Explore today's cheapest rentals in Downtown, Austin

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 Downtown look like these days—and what might you get for the price?

According to Walk Score, the neighborhood is a "walker's paradise," is easy to get around on a bicycle and boasts excellent transit options. It also features median rents for a one bedroom that hover around $2,121, compared to a $1,150 one-bedroom median for Austin as a whole.

A look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments in Downtown, via rental site Zumper, offers an overview of what budget-minded apartment seekers can expect to find in this Austin neighborhood.

Take a look at the cheapest listings available right now, below. (Note: prices and availability are subject to change.)

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801 Red River St.

First, there's this 672-square-foot at 801 Red River St., listed at $1,520/month.

The building features assigned parking and outdoor space. In the unit, you're promised air conditioning, hardwood flooring, a balcony, a dishwasher, a walk-in closet and in-unit laundry. Pet owners, take heed: cats and dogs are allowed. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

(See the listing here.)

901 Red River St., #4559

This studio apartment, situated at 901 Red River St., #4559, is listed for $1,550/month.

The apartment comes equipped with a ceiling fan and wooden cabinetry. Pets are not allowed. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental

(See the listing here.)

Rainey Street

And here's a studio apartment at Rainey Street, which, with 593 square feet, is going for $1,715/month.

The building offers a swimming pool, a roof deck, a fitness center, concierge service, an elevator and on-site laundry. In the unit, expect to find high ceilings, air conditioning, hardwood flooring, a deck, a fireplace, in-unit laundry and a dishwasher. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: this spot doesn't allow cats or dogs.

(Check out the listing here.)

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