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

5640 53rd St. | Photo: Zumper

Finding a bargain can be a challenge if you're on the hunt for an apartment on a budget. So what does the low-end rent on a rental in Sacramento look like these days — and what might you get for your money?

We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments in Sacramento via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide to find out what budget-minded 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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5640 53rd St.

Listed at $950/month, this 515-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom space, located at 5640 53rd St. in Fruitridge Manor, is 27.8 percent less than the median rent for a one-bedroom in Sacramento, which is currently estimated at around $1,316/month.

Building amenities include on-site laundry, assigned parking and on-site management. You'll also find central heating and a walk-in closet in the residence. Pets are not allowed. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area is quite walkable and is bikeable.

(See the complete listing here.)

3181 Howe Ave.

Next, here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom space at 3181 Howe Ave., which, at 618 square feet, is going for $995/month.

The unit includes central heating and air conditioning. Feline lovers, rejoice: Cats are permitted. The listing specifies a $10 administrative fee.

According to Walk Score, the area around this address isn't very walkable, is quite bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the full listing here.)

3008 O St.

Then there's this 518-square-foot apartment with one bedroom and one bathroom at 3008 O St. in East Sacramento, listed at $1,045/month.

You'll find air conditioning and a ceiling fan in the apartment. The building features secured entry. Pet lovers are in luck: Cats and dogs are welcome. The listing specifies a $15 application fee.

According to Walk Score, this location is friendly for those on foot, is easy to get around on a bicycle and has some transit options.

(See the 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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