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What $1,500 a month can rent you in each borough

Finding a new place in NYC can be tough, especially if you're on a budget.

If you're willing to spend around $1500/month on rent, here's what you can get in each of the five boroughs.

It might be what you expected.

Manhattan: Washington Heights

Where: 467 W 164th Street #4B What: With
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Where:

467 W 164th Street #4B

What:

With new hardwood floors, one bath and a "friendly" live-in super, this apartment boasts "XL rooms" and a flood of natural sunlight.

Price:

$1,350

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Manhattan: Upper West Side

Where: 104 West 71st Street, #3A, New York,
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Where:

104 West 71st Street, #3A, New York, NY

What:

A Studio with one bathroom and a kitchen/living room. Upstairs storage space/low-ceilinged hangout area included as well!

Price:

$1,500

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Manhattan: West Harlem

Where: 67 W 119th Street #10 What: With
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Where:

67 W 119th Street #10

What:

With new hardwood floors and 250 ft² of space, this apartment isn't a bad deal if you don't mind sharing a bathroom with your neighbors.

Price:

$1,300

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Manhattan: Yorkville

Where: 233 East 80th Street #6D What: A
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Where:

233 East 80th Street #6D

What:

A one bath apartment with encouragingly high ceilings, the living space is a 6th floor walk-up, so your daily exercise is included. Described as "super cozy," which may translate as "kinda cramped" to some people.

Price:

$1,550

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Staten Island: Saint George

Where: 30 Daniel Low Terrace #EE What: Newly
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Where:

30 Daniel Low Terrace #EE

What:

Newly painted one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment complete with intercoms, laundry facilities and a live-in super. Heat and water and roomy closets are included in the scenic pre-war building, and the location is a brisk walk to the Staten Island Ferry terminal.

Price:

$1,200

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Staten Island: New Dorp

Where: 30 Ebbitts Street #1G What: A one
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Where:

30 Ebbitts Street #1G

What:

A one bed, one bath rental unit with a separate tiled kitchen and tiled bathroom. The building includes its own laundry facilities, parking, storage space and air conditioning as well as an outdoor garden and courtyard where you can breathe in the underrated New Dorp air.

Price:

$1,275

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Staten Island: Arden Heights

Where: 22 Hinton Street What: This living space
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Where:

22 Hinton Street

What:

This living space is located on the first floor of a two-unit, two-story Staten Island house with a private first-floor entrance and charming side yard. At 780 ft², there are two rooms and one bathroom (complete with heated floors).

Price:

$1,100

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The Bronx: Riverdale

Where: 5615 Netherland Avenue #2D What: A 3.5
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Where:

5615 Netherland Avenue #2D

What:

A 3.5 room co-opt sublet with a large foyer and living room for spacious chilling. The sublet is 800 ft² with garage parking, dishwasher and an outdoor garden space for you to find your serenity in.

Price:

$1,575

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The Bronx: Kingsbridge

Where: 234 Naples Terrace #4D What: A three-room,
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Where:

234 Naples Terrace #4D

What:

A three-room, one bed and bath apartment with brand new appliances, polished floors and a spacious living room. Pets are invited to join you in partaking in the apartment's roomy perks.

Price:

$1,350

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The Bronx: University Heights

Where: 1981 Sedgwick Avenue #06E What: The apartment
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Where:

1981 Sedgwick Avenue #06E

What:

The apartment includes one bedroom and one bath and apparently super shiny floors. The building has perks as well, including a doorman, garage parking, an elevator and laundry facilities.

Price:

$1,225

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The Bronx: Wakefield

Where: 943 E 229th Street #3F What: A
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Where:

943 E 229th Street #3F

What:

A family-friendly two bedroom, one bath apartment with a courtyard, large living room/dining room and an eat-in kitchen. Located on a quiet "picturesque" street.

Price:

$1,425

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Brooklyn: Prospect Park South

Where: 89 Crooke Avenue #2E What: With one
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Where:

89 Crooke Avenue #2E

What:

With one bathroom and plenty of natural lighting, this apartment is moments away from Prospect Park and includes a renovated kitchen space. Dogs and cats are allowed, so take them to the nearby park and then come back and cook them something nice in the new stove.

Price:

$1,350

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Brooklyn: Crown Heights

Where: 194 Utica Avenue #B4 What: Two large
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Where:

194 Utica Avenue #B4

What:

Two large rooms, one newly renovated bathroom (with a deal-sealing multi headed shower nozzle), granite-countered kitchen and hardwood flooring with an artsy brick wall.

Price:

$1,500

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Brooklyn: Ditmas Park

Where: 822 Ocean Avenue #3D What: A wide
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Where:

822 Ocean Avenue #3D

What:

A wide and airy three-room studio with one bathroom, extra storage space and a separate kitchen space for when you want to get away from it all.

Price:

$1,350

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Brooklyn: Sunset Park

Where: 553 58th Street #U What: One bathroom,
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Where:

553 58th Street #U

What:

One bathroom, one small bedroom with 550 ft², hardwood floors, and a brand new kitchen and kitchen appliances.

Price:

$1,450

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Queens: Forest Hills

Where: 111-09 76rd #2D What: The apartment features
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Where:

111-09 76rd #2D

What:

The apartment features 2.5 rooms a comfortably large eat-in kitchen and building laundry facilities. You may lose at least one excuse not to exercise though, as the building is located across the street from the park.

Price:

$1,400

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Queens: Long Island City

Where: 4415 34th Avenue #3D What: With a
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Where:

4415 34th Avenue #3D

What:

With a king size bedroom, closet space and a separate eat-in kitchen, this 3rd floor Queens pad is a walk away from restaurants, cafes, bars, shops and possibly contentment.

Price:

$1,525

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Queens: Forest Hills

Where: 67-11 Yellowstone Boulevard #3D What: A two-room
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Where:

67-11 Yellowstone Boulevard #3D

What:

A two-room studio with a renovated kitchen and dishwasher, windowed bath and huge living room that can double as either a sleeping area or a bowling alley.

Price:

$1,300

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Queens: Woodside

Where: 40-07 67th Street #33 What: This just-renovated
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Where:

40-07 67th Street #33

What:

This just-renovated one bed and bath condo is described as a "friendly" 3rd floor walk-up with heat and water included in the deal.

Price:

$1,595

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