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

See what $1,500/month rents in neighborhoods such as Bywater, French Quarter, 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 giant home in Central City for $1,500/month. Measuring in at 1,800 square feet, it has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Highlights include hardwood flooring, an open floor living room, 11-foot ceilings, and washer and dryer hookups. We’re also fond of the kitchen’s custom cabinetry and subtle countertop finish. The owner, who lives on the other side of this duplex, says there is no off-street parking. Only cats are allowed under the pet policy.

If the French Quarter is more of your style, check out this luxury apartment that rents for $1,500/month. Located on Toulouse Street, this apartment has one bedroom, one bathroom, and 750 square feet. While less than half of the size of its Central City counterpart, this ground floor unit has wooden ceilings, stainless steel appliances, and a fireplace mantel. While there is no off-street parking, both dogs and cats are allowed under the rental agreement.

$1,500/month can also rent this renovated cottage in the Bywater on St Claude Avenue. This 1,000-square-foot home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Features to note include its original pine wood flooring, granite countertops, marble finishes in both bathrooms, washer and dryer hookups, and stainless steel appliances. While the owner provides secure off-street parking, there is no mention of any pet policy under the rental agreement.

This Bywater shotgun apartment rents for for $1,500/month. While slightly smaller than the other featured Bywater home on St. Claude Avenue, this 950-square-foot home has two bedrooms and one bathroom. It has a double parlor, ample closet space, a furnished kitchen, plaster medallions, clawfoot tub, dedicated laundry room, and a shared patio. While no off-street parking is available, both cats and dogs are allowed under the rental agreement.

While slightly more expensive than our budget, you can rent this Uptown home with off-street parking for $1,600/month. While the owner does not mention square footage, this home does have one bedroom and one bathroom. Besides its attractive facade, it has spectacular hardwood flooring, tall ceilings, and a shared patio at its rear. Both dogs and cats are allowed at this rental.


Which would you choose?

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  • 30%
    Three-bedroom Central City apartment
    (22 votes)
  • 33%
    One-bedroom French Quarter apartment
    (24 votes)
  • 18%
    Two-bedroom Bywater apartment
    (13 votes)
  • 5%
    Two-bedroom Bywater shotgun apartment
    (4 votes)
  • 12%
    One-bedroom Uptown apartment
    (9 votes)
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