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

From compact and luxury to roomy and practical

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 that asks under $1,500/month in New Orleans.

7731 Zimple Street

For $1,445/month you can rent this Carrolton apartment near Freret Street. While there’s no documentation on the square footage in this unit, it does have two bedrooms and one bathroom. Highlights include its furnished kitchen with a center island, in-unit washer and dryer, shared swimming pool, and off-street parking. Both dogs and cats are allowed in this unit.

St. Ann Street at Burgundy Street

In the French Quarter, you can live in part of this Creole cottage for $1,500/month. We love its brick facade, tall shutters, and prominent dormers protruding from its roof. Recently renovated, this second-floor unit has an airy layout and tall ceilings. Its updated kitchen has standard appliances and granite countertops. Measuring at 675 square feet, it has one bedroom and one bathroom. You’ll find a shared courtyard at its rear. Both dogs and cars are allowed under its rental agreement. This complex does not have off-street parking.

618 Hilary Street

Half of this Uptown double near St. Charles avenue is on the rental market for $1,550/month. At first glance we appreciate this home’s modest front yard and sitting porch. This roomy home has exposed brick, wood trim, tall ceilings, and hardwood floors. On its second floor you’ll find a loft with a bathroom. While there’s no documented square footage, this home does have two bedrooms and two bathrooms. Both cats and dogs are allowed in this unit. But there’s no off-street available.

Chartres Street at Governor Nicholls Street

You can live in the heart of the French Quarter for $1,600/month. This furnished second-floor unit has exposed brick, large windows, and soaring ceilings. Measuring at 500 square feet, it has one bedroom and one bathroom. Highlights include on-site laundry and a shared courtyard and pool. No pets are allowed under its rental agreement. There’s also no off-street parking.

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Which one would you choose?

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  • 16%
    Two-bedroom unit in Carrollton
    (13 votes)
  • 16%
    One-bedroom Creole cottage unit in the French Quarter
    (13 votes)
  • 13%
    Two-bedroom unit in Uptown
    (11 votes)
  • 53%
    One-bedroom unit with balcony in the French Quarter
    (42 votes)
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