For Sale/Rent

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

With options in Back Bay, Allston, and Somerville.


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. 507 Beacon Street #17, Back Bay
Bedrooms: Studio
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,495 per month

It’s not often a studio on Beacon Street in Back Bay becomes available for less than $1,500. But behold—here is that very thing. It has hardwood floors and a kitchenette, not to mention proximity to the Common.

2. Washington Street & Commonwealth Ave #7, Brighton
Bedrooms: Studio
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,500 per month

This sunny studio on the B Line has an updated galley kitchen and a tiled bathroom. Heat and hot water are included in rent, and there’s street parking available, too.


3. 23 North Beacon Street #3, Allston
Bedrooms: Studio
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,400 per month

Though this studio is tiny, it boasts an abundance of windows that bathe it in natural light. There’s a full-sized fridge in the kitchen plus plenty of cabinets.


4. 1027-1033 Commonwealth Avenue #35, Allston
Bedrooms: Studio
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,450 per month

Act fast to nab this unit available on September 1st. Its perks include a sliding door to a balcony, and of course, the fact that it’s cat-friendly.


5. 12 Winter Street #2, Somerville
Bedrooms: Studio
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,400 per month

This newer studio for rent in Somerville is a bargain at $1,400 per month. It’s a few minutes’ walk from the Davis Square T stop and is situated along the Somerville Community Bike Path.

 

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.