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

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in Cambridge are hovering around $2,465. But how does the low-end pricing on a Cambridge 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.

Take a look at the cheapest listings available right now, below. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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Roseland and Frost streets

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This studio apartment, situated at Roseland and Frost streets in Aggasiz - Harvard North, is listed for $1,495/month for its 350 square feet.

You'll find both air conditioning and central heating in the furnished apartment. The building features assigned parking. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address is extremely walkable, is great for biking and is a haven for transit riders.

(See the complete listing here.)

Mt. Auburn Street

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Here's a studio apartment at Mt. Auburn Street in West Cambridge, which is going for $1,650/month.

The apartment includes central heating, stainless steel appliances, hardwood flooring and granite countertops. Neither cats nor dogs are welcome. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address is very walkable, is great for biking and boasts excellent transit options.

(See the full listing here.)

27 Putnam Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Then there's this apartment at 27 Putnam Ave. in Riverside, listed at $1,700/month.

In the unit, expect central heating and air conditioning. The building includes on-site laundry. Good news for cat lovers: Kitties are permitted. The listing specifies a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location is extremely walkable, is easy to get around on a bicycle and has excellent transit.

(See the listing here.)

51 Lopez St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

And here's a studio apartment at 51 Lopez St. in Cambridgeport, which is going for $1,750/month.

You'll see central heating, hardwood flooring and in-unit laundry in the unit. Pet lovers are in luck: Cats and dogs are permitted.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location is friendly for those on foot, is a "biker's paradise" and has good transit options.

(Check out the listing here.)

521 Cambridge St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Over at 521 Cambridge St. in East Cambridge, there's this 480-square-foot studio apartment, also going for $1,750/month.

The apartment has carpeted floors. Neither cats nor dogs are welcome. Expect a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location has excellent walkability, is great for biking and boasts excellent transit options.

(View the listing here.)


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