The cheapest apartments for rent in Harlem, New York City

344 W. 145th St. | Photo: Zumper

It can be challenging to find a good option for a reasonable price when apartment hunting. So what does an affordable price on a rental in Harlem look like these days — and what might you get for your money?

According to Walk Score, the neighborhood has excellent walkability, is quite bikeable and boasts excellent transit options. It also features median rents for a one bedroom that hover around $2,091, compared to a $3,000 one-bedroom median for New York City as a whole.

A look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments in Harlem via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide paints a picture of what budget-minded apartment seekers can expect to find in this New York City neighborhood.

Take a look at the cheapest listings available right now, below. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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148 W. 141st St.

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Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 148 W. 141st St., which is going for $1,676/month.

Amenities offered in the building include on-site management, an elevator and secured entry. You can also expect hardwood flooring and central heating in the unit. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

(See the full listing here.)

Lenox Avenue

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Photo: Zumper

Then there's this apartment at Lenox Avenue, listed at $1,699/month.

The unit has a dishwasher, in-unit laundry and hardwood flooring. Good news for pet lovers: This property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. The building features secured entry. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

(See the listing here.)

344 W. 145th St.

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Photo: Zumper

Check out this studio apartment at 344 W. 145th St., listed at $1,700/month.

For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly. Expect a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

(Here's the listing.)

555 W. 152nd St.

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Photo: Zumper

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo, situated at 555 W. 152nd St., is listed for $1,775/month.

The unit comes with high ceilings and hardwood flooring. Neither cats nor dogs are welcome. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

(See the listing here.)

Frederick Douglass Boulevard and West 140th Street

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Photo: Zumper

Over at Frederick Douglass Boulevard and West 140th Street, there's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, going for $1,825/month.

The rental is dog-friendly. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

(View the listing here.)

This story was created automatically using local real estate data from Zumper and Apartment Guide, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.