13 Unbeatable Chicago Apartments for $1,600 Per Month or Less

Ready to score a winning apartment? These thirteen contenders are worth a shot at becoming your next home. Pause the basketball game (or take a break during the commercials) to see if any of these one, two, and three-bedrooms match your apartment goals. Say goodbye to apartment hunting madness, because these are all sweet sixteen hundred per month or less. No matter your favorite team, these Chicago apartments for rent are here to win! 

Lakeview Apartments for $1,600 Per Month or Less

Living room in a Lakeview, Chicago apartment for rent

3909 N Greenview Ave | 1 bed/1 bath for $1,595/mo

This spacious top-floor apartment for rent in Lakeview features beautiful hardwood flooring, a separate dining area, and ample closet space. Just a few blocks from Southport Corridor, this apartment is a total gem.

Living room in apartment overlook Belmont Harbor in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood

3330 N Lake Shore Dr | 1 bed/1 bath for $1,535/mo

Located on the iconic Lake Shore Drive, this one-bedroom apartment in Lakeview overlooks Lake Michigan and Belmont Harbor. The sunny living room features a petite balcony, and the kitchen has a convenient breakfast bar. Plus, the spacious bedroom can fit a king-sized bed. 

Ravenswood Apartment Under $1,600 Per Month

One-bedroom apartment for rent in Ravenswood Chicago

4874 N Ashland Ave | 1 bed/1 bath for $1,595/mo

Dream of living in a classic courtyard building? Check out Ashland Manor Apartments, just steps away from Andersonville shopping and restaurants. 

Kenwood Apartments Under $1,300 Per Month

Brick exterior of Hyde Park apartments for rent at 918 E Hyde Park Blvd

918 E Hyde Park Blvd | 1 bed/1 bath for $1,275/mo

Check out this beautifully maintained vintage building in the charming Kenwood neighborhood. The apartments have hardwood floors, on-site laundry, and available parking.

Rogers Park Apartments for $1,200 Per Month or Less

Modern one-bedroom apartment in Hyde Park Chicago at The Jonquil Terrace

1649 W Jonquil Ter | 1 bed/1 bath from $1,395/mo

The Jonquil Terrace Apartments recently received a beautiful renovation with upgrades to stylish finishes and modern appliances. The gated courtyard building even has a brand new fitness center. 

Fargo Apartments interior in Rogers Park Chicago

2052 W Fargo Ave | 1 bed/1 bath for $1,200/mo

Enjoy the good life in this beautiful Rogers Park apartment for rent. The spacious apartment with hardwood floors, a separate dining room, and a porch area is only a 10-minute walk to Lake Michigan. 

Rogers Park apartment living room overlooking Lake Michigan and a park

1096 W Pratt Blvd | Junior 1 bed/1 bath for $1,195/mo

This spacious junior one-bedroom is directly on the lakefront! It features a lovely view of the beach, park, and Lake Michigan so you can see the sunrise in the morning from your living room.

Humboldt Park Apartments for $1,600 Per Month or Less

Green brick house in Humboldt Park Chicago

2446 W Thomas St | 1 bed/1 bath for $1,600/mo

Make yourself at home in Humboldt Park in this lovely apartment with tall ceilings, hardwood floors, an open dining room, large bedroom, and beautiful backyard patio. Cooks will especially love the kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a gas oven and range, and a beautiful kitchen island.

Brick exterior of Humboldt Park apartments for rent

841 N Sacramento Blvd | 2 beds/1 bath for $1,595/mo

This two-bedroom apartment in East Humboldt Park features spacious bedrooms, hardwood floors, large windows, and an upgraded kitchen and bathroom. Get active in the neighborhood because the apartment is adjacent to First Ascent Humboldt Park and close to the Humboldt Park outdoor pool.

Living room in three-bedroom apartment for rent in Humboldt Park Chicago

​​1722 N Kimball Ave | 3 beds + den/1 bath for $1,300/mo

Can you believe the price on this three-bedroom apartment in Humboldt Park, Chicago? It features an updated kitchen, large living and dining rooms, an outdoor patio, and more. It's adjacent to the 606, so you can enjoy plenty of awesome walks. 

Edgewater Apartment Under $1,400 Per Month

One-bedroom apartment with hardwood floors in Edgewater, Chicago

1623 W Thome Ave | 1 bed/1 bath for $1,395/mo

Check out this deluxe one-bedroom apartment for rent in Edgewater Chicago with a sun-filled living room, new kitchen, formal dining room, oak floors, vintage built-ins, and more. Located in the historic Patio Apartments, this apartment overlooks the pleasant, tree-lined Thome Street.

North Center Apartment for $1,500 Per Month

Two-bedroom apartment for rent in North Center Chicago

4130 N Maplewood Ave | 2 beds/1 bath for $1,500/mo

Located near Burning Bush Brewery and Chicago Golf and Social Club, this North Center apartment for rent has it all. It's the top floor apartment in a quiet building, so you can get home and relax without worry.

Washington Park Apartment for $1,600 Per Month

Modern apartment for rent in Washington Park Chicago

5431 S Indiana Ave | 3 beds/1 bath for $1,600/mo

Looking for a large three-bedroom apartment for a great price? This Washington Park home features a brand new kitchen and all new windows. The apartment includes one exterior parking spot.