For Sale/Rent

Five One-Bedroom Apartments for $1,800 or Less per Month

Check out these sweet digs in Cambridgeport, Dorchester, and Brighton.


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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 $1,800 or less per month—because who has thousands to drop on a rental, anyway?

Below, peruse five one-bedroom apartments for rent around Boston for $1,800 or less per month.

61 Tremont St. #2L, Brighton
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,700 per month

From its blue-countered kitchen to its wood paneled bedroom, this cat-friendly unit is equal parks cute and quirky. And with a separate dining room and a living room with nearly a dozen windows, it’s incredibly spacious to boot. Oak Square and several bus stops are just down the street.

105 Buttonwood St., Dorchester
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,800 per month

If you want to save some cash, you can also rent this apartment as a two-bedroom, using the living room as a second place to bunk. Whether living alone or with a roommate, the modern and light-filled kitchen and ample closet space are definite perks. And for Red Line commuters, the JFK/UMass stop is five quick minutes away.

120 Lanark Road, Brighton
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,650 per month

This unit’s open-concept kitchen and living area not only helps make the space feel larger, but it’s great for having guests over. In the bedroom, there’s more than enough room for a queen bed, and a double closet can fit two wardrobes’ worth of clothing. The Chestnut Hill Reservoir is a half-mile down the street, and stops on the B, C, and D Lines are even closer.

472 Putnam Ave. #1, Cambridge
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,800 per month

Available on January 1, this sweet Cambridgeport pad is ready for you the morning after New Year’s Eve. The unit sits on the second floor of a multi-family 15 minutes outside Central Square, and is made up of lovely features such as checkerboard tiled kitchen floors, a bow window in the living room, and a decorative fireplace.

1480 Commonwealth Ave., Brighton
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Rent: $1,800 per month

Complete with a private balcony and pool access, this pet-friendly one-bedroom is available for rent now. Right on Comm. Ave., its closest B Line stop is Warren Street. Inside, the bedroom and living area are roomy, and the kitchen boasts abundant cabinet storage and counter space.

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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