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

143 N.W. 85th St. | 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 pricing 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 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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143 N.W. 85th St.

Listed at $875/month, this 159-square-foot studio apartment, located at 143 N.W. 85th St. in Greenwood, is 33.9 percent less than the median rent for a studio in Seattle, which is currently estimated at around $1,324/month.

The building offers a roof deck, outdoor space, an elevator and on-site laundry. In the unit, look for hardwood flooring. Animals are not welcome.

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

(See the complete listing here.)

1414 E. Yesler Way

Next up is this 161-square-foot studio apartment, located at 1414 E. Yesler Way in Central District and listed for $995/month.

Amenities offered in the building include outdoor space, a resident lounge and a fitness center. Also, look for stainless steel appliances in the residence. Good news for animal lovers: Both dogs and cats are welcome here.

Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address has excellent walkability, is quite bikeable and has excellent transit.

(Here's the listing.)

6900 S. 125th St.

This studio apartment, situated at 6900 S. 125th St., is listed for $1,020/month for its 440 square feet.

The unit has central heating, a balcony, a fireplace and a dishwasher. Building amenities include on-site laundry and garage parking. Animals are not permitted. The listing specifies a $300 pet deposit.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location is somewhat walkable and isn't particularly bikeable.

(See the listing here.)


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