Here’s how much space $1500 in rent can get you in Chicago

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A new study has been released seeing where your rent money gets you the furthest across the globe.

Rent Cafe analyzed the housing markets in what they identified as “the 30 most magnetic cities around the world,” trying to answer one question.

Where can you live for $1,500 a month?

Cities were ranked one to 30 going most spacious to least.

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Chicago is the highest-ranked U.S. city, coming in at spot 16, with $1,500 buying you on average 600 square feet.

Next is Washington, D.C. at 17, Los Angeles at 20, Boston at 23, San Francisco at 27 and New York City at 30 with just 277 square feet.

Topping the list is Istanbul, Turkey. For $1,500 there, you can have a palatial 1,899 square feet. (Photo credit:

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