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

Finding a bargain can be a challenge if you're looking for new digs on a budget. So what does the low-end rent on a rental in Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh 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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5816 Callowhill St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $685/month, this studio apartment, located at 5816 Callowhill St. in Highland Park, is 3.5 percent less than the median rent for a studio in Pittsburgh, which is currently estimated at around $710/month.

In the unit, anticipate hardwood flooring. Cats nor dogs are permitted. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address is moderately walkable, is very bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

135 N. Craig St.

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

This studio apartment, situated at 135 N. Craig St. in Oakland, is listed for $695/month.

The apartment includes a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting and a dishwasher. Amenities offered in the building include garage parking, on-site laundry and secured entry. The property is pet-friendly. 

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area has excellent walkability, is quite bikeable and is a haven for transit riders.

(See the complete listing here.)

1860 Brett Manor

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Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 1860 Brett Manor in Westwood, which is going for $715/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect additional storage space and assigned parking. In the unit, expect carpeted floors. Feline companions are permitted. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

According to Walk Score, this location is moderately walkable, is somewhat bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the full listing here.)

1324 Oakmont St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Then there's this apartment with one bedroom and one bathroom at 1324 Oakmont St. in Crafton Heights, listed at $745/month.

You can expect a ceiling fan in the apartment. The building features on-site laundry. When it comes to pets, both meows and barks are welcome.

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location isn't very walkable, has minimal bike infrastructure and has some transit options.

(See the listing here.)

5660 Forward Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

And lastly, here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 5660 Forward Ave. in Squirrel Hill South, which, with 750 square feet, is going for $770/month.

The building amenities, expect an intercom. In the unit, expect to find a walk-in closet, high ceilings, hardwood flooring and central heating. Cats and dogs are not permitted.

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

(Check out the listing here.)


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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