For many, the idea of paying $1,500 rent seems ridiculous. Especially if you want to live alone. For others (like those working in the tech industry, say), $1,500 is nothing. Regardless, that rent in different US cities will buy you wildly varying living spaces. So, depending on where you live, here’s what you’ll be able to get for $1,500 a month.
New York, New York
What you’ll get: 525-square-foot studio.
New York is one of those great American crapshoot cities where your desire to walk alone at night can vary from block to block. But who could say no to hardwood flooring and granite countertops in a space built like a dorm room, but for grown-ass adults?