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

Oakland

1707 36th Ave. | 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 pricing on a rental in Oakland 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 Oakland via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide to find out what budget-minded 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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715 Peralta St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Here's a studio apartment, situated at 715 Peralta St. in Prescott, listed for $1,350/month. It is 38.6% less than the median rent for a one-bedroom in Oakland, which is currently estimated at around $2,200/month.

In the unit, you're promised stainless steel appliances. Cats and dogs are not permitted.

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location is very walkable, is great for biking and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

9635 Plymouth St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $1,395/month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom space is located at 9635 Plymouth St. in Cox. 

The building boasts assigned parking. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is friendly for those on foot, has some bike infrastructure and has good transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

1707 36th Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Check out this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 1707 36th Ave. in St. Elizabeth, which is going for $1,568/month.

Look for granite countertops, hardwood flooring and stainless steel appliances in the apartment. The building offers on-site laundry. For those with furry friends in tow, know that cats and dogs are welcome on this property.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area has excellent walkability, is very bikeable and boasts excellent transit options.

(See the full listing here.)

2805 E. 16th St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Then there's this studio apartment at 2805 E. 16th St., also listed at $1,568/month.

Building amenities feature on-site laundry and a swimming pool. Pet lovers are in luck: Cats and dogs are welcome.

Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address is a "walker's paradise," is convenient for biking and has excellent transit.

(See the listing here.)

2347 82nd Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Last but not least, there's this 1,000-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom residence, located at 2347 82nd Ave. in Eastmont and listed for $1,600/month.

The unit, which offers a full kitchen, may be used as a residence or for a business. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address is moderately walkable, is fairly bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(Here's the listing.)

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, if you’re an agent or a broker, read on for real estate marketing ideas to promote your local listing.

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