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

136 Lawson Lane. | Photo: Zumper
By Hoodline - Published on January 08, 2020.

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in Louisville are hovering around $689. But how does the low-end pricing on a Louisville 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 price-conscious 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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630 E. Kentucky St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $425/month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 630 E. Kentucky St. in Shelby Park, is 38.3% less than the median rent for a one bedroom in Louisville, which is currently estimated at around $689/month.

In the unit, expect air conditioning. Attention, cat owners: Your kitty is allowed here. Be prepared for a $425 deposit.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is moderately walkable, is fairly bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

4728 Southern Parkway

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, situated at 4728 Southern Parkway in Beechmont, is listed for $475/month.

Expect central heating and air conditioning in the apartment. When it comes to building amenities, expect assigned parking. Feline companions are welcome. Expect a $400 deposit.

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location is somewhat walkable, is quite bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

3208 E. Indian Trail

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Then there's this 700-square-foot apartment at 3208 E. Indian Trail, listed at $572/month.

You'll see a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting and air conditioning in the apartment. Pet owners, take heed: Cats and dogs are welcome. The listing specifies a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address is car-dependent, isn't particularly bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the listing here.)

2041 Shady Grove Way

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next up is this studio apartment, located at 2041 Shady Grove Way and listed for $580/month.

The building features a swimming pool. The unit also features a walk-in closet, a balcony and carpeted floors. When it comes to pets, both meows and barks are permitted.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address is car-dependent, isn't particularly bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(Here's the listing.)

136 Lawson Lane

Photo: Zumper

And here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 136 Lawson Lane, which, with 600 square feet, is going for $631/month.

The building boasts on-site laundry. The apartment also includes central heating, an eat-in kitchen and a deck. Feline companions are welcome. Look out for a $100 administrative fee and a $55 application fee.

Per Walk Score ratings, the surrounding area requires a car for most errands, has minimal bike infrastructure and has some transit options.

(Check out the listing here.)


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