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

8520 20th Ave. NE | Photo: Apartment Guide

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 rent on a rental in Seattle 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 Seattle 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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143 N.W. 85th St.

This studio apartment, situated at 143 N.W. 85th St. in Greenwood, is listed for $875/month for its 159 square feet.

In the unit, expect to find a refrigerator and a microwave. The building features an elevator and on-site laundry. Animals are not permitted.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address has excellent walkability, is very bikeable and has good transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

714 N. 95th St.

Next up is this 225-square-foot studio apartment, located at 714 N. 95th St. in Greenwood and listed for $995/month.

Building amenities include bike parking. Also, expect large windows and quartz countertops in the residence. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location is very walkable, is quite bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(Here's the listing.)

8520 20th Ave. NE

This studio apartment, situated at 8520 20th Ave. NE in Wedgewood, is listed for $1,076/month for its 211 square feet.

The apartment features a balcony and a dishwasher. Building amenities include secured entry and outdoor space. Good news for cat lovers: Kitties are welcome. Expect a $300 cat deposit.

Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address is moderately walkable, is a "biker's paradise" and has good transit options.

(See the listing here.)

1008 N. 109th St.

And here's a studio apartment at 1008 N. 109th St. in Bitter Lake, which, with 231 square feet, is going for $1,095/month.

The building offers assigned parking. In the unit, you're promised air conditioning, a deck and hardwood flooring. Pet lovers are in luck: Cats and dogs are permitted. The listing specifies a $200 pet deposit.

Walk Score indicates that this location is very walkable, has some bike infrastructure and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(Check out the listing here.)

829 N.E. 67th St.

Over at 829 N.E. 67th St. in Roosevelt, there's this 159-square-foot studio apartment, also going for $1,095/month.

Expect to find a deck in the unit. Building amenities include bike parking and a resident lounge. For those with furry friends in tow, know that cats and dogs are welcome on this property. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location is a "walker's paradise," is great for biking and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(View the listing here.)


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Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper