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New Orleans rent comparison: What $1,300 gets you

See what $1,300/month rents in neighborhoods such as Algiers Point, Garden District, 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 $1,300.

↑ For $100 under budget, you can rent this Victorian Eastlake home on a corner lot in Algiers Point for $1,200/month. Measuring in at 950 square feet, this home has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Highlights include an airy floorplan, hardwood flooring, and mantels. Obviously remodeled, its eat-in kitchen has a fun design, custom cabinetry, and comes furnished with appliances. Other bonuses include an in-unit washer and dryer and a shared backyard. Both cats and dogs are allowed under the rental agreement. No off-street parking is available.

↑ If you’re looking to live in East Carrollton, you can rent half of this renovated double for $1,200/month. At first glance, it has a vibrant exterior, off-street parking, and detached storage. While the square footage is unknown, it has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Its two bedrooms have a unique floorplan, connected by a hallway and divided by the home’s only bathroom. Dogs and cats are allowed under the rental agreement.

↑ If you’re willing to sacrifice space for the convenience of the French Quarter, you can rent this cozy condo on Charters street for $1,200/month. This 358-square-foot home has one bedroom, one bathroom, and comes fully furnished. Accommodating for a separate bedroom, its layout can be a bit cramped. However, this second-floor unit has an overhead view of its shared pool and courtyard. A washer and dryer are available onsite. There’s no mention of any pet policy.

↑ For $50 more, you can rent this larger Garden District condo for $1,250/month. At 725 square feet, it has one bedroom, a bonus room, and one bathroom. It has high ceilings, an airy living room, a kitchen furnished with stainless steel appliances, and a bedroom with ample closet space. A shared landscaped patio sits at this home’s rear. The owner will allow small pets under the rental agreement.

↑ Another East Carrollton home with charm is up for grabs, asking $1,300/month. Ranking among one of the largest homes on this list at 950 square feet, it has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Highlights include tall ceilings, hardwood flooring (that’s likely original), and mantels. It’s one bathroom has an appealing clawfoot tub. Pets are considered on a case-by-case basis.


Which would you choose?

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  • 15%
    Two-bedroom apartment in Algiers Point
    (13 votes)
  • 6%
    Two-bedroom apartment in East Carrollton
    (6 votes)
  • 17%
    One-bedroom unit in the French Quarter
    (15 votes)
  • 31%
    One-bedroom unit in the Garden Distrct
    (27 votes)
  • 29%
    Two-bedroom East Carrollton home (last)
    (25 votes)
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