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The cheapest apartments for rent in East Cambridge

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in East Cambridge are hovering around $2,845, compared to a $2,500 one-bedroom median for Cambridge as a whole.

So how does the low-end pricing on an East Cambridge rental look these days — and what might you get for your money?

We took a look at local listings from Zumper and Apartment Guide to find out what budget-minded apartment seekers can expect to find in the neighborhood, which, according to Walk Score ratings, is extremely walkable, is great for biking and boasts excellent transit options.

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

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660 Cambridge St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This studio apartment, situated at 660 Cambridge St., is listed for $1,875/month.

The studio has hardwood flooring and a dishwasher. Amenities offered in the building include additional storage space and on-site laundry. The rental is cat-friendly. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

(See the complete listing here.)

74 Thorndike St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 74 Thorndike St., which is going for $2,100/month.

Building amenities include on-site laundry. In the unit, expect central heating, a dishwasher and hardwood flooring. Cats and dogs are not welcome. Expect a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

(See the full listing here.)

93 Thorndike St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Then there's this apartment with one bedroom and one bathroom at 93 Thorndike St., listed at $2,300/month.

Expect to find a dishwasher, central heating and granite countertops in the apartment. Pets are not allowed. Amenities offered in the building include on-site laundry.

(See the listing here.)

62 Spring St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Check out this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 62 Spring St., listed at $2,325/month.

Amenities offered in the building include on-site laundry. The unit also includes hardwood flooring, central heating and a dishwasher. Cats and dogs are not allowed. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

(Here's the listing.)

5 Third St.

Photo: Zumper

Over at 5 Third St., there's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, going for $2,595/month.

The apartment features a walk-in closet, quartz countertops, in-unit laundry and stainless steel appliances. Neither cats nor dogs are allowed. 

(View the listing here.)


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