As the popularity of Orlando’s downtown bungalow neighborhoods rise, so too do their rents. In an effort to keep our Creative Class of Orlandoans living within the City limits, we’ve launched an ongoing series of posts that gather up rental properties under $1,500 a month.

Do you have a property in our coverage area that you’d like people to know about? Send us an email at [email protected] and we’ll help spread the word.



3001 East Jefferson Street # A [GMap]

Rent: $1,500/month

2 beds 1 bath 1,200 SF

See Zillow listing HERE.

Newly renovated home in the Milk District neighborhood, available starting August 1. Just a few minutes stumble to MD staples like Se7en Bites, Sportstown, and Gringos Locos. Cats and small dogs allowed.



815 Irma Avenue, Apartment 3 [GMap]

Rent: $999/month

1 bed 1 bath 464 SF

See Zillow listing HERE.


This apartment is close to the North Quarter, Mills 50, and Downtown Orlando. It will be available immediately, or August 1, or September 1 for move-in. No pets allowed.



400 Hillcrest Street # D1 [GMap]

Rent: $1,275/month

1 bed 1 bath 1,000 SF

See Zillow listing HERE.

Let your dates think you own the whole building as they drop you off out front. This apartment is located in the Lake Eola Heights Historic District in a beautiful historic home. Rooms feature over-sized windows and beautiful vintage flooring. Water and natural gas are included in the rent. Electric, garage, and sewer charges are a combined average of $150 a month. Cats, small and large dogs allowed.



622 East Harwood Street, Apt 2 [GMap]

Rent: $925/month

1 bed 1 bath 750 SF

See Zillow listing HERE.

One available unit in this four-plex in Lake Eola Heights. Landlord pays for gas and water. First and last month and security deposit required. No pets allowed.



1111 East Central Boulevard [GMap]

Rent: $875/month

1 bed 1 bath 600 SF

See Zillow listing HERE.

Looking for a dark, dank apartment over a garage? This one’s for you. Located near Lake Lawsona, this little, tucked-away space comes with its own washer and dryer. Small pets are ok.



1509 Woodward Street, #1 [GMap]

Rent: $1,375/month

2 beds 1 bath — SF

See Zillow listing HERE.

This cozy little Colonialtown gem comes with its own single-car garage (available for an extra $50 a month). Pets are a big maybe, but must be approved, and there’s a $250 (non-refundable) fee. No smoking allowed.




1220 Montana Street, #1 [GMap]

Rent: $1,495/month

2 beds 1 bath 1,188 SF

See Zillow listing HERE.

Historic single-family home just off of Mills Avenue, in Colonialtown North. Small pets allowed.



1608 Nebraska Street [GMap]

Rent: $1,450/month

2 beds 1 bath 1,130 SF

See Zillow listing HERE.

Newly renovated town-house next to Leu Gardens. Long carport out front can accommodate three to four parked cars.

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  1. Nice range of affordable options this week. These kinds of post are such a great resource for the community. Thank you!