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

Finding a good spot for a reasonable price can be a challenge if you're apartment hunting on a budget. So what does the low-end rent on a rental in Oakland look like these days — and what might you get for the price?

We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments in Oakland via rental sites 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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2555 Foothill Blvd.

Photo: Zumper

This studio apartment, situated at 2555 Foothill Blvd. in Oak Tree, is listed for $1,495/month.

The building offers secured entry. Animals are not welcome. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee. 

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is very walkable, is quite bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

1828 28th Ave., #9

Photo: Zumper

Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 1828 28th Ave., which is going for $1,522/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect secured entry and on-site laundry. In the unit, look for hardwood flooring and a balcony. Cats and dogs are not allowed.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location is a "walker's paradise," is very bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the full listing here.)

535 30th St.

Photo: Zumper

Next up is this 340-square-foot studio apartment, located at 535 30th St. in Pill Hill and listed for $1,695/month.

Amenities offered in the building include on-site laundry. In the unit, you'll find stainless steel appliances, a dishwasher and a renovated kitchen. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs.

According to Walk Score, this location is a "walker's paradise," a "biker's paradise" and has good transit options.

(Here's the listing.)

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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