True Deals: Here Are Chicago 1 Bedroom Apartments Under $1,400

Renters can start their 2021 apartment search on a truly nice note with these honest-to-goodness deals on 1 bedroom apartments. The apartments listed here are mostly renting for $1,400 per month or less, but there are some options for renters who want to stretch a little beyond that price point if they're seeking buildings with better views, more amenities or other perks such as in-unit laundry or available off-street parking. Scroll down a bit further to find those more premium apartment options or take your pick from the very fine assortment of 1 bedrooms renting for $1,400 or less.

Unique Amenities Meet Affordability in Contemporary Logan Square Apartments

L - Logan Square Apartments

Renters can enjoy good pricing on 1 bedrooms and one of the city's most unique amenities in apartment buildings: a decommissioned CTA 'L' train car is the focal point of the outdoor resident lounge, and the building regularly hosts renter-focused events in this eye-catching space.

Co-Living Apartments in Chicago's University Village

X Chicago Apartments

It's all about community in these newly constructed co-living apartments. X Chicago is a chic apartment building located in Chicago's University Village neighborhood that provides a bevy of communal amenities such as co-working spaces and comfy lounges with fast wireless Internet access. 

Get Creative at Pet Friendly Lincoln Park Apartments

523 W. Fullerton Apartments

Located just minutes away from public transit and the bustle of DePaul University's Lincoln Park campus, these pet-friendly apartments offer renters the chance to connect to the heart of the neighborhood or escape with peace and relaxation. The nature preserve of Lincoln Park is even closer to the apartments at 523 W. Fullerton than all the nearby shops, dining and excitement!

Classic Lakeview Apartments Near Lake Shore Drive

3616 N. Pine Grove Apartments

Just a couple of blocks from Chicago's iconic Lake Shore Drive, renters will find these classic 1 bedroom apartments at a relative bargain for this perpetually in-demand neighborhood. And to top off the wallet-friendly prices below $1,400 per month for 1 bedrooms, these apartments are also pet-friendly!

Affordable 1 Bedrooms in Rogers Park 

1412 W Chase Apartments

Renters who are on the hunt for the best bargains on the far north side should check out these affordable 1 bedrooms in Rogers Park. The neighborhood has a great mix of everything, from a very diverse community to beautiful scenery along the beaches of Lake Michigan.

Live Near Lincoln Park's Live Music Capital

2630 North Hampden Apartments

Renters will find these pet-friendly apartments at 2630 North Hampden are in a relatively quiet locale but just a few steps away is the legendary live music venue The Park West, home to many of Lincoln Park's most epic concerts and live music events. Plenty of parks and open green space help define this pocket of Lincoln Park as well.

Great Takeout Spots & Neighborhood Favorites Steps Away from Lakeview Apartments

1049 West Oakdale Apartments

Sample the best flavors of the Lakeview neighborhood from these great 1 bedroom apartments. The neighborhood's most celebrated destinations for pizza, sushi, Mexican food -- you name it, and this location is never too far from one of the best bang-for-your-buck meals in Lakeview.

Convenient Location with Available Parking in Chicago's Lakeview East Neighborhood

634 West Cornelia Apartments

Set sail from Belmont Harbor any time you'd like with the convenient location of 634 West Cornelia Apartments -- or if boat life's not really your jam then rest assured knowing that your wheels have a spot with available off-site parking at these Lakeview East apartments.

Enjoy a Great Location Near Northalsted & Lakeview East at These 1 Bedroom Apartments

450 West Melrose Apartments

Lakefront fans are well suited with this location, but the highlights of the city aren't too far from the affordable 1 bedrooms at 450 West Melrose, either. Renters can easily navigate the quaint side streets until they arrive at bustling Northalsted district, formerly known as Boystown, or head a bit further west to get to Belmont and Sheffield.

More Affordable 1 Bedrooms in Middle of Popular Lakeview Neighborhood

596 West Hawthorne Apartments

These Lakeview apartments are outfitted with the classic features that Chicago apartment renters love, such as warm hardwood floors and hand-milled woodwork adorning entryways and window frames. These bright and affordable 1 bedrooms are also located right along Broadway, making it a cinch to get to some of the neighborhood's best dining and nightlife spots.

Convenient Access to Both Shops & Park Space from Lakeview Apartments

3510 N. Pine Grove Apartments

The 1 bedroom apartments at 3510 N. Pine Grove give renters a prime location without a premium price tag. Easily walk to buy groceries around the corner or take a couple of minutes to get to the picturesque lakefront. There's an Instagrammer's paradise practically at the doorstep of these apartments, with the boats moored at Belmont Harbor during the summer and the unrivaled views along Chicago's lakefront along the walking trail that juts out into Lake Michigan.

Have a Bit More than $1,400 for a 1 Bedroom Apartment? Explore these Apartments for Rent with More Premium Amenities

Renters with a little bit more room in the budget will want to check out these apartments. They still offer the functional floor plans of 1 bedroom apartments with a few added perks, such as larger walk-in closets, balconies, or convenient locations that help renters reduce time spent commuting.

Neo-Classical Elegance Near Chicago's Lakefront

451 W. Melrose Apartments

These apartments are in one of the most stunning vintage apartment buildings in Chicago's Lakeview East neighborhood. Steps from Lake Michigan, these elegant apartments can be a renter's best bet on a not-too-modest budget; rents for 1 bedrooms start at $1,455 per month.

The Best of Both Neighborhoods: Apartments Straddle Line Between Lincoln Park & Lakeview

2756 N. Pine Grove Apartments

If your ethos as a renter is not compromising on space or amenities, then explore these spacious 1 bedroom apartments for rent on the border between Lincoln Park and Lakeview. The rents begin at $1,500 per month but for that extra money renters can upgrade their space to make room for a home office or virtual classroom.

Embrace the Best of Chicago's Summer in Lakeview Apartments

632 West Addison Apartments

The summer is truly a special time in Chicago. Not only does the lakefront come alive with every type of activity under the sun, from stand up paddle boarding to golf, but the Chicago Cubs embark on another chase for the championship just a few minutes west of these great Lakeview apartments.

Great Views from Conveniently Located Lakeview Apartments

441 West Oakdale Apartments

A little outdoor space goes a long way these days. The apartments for rent at 441 West Oakdale come with private balconies that open on to world-class views of the downtown Chicago skyline.