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

From the French Quarter to Mid-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 that asks under $1,300/month in New Orleans.

1519 Dumaine Street

For $1,200 you can rent part of this roomy Victorian double in Treme. Measuring at 1,000 square feet, the home has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Both cats and dogs are allowed under the rental agreement (with a $250 pet deposit). It also has on-site laundry.

4811 Iberville Street

In Mid-City you can rent this apartment in this renovated cottage for $1,350/month. The apartment sits less than two blocks from the Canal streetcar line. The unit has two bedrooms, one bathroom, and 905 square feet of floorspace. You’ll find tall ceilings, mantels, and hardwood floors throughout. The kitchen comes with appliances and granite countertops. The unit also comes with a washer and dryer. There’s no mention of any pet policy.

2828 Cambronne Street

You can rent this two bedroom apartment in Leonidas for $1,395/month. The renovated unit has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. However, there isn’t any documentation on square footage. The kitchen is outfitted with quartz countertops and new appliances. Other highlights include exposed brick and tall ceilings. One pet (a cat or dog) is allowed in the unit, but you’ll need to pay a $600 pet deposit. The unit also comes with off-street parking.

Royal Street at St. Louis Street

This furnished French Quarter apartment is asking $1,400/month. The unit has vaulted ceilings, wood floors, and shares a gorgeous staircase in the complex. The kitchen comes with a breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, and granite countertops. The unit also has access to a shared deck. Measuring at 710 square feet, the home has one bedroom and one bathroom. There’s no mention of any pet policy.


Which would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 13%
    Two-bedroom unit in Treme
    (17 votes)
  • 10%
    Two-bedroom unit in Mid-City
    (13 votes)
  • 11%
    Two-bedroom unit in Leonidas
    (15 votes)
  • 64%
    One-bedroom unit in the French Quarter
    (82 votes)
127 votes total Vote Now