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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?
5650 S. Park Ave. | Photo: Apartment Guide
By Hoodline - Published on December 13, 2019.

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one-bedroom in Tucson are hovering around $600. But how does the low-end pricing on a Tucson 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 budget-minded 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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3949 E. Monte Vista Drive

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $425/month, this 448-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 3949 E. Monte Vista Drive, is 5.6 percent less than the median rent for a studio in Tucson, which is currently estimated at around $450/month.

Building amenities include on-site management. Also, expect air conditioning and a walk-in closet in the residence. Pets are not allowed. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

According to Walk Score, this location is car-dependent, is quite bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

301 W. Helen St.

Photo: Zumper

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

In the unit, expect to find hardwood flooring and air conditioning. Amenities offered in the building include additional storage space. Pets are not welcome. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

Walk Score indicates that this location is somewhat walkable, is a "biker's paradise" and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the listing here.)

5650 S. Park Ave.

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Lastly, there's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment situated at 5650 S. Park Ave. in Drexel Park. It's listed for $529/month for its 496 square feet.

In the unit, look for hardwood flooring, a walk-in closet and a dishwasher. When it comes to building amenities, expect secured entry. If you've got a pet, you'll be happy to learn that cats and dogs are permitted.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is car-dependent, is bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation 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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