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What $2,000 rents you around Austin

Which home would you choose?

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount in various Austin neighborhoods. Today’s price: $2,000 (or thereabouts) per month. Vote for your favorite below.


A condo on busy but convenient West Fifth Street where it passes through Clarksville is going for $2,000 right now and comes with one bedroom and one bathroom, high ceilings, stainless appliances, and granite counters, with a fitness center, pool, and other community amenities. It measures 671 square feet. Pets are allowed.

Central East Austin

Via Zillow

912 Catalpa Street

This single-family home in Central East Austin is certainly convenient to downtown, if that’s important to you, as well as being an easy walk to the restaurants and other establishments on East 12th and 11th streets. Built in 1940 and renting for $2,000 per month, the 728-square-foot single house has three bedrooms and one bathroom, a galley kitchen, and off-street parking. Pets are allowed.

North Austin/Point West of Westover Hills

A spacious duplex in North Austin costing $2,200 (with a one-year lease and $2,000 with a two-gear one) has a large, private yard, a single-car garage, and tons of storage. Close to the Arboretum in the Point West of Westover Hills subdivision, the 1,875-square-foot, one-story home has three bedrooms and two an a half bathrooms. Pets are okay.

Galindo/South Austin

Via Realtor

2804 Treble Lane

A 945-square-foot apartment in a 2013 complex, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit is within South Austin’s 78704 area, more specifically in the Galindo neighborhood. It’s rengint for $2,000 per month and features bamboo flooring in the open living space as well as quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, energy efficiency features, and a balcony with views of the Hill Country. Pets are allowed.

Hyde Park

4806 Avenue F

You can rent a large 1960s home in Hyde Park right now for $2,000 per month—a 2,120-square-foot one with three bedrooms and two bathrooms, granite counter top, updated appliances, bamboo flooring throughout, a fenced, and a two-car carport. Pets are allowed.


Which $2,000 Austin rental would you choose?

This poll is closed

  • 25%
    (26 votes)
  • 5%
    Central East Austin
    (6 votes)
  • 7%
    North Austin/Point West of Westover Hills
    (8 votes)
  • 13%
    South Austin/Galindo
    (14 votes)
  • 46%
    Hyde Park
    (47 votes)
101 votes total Vote Now