San Jose

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

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one-bedroom in San Jose are hovering around $1,995. But how does the low-end pricing on a San Jose rental look these days — and what might you get for your money?

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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179 Nexus Loop

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Listed at $1,300/month, this 200-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom townhouse, located at 179 Nexus Loop in Downtown, is 34.8% less than the median rent for a one-bedroom in San Jose, which is currently estimated at around $1,995/month.

The townhouse has both air conditioning and central heating and high ceilings. Animals are not permitted. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

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

(See the complete listing here.)

2752 Kollmar Drive

Photo: Zumper

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, situated at 2752 Kollmar Drive in East San Jose, is listed for $1,495/month for its 488 square feet.

Expect granite countertops in the apartment; on-site laundry and assigned parking are offered as building amenities. Neither cats nor dogs are welcome. Expect a $30 application fee.

Walk Score indicates that this location is friendly for those on foot, is quite bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

617 S. Ninth St.


Here's a studio apartment at 617 S. Ninth St. in Downtown, which is going for $1,695/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect additional storage space, on-site laundry and assigned parking. In the unit, the listing promises hardwood flooring. Pet lovers are in luck: Cats and dogs are welcome. The listing specifies a $500 pet deposit and a $49 application fee.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is friendly for those on foot, is a "biker's paradise" and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the full listing here.)

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