Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Austin neighborhoods. Is one person's studio another person's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: $900.
↑ 301 West 39th Street, one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, 401 square feet, $900/month. Could be the staging, but this Hyde Park apartment looks a little spiffier than the average place rented by students, for whom it's no doubt meant. No stated pet policy.
↑ 8801 North FM 620, one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, 788 square feet, $911/month. Located in Northwest Austin near the new location of Concordia University, this unit is roomy for the rate and in a large, private complex with all the expected amenities. Cats and small dogs allowed with fees.
↑ 1717 Enfield Road, townhouse studio, one bathroom, 450 square feet, $900/month. A studio that would qualify as a tiny home, square-footage-wise, this is Old West Austin pad is the upper floor of a townhouse near MoPac. No word on pets, but add $40 if you want to park and $30/month for some utilities.
↑ 2501 Wickersham Lane, apartment studio, one bathroom, 408 square feet, $894/month. This studio unit is in Montopolis, one of Austin's least expensive rental neighborhoods. It's close to major highways and has the usual amenities and an off-leash dog park.
↑ 607 Woodward Street, one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, 400 square feet, $900/month. Across the street from St. Edward's University in South Austin, this place looks bright and comfortable. Cats and small dogs are allowed.