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What $1,700 rents in LA right now

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Apartments in Burbank, Eagle Rock, Koreatown, and more

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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, $1,700. Vote for your favorite below!

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A photo of the living room, which has partial wainscotting, tile floors, and a large front window.
A photo of the kitchen, with light stone counters, cabinets, and a window over the sink.
A photo of the bathroom, outfitted with minty green and soft yellow vintage inspired tiled. Via Brimco
A photo of the exterior of the building, fronted by a large mature tree.
Windsor Square

Close enough to Koreatown to enjoy the restaurants and bars but far enough away that parking is available, this one-bedroom apartment is in a sweet spot. The 700-square-foot unit has tile floors throughout, a bathroom with vintage tile accents, on-site laundry, and garage parking available for an extra $25 a month. It rents for $1,675.

A photo of the living room, with wood-like floors, a ceiling fan, and a little built-in corner shelf. Via Loboda Properties
A photo of the kitchen, which appears to have a small dishwasher and wood laminate floors.

Just off Wilshire, this one-bedroom apartment in a midcentury building has a few built-ins, retro cabinetry in the kitchen, ceiling fans, and on-site laundry and parking. It rents for $1,800.

A photo of the living room, which has a large paned window and a decorative brick fireplace. Via Tracy King Team
A photo of the kitchen, which has three different sections of counter space and lots of room.
Eagle Rock

Half of a duplex, this one-bedroom apartment has new flooring and new kitchen counters. The front room features a decorative fireplace The kitchen is roomy and has a window over the sink to keep the space bright. The bathroom is a three-quarter bath, with a shower but no tub. The rent is $1,700 and includes a parking space.

A photo of the front room and its large rectangular window.
A photo of the kitchen, which has a wall of retro cabinets with tile counters, windows at the corners, and a door leading outside. Via The Art In Real Estate

The details on this one-bedroom apartment are slim but photos show a unit that gets plenty of natural light throughout, from the bedroom to the kitchen. The 614-square-foot unit features laminate floors, wall-mounted air conditioning, plenty of kitchen counter space, and both rear and front entrances. It rents for $1,750.

A photo of the kitchen, which has a slim entryway between the counter and a wall, as well as stone counters and a fridge.
A photo of the empty living room. via The Rental Girl
A photo of the balcony, which looks pretty long and wide.

In walkable Ktown, this one-bedroom apartment just north of the Wilshire/Normandie Purple Line has something that none of the other apartments do: a big ol’ balcony. Outdoor space to call your own is a pretty valuable bonus. It also offers laminate wood floors, a walk-in closet, and wall-mounted air conditioning. It rents for $1,795.


Which apartment around $1,700 would you rent?

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  • 17%
    Windsor Square
    (161 votes)
  • 11%
    (101 votes)
  • 25%
    Eagle Rock
    (232 votes)
  • 13%
    (126 votes)
  • 32%
    (296 votes)
916 votes total Vote Now