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

Need a budget-friendly new spot? Though apartment hunting can be challenging, don't despair just yet — there are deals to be had. So what does the low-end pricing on a rental in Cambridge 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 Cambridge via rental sites 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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10 Warren St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

First up, there's this 480-square-foot apartment with one bedroom and one bathroom at 10 Warren St. in Wellington-Harrington, listed at $1,600/month.

In the unit, anticipate central heating and a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting. Pets are not permitted. Expect a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

Per Walk Score ratings, the surrounding area has excellent walkability, is great for biking and is a haven for transit riders.

(See the listing here.)

2534 Massachusetts Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next up is this studio apartment, located at 2534 Massachusetts Ave. in North Cambridge and listed for $1,700/month.

The building offers on-site laundry. The apartment also comes with hardwood flooring. Good news for cat lovers: Kitties are welcome.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location is friendly for those on foot, is easy to get around on a bicycle and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(Here's the listing.)

51 Lopez St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This studio apartment, situated at 51 Lopez St. in Cambridgeport, is listed for $1,750/month.

In the unit, expect to find hardwood flooring, central heating and in-unit laundry. Both cats and dogs are welcome.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is very walkable, is a "biker's paradise" and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the listing here.)

521 Cambridge St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

And here's a studio apartment at 521 Cambridge St. in East Cambridge, which, with 480 square feet, is also going for $1,750/month.

You'll see carpeted floors in the unit. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs. Expect a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address is a "walker's paradise," is great for biking and has excellent transit.

(Check out the listing here.)

588 Huron Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Lastly, over at 588 Huron Ave. in Strawberry Hill, there's this 650-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, going for $1,800/month.

The apartment comes furnished and includes hardwood flooring, a dishwasher and central heating. The building features on-site laundry. Animals are not welcome. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

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

(View the listing here.)


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