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

Finding a good deal can be a challenge if you're on the hunt for an apartment on a budget. So what does the low-end rent on a rental in San Diego 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 San Diego via rental sites 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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3204-3218 Ollie St.

Photo: Zumper

Here's a studio apartment at 3204-3218 Ollie St. in Point Loma Heights, which, at 450 square feet, is going for $1,175/month.

The building offers assigned parking. Also, look for a ceiling fan, both air conditioning and central heating and tile flooring in the unit. Neither cats nor dogs are permitted. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is friendly for those on foot, is quite bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the full listing here.)

148 W. San Ysidro Blvd.

Photo: Zumper

Next, here's a 252-square-foot studio at 148 W. San Ysidro Blvd. in the San Ysidro. It's listed at $1,195/month.

The unit has hardwood flooring. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area is very walkable, is relatively bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the listing here.)

202 Island Ave. 

Photo: Zumper

Finally, there's this studio apartment situated at 202 Island Ave. in Marina that's listed for $1,200/month for its 285 square feet.

Pets are not welcome. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address is extremely walkable, is quite bikeable and is a haven for transit riders.

(See the listing here.)


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