Five One-Bedroom Apartments for $1,625 or Less per Month

With options in Eastie, Somerville, and beyond.

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 $1,625 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 $1,625 or less.

1. 31 Chelsea Street, East Boston
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,600 per month

Tucked inside a brick building in Jeffries Point, this updated one-bedroom is only a few minutes’ walk from the Blue Line. The living spaces boast hardwood floors, and in the kitchen there’s a modern-looking backsplash.

2. 1820 Commonwealth Avenue #8, Brighton
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,625 per month

Heat and hot water are included in rent at this Brighton pad. It has a reasonably large living room and bedroom, plus a charmingly outdated kitchen.

3. 120 Warren Street #17, Brighton
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,500 per month

Situated in a professionally managed building, this one-bedroom is clean and bright. It boasts multiple closets and plenty of windows.

4. 1625 Commonwealth Avenue #1, Brighton
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,595 per month

The kitchen in this Comm. Ave. unit offers a built-in microwave, a dishwasher, and modern cabinets. A counter nook looks out to the living room, where there’s a closet and abundant natural light.

5. 7 Bond Street #3, Somerville
Bedrooms: 1.5
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,100 per month

This unit is on the third floor of a building atop Somerville’s Winter Hill. In addition to one decent-sized bedroom, there’s space for a small study or an extra bed.

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.

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