For Sale/Rent

Five One-Bedroom Apartments for Less Than $1,525 per Month

With options in Brookline, Somerville, and beyond.

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 than $1,525 per month—because who has thousands to drop on a rental, anyway?

Below, peruse five one-bedroom apartments for rent in Boston for less than $1,525 per month.

1. Longwood Avenue #6RM1, Coolidge Corner, Brookline
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,300

Heat and hot water are included in this Brookline bargain, which offers a newly renovated bathroom and updated kitchen. The brick apartment complex opens up onto a grassy quad so you can bask in the sun this summer.

2. Pearl Street, East Somerville
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,500 per month

Pitched ceilings add architectural interest to this top-floor unit, tucked in a residential neighborhood less than a mile from the stunning Somerville vistas of Prospect Hill. Available for immediate move-in, feel free to bring your feline with you to this cat-friendly find.

3. 758 East 6th Street #1, South Boston
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1.5
Rent: $1,500 per month

Hardwood floors and closet space abound in this harbor-adjacent apartment, but best of all it is less than a 30-minute stroll from the front door to Carson Beach or Castle Island.

4. Gordon Street #15, Allston

Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,500 per month

Bay windows make sure plenty of light enters this spacious unit, which is outfitted with a recently renovated kitchen and bathroom. Equally close to Boston Landing and Harvard Avenue, this spot is perfect for students and young professionals alike.

5. 212 Maverick Street, Jeffries Point
Bedrooms: 1
Baths: 1
Rent: $1,350 per month

You can sleep in and still catch your flight if you sign for this apartment that’s just a five-minute drive from Logan. Heat, hot water, and a delightfully modern interior are included in the price.

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.