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What $3,900 rents in Los Angeles right now

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Options include a loft in a stately Downtown building with skyline views and a two-bedroom steps from Venice Beach

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, $3,900. Vote for your favorite below!

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A unit in the stately Santa Fe lofts is available on Sixth Street, right across from Cole’s French Dip. The one-bedroom, one-bath boasts high ceilings, large windows, white walls and black trim, and marble counters in the contemporary kitchen and bath. The building, meanwhile, has a rooftop deck with fire pits and skyline views. It’s renting for $4,000.


The standout space in this two-bedroom, two-bath is the kitchen, which is large enough for entertaining. It’s equipped with high-end stainless steel appliances, glossy white cabinets, and an open floor plan that flows into a dining area. Located not too far from LACMA in a complex with an outdoor communal area and a rooftop overlooking LA, it’s renting for $3,925.

Kitchen with island, high black chairs, and white cabinets.
Living room with wood floors, a window and door on the left.
Bedroom with rug flooring and a medium-sized window on the left side.

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This sunny unit is just steps away from Westchester’s dining and shopping and across from the popular breakfast spot The Coffee Company. The two-bedroom, two-bath has an open floor plan, hardwood floors, and windows with pretty vistas out to the mountains. The building has a gym, a pool, and outdoor communal areas. It’s renting for $3,934.


Located on Hollywood Boulevard in one of the neighborhood’s newer apartment complexes, Eastown, this two-bedroom, two-bath has an industrial vibe with a kitchen with subway tile and gray cabinets. The building features a gym, rooftop pool and spa, and a Shake Shack, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Pressed Juicery on the ground-floor. It’s renting for $3,940.

Dining area with modern chairs and white table.
Bedroom with a wood wall on one side.
Living room with wood floors, an orange couch on the right, and a large window at the far right.
Outdoor area with a table and lots of plants.

Via Zillow


Looking to live that uppercrust bohemian lifestyle? This fully-furnished condo is just a few blocks from the beach and all of the wackadoos on the boardwalk. It’s part of a building surrounded by plants and trees and has access to a communal and cute outdoor eating area. The two-bedroom, one-bath is outfitted with modern-style furniture, hardwood floors, and large windows. It’s renting for $3,950.


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