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

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco are hovering around $3,428. But how does the low-end pricing on a San Francisco 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 price-conscious 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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238 Leavenworth St.

Photo: Zumper

Listed at $1,725/month, this studio apartment, located at 238 Leavenworth St. in the Tenderloin, is 25% less than the median rent for a studio in San Francisco, which is currently estimated at around $2,299/month.

The apartment features hardwood flooring and a walk-in closet. Both cats and dogs are welcome.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address has excellent walkability, is quite bikeable and has excellent transit.

(See the complete listing here.)

669 Ellis St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Here's a studio apartment at 669 Ellis St. in the Tenderloin, which is going for $1,795/month.

In the unit, look for stainless steel appliances, a dishwasher, in-unit laundry and hardwood flooring. For those with furry friends in tow, know that cats are permitted on this property. The listing specifies a $250 cat fee and a $40 application fee.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address is a "walker's paradise," is a "biker's paradise" and boasts excellent transit options.

(See the full listing here.)

1499 California St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next up, there's this studio apartment at 1499 California St. in Nob Hill, listed at $1,845/month.

The building offers on-site laundry. Both cats and dogs are allowed. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is extremely walkable, has some bike infrastructure and is a haven for transit riders.

(See the listing here.)

839 Leavenworth St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Finally, there's this studio apartment, located at 839 Leavenworth St. in Lower Nob Hill and listed for $1,895/month.

The unit has hardwood floors and stainless steel appliances, while building amenities include on-site laundry. Both cats and dogs are allowed. This rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is a "walker's paradise," has some bike infrastructure and is a haven for transit riders.

(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.

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