Five One-Bedroom Apartments for $1,700 or Less per Month

From Brighton to Jamaica Plain.


Photo via 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 $1,700 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 less $1,700 or less per month.

1. 1414 Commonwealth Avenue, Brighton
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,695 per month

With tile floors in the kitchen and marble countertops in the bathroom, this Brighton one-bedroom is a rare find. The renovated abode boasts proximity to the Green Line, plus parking availability if the T isn’t your style.


2. 804 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,700 per month

This charming one-bedroom is in a prime spot on Centre Street, sandwiched between the Arboretum and Jamaica Plain’s best shops and restaurants. It’s inside a professionally managed building with laundry to boot.


3. 3 Gardner Street #1, West Roxbury
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,600 per month

This first-floor unit off of the VFW Parkway is reasonably bright and spacious. It offers an eat-in kitchen with new appliances, a walk-in closet in the bedroom, and off-street parking.


4. 1666 Commonwealth Avenue, Brighton
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,650 per month

This sunny Comm. Ave. apartment in Brighton is a short walk to the B Line. There’s room for a dining room table and a sofa in the living room, and there’s plenty of storage space in the kitchen.


5. 29 Lanark Road #3, Brighton
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,675 per month

Nestled on the top floor of a brick building, this large one-bedroom is a gem. It has a generously sized pantry in the kitchen, not to mention a an adorable baby blue backsplash. There’s retro pink tile in the bathroom, too.

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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