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

Finding a bargain can be a challenge if you're seeking an apartment on a budget. So what does the low-end pricing on a rental in San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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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530 Larkin St.

Photo: Zumper

Listed at $1,495/month, this studio apartment, located at 530 Larkin St. in the Tenderloin, is 34.7% less than the median rent for a studio in San Francisco, which is currently estimated at around $2,288/month.

The apartment has hardwood flooring. Animals are not permitted.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area is extremely walkable, is great for biking and has excellent transit.

(See the complete listing here.)

1499 California St.

Photo: Zumper

Here's a studio apartment at 1499 California St. in Nob Hill, which is going for $1,695/month.

The building offers an elevator, a resident lounge and on-site management. For those with furry friends in tow, know that cats and dogs are welcome on this property. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

According to Walk Score, the area around this address has excellent walkability, is fairly bikeable and has excellent transit.

(See the full listing here.)

525 Hyde St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Then there's this apartment at 525 Hyde St. in the Tenderloin, listed at $1,750/month.

You'll see stainless steel appliances, high ceilings, hardwood flooring and a walk-in closet in the apartment. Amenities offered in the building include a fitness center and additional storage space. Cats and dogs are considered. The listing specifies a $300 cat deposit and a $500 dog deposit.

Per Walk Score ratings, the surrounding area is a "walker's paradise," is great for biking and is a haven for transit riders.

(See the listing here.)

669 Ellis St.

Photo: Zumper

Next up is this studio apartment, located at 669 Ellis St. in the Tenderloin and listed for $1,795/month.

Look for stainless steel appliances, a dishwasher, hardwood flooring and in-unit laundry in the apartment. Cats are welcome on this property. The listing specifies a $250 cat fee.

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

(Here's the listing.)

1080 Post St.

Photo: Zumper

Last but not least, this studio apartment, situated at 1080 Post St. in Polk, is listed for $1,850/month.

The unit features high ceilings and hardwood flooring. Neither cats nor dogs are permitted.

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location has excellent walkability, is very bikeable and boasts excellent transit options.

(See the listing here.)

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. Additionally, get free local real estate marketing ideas and tools for agents, brokers and more.

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