For Sale/Rent

Five One-Bedroom Apartments for $1,750 or Less per Month

Featuring a bright yellow unit that's bathed in sunlight.


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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 $1,750 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 $1,750 or less per month.

1. 1576 Commonwealth Avenue, Brighton
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,725 per month

Cats are welcome in these recently updated digs. The galley kitchen flaunts granite counters and a new full-size fridge, while the refinished hardwood floors gleam throughout the apartment. Plenty of closets and shelves create storage space, too. Sitting at the intersection of Comm. Ave. and Washington Street, this unit is within easy walking distance of the B and C lines.

2. Highland Avenue #2, Somerville
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,600 per month

This one-bedroom in Somerville not only abounds with living space, but comes with a reasonably sized deck. The unit offers a gas range in the kitchen, shining hardwoods, and in-building laundry. 

3. 758 East 6th Street #301A, South Boston
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,750 per month

A skylight welcomes extra sunlight into this Southie pad, situated in City Point. The kitchen, though fully equipped and decked out with an abundance of cabinets, takes up just a small corner of the living area. Dark hardwood floors match the cabinetry and complement the charming brick accent wall. Though not near any T stops, the unit is only a few minutes from several bus lines.

4. Hinckley Street, Somerville
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,700 per month

This Magoun Square find perches on the third floor of a three-family home. Bold black trim can be found on all of the doorways and windows, lending a modish air to the space while still leaving room for the renter’s own style. The bathroom offers a brighter backdrop, with a white pedestal sink and a half wall of sky blue tiling, plus a mirror that handily doubles as a medicine cabinet. Available now, it is just under a mile to Davis and Porter Squares.

5. 14 Garrison Avenue, Somerville
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,650 per month

The canary yellow paint that graces the walls of this feline-friendly abode is almost warm enough to help you forget about winter’s chill. Located in Teele Square, this unit is ideally situated for those commuting to Tufts, though a 12-minute jaunt over to the Davis Square T stop grants easy access to the Red Line.

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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