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Curbed Comparisons: Here’s what $1,400 rents right now in LA

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Places in Hollywood, San Pedro, Koreatown, Valley Glen, and Pasadena

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA ‘hoods. We’ve found five rentals within $100 of today’s price, $1,400.

Here’s a renovated studio at the eastern edge of Koreatown with lofted ceilings, a spacious and updated kitchen, and a large closet with plenty of storage space. Asking rent is $1,449.

Down in San Pedro (your 2017 Curbed Cup champion), you’ll find this roomy one-bedroom loft unit in a former newspaper building. It’s got brick walls, cement floors, and access to a community barbecue area and garden. But there’s a catch: You’ve got to be an artist to live here. Asking rent is $1,500.

Living space
living space 2
Bathroom Via Zillow

This cozy little studio is located in a 1920s Hollywood building just south of Sunset Boulevard. It’s got brick walls, hardwood floors, a gas stove, and a recently updated little bathroom tucked into its 488 square feet of living space. Asking rent is $1,359.

This Valley Glen apartment has one bedroom and one bathroom within 616 square feet of living space that’s accentuated by a wall of windows alongside the front door. Building amenities include a barbecue area, a pool, and parking. Rent is $1,375.

Front of house
Living room
Kitchen Via Zillow

Here’s a little back house in Pasadena with one bedroom, one bathroom, and a full kitchen. The rental doesn’t come with parking, but it does include a bit of outdoor space, including a covered front porch with room for seating. Asking rent is $1,500.


Which rental around $1,400 would you choose?

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  • 32%
    (370 votes)
  • 13%
    San Pedro (I’m actually an artist)
    (156 votes)
  • 16%
    (190 votes)
  • 12%
    Valley Glen
    (137 votes)
  • 25%
    (285 votes)
1138 votes total Vote Now