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

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in Berkeley are hovering around $2,000. But how does the low-end pricing on a Berkeley 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 budget-minded apartment seekers can expect to find.

Read on for the cheapest listings available right now. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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2021 Channing Way

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This studio apartment, situated at 2021 Channing Way in Downtown, is listed for $1,595/month for its 225 square feet.

In the unit, you'll find hardwood flooring. Feline companions are welcome. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address has excellent walkability, is easy to get around on a bicycle and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

2540 Benvenue Ave.

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Here's a studio apartment at 2540 Benvenue Ave., which is going for $1,650/month.

The building offers an intercom, on-site laundry and garage parking. In the unit, you're promised a balcony. Cats and dogs are not allowed. There's no leasing fee required for this rental.

According to Walk Score, the area around this address has excellent walkability, is quite bikeable and has good transit options.

(See the full listing here.)

2301 Haste St.

Photo: Zumper

Finally, check out this studio apartment, located at 2301 Haste St. that's listed for $1,795/month.

In the unit, the listing promises a walk-in closet and a fireplace. Pets are not welcome.

Walk Score indicates that this location is a "walker's paradise," is a "biker's paradise" and offers many nearby public transportation 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, get free local real estate marketing ideas and tools for agents, brokers and more.

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