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Rent comparison: What $850/month gets you

Apartments, mostly, with the occasional duplex

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: $850

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6505 Shirley Street #113, one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, 578 square feet, $840/month. This unit on North Lamar, in what we’re going to go ahead and call the Highland neighborhood, looks pretty spiffed up and is on a quiet cul-de-sac with green common areas with pet stations.

210 East Croslin Street, Unit A. one-bedroom, one-bathroom duplex, 1,375 square feet, $850/month. This Dawson neighborhood duplex has an open floor plan with recent updates including appliances, cabinets, fixtures, and paint. Includes private carport, extra storage/utility room, yard and washer/dryer connections.

3111 Parker Lane, Apt. 185, one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, 648 square feet, $843/month. Close to Mabel Davis Park, this East Riverside-Oltorf home offers access to a jogging trail, a playground, and a skate park. Pets allowed.

4313 Gillis Street Apt. 107, one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, 500 square feet, $850/month. Select, renovated units in this South Manchaca complex, close to many happening things south, have wood plank flooring, new paint, resurfaced countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Pets allowed.

1910 Robbins Place #312, three-bedroom, two-bathroom house, 1,020 square feet, $850 per room. This West Campus, top-floor condo is in a popular area for UT students and is being rented by the room with shared common areas. It features a balcony, a fireplace, vaulted ceilings, washer and dryer, and two parking spots. Pets okay.


Which $850 Austin rental would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 9%
    (3 votes)
  • 0%
    West Campus
    (0 votes)
  • 16%
    South Manchaca
    (5 votes)
  • 41%
    (13 votes)
  • 32%
    East Riverside-Oltorf
    (10 votes)
31 votes total Vote Now