The city of Chicago is one of the most expensive places to live in the Midwest. And this is especially true for many in the metro area who rent apartments.
For example, the average tenant pays more than $2,200 a month to rent a modest 750-square-foot city apartment.
However, as in other metro areas, there are more affordable options for tenants if they know where to look. In fact, these Chicago properties have apartments available for $900 or less per month.
1. The Onyx on North Shore– Chicago
The Onyx on North Shore, located in the Rogers Park neighborhood, has studios that cost $900 a month.
This community offers residents close access to public transportation, shopping and restaurants.
2. 5540 Hyde Park Apartments — Chicago
Another affordable community in the city, 5540 Hyde Park Apartments, has cozy studios, the cost of which starts at just $675 per month.
Amenities include high-speed internet access, a fitness center, on-site laundry and controlled access for added security.
3. 7100 South Shore Apartment Homes — Chicago
7100 South Shore Apartment Homes has cozy studios that can be rented for $850 per month.
Amenities include an Amazon locker, lake view, on-site service, laundry service, and hiking and cycling trails.