You have $1,000 a month for rent. What does that buy you in Charlotte metro?

Berkshire Dilworth
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We’ve all grumbled about the sheer number of apartments taking over undeveloped areas, but with over 60 people moving to Charlotte per day, the extra residential space is much-needed. Whether you’re looking for a small starter space upon moving to the Queen City or want to save rent money with a roommate, here’s a look at 5 rental options for about $1,000, available right now:

Studio life

(1) Berkshire Dilworth
Location: 1351 E Morehead Street
Neighborhood: Dilworth
Floorplan: Studio. 1 bath. 480 sq. ft.
Cost: From $1,101
Amenities: fitness and conditioning center, yoga room, saltwater pool, private pet spa
What we love: Soak in skyline views while enjoying a drink on the rooftop terrace, complete with a fireplace and sky lounge seating.

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(2) Ayrsley Lofts
Location: 9336 Kings Parade Boulevard
Neighborhood: Ayrsley
Floorplan: Ayrsley. 1 bed. 1 bath. 585+ sq. ft.
Cost: From $1,020
Amenities: pool, media room, courtyard with grills and fire pits, recreation room
What we love: A healthy lifestyle is made easy with a three-level fitness center.

Grab your roomie

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(3) South End Townhome
Location: 1530 South Church Street
Neighborhood: South End
Floorplan: 2 bed. 2.5 bath. 1149 sq. ft.
Cost: $1,925 (~963/each)
Amenities: one-car garage and two parking spaces, open floorplan, walk-in closets, balcony
What we love: Spend your mornings jogging on the nearby Rail Trail.

House party

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(4) Plaza Midwood Duplex
Location: 1734 Matheson Avenue
Neighborhood: Plaza Midwood
Floorplan: 2 bed. 1 bath. 879 sq. ft.
Cost: $1,095
Amenities: newly-renovated, new appliances, yard maintenance included
What we love: A quick drive lands you at Soul Gastrolounge, Whiskey Warehouse, and other popular Plaza Midwood restaurants and bars.

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(5) Wesley Heights Home
Location: 2729 Parkway Avenue
Neighborhood: Wesley Heights
Floorplan: 3 bed. 1 bath. 1233 sq. ft.
Cost: $1,000
Amenities: high top coffee bar area, large bedrooms, large fenced yard, newer appliances
What we love: Take a coffee break on one of two covered side porches.


  1. Scary that only three locations are listed in the $1000 a month bracket. Looking at the “monthly lodging guideline of 1/4 of your income,” even when utilities are not included, makes having shelter a challenge.


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