What $1,500 Rent Gets You in Chicago

Ever wonder how far your money would go in Chicago, rent wise? We set a monthly rent budget of $1,500 and searched available apartments across a variety of Chicago neighborhoods.

What some apartments lack in space, offer excellent location — while others have multiple rooms and newer finishes. From Buena Park to Old Town, South Loop to Lakeview, and beyond, take a look at these budget-comparable apartments in Chicago.


Here’s what $1,500 a month will rent you in Chicago:


Buena Park (1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom)

Address: 718 W. Irving Park Road

Rent: $1,490/month


Irving Park (3 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom)

Address: 3426 N. Keeler Avenue

Rent: $1,550/month


South Loop (Studio)

Address: 2101 S. Michigan Avenue

Rent: $1,450/month


Lakeview (Studio)

Address: 3170 N. Sheridan Road

Rent: $1,519/month


Old Town (1 Bedroom, 1 Bath)

Address: 1923 N. Sedgewick Drive

Rent: $1,525/month


Edgewater (1 Bedroom, 1 Bath)

Address: 5600 N. Sheridan Road

Rent: $1,530/month


Gold Coast (Studio)

Address: 20 E. Scott Street

Rent: $1,495/month


Which apartment would YOU choose with a $1,500 budget?





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