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    Summerwood
    21701 Foothill Blvd, North Hayward
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,725
    (510) 886-4255
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    Oak Hills
    29843 Clearbrook Circle, Mission/Garin
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,555
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,865
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    • 3 Bedrooms
      $2,190
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    Metro Six55
    655 Tennyson Road, Mission/Garin
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,490
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,815
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    BART SPRINGS APTS.
    29033 Dixon St, Mission/Garin
    • Studio
      $1,360
    (510) 537-1957
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    Redwoods Apartment
    320 Harris Rd, Harder/Tennyson
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,095
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    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,315
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    • 3 Bedrooms
      $1,525
    (510) 782-7184
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    Timberlane Apartments
    382 Harris Rd, Harder/Tennyson
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,195
    (510) 782-2683
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    The Timbers
    25200 Santa Clara St, Jackson Triangle
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,375
    (510) 732-9445
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    Bart Plaza Apartments
    29360 Dixon St, Mission/Garin
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,290
    (510) 538-2285
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    Winchester Dr.
    Winchester Dr., Hayward
    • 4 Bedrooms
      $2,800
    (510) 375-9606
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    Soto Rd
    Soto Rd, Hayward
    • 3 Bedrooms
      $2,050
    (510) 375-9606
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    Willow Ave
    Willow Ave, Hayward
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,100
    (510) 782-6077
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    22772 Templeton St - upper
    22772 Templeton St - upper, Hayward
    • 1 Bedroom
      $1,130
    (510) 569-0722
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    Cherry Way
    Cherry Way, North Hayward
    • Studio
      $1,495
    (925) 280-2888
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    Sangamore St
    Sangamore St, Hayward
    • 5 Bedrooms
      $2,700
    (510) 782-6077
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    Town & Country Apartments
    27808 Manon Ave, Harder/Tennyson
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,560
    (510) 782-2555
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    31108 Brae Burn Ave
    31108 Brae Burn Ave, Hayward
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,685
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    1171C LoveLock
    1171C LoveLock, Hayward
    • 6 Bedrooms
      $500
    (408) 297-5500
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    22189 S. Garden Avenue
    22189 S. Garden Avenue, Longwood/Winton Grove
    • 2 Bedrooms
      $1,435
    (510) 786-2141
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    22420 Fuller AV
    22420 Fuller AV, Hayward
    • 4 Bedrooms
      $1,850
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    22645 Fourth St
    22645 Fourth St, Hayward
    • 3 Bedrooms
      $2,200
    (510) 517-8958
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Neighborhoods

Hayward is slowly attempting to revitalize its small downtown area. There are few more shops and bars now, and a small number of the spaces above them have been renovated into apartments or lofts. Renting in Hayward's downtown area can be slightly cheaper than elsewhere in town, offers a bit more of a walkable community feel. A decent two-bedroom apartment here will go for around $1200, but one-bedrooms still don’t get much below $1000.

If apartments and townhouses aren’t your style, nicer single-family homes are available in the Fairview and Santa Clara areas. While substantially swankier than most of the rest Hayward, these homes are newer and larger, but will run around $2500-$3000 for a four bedroom. Hayward Hills also boasts nicer homes. Small two-bedroom homes will start around $1500.

Location, Location, Location

One of the primary reasons typically listed for living in Hayward, besides its lower real estate costs, is its location. Hayward is centrally located at the intersection of highways 238 and 92 which makes commuting to work in the surrounding environs relatively easy. There is also a BART station on Western Avenue that serves as conveyance to San Francisco. The city is about a half hour trip away for those looking for excitement outside of their city walls.

Home Sweet Hayward

Hayward is one of the most choicest choices when looking for a centrally located rental in an area renowned for its sky-high real estate. There are more than a few interesting Hayward attractions – the Shoreline Center on Winton, a wetlands hiking area and nature museum, the PhotoCentral gallery downtown dedicated to the technical arts of photography, and Garin Park, a former cattle ranch now frequented by barbecuers. Given a little love and a few more years, expect Hayward develop both culturally and population wise. Welcome to Hayward & happy hunting!

-By Kera Zacuto

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