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

2916 Chapel Hill Road. | Photo: Zumper
By Hoodline - Published on June 19, 2020.

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in Durham are hovering around $1,050. But how does the low-end pricing on a Durham rental look these days — and what might you get for the price?

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.

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

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2916 Chapel Hill Road

Photo: Zumper

Listed at $850/month, this 700-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom living space, located at 2916 Chapel Hill Road, is 19.0 percent less than the median rent for a one bedroom in Durham, which is currently estimated at around $1,050/month.

In the unit, expect both air conditioning and central heating, carpeted floors and a dishwasher. Pet lovers are in luck: Cats and dogs are welcome. The listing specifies a $250 nonrefundable pet fee.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area is somewhat walkable, isn't particularly bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

920B Hale St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom address, situated at 920B Hale St. in Old West Durham, is listed for $855/month.

Expect both air conditioning and central heating and hardwood flooring in the unit. Pets are not welcome. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area is very walkable, is convenient for biking and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

1222 Broad St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom space at 1222 Broad St. in Walltown, which, at 597 square feet, is also going for $915/month.

The building includes on-site laundry. In the unit, look for hardwood flooring, a balcony and air conditioning. If you've got a pet, you'll be happy to learn that cats and dogs are permitted. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is quite walkable, is convenient for biking and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the full listing here.)

801 Parkridge Road

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next up is this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 801 Parkridge Road and listed for $945/month.

Amenities offered in the building include a fitness center, outdoor space, a swimming pool and secured entry. For those with furry friends in tow, know that cats and dogs are welcome on this property. Expect a $300 pet fee.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location isn't very walkable, isn't particularly bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(Here's the listing.)

2000 Jersey Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom space, situated at 2000 Jersey Ave. in Anderson St. / Wrightwood Park, is also listed for $945/month for its 541 square feet.

The unit comes with both air conditioning and central heating. When it comes to pets, both meows and barks are allowed. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is quite walkable, is bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See 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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