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The cheapest apartments for rent in Downtown, Los Angeles

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in Downtown are hovering around $2,876, compared to a $2,000 one-bedroom median for Los Angeles as a whole.

So how does the low-end pricing on a Downtown rental look these days — and what might you get for your money?

We took a look at local listings from Zumper and Apartment Guide to find out what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find in the neighborhood, which, according to Walk Score ratings, is a "walker's paradise," is very bikeable and has excellent transit.

Read on for the cheapest listings available right now. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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312 W. Fifth St.

Photo: Zumper

Listed at $1,900/month, this 845-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo, located at 312 W. Fifth St., is 33.9 percent less than the $2,876/month median rent for a one bedroom in Downtown.

Building amenities include garage parking and secured entry. Also, expect a dishwasher and hardwood flooring in the unit. For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

(See the complete listing here.)

1243 S. Olive St.

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Here's a studio apartment at 1243 S. Olive St., which, at 501 square feet, is going for $2,062/month.

Amenities offered in the building include garage parking and on-site laundry. The apartment comes furnished and has a dishwasher and hardwood flooring. Good news for pet lovers: This property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

(See the full listing here.)

655 S. Hope St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Then there's this 600-square-foot apartment at 655 S. Hope St., listed at $2,200/month.

In the unit, you're promised both air conditioning and central heating, a dishwasher and a walk-in closet. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs. The building features garage parking and a gym.

(See the listing here.)

232 E. Second St.

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Last but not least, check out this 714-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 232 E. Second St., listed at $2,296/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect secured entry. In the unit, anticipate a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting and a dishwasher. For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly.

(Here's the listing.)


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