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

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in Berkeley are hovering around $2,381. But how does the low-end pricing on a Berkeley rental look these days — and what might you get for the price?

We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments from Zumper and Apartment Guide to find out what budget-minded 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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2709 Dwight Way

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

First, this studio apartment, situated at 2709 Dwight Way, is listed for $1,400/month for its 250 square feet.

The residence has high ceilings, a walk-in closet and hardwood flooring. Building amenities include bike parking, assigned parking and on-site laundry. Neither cats nor dogs are permitted, and there's no leasing fee required for this rental.

Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address is quite walkable, is very bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

2021 Channing Way

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Then there's this 200-square-foot studio at 2021 Channing Way in Downtown Berkeley, listed at $1,695/month.

Pets are not welcome. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is a "walker's paradise," is a "biker's paradise" and boasts excellent transit options.

(See the listing here.)

2115 Haste St.

Photo: Zumper

Finally, there's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 2115 Haste St. in Downtown Berkeley and listed for $1,795/month.

The unit comes with carpeted floors. Cats and dogs are not welcome. Look out for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

According to Walk Score, this location has excellent walkability, is a "biker's paradise" and has good transit options.

(Here's the listing.)

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. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.