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

2021 Channing Way | Photo: Zumper

Housing costs got you down? Though apartment hunting can be frustrating, there are deals to be had. So what does the low-end rent on a rental in Berkeley look like these days — and what might you get for the price?

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

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

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2555 Virginia St.

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Listed at $1,495/month, this studio apartment, located at 2555 Virginia St., is 21.3 percent less than the median rent for a studio in Berkeley, which is currently estimated at around $1,900/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect assigned parking and on-site laundry; the residence also features hardwood floors. Neither cats nor dogs are permitted. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location is very walkable, has some bike infrastructure and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

2021 Channing Way

Photo: Zumper

This studio apartment, situated at 2021 Channing Way in Downtown Berkeley, is listed for $1,595/month for its 225 square feet.

In the unit, look for hardwood floors. Attention, cat owners: Your kitty is welcome here. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address is extremely walkable, is a "biker's paradise" and has good transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

2540 Benvenue Ave.

Photo: Zumper

Next, here's a studio apartment at 2540 Benvenue Ave., which is going for $1,650/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect garage parking and on-site laundry. Animals are not welcome. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

According to Walk Score, this location is a "walker's paradise," is very bikeable and has good transit options.

(See the full 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. Additionally, read on for five marketing tips for real estate agents to showcase local market expertise.

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