If you're looking for new digs, you know how hard it can be to find a good spot for a reasonable price. So what does the low-end rent on a rental in Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide to find out what price-conscious 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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243 Homestead St.
Listed at $485/month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 243 Homestead St. in Swisshelm Park, is 46.1 percent less than the median rent for a one bedroom in Pittsburgh, which is currently estimated at around $900/month.
Assigned parking is listed as a building amenity. In the unit, expect central heating. Animals are not welcome. Be prepared for a broker's fee.
According to Walk Score, this location requires a car for most errands, is convenient for biking and has some transit options.
(See the complete listing here.)
201 Blackhawk St.
Here's a studio apartment at 201 Blackhawk St. in Swisshelm Park, which is going for $525/month.
The building features on-site laundry. Pets are not allowed.
Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is car-dependent, is bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.
(See the full listing here.)
5532 Covode St.
Then there's this one-bedroom at 5532 Covode St. in Squirrel Hill South, listed at $750/month.
You'll see hardwood floors, carpeting and central heating in the residence. Neither cats nor dogs are welcome. The building features on-site laundry and additional storage space. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.
Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address is very walkable, is convenient for biking and offers many nearby public transportation options.
(See the listing here.)