Apartments for rent in Boston: What will $1,500 get you?

461 Massachusetts Ave. | Photo: Zumper

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Boston?

We've rounded up the latest places for rent via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to hunting down apartment rentals in Boston if you're on a budget of up to $1,500/month.

Read on for the listings. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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1387 Commonwealth Ave. (Allston)

Listed at $1,425/month, this studio apartment is located at 1387 Commonwealth Ave.

The unit offers central heating, hardwood flooring and high ceilings. The building boasts on-site laundry. This property is cat-friendly.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area has excellent walkability, is convenient for biking and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

1940 Commonwealth Ave. (Brighton)

Next, there's this studio apartment located at 1940 Commonwealth Ave. It's listed for $1,450/month.

Building amenities include an elevator and on-site laundry. Also, expect to find central heating and hardwood flooring in the unit. Pets are not allowed.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area is somewhat walkable, is convenient for biking and has excellent transit.

(Take a gander at the complete listing here.)

Chester Street (Allston)

Here's a studio apartment at Chester Street that's also going for $1,450/month.

The apartment has high ceilings, central heating and hardwood flooring. When it comes to building amenities, expect on-site laundry. Pets are not permitted. Look out for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area has excellent walkability, is convenient for biking and has good transit options.

(See the full listing here.)

461 Massachusetts Ave. (South End)

Next, check out this 187-square-foot studio apartment that's located at 461 Massachusetts Ave. It's listed for $1,460/month.

The unit has high ceilings, hardwood flooring, air conditioning and central heating. This rental is cat-friendly. The listing specifies a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is extremely walkable, is great for biking and is a haven for transit riders.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

36 Elm St. (Jamaica Plain)

Finally, there's this short stay studio apartment over at 36 Elm St. It's listed for $1,475/month for its 999 square feet.

When it comes to building amenities, anticipate on-site laundry and outdoor space. Pets are not welcome.

Walk Score indicates that this location has excellent walkability, is convenient for biking and boasts excellent transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)


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