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New Orleans rent comparison: What $1,500 gets you

See what $1,500/month rents in neighborhoods such as Mid-City, Algiers Point, and more

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a semi-regular column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various New Orleans neighborhoods. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today, we're looking at apartments renting around $1,500.

↑ You can rent this Mid-City second-floor apartment on South Scott Street for $1,400/month. This 878-square-foot unit has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Highlights include its open living room, updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and shared balcony access. It also has an in-unit washer and dryer. Unfortunately, the owner does not allow pets in this unit.

Asking $1,400/month, you can rent this shotgun apartment in Bayou St. John. Recently remodeled, this 875-square-foot home has one bedroom and one bathroom. It has soaring ceilings, hardwood floors, and arch doorways. Its airy kitchen comes with standard appliances, while also holding a stacked washer and dryer. No pets are allowed under the rental agreement.

↑ This Bywater cottage on the corner of St Claude and Gallier Street asks $1,500/month. Another fully-renovated home, this one is larger at 1,000 square feet, holding two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Its open floorplan has original pinewood flooring. Its updated kitchen has granite counters and stainless steel appliances. If you’re concerned about parking, this home comes with two gated parking spots. No pets are allowed in this unit.

↑ $100 over budget, you can rent this 1,152-square-foot home in Algiers Point for $1,600/month. Located on Alix Street, this home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. It has an open floor living space that blends into the kitchen. Its master bedroom has a large dressing room and ensuite master bathroom with a double vanity. There is no mention of any pet policy or off-street parking.


Which one would you choose?

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  • 18%
    Two-bedroom Mid-City apartment
    (14 votes)
  • 6%
    One-bedroom Bayou St. John apartment
    (5 votes)
  • 24%
    Two-bedroom Bywater apartment
    (18 votes)
  • 50%
    Two-bedroom Algiers Point home
    (38 votes)
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