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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?
1150 E. Irvington Road. | Photo: Apartment Guide
By Hoodline - Published on December 18, 2019.

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in Tucson are hovering around $610. 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 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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1150 E. Irvington Road

Photo: Apartment Guide

Listed at $475/month, this 400-square-foot studio apartment, located at 1150 E. Irvington Road in Cherry Avenue, is 9.5 percent less than the median rent for a studio in Tucson, which is currently estimated at around $525/month.

Amenities include a swimming pool and on-site laundry. Also, expect a walk-in closet and a dishwasher in the studio. For those with furry friends in tow, know that cats and dogs are allowed on this property. The listing specifies a $150 pet fee.

According to Walk Score, the area around this address is somewhat walkable, is fairly bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

5650 S. Park Ave.

Photo: Apartment Guide

Next, here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 5650 S. Park Ave. in Drexel Park, which, at 496 square feet, is going for $529/month.

The building features secured entry. The apartment also comes with a dishwasher, a walk-in closet and hardwood floors. When it comes to pets, both meows and barks are welcome.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area isn't very walkable, is bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the full listing here.)

2727 N. Oracle Road

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Then there's this 420-square-foot apartment with one bedroom and one bathroom at 2727 N. Oracle Road in Miracle Manor, listed at $540/month.

In the unit, anticipate air conditioning. The building offers on-site laundry, a swimming pool and secured entry. Good news for animal lovers: Both dogs and cats are welcome here.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location is moderately walkable, is very bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the listing here.)

4880 E. 29th St.

Photo: Apartment Guide

Next up is this 534-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 4880 E. 29th St. in Myers and also listed for $540/month.

Building amenities include a swimming pool. In the unit, you'll find a mix of hardwood and carpeted floors along with a dishwasher. Pet lovers are in luck: Cats and dogs are welcome. The listing specifies a $300 pet deposit.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address requires a car for most errands, is quite bikeable and has some transit options.

(Here's the listing.)

3066 N. Balboa Ave.

Photo: Apartment Guide

Lastly, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, situated at 3066 N. Balboa Ave., is listed for $550/month for its 550 square feet.

In the unit, the listing promises hardwood floors. The building offers a swimming pool, secured entry and on-site laundry. Pet lovers are in luck: Cats and dogs are welcome. Be prepared for a $150 pet deposit.

According to Walk Score, this location is moderately walkable, is convenient for biking and has some 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, read on for five marketing tips for real estate agents to showcase local market expertise.

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