What’s the average rent in major cities?


In recent years, the urban housing crisis has made living in cities less affordable for more people. The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment across major U.S. cities – New York, San Francisco, LA, Chicago, Washington, DC, and Seattle — prove just that.At Common, you can, instead, save hundreds of dollars on rent without living in the outskirts of town with an hour-long commute.

Rent in New York vs. Common

As of March 2019, rents for one-bedroom apartments in New York range between $2700 and $2900 per month. The cost depends highly on which borough and neighborhood you live in, but rents generally don’t fall below $2000 in Manhattan or Brooklyn.At Common, we have fully furnished homes in Crown Heights for $1,300, Hamilton Heights for $1,600, and Ridgewood for $1,475. On average, our homes across New York rent for $1,600. Not only do you save on rent this way, but you also get free WiFi, free laundry (and detergent), free household essentials, free weekly cleaning, incredible amenities (like a gym and rooftop deck), and utilities included in your rent. Explore our New York homes in person.

Rent in LA vs. Common

As of March 2019, one-bedroom apartments in Los Angeles rent for $2500 a month on average.Rents at Common Melrose start at $1,550, while rents at Common Belmont start at $1,575. Both homes come fully furnished and stocked with high-quality furniture, high-end appliances, and all the essentials you need, from pots and pans to toilet paper. Members can also enjoy their close proximity to downtown LA and other cool neighborhoods such as Silverlake, Echo Park, Hollywood, and Melrose Avenue. Come see these coliving homes in LA today.

San Francisco vs. Common

As of March 2019, the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco comes out to $3,450 per month.You’ll find rents at Common Minna and Common Valencia in SoMa, a central, vibrant district in San Francisco, starting at $2,250 and $2,450, respectively. We also have a beautiful home in Oakland for just $1,275. Expect amenities like a backyard or rooftop deck, keyless entry, smart TV, laundry, and professional weekly cleaning services in your fully furnished home. Take a free, private tour of our coliving homes in the Bay Area today.

Washington, DC vs. Common

As of March 2019, one-bedroom apartments in Washington, DC market for an average rent of $2,100 a month.Common homes fall well below that average. Common Richardson in Shaw starts at $1,425 and Common Bowman in Chinatown starts at $1,500. Members not only enjoy the conveniences (and cost-savings) of living in these furnished homes, but they also receive exclusive discounts at nationally recognized brands and access to community events around the city. Come see these coliving homes for yourself.

Chicago vs. Common

As of March 2019, average rents for one-bedroom apartments in Chicago sit at $1,840 per month.We have Common homes in the hottest Chicago neighborhoods with rents ranging between $975 and $1,225. Save hundreds of dollars per month by living at Common, where you have a private bedroom, spacious kitchens, and large shared spaces — all stocked, furnished, and move-in ready. Sign up for a private tour of our coliving homes in Chicago.

Seattle vs. Common

As of March 2019, rents in Seattle for one-bedroom apartments average $2,000 a month.In Seattle, Common has beautiful, private studios — with a private kitchenette, free WiFi, and shared lounges — in Capitol Hill and First Hill starting at $1,000 and $1,300, respectively. These homes are pet-friendly and have onsite laundry available. Take a free tour of our private studios today.

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