May 4, 2020 Properties

The Best Chicago Apartment Deals Under $1500

Chicago apartment renters looking for the best deals in bloom have come to the right place. These apartments combine the triple threat of great location, awesome amenities and favorable price. All of the apartments below are renting at $1,500 or below. Browse the apartments for rent, get in touch about setting up a virtual tour and find the perfect place to write a new chapter in your Chicago story.

Studio Condo for Rent in Uptown with Gorgeous Light

Uptown studio condo for rent with Eames lounge chair and dining set near bay window

720 W Gordon Ter #11R

This studio apartment has it where it counts and it comes in well under budget at just $1,275 per month. The gorgeous views and bountiful sunlight streaming in from the bay windows are priceless but the building has some other fine amenities such as a rooftop swimming pool, tennis court and workout room. 

Hyde Park Apartments Just Steps from University of Chicago Campus

living room with white sofa and grey hardwood floors in Hyde Park apartment for rent

5550 S Dorchester Apartments

Renters can find clean and modern feeling apartments in this Hyde Park building that’s conveniently located near the heart of downtown Hyde Park and the University of Chicago campus. It's quite a deal, too; 1 bedroom rents start at just $1,300 per month.

1 Bedroom Garden Apartment in East Village with Custom Woodwork

bedroom with antique stained glass window in East Village apartment for rent

1125 N Damen Ave Bsmt

Renters on the hunt for something out of the ordinary in a very hot neighborhood should check out this 1 bedroom apartment in the East Village that’s renting for $1,450 per month. This garden unit has exposed brick, a nice paved patio right out the back door, custom woodwork and stained glass features lend it a slightly bohemian air as well. 

2 Bedroom Ground Floor Unit in North Center

new kitchen with granite counters in North Center apartment for rent

2456 W Byron St #LL

Renters looking to upgrade to a slightly roomier option may want to consider this ground floor unit in the cozy North Center neighborhood that's renting for $1,575 per month. Ceiling heights are higher than expected for being on ground level and the crown moldings add a touch of elegance. The marble-topped dual vanity in the bathroom helps give it an upscale feel as well.

1 Bedroom Apartment in Lakeview 1 Block from Lake Michigan

living room with hardwood flooring and arched doorways in Lakeview Chicago apartment for rent

425 W Roscoe St #302

Handsome hardwood floors and other vintage flourishes make this delightful Lakeview apartment a warm and inviting place to call home, and it can be home for just $1,395 per month. Renters can go for a walk on the beach any time they like with supremely easy access to the lake from this spot.

1 Bedroom Apartment in Rogers Park with In-Unit Laundry

exterior of vintage brick courtyard apartment building in Rogers Park Chicago

7444 N Seeley Ave #1

Close to shops and transit at Howard Ave, this 1 bedroom for rent at $1,295 per month also offers renters the convenience of in-unit laundry. An updated kitchen and bath give this apartment a modern edge even while it’s situated in a gorgeous brick vintage building.

2 Bedroom Apartment in Pilsen with Great Floor Plan for Entertaining

updated kitchen with peninsula for entertaining in 2 bedroom apartment for rent in Pilsen Chicago

2223 W 18th Pl #1R

The kitchen is recently updated and features a peninsula that connects with the living room space. This apartment offers great bang for a renter’s buck since it has the extra bedroom and it’s renting for $1,400 per month.

1 Bedroom Lincoln Park Apartment with Great Views on Rooftop Deck

rooftop deck with views of Chicago city skyline in Lincoln Park apartment building

2424 N Clark St #501

Getting a taste of nature is a breeze from this Lincoln Park location. It’s only a few minutes before renters will find themselves in the welcoming environs of the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pond or the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, two of the neighborhood’s postcard-worthy spots. The views from the rooftop deck aren’t too shabby, either. 

1 Bedroom Apartment Near Southport Corridor

kitchen in renovated 1 bedroom apartment for rent in Lakeview Chicago

3540 N Bosworth Ave #G

A flexible floor plan and plenty of natural light help this Lakeview apartment stand out at $1,500 per month. Renters will find neat features like the sliding door that separates the bedroom from the rest of the apartment, a nice kitchen, and a fenced in backyard as well.

1 Bedroom Apartment in Uptown Close to Public Transit 

kitchen island with hanging pendant lights and living area behind it in 1 bedroom apartment for rent in Uptown Chicago

4428 N Sheridan Rd #3H

Upscale finishes help lend a touch of luxury to this 1 bedroom apartment that’s situated near Buena Park and Uptown. Walk to the Wilson CTA station from this rehabbed 1 bedroom apartment that's renting for $1,575 per month.

1 Bedroom Apartment in Avondale 

living room with glass mid-century coffee table in Avondale 1 bedroom apartment for rent

3814 W Roscoe St #1

Enjoy the summer months from the cozy back porch of this Avondale 1 bedroom that’s a real bargain at $1,375 per month. Easily get to the CTA Blue line stations at either Belmont or Addison and a short trip to the Kennedy expressway as well.