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

If you're on the hunt for new digs, you know how hard it can be to find a good deal. So what does the low-end pricing on a rental in Berkeley look like these days — and what might you get for your money?

We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments in Berkeley 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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3228 Adeline St.

Photo: Zumper

Listed at $1,300/month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 3228 Adeline St., is 37.5% less than the median rent for a one-bedroom in Berkeley, which is currently estimated at around $2,080/month.

You'll find stainless steel appliances, central heating and hardwood flooring in the furnished apartment. The building features a resident lounge. Animals are not allowed.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area is extremely walkable, is easy to get around on a bicycle and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

1988 California St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next, this studio apartment, situated at 1988 California St., is listed for $1,695/month for its 750 square feet.

The apartment features hardwood floors. The building boasts on-site management. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area has excellent walkability, is great for biking and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

2437 Warring St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Then there's a studio apartment at 2437 Warring St., which, at 650 square feet, is also going for $1,695/month.

The apartment features with hardwood floors. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs. Expect a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is very walkable, is fairly bikeable and has good transit options.

(See the full listing here.)

2109 Cedar St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Finally, check out this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 2109 Cedar St. and listed for $1,999/month.

In the unit, look for granite countertops and hardwood floors. Animals are not permitted. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

Walk Score indicates that this location is a "walker's paradise," is 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, if you’re an agent or a broker, read on for real estate marketing ideas to promote your local listing.

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