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What $2,000 rents in Los Angeles right now

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Options include a vintage one-bedroom in Fairfax and a studio in Sawtelle

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, $2,000. Vote for your favorite below!

Hollywood Hills

Down the road from on Barham Boulevard, this one-bedroom unit has an in-unit washer and dryer, stainless steel appliances, lots of closet space, and one dedicated parking spot. Plus, it measures a generous 1,000 square feet. Near hiking trails, the Hollywood Reservoir, and Universal Studios, the apartment is renting for $2,095.

Echo Park

Just up from Counterpart Deli, the plant-based eatery that replaced Chango, on Echo Park Avenue, you’ll find a terra cotta-hued Mediterranean-style building, where a one-bedroom, one-bath is available. The 600-square-foot apartment has wood floors throughout, a walk-in closet, and an eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Near all of Sunset Boulevard’s cafes, restaurants, and stores, it rents for $2,005.

Living room area next to the small kitchen.
Small kitchen with sink, oven, and refrigerator.
Modern bathroom with glass shower door.

Less than 1 mile from Metro’s Expo/Bundy station and within reach of the ramen shops on Sawtelle Boulevard, this updated studio is pretty but small. It clocks in at just 300 square feet, not including a partially enclosed patio off the living area. It’s renting for $2,095, with all utilities paid by the owner.

Living room with ceiling fan, wood floors, and natural light.
Small kitchen with white cabinets.
Bathroom with subway tiles.
Outdoor area with chairs and tables.

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Silver Lake

Nestled in Silver Lake’s Sunset Junction, this bright studio sits in a 1920s building but has been thoroughly updated, including with new countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a mosaic tile backsplash in the kitchen. Squeezed into its 408-square-foot is a walk-in closet. The building has a communal outdoor sitting area with a grill. The unit is renting for $2,165.


Centrally located off tree-lined Oakwood Avenue, near The Grove, Canter’s, and the New Bev, you’ll find this vintage one-bedroom. Featuring a decorative fireplace, a vintage tile bathroom, built-ins, coved ceilings, and a contemporary, eat-in kitchen, it’s renting for $2,095.


Which apartment would you rent?

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  • 44%
    Hollywood Hills
    (593 votes)
  • 9%
    Echo Park
    (123 votes)
  • 5%
    (80 votes)
  • 7%
    Silver Lake
    (104 votes)
  • 32%
    (440 votes)
1340 votes total Vote Now