High Rent in Denver, 2016 Edition: Ten Examples of $1,000-a-Month Digs

You'll be close to South Broadway.
You'll be close to South Broadway.
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Much as it was when we first created this list, rent is too damn high in Denver. Median rent is a whopping $2,200, up significantly even from last December, when prices were at $1,950. While more rentals have come online and experts predict a slight cooling in Denver's magma-hot housing market, the upward trajectory in prices will undoubtedly continue.

As it did in our last list's examples, $1,000 will still put a roof over your head in the Denver metro area.

But you'll still have to sacrifice amenities and space.

Here is what $1,000 a month will nab you.

This studio is a one-minute walk from DU.
This studio is a one-minute walk from DU.
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10. This 455-square-foot newly renovated studio has air conditioning, a dishwasher, large closets, “wood-style” flooring, and is a one-minute walk to the University of Denver. 

Consider Littleton.
Consider Littleton.
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9. Offering nearly 200 more square feet, this one-bedroom apartment in Littleton has a swimming pool, a patio, hardwood in the master bedroom and a park a block away.

A lot of square footage and a fenced back yard!
A lot of square footage and a fenced back yard!
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8. This half of a duplex offers even more square footage – 1,045 — and a whole two bedrooms, an unfinished basement and a fenced backyard.

Live in a historic home in Capitol Hill.
Live in a historic home in Capitol Hill.
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7. Built in 1894, this Capitol Hill one-bedroom is getting a “facelift,” which entails a fresh paint job and new flooring. That's on top of a shared back yard and a walk-in closet.

Garden level, yes, but it's one block from Wash Park.
Garden level, yes, but it's one block from Wash Park.
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6. A block away from Washington Park, this one-bedroom, 1,150-square-foot apartment is in the lower level of a duplex.

Continue to see five more Denver apartments available for $1,000.



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