Renting in Austin: What's the cheapest apartment available right now?

8312 N. Interstate Highway 35. | Photo: Zumper

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in Austin are hovering around $1,210. But how does the low-end pricing on an Austin rental look these days — and what might you get for the price?

We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments from Zumper and Apartment Guide to find out what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find.

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

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1630 Rutland Drive

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Photo: Zumper

Listed at $699/month, this 595-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom space, located at 1630 Rutland Drive in North Austin, is 42.2% less than the median rent for a one bedroom in Austin, which is currently estimated at around $1,210/month.

The building offers on-site laundry. The residence also includes a walk-in closet, carpeted floors and a dishwasher. Both cats and dogs are welcome.

Walk Score indicates that this location is car-dependent, is fairly bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

8312 N. Interstate Highway 35

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Photo: Zumper

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, situated at 8312 N. Interstate Highway 35 in Georgian Acres, is listed for $719/month for its 536 square feet.

The apartment comes with a fireplace and a walk-in closet. The building has on-site laundry. When it comes to pets, both meows and barks are allowed.

Per Walk Score ratings, the surrounding area requires a car for most errands, is somewhat bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

500 Elmwood Place

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Then there's this 300-square-foot studio at 500 Elmwood Place in Hancock, listed at $765/month.

The building has assigned parking. When it comes to pets, both meows and barks are permitted. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is very walkable, is a "biker's paradise" and boasts excellent transit options.

(See the listing here.)

2504 Huntwick Drive

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Finally, there's this 525-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 2504 Huntwick Drive in Parker Lane and listed for $769/month.

The building features on-site laundry and a gym. In the unit, expect a dishwasher and a walk-in closet. If you've got a pet, you'll be happy to learn that cats and dogs are welcome.

Per Walk Score ratings, the surrounding area is car-dependent, isn't particularly bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(Here's the listing.)

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