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

Housing costs got you down? Though apartment hunting can be frustrating, there are deals to be had. So what does the low-end pricing on a rental in San Jose 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 San Jose 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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1426 Castleton Court

Photo: Zumper

Listed at $999/month, this 300-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom short stay residence, located at 1426 Castleton Court in Silver Creek / Basking Ridge, is 46% less than the median rent for a one bedroom in San Jose, which is currently estimated at around $1,850/month.

You'll find central heating and a walk-in closet in the residence. Cats and dogs are not welcome. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address requires a car for most errands, isn't particularly bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

499 S. Fifth St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit, in a house at 499 S. Fifth St. downtown, is listed for $1,300/month for its 400 square feet.

The bedroom has central heating. The home's amenities include additional storage space, assigned parking and outdoor space. Animals are not welcome.

Per Walk Score ratings, the area around this address is a "walker's paradise," is great for biking and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

S. 19th and E. William streets

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Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at S. 19th and E. William streets downtown, which, at 315 square feet, is going for $1,450/month.

Pets are not allowed.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is very walkable, is convenient for biking and has some transit options.

(See the full listing here.)

808 Lenzen Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Then there's this one-bedroom one-bathroom in a shared condo at 808 Lenzen Ave. downtown, listed at $1,500/month.

The bedroom has air conditioning. Animals are not allowed.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is very walkable, is quite bikeable and has good transit options.

(See the listing here.)

158 Graham Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Last but not least, here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 158 Graham Ave. in Fairgrounds, which, with 650 square feet, is going for $1,595/month.

The building offers on-site laundry. Also, look for carpeted floors and air conditioning in the unit. Neither cats nor dogs are welcome. The listing specifies a broker's fee equal to one month's rent and a $30 application fee.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is quite walkable, is very bikeable and has some transit options.

(Check out the listing here.)


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