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

800 White Pine Drive. | Photo: Apartment Guide

If you're seeking new digs, you know how hard it can be to find a good deal. So what does the low-end rent on a rental in Durham 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 Durham via rental sites 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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501 Audubon Lake Drive

Listed at $770/month, this 610-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 501 Audubon Lake Drive in Highgate, is 22.2 percent less than the median rent for a one bedroom in Durham, which is currently estimated at around $962/month.

Building amenities include a swimming pool and a fitness center. You'll also find a balcony, a dishwasher and a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting in the apartment. Cats and dogs are allowed.

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location isn't very walkable, is somewhat bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

902 Lambeth Circle

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, situated at 902 Lambeth Circle, is listed for $720/month for its 705 square feet.

In the unit, expect to find carpeted floors and a dishwasher. Building amenities include on-site laundry and garage parking. Pet owners, take heed: Cats and dogs are allowed.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area isn't very walkable, is fairly bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

4512 Emerald Forest Drive

Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 4512 Emerald Forest Drive, which, at 568 square feet, is going for $763/month.

The building has fitness center. In the unit, expect to find in-unit laundry, hardwood flooring, a fireplace and a dishwasher. Bark alert: Dogs are welcome.

Per Walk Score ratings, the surrounding area requires a car for most errands, has minimal bike infrastructure and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the full listing here.)

800 White Pine Drive

Then there's this 389-square-foot apartment with one bedroom and one bathroom at 800 White Pine Drive, listed at $769/month.

In the unit, anticipate a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting, a fireplace and a dishwasher. Good news for animal lovers: Both dogs and cats are allowed here. Be prepared for a $150 pet deposit.

Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address is car-dependent, isn't particularly bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the listing here.)

2836 Chapel Hill Road

And lastly, here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 2836 Chapel Hill Road, which, with 854 square feet, is going for $855/month.

Expect a dishwasher, a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting, a walk-in closet and in-unit laundry in the unit. If you've got a pet, you'll be happy to learn that cats and dogs are welcome. Be prepared for a $300 pet fee.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area requires a car for most errands, has minimal bike infrastructure and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(Check out the listing here.)


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