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

Renting in Tucson: What's the cheapest apartment available right now?
3050 N. Second Ave. | Photo: Zumper
By Hoodline - Published on December 04, 2019.

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one-bedroom in Tucson are hovering around $650. But how does the low-end pricing on a Tucson 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 budget-minded 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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2740 N. Balboa Ave.

Photo: Zumper

Listed at $425/month, this 496-square-foot studio apartment, located at 2740 N. Balboa Ave. in Balboa Heights, is 5.6% less than the median rent for a studio in Tucson, which is currently estimated at around $450/month.

Building amenities include a swimming pool and on-site management. Neither cats nor dogs are welcome. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is somewhat walkable, is quite bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

3050 N. Second Ave.

Photo: Zumper

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom space, situated at 3050 N. Second Ave. in Keeling, is listed for $495/month for its 522 square feet.

The building features a swimming pool, additional storage space and on-site management. Neither cats nor dogs are welcome. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location is quite walkable, is easy to get around on a bicycle and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

520 E. Mohave Road

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Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 520 E. Mohave Road in Amphi, which, at 606 square feet, is going for $525/month.

Amenities offered in the building include on-site laundry, outdoor space and garage parking. The apartment also has air conditioning. Animals are not permitted. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area is very walkable, is great for biking and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the full listing here.)

301 W. Helen St.

Photo: Zumper

Then there's this 630-square-foot rental with one bedroom and one bathroom at 301 W. Helen St. in Ocotillo Oracle, also listed at $525/month.

You'll find air conditioning and hardwood flooring in the unit. The building has additional storage space. Pets are welcome. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is moderately walkable, is easy to get around on a bicycle and has good transit options.

(See the listing here.)


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