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Rent comparison: What $2,900 gets you right now

A variety of homes from Hyde Park to East Oak Hill

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: $2,900.

2405 Leon Street #103, three-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment, 1,200 square feet, $2,900/month. This West Campus/West University apartment has a nice front deck and a prime downtown/UT-area location.

2001 Kenwood Avenue, three-bedroom, one-bathroom house, 1,419 square feet, $2,900/month. A restored stone cottage in Travis Heights, the house has refinished hardwood floors, maple cabinetry, a washer/dryer, a detached garage, and a fully fenced yard maintained by the owner.

5712 Hero Drive, four-bedroom, three-bathroom house, 3,297 square feet, $2,950/month. This large, two-story home is located in East Oak Hill, near St. Andrew’s and Regents School in a suburban-style neighborhood. In addition to its roomy living area and bedrooms, it has a media/game room, fenced backyard, and a three-car garage.

Milago on Rainey Street Via Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty

54 Rainey Street Apt.. 321, two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo, 1,164 square feet, $2,950/month. This unit in the Milago condominiums in the Rainey Street neighborhood has a 500-square-foot private terrace, in-unit laundry facilities, and lots of building amenities, including a rooftop pool and a 24/7 concierge.

4605 Avenue B, Unit B, three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom townhouse, 3,177 square feet, $2,900/month. This fairly new, two-story duplex unit in Hyde Park has concrete and hardwood floors, stylish tile and finishes, an open-plan kitchen/living area with a breakfast bar/island, and in-unit laundry facilities.


Which $2,900 Austin rental would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 23%
    Hyde Park
    (8 votes)
  • 44%
    Travis Heights
    (15 votes)
  • 0%
    East Oak Hill
    (0 votes)
  • 29%
    Rainey Street/Downtown
    (10 votes)
  • 2%
    West University
    (1 vote)
34 votes total Vote Now