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

1819 N. Cambridge Ave. | Photo: Zumper
By Hoodline - Published on June 24, 2020.

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in Milwaukee are hovering around $799. But how does the low-end pricing on a Milwaukee 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 budget-minded 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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1503 E. Kane Place

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $510/month, this 400-square-foot studio apartment, located at 1503 E. Kane Place in Lower East Side, is 48.7 percent less than the median rent for a studio in Milwaukee, which is currently estimated at around $995/month.

In the unit, you're promised central heating. Luckily for pet owners, both dogs and cats are welcome. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

(See the complete listing here.)

2822 N. First St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Then there's this space with one bedroom and one bathroom at 2822 N. First St. in Harambee, listed at $625/month.

You'll find hardwood flooring and central heating in the residence. Amenities offered in the building include garage parking. Hairball alert: Cats are allowed. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

(See the listing here.)

1819 N. Cambridge Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next up is this studio apartment, located at 1819 N. Cambridge Ave. in Lower East Side and also listed for $625/month.

Look for central heating, a ceiling fan and large windows in the residence. Feline companions are welcome. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

(Here's the listing.)

1417 N. Prospect Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Over at 1417 N. Prospect Ave. in Lower East Side, there's this 300-square-foot studio apartment, going for $685/month.

In the unit, you'll find central heating. Building amenities include additional storage space and on-site laundry. Dogs are not permitted. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

(View 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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