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Apartments for Rent in Boston, MA under $1200
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    174 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116
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    20 Rev. Burke St., South Boston, MA 02127
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    720 Bennington Street, East Boston, MA 02122
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    400-412 Neponset Avenue, Dorchester, MA 02122
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    886-896 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
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    25 James Oneill Street, South Boston, MA 02127
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    5 Oak Street West, Boston, MA 02116
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    130 Endicott Street, Boston, MA 02113
    Studio $1,004
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    102 Chandler Street, Boston, MA 02116
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    108 Chelsea Street, East Boston, MA 02128
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    5 Colchester Street, Boston, MA 02136
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    1950 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02118
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    1 Curtis Street, East Boston, MA 02128
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    1855 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02118
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    1344 Hyde Park Avenue, Hyde Park, MA 02136
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    68 Seymour Street, Roslindale, MA 02131
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    180 Shawmut Avenue, Boston, MA 02118
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    61 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215
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    1848-1850 Commonwealth Ave, Brighton, MA 02135
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    792 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02118
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    402 Saratoga Street, Boston, MA 02128
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    232 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111
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    Grove St Lot, Boston, MA 02114
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    150 St. Botolph Street, Boston, MA 02115
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    140 Clarendon St., Boston, MA 02116
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Getting around in Boston, MA

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Very Walkable
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Excellent Transit
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Very Bikeable
Walk Score®: 80, Transit Score®: 73, Bike Score®: 77

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Boston, MA last updated?

Prices and availability in Boston, MA were last updated on 29 Feb 2024.

What are the best apartments in Boston, MA?

The best apartments in Boston, MA are: Adams Village, MetroMark, 1943 DOT Ave, The Indie and 40-46 Winter Street LLC.

What type of rental buildings are in Boston, MA?

In Boston 65% of the housing is rented out compared to 35% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 20% of Boston’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 77% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 2% are single-family rentals.

Renting apartments in Boston, MA under $1,200

Searching for apartments for rent in Boston, MA under $1,200 is not an easy task, but luckily you have come to the right place. Whether you are a student on a budget, a young professional on the move, or simply a frugal person, RentCafe can help you find what you are looking for. Just make sure you know what you consider non-negotiable and what you can compromise on. Your new home is just a few clicks away. In Boston, MA, where the average rent is $1,077 per month, there are 38 units available for less than $1,200. Click on any of these units to see pictures, floor plans, amenities and more. After you have picked your favorite, you can contact the property to check availability. Considering that you are trying to spend as little as possible, looking at 1 bedroom apartments and studio apartments might be a good idea.

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