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The cheapest apartments for rent in Central Business District, Pittsburgh

The cheapest apartments for rent in Central Business District, Pittsburgh
915 Penn Ave. | Photo: Zumper
By Hoodline - Published on June 17, 2020.

Housing costs got you down? Though apartment hunting can be frustrating, there are deals to be had. So what does the budget price on a rental in Central Business District look like these days — and what might you get for the price?

According to Walk Score, the neighborhood has excellent walkability, is convenient for biking and has excellent transit. It also features median rents for a one bedroom that hover around $1,800, compared to a $995 one-bedroom median for Pittsburgh as a whole.

A look at local listings in Central Business District via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide yields a look at what budget-minded apartment seekers can expect to find in this Pittsburgh neighborhood.

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

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915 Penn Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $1,050/month, this studio apartment, located at 915 Penn Ave., is 38.2% less than the $1,700/month median rent for a studio in Central Business District.

When it comes to building amenities, expect assigned parking and a gym; you'll also find stainless steel appliances and in-unit laundry in the residence. For those with furry friends in tow, this rental is pet-friendly.

(See the complete listing here.)

526 Penn Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom residence, situated at 526 Penn Ave., is listed for $1,250/month.

In the unit, you're promised in-unit laundry and hardwood flooring; assigned parking and a gym is offered as a building amenity. Pet owners, take heed: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

(See the complete listing here.)

615 First Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom rental at 615 First Ave., which is going for $1,480/month.

The building features on-site laundry, a resident lounge and a gym. In the unit, which comes furnished, look for large windows. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs.

(See the full listing here.)

625 Stanwix St.

Photo: Zumper

Then there's this 620-square-foot space with one bedroom and one bathroom at 625 Stanwix St., listed at $1,505/month.

The unit features hardwood flooring and a fireplace. Pet lovers are in luck: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. Building amenities include on-site laundry and garage parking. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

(See the listing here.)

731 Penn Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Finally, heck out this 581-square-foot studio apartment at 731 Penn Ave., listed at $1,650/month.

The building offers a gym. The unit also comes with a walk-in closet, hardwood flooring and in-unit laundry. Pet lovers are in luck: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

(Here's the listing.)


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