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The most affordable apartments for rent in Chinatown, San Francisco

626 Powell St. | Photo: Zumper
By Hoodline - Published on December 06, 2019.

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 budget price on a rental in Chinatown look like these days — and what might you get for the price?

Per Walk Score ratings, the neighborhood is a "walker's paradise," is convenient for biking and is a haven for transit riders. It also features median rents for a one bedroom that hover around $2,695, compared to a $3,317 one-bedroom median for San Francisco as a whole.

A look at local listings in Chinatown via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide yields a look at what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find in this San Francisco neighborhood.

Read on for the cheapest listings available right now. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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1010 Grant Ave.

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Photo: Zumper

Listed at $2,450/month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 1010 Grant Ave., is 9.1% less than the $2,695/month median rent for a one bedroom in Chinatown.

The building boasts on-site laundry; the apartment also features hardwood flooring and granite countertops. Neither cats nor dogs are welcome.

(See the complete listing here.)

626 Powell St.

Photo: Zumper

This studio apartment, situated at 626 Powell St., is listed for $2,495/month.

The unit includes high ceilings, hardwood flooring, stainless steel appliances and a dishwasher. When it comes to building amenities, expect an elevator and on-site laundry. Neither cats nor dogs are welcome. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

(See the complete listing here.)

790 California St.

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Photo: Zumper

Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 790 California St., which is also going for $2,495/month.

The building features on-site laundry and a gym. In the unit, look for a walk-in closet, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and a dishwasher. Cats and dogs are allowed. Expect a $500 deposit for dogs and a $300 deposit for cats.

(See the full listing here.)


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