What $4,000 rents in LA right now

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Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, where we explore what you can rent or buy for a certain dollar amount in various LA ’hoods. We’ve found five rentals within $100 of today’s price, $4,000. Vote for your favorite below!

Courtesy of Wesley Edberg/Keller Williams Encino-Sherman Oaks


Here we have a three-bedroom, two-bathroom unit in a very comely 1930s duplex off Crescent Heights Boulevard. Located on the ground floor, it has central air conditioning, vintage-tiled bathrooms, in-unit laundry machines, wood floors, and parking via a two-car garage. It rents for $4,000.

Via Compass


This top-floor apartment offers nearly 1,200 square feet of space. The three-bedroom, two-bath unit is equipped with newer kitchen appliances, a washer and dryer, and sleek wall-mounted air conditioning units. The building’s large shared backyard is an added perk. The apartment includes two off-street parking spaces and rents for $4,000.

Via Polaris Property Management

Historic Core

Located at Sixth and Main in the Santa Fe Lofts, this 985-square-foot loft is central and close to the subway and a host of bus lines. The unit has a wall of large, operable windows that allow for plenty of sunlight to enter the space. High ceilings, central air conditioning, and access to the building’s rooftop lounge are just a few of the notable features. The loft rents for $4,000.

Via Rodeo Realty

Studio City

There’s plenty of vintage charm in this midcentury two-bedroom, two-bath house with a large backyard pool. The dwelling offers wood-beamed ceilings, a statement rock fireplace, teal tile in the kitchen, and a balcony off the master bedroom that overlooks the pool. It rents for $3,999.

Via Zillow

Santa Monica

Located at Fourth and San Vicente—about a block or two from the beach and in a historic courtyard apartment district—this two-bedroom, one-bathroom unit holds an upgraded kitchen with new appliances and a tile backsplash, hardwood floors, and 1,100 square feet of space to spread out. The apartment has no shared walls and includes a parking space. It rents for $4,000.


Which apartment would you rent?

  • 29%


    (18 votes)

  • 6%

    (4 votes)

  • 13%
    Historic Core

    (8 votes)

  • 31%
    Studio City

    (19 votes)

  • 19%
    Santa Monica

    (12 votes)

61 votes total Vote Now

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