. It’s also a short walk from the Malden Center T stop.

 

Note: Although Zumper’s apartment inventory is updated in real time, these listings are not guaranteed to be available. Check in with a listing’s leasing office to confirm availability and to schedule tours.


Madeline Bilis Associate Editor at Boston Magazine @madelinebilis
mbilis@bostonmagazine.com