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New Orleans rent comparison: What $1,200/month gets you

From Mid-City to Central City

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 $1,200.

South Bernadotte Street at Banks Street

$1,100/month can rent you this simple shotgun in Mid-City. Measuring at 840 square feet, this home has one bedroom and one bathroom. While it only have four rooms in total, you’ll find ceiling fans, a furnished kitchen, and washer and dryer hookups. Though, we really appreciate its large shared sitting porch. If you’re looking for a place to park, this home has off-street parking off to its side. Both small cats and dogs are allowed under its rental agreement.

2522 Tulane Avenue

This furnished raised basement apartment near South Carrollton Avenue rents for $1,200/month. At 1,000 square feet, this sizable home has two bedrooms, an office, and two bathrooms. It has an open living room that flows into its eat-in kitchen. Its kitchen has a stove, stainless steel refrigerator, and a dish washer. You’ll also find a washer and dryer in its separate laundry room. This home only has street parking, and there’s no mention of any pet policy.

First Street at South Johnson Street

You can also rent part of this double shotgun in Central City for $1,200/month. Giving the impression of a recent renovation, this raised home has a bright white exterior and a roomy sitting porch. Measuring at 1,000 square feet, it has two bedroom and one bathroom. It sports a simple floorplan and a a kitchen with a stainless steel refrigerator. At its rear, you’ll find its wooden deck overlooking its sizable backyard. There’s no mention of a pet policy, and it doesn’t have off-street parking.

2222 Columbus Street

In the 7th Ward, you can rent part of this vibrant Victorian home for $1,295/month. We’re in love with its shared front porch and yard. This 1,300-square-foot home has three bedrooms and one bathroom. Its kitchen is currently under renovations, and will come with a new over, countertops, sink, and light fixtures. Though already has hardwood flooring, a washer and dryer, and tall ceilings. Both cats and dogs are allowed under the rental agreements, but it doesn’t have off-street parking.


Which one would you choose?

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  • 12%
    One-bedroom shotgun apartment in Mid-City
    (9 votes)
  • 16%
    Two-bedroom raised-basement apartment in Mid-City
    (12 votes)
  • 36%
    Two-bedroom shotgun apartment in Central City
    (27 votes)
  • 34%
    Three-bedroom apartment in the 7th Ward
    (25 votes)
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