Here Are The 13 Cheapest Yet Great Places To Live In Chicago

Moving into the city may seem impossible if you’re on a budget, but there are many great neighborhoods you may not even know about with cheap apartments and homes. Forget paying half your monthly income just to afford a nice place when you can live fairly inexpensively in these communities.

As the third largest city in the nation, Chicago is actually relatively cheap compared to other major metropolitan cities, sitting at tenth most expensive overall.One of the most spendy parts of living in a large city is the transportation cost to get around, so accessibility to Metra stations and bus lines can make a huge difference when you’re working to save money, so many of the neighborhoods included here have kept that in mind!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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