Editor’s note: Rent prices can change from day to day. Prices listed here are what were available on February 23, 2021.
The average for rent here in the Queen City is $1,200, which is a lot of dough. Here are three apartments in three different Charlotte neighborhoods that have options for about $1,000 a month.
[Agenda related guide: Apartments: What $1,200 a month gets you in three different Charlotte neighborhood]
Best studio apartment for $1,000 a month
These units offer more square footage than your average Charlotte apartment, even the studio, and have a cool industrial vibe. The monorail floorplan is technically a studio but it has decently sized and defined bedroom, kitchen, and living areas. It also has a generous closet and bathroom.
The community doesn’t have any amenities like a pool or gym, but the location is prime. You can walk to Optimist Hall and NoDa and Uptown are just a few minutes away.
Right now, they’re offering one month of free rent. If you decide to prorate your monthly rent instead of take the one-time deal up front, your payment would be under $1,000 for a studio.
Move here if: You want a convenient, cool location but don’t want to sacrifice the space.
Size: 737 square feet
Price per square foot: $1.44
Location: 525 E. 15th St., Optimist Park
Best one-bedroom apartment for $1,000 a month
The Edison is in a prime Plaza Midwood location; you can walk to Common Market, N.C. Red, or Dish in under 3 minutes. The community has a small gym but no other high-end amenities like a pool. With modern apartments under $1,000 a month within walking distance to some of the best spots in the city, it’s fair tradeoff.
The interiors of the apartments have sleek cabinetry, plank flooring, and minimal ornamentation. The one-beds each have spacious balconies and open floorplans, some even have skyline views.
Move here if: All of your favorite spots are in Plaza Midwood, and you like a good deal.
Size: 562+ square feet
Price per square foot: $1.78+
Location: 1800 Commonwealth Ave., Plaza Midwood
Best two-bed apartment for $1,000 a month
These apartments have a homey feel with exposed brick walls in some units, updated kitchens (with wine racks), and bright interiors. The two-bedroom floorplan has a dining room, private patio/balcony, and generous closet space.
The community has tons of amenities like a pool, gym, tennis courts, playground, and ample parking. They’ve also got great deals on one-beds (with dining rooms!), starting at $930 a month.
Move here if: You want multiple bedrooms and love the suburbs.
Size: 945 square feet
Price per square foot: $1.09+
Location: 13211-13421 Crescent Springs Drive, Steele Creek