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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 $2,445. 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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40 Hawthorn St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom space, situated at 40 Hawthorn St. in West Cambridge, is listed for $1,500/month.

Expect large windows, an eat-in kitchen and a dishwasher in the unit. The building features outdoor space. Animals are not permitted.

According to Walk Score, the area around this address is friendly for those on foot, is a "biker's paradise" and is a haven for transit riders.

(See the complete listing here.)

10 Warren St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next up is this 450-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 10 Warren St. in Wellington-Harrington and listed for $1,600/month.

In the unit, the listing promises a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting and central heating. Pets are not allowed. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area is extremely walkable, is great for biking and is a haven for transit riders.

(Here's the listing.)

27 Putnam Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Here's a studio apartment at 27 Putnam Ave. in Riverside, which is going for $1,650/month.

In the unit, you'll find central heating and air conditioning. Cats are welcome. Expect a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is extremely walkable, is easy to get around on a bicycle and is a haven for transit riders.

(Check out the listing here.)

8 Bishop Allen Drive

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Over at 8 Bishop Allen Drive in the Port - Area 4, there's this studio apartment, going for $1,700/month.

The unit comes with central air conditioning, a dishwasher and hardwood flooring. Building amenities include on-site laundry. Attention, cat owners: Your kitty is allowed here. Be prepared for a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is a "walker's paradise," is easy to get around on a bicycle and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(View the listing here.)


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