The most affordable apartments for rent in University Heights, San Diego

2033 El Cajon Blvd. | Photo: Zumper

Need a budget-friendly new spot? Though apartment hunting can be challenging, don't despair just yet — there are deals to be had. So what does the low-end rent on a rental in University Heights look like these days — and what might you get for the price?

Per Walk Score ratings, the neighborhood is friendly for those on foot, is relatively bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options. It also features median rents for a one-bedroom that hover around $1,541, compared to a $1,695 one-bedroom median for San Diego as a whole.

A look at local listings in University Heights via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide yields a look at what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find in this San Diego neighborhood.

Read on for the cheapest listings available right now. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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4482 Alabama St.

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Listed at $1,395/month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom residence, located at 4482 Alabama St., is 9.4% less than the $1,541/month median rent for a one-bedroom in University Heights.

Amenities offered in the building include on-site laundry; you'll also find a fireplace, air conditioning and a dishwasher in the unit. Neither cats nor dogs are welcome. Look out for a $40 application fee.

(See the complete listing here.)

4020 Texas St.

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Next, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, situated at 4020 Texas St., is listed for $1,425/month.

Building amenities include outdoor space and on-site laundry. Cats and dogs are not permitted. The listing specifies a $45 application fee.

(See the complete listing here.)

4675 Louisiana St.

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Then, here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom address at 4675 Louisiana St., which, at 800 square feet, is going for $1,450/month.

The building offers assigned parking and on-site laundry. The rental is cat-friendly. Expect a $1,450 security deposit.

(See the full listing here.)

2033 El Cajon Blvd.

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Then there's this apartment with one bedroom and one bathroom at 2033 El Cajon Blvd., listed at $1,495/month.

The building offers assigned parking. The listing promises a dishwasher and a mix of hardwood and carpeted floors in the apartment. For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

(See the listing here.)

4621 North Ave.

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Finally, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, situated at 4621 North Ave., is listed for $1,525/month for its 523 square feet.

The apartment includes a ceiling fan. The building offers on-site laundry and outdoor space. This rental is cat-friendly. 

(See the listing here.)

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