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

If you're looking for a rental, you know how hard it can be to find a bargain. So what does the low-end pricing on a rental in Cambridge look like these days — and what might you get for your money?

We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments in Cambridge 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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Massachusetts Avenue

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $1,090/month, this 115-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at Massachusetts Avenue in North Cambridge, is 55.4% less than the median rent for a one-bedroom in Cambridge, which is currently estimated at around $2,445/month.

In the unit, you're promised a deck. Cats and dogs are not allowed. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area has excellent walkability, is a "biker's paradise" and has excellent transit.

(See the complete listing here.)

383 Prospect St.

Photo: Zumper

Next up is this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 383 Prospect St. in Wellington-Harrington and listed for $1,800/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect outdoor space, assigned parking and on-site laundry. The unit also features a deck. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area is a "walker's paradise," is easy to get around on a bicycle and has good transit options.

(Here's the listing.)

Auburn Street

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This studio apartment, situated at Auburn Street in Mid-Cambridge, is also listed for $1,800/month.

In the unit, expect to find hardwood flooring and air conditioning. Building amenities include on-site laundry. Feline companions are permitted. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

Walk Score indicates that this location has excellent walkability, is easy to get around on a bicycle and boasts excellent transit options.

(See the listing here.)


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