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, $1,550. Vote for your favorite below.
Our search begins in Los Feliz, just north of Barnsdall Art Park. This compact studio apartment offers 500 square feet of space, granite counters, wood floors, central air conditioning, and a balcony. The complex has gated parking and a pool. Located a short walk from the Vermont/Sunset Red Line station, the apartment rents for $1,495.
This sweet lower-level studio unit in Fairfax has a host of kitchen updates, including a new stove and new tile counters. A vintage-tiled bathroom and two walk-in closets are included. The apartment doesn’t have reserved parking, but there is permit parking on the street. It rents for $1,595.
North of Franklin, this Runyon Canyon-adjacent studio apartment measures a spacious 700 square feet. Recently remodeled, it has wall-mounted air-conditioning and parking. The rent-controlled apartment runs $1,650 a month.
Over in Glendale, less than a mile from the shops along Brand Avenue, we find this one-bedroom apartment with new flooring, wall-mounted air-conditioning, and a bright kitchen with tile counters. The building has off-street parking and shared laundry facilities. It rents for $1,650.
A few blocks west of Cahuenga on Fountain Avenue, this one-bedroom apartment features new carpet, a dining area, and a parking spot. The building has a pool and shared laundry. The apartment rents for $1,645.
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