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The cheapest apartments for rent in Old City, Philadelphia

48 N. Front St. | Photo: Zumper
By Hoodline - Published on June 05, 2020.

Need a budget-friendly new spot? Though apartment hunting can be challenging, don't despair just yet — there are deals to be had. So what does the low-end rent on a rental in Old City look like these days — and what might you get for the price?

Walk Score indicates that the neighborhood is a "walker's paradise," is convenient for biking and is a haven for transit riders. It also features median rents for a one bedroom that hover around $1,685, compared to a $1,485 one-bedroom median for Philadelphia as a whole.

A look at local listings in Old City via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide yields a look at what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find in this Philadelphia neighborhood.

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

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735 Walnut St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, situated at 735 Walnut St., is listed for $1,500/month for its 900 square feet.

The unit features a dishwasher, large windows, high ceilings and a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

(See the complete listing here.)

48 N. Front St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Then there's this apartment with one bedroom and one bathroom at 48 N. Front St., listed at $1,550/month.

In the unit, expect in-unit laundry, a dishwasher and hardwood flooring. Dogs are not welcome. The building offers an elevator and assigned parking.

(See the listing here.)

701 Sansom St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Check out this 550-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 701 Sansom St., listed at $1,560/month.

The building features on-site laundry. The unit also features hardwood flooring, a dishwasher, central heating and high ceilings. Pets are not allowed. Expect a $500 security deposit.

(Here's the listing.)

33 Letitia St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, situated at 33 Letitia St., is listed for $1,570/month.

The unit features a walk-in closet and a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting. The rental is dog-friendly. When it comes to building amenities, expect garage parking and a swimming pool.

(See the listing here.)


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