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Rent comparison: What $1,750/month gets you right now

A variety of vintage delights

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: $1,750

112 Laurel Lane, two-bedroom, one-bathroom duplex apartment, 1,300 square feet, $1,750/month. Located in a two-story, brick building built in 1928 in Old West Austin, this sunny unit has tons of charming original features, including wood floors, high ceilings, arched doorways, and built-in cabinets. No info on pets.

4702 Avenue H, two-bedroom, one-bathroom house, 950 square feet, $1,750/month. This standalone, 1940s house in Hyde Park includes washer and dryer and has wood and tile floors, a stone patio, and a fenced backyard. Approved pets allowed with deposit.

Oak Hill home Via Zillow

5600 Wagon Train Road, four-bedroom, two-bathroom house, 1,560 square feet, $1,750/month. A 1980 build in Oak Hill, this one-story, brick-and-frame house has new carpet and other upgrades, a fireplace, stainless appliances, and a big, fenced backyard.

41 Waller Street Apt 103, two-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, 936 square feet, $1,750/month. This apartment in a funky but convenient East Cesar Chavez complex has a covered patio, slab granite counters, stained concrete floors, Bosch appliances, and a stackable washer/dryer. It comes with two gated parking spaces and a high walkability score.

2303 East Side Drive Apt 271, two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo apartment, 1115 square feet, $1,750/month. An updated unit in a nifty-looking 1963 Travis Heights complex with central pool and lots of greenery, this condo has bamboo floors, new carpet in the bedrooms, new appliances, and an open kitchen with breakfast bar.


Which $1,750 Austin rental would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 17%
    Oak Hill
    (5 votes)
  • 14%
    Travis Heights
    (4 votes)
  • 17%
    East Cesar Chavez
    (5 votes)
  • 21%
    Hyde Park
    (6 votes)
  • 28%
    Old West Austin
    (8 votes)
28 votes total Vote Now