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174 Cheap Apartments for rent in Birmingham, AL

Finding cheap apartments in Birmingham takes some ingenuity and effort, as well as quick action. Before you head out on your search, bring along pay stubs, bank statements, le... Read Guide >
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The Madrid
1927 15th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL | South Eastlake
Studio
$540
415 sqft
1 Bedroom
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Last updated July 26 at 6:49 PM
We don't just rent apartments. From the moment you walk through the front door you'll feel the comfort and security that makes our residents happy to call us home. Cutting edge amenities, meticulously-groomed grounds, and a dedicated staff contributes to a higher standard of living. Convenient shopping, award-winning schools, local museums and parks are all close at hand, with sponsored activities to develop new hobbies while getting to know your neighbors.
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2 Units Available
The Windsor
3909 Clairmont Avenue
Birmingham, AL | Forest Park
Studio
$730
550 sqft
1 Bedroom
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Last updated July 26 at 6:49 PM
Welcome to The Windsor where classic architecture meets modern conveniences. Located in highly desired Forest Park area, The Windsor is within walking distance to St. Vincent's Hospital, Clairmont Shopping Center, dining, golf, and two miles to UAB. Easy access to Highway 280 and I65. Enjoy a jog or walking the dog. Studio and One Bedroom apartments have been stylishly remodeled with sleek modern features at an affordable price.
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1 Unit Available
Ascot Place
544 Gadsden Hwy
Birmingham, AL | South Roebuck
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$705
936 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated July 26 at 6:53 PM
Excellent location close to Roebuck Plaza, Alabama Theater, and Railroad Park. Community includes playground, sand volleyball court, and fitness center. Units feature fully equipped kitchens, dining spaces, and lighted vanities.
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3 Units Available
Onyx at 600
600 Earline Cir
Birmingham, AL
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$625
890 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 6:53 PM
Welcome to Onyx at 600 Apartments. Please know our community is under new ownership and management. These recent changes will lead to improved customer service satisfaction and the overall quality of community living. Call today for pricing and availability. ** ATTENTION** Our highest priority continues to be the health and well-being of everyone who visits or is a part of our community. As we navigate the evolving impact of coronavirus, we are closing our offices to the public to limit person-to-person contact. For Leasing or Maintenance information, contact us via phone or email.
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15 Units Available
The Park at Forestdale
115 Crabapple Lane
Birmingham, AL | Smithfield Estates
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$600
610 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$700
848 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 6:49 PM
Welcome to the Park at Forestdale - a charming collection of five distinct communities offering a variety of distinct floor plans and locations. Studio, one, two and three bedroom apartment homes offer spacious layouts and plenty of storage. The Park at Forestdale team is committed to delivering exceptional resident experiences. Convenient shopping, award-winning schools, local museums and parks are all in close proximity, with sponsored activities to help you develop new hobbies while getting to know your neighbors. Call us today to schedule your personalized tour.
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2 Units Available
The VUE at Crestwood
1000 Eagle View Dr
Birmingham, AL | Oak Ridge Park
1 Bedroom
$895
820 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Last updated July 26 at 6:50 PM
Perched atop Eagle View Drive, you'll have a bird's eye view of The Magic City when you live at The VUE at Crestwood Apartments in Birmingham, AL. Our apartments offer one, two, and three-bedroom floor plans, where you're sure to find the perfect home for the lifestyle you're looking for. You'll also find comfortable amenities and a convenient location - our apartments near Crestwood and Avondale mean you're close to some of Birmingham's most exciting neighborhoods, best new features, and popular attractions. In your own home, you'll find an efficient appliance package, luxurious hardwood-style flooring, plush carpeting, and beautiful fireplaces in select homes. A private patio or balcony means you have the perfect place to gather with friends, have a drink, and enjoy looking out over the glow of Birmingham's city lights. Our pet-friendly apartments are beautifully landscaped with mature trees and perfectly manicured lawns. It's the perfect place to take a stroll with your leashed, four-legged friend. You'll also enjoy knowing our on-site management and maintenance teams are ready to take care of your needs. Ready to see The VUE at Crestwood Apartments for yourself? Contact us today to learn more or schedule your personal tour!
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2 Units Available
Townview Apartments
1521 16th Ave South
Birmingham, AL | Five Points South
1 Bedroom
$860
673 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$985
1018 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 6:50 PM
From the moment you walk through the front door, you'll feel the comfort that makes our residents happy to call Townview home. Townview's newly renovated one and two bedroom apartments include large, open floor plans, 2” blinds, wood designed plank flooring, Hunter ceiling fans, new appliances, and fresh color schemes with accent walls. All residences can enjoy the conveniences of 24-hour maintenance, private off-street parking, and easy-to-use online bill pay. We are within minutes of UAB. Contact us to tour Townview Apartments. We look forward to meeting you!
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9 Units Available
Lofts at American Life
2308 4th Avenue North
Birmingham, AL | Central City
Studio
$935
300 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated July 26 at 6:52 PM
Welcome home to Lofts at American Life! Opened in 1925 as the Martin Office Building, the Lofts at American Life have been redeveloped to retain the property's uniquely historical character, while offering the conveniences and amenities you expect in apartment home living. Just two blocks from many of Birmingham's popular restaurants and taverns and easy walking distance to the heart of Birmingham's business district, it's ideally located for an active downtown lifestyle. Genuinely attainable living, without compromising location or quality.
1 Unit Available
317 Bridlewood Drive
317 Bridlewood Drive
Birmingham, AL | Roebuck
3 Bedrooms
$895
1035 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 5:39 PM
This home features hardwood flooring throughout the living areas and in the bedrooms, tile flooring in the kitchen, and laminate in the bathrooms. The unit has a living and dining room. Washer and Dryer hook-up. This house also includes: Electric Water Heater Gas Heating Central Cooling System Additional information: Basement 1 Car Garage *Pets must be approved by the owner Utilities Included: None To verify or to request more information about the property listed above please contact the appropriate authority in Evernest before leasing. ***Beware of Scammers! Consider the following points: 1. Evernest acts as the Property Manager for this property and ONLY we are responsible to lease it. The owner(s) will not seek to lease the house on their own. If someone contacts you claiming to be the owner, they are probably trying to steal your money or personal information. 2. We do not list our properties on Craigslist. 3. All future residents 18 or older must apply and meet our application criteria posted on our official Evernest website. 4. We will always lease the property for exactly the price and deposit required posted on Rently's and our official Evernest website. 5. Evernest will never ask you to wire money or to take the key from the rently device to move in. This property allows self guided viewing without an appointment. Contact for details.
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4 Units Available
Parkview
3833 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL | Forest Park
2 Bedrooms
$925
725 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 6:08 PM
Newly Renovated: DoMar Properties owns and manages 4 buildings located between 38th St S and 39th St S near Avondale Park with 1 and 2 bedrooms for rent. We are constatnly updating so all of the apartments have been renovated including kitchen and bathroom counters, cabinets, sinks, and brushed nickel fixtures. Most have ceiling fans and laminate flooring throughout. Some of our apartments have now been upgraded with granite countertops, new cabinets and vanities, microwave rangehoods, icemaker in refridgerators, and washer/dryer combined where possible. Call for those new prices!
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1 Unit Available
Bradford Gardens
3815 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL | Forest Park
1 Bedroom
$900
575 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 6:14 PM
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1 Unit Available
Carson Landing
741 15th Ct NW
Birmingham, AL | Bridlewood
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$810
1010 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated July 26 at 6:06 PM
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1 Unit Available
LAKEVIEW
724 29th Street South
Birmingham, AL | Southside
1 Bedroom
$899
808 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 6:44 PM
Perched high atop the rooftops of some of Birmingham's best bars and pubs, Lakeview offers very spacious one bedroom floor plans. Established in 1910, Lakeview is full of historic charm and remains one of the favorites among residents. Lakeview offers a private parking lot in the rear of the building, dual front and back resident entryways, central A/C and heat, historic hardwood floors, dishwashers and a beautiful courtyard! Enjoy the view at Lakeview!
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6 Units Available
Abbey at Inverness
1000 Hunt Cliff Rd
Birmingham, AL
1 Bedroom
$889
602 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,039
980 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 6:19 PM
Located just minutes from Highway 820, I-459 and the Summit. Residents enjoy cyber cafe, free Wi-Fi, pools and fitness center. Units feature custom cabinetry, granite countertops and gourmet kitchen.
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8 Units Available
Mountainside Apartments
101 Penthouse Drive
Birmingham, AL | Glen Iris
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$770
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$905
930 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 6:09 PM
City views galore from private patios and balconies, while the smoke-free units also feature fireplaces and w/d hookups. Community features include a pool, e-payments and pet-friendly units. Near University of Alabama and I-65.
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4 Units Available
Town View
2824 Rhodes Circle South
Birmingham, AL | Highland Park
1 Bedroom
$895
615 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 6:24 PM
From the moment you walk through the front door, you'll feel the comfort that makes our residents happy to call Townview home. Townview's newly renovated one and two bedroom apartments include large, open floor plans, 2” blinds, wood designed plank flooring, Hunter ceiling fans, new appliances, and fresh color schemes with accent walls. All residences can enjoy the conveniences of 24-hour maintenance, private off-street parking, and easy-to-use online bill pay. We are within minutes of UAB. Contact us to tour Townview Apartments. We look forward to meeting you!
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12 Units Available
Madison Park
2349 8th St NW
Birmingham, AL | Sun Valley
Studio
$590
500 sqft
1 Bedroom
$600
682 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$860
1360 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 3:55 PM
Under New Management. Interior and Exterior Renovations in Progress. Pardon our progress as we bring you the best Madison Park has to offer! Madison Park was created for those who know what they want out of life. Our elegant homes of distinction provide carefree living with personalized service. Madison Park offers some of the largest apartments and town homes in the area from Studios up to 4 Bedroom Townhomes. We are sure to have a floorplan to fit your lifestyle. Newly enhanced apartments will include: Stainless Steel Appliances, Brushed Nickle Fixtures, White Shaker Style Cabinetry, Rockport Gray Plank Flooring, and so much more! COMING SUMMER 2021: Park, Grill & Chill, and Sports Court.
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11 Units Available
Inverness Cliffs
100 Inverness Cliffs Drive
Birmingham, AL
1 Bedroom
$909
973 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,019
977 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated July 26 at 6:52 PM
Walk-in closets, ceiling fans, extra storage, and a fireplace. Amenities include a 24-hr gym, business center, and dog park. Pet-friendly. Twenty minutes to downtown Birmingham.
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7 Units Available
Places at Red Rocks
1534 17th Street South
Birmingham, AL | Five Points South
1 Bedroom
$760
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated July 26 at 6:50 PM
Nestled against historic Red Mountain in Birmingham within walking distance to the UAB, the “Places at Red Rocks” offers several different floor plans, both renovated and partially renovated, allowing room for multiple price points. The fully renovated apartments at Places at Red Rocks include: stainless steel appliances, new light fixtures/fans, fresh paint, new flooring, fully renovated bathrooms and kitchens, and much more. Places at Red Rocks also offers Balconies, Wood burning fire places, Washer/dryer connections, and an Onsite laundry facility. While you’re living at Places at Red Rocks, you can enjoy the common areas, created with you, the resident, in mind. Park your bike at our covered bike racks while you visit the outdoor lounge area located next to our naturally spring fed Koi fish pond. Let your dog run free in our fenced in Dog Park and afterwards, give your pet a bath at our Pet Washing Station. Places At Red Rocks wants you to not only enjoy the newly renovated sp
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8 Units Available
Homewood
2700 Temple Crest Dr
Birmingham, AL | Glen Iris
1 Bedroom
$755
695 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$835
858 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 6:54 PM
Conveniently situated just off of Greensprings Highway and I-65. Located just minutes from UAB, Miles College, and Samford University. Units include washer and dryer connection, ceiling fans, and one two bedrooms.
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10 Units Available
513 at Valley
513 Valley Ave
Birmingham, AL | Glen Iris
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$750
670 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$815
900 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 6:54 PM
Convenient location near UAB, Samford University and I-65. On-site laundry facilities and a swimming pool. Just a short walk to local restaurants and entertainment venues.
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23 Units Available
The Avenues of Inverness
3100 Heatherbrooke Rd
Birmingham, AL
1 Bedroom
$936
677 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,051
1000 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,259
1092 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 6:50 PM
Easy access to I-65 and I-459 for getting around all of Birmingham. Many floor plans available. Residences include fireplaces, breakfast bars and more. Pet friendly with free Wi-Fi hotspots and gym.
1 Unit Available
1401 45th Street Ensley
1401 45th Street
Birmingham, AL | Belview Heights
1 Bedroom
$675
646 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 7:38 PM
This home features carpet flooring throughout the living area and in the bedrooms, vinyl flooring in the kitchen and the bathroom. The unit has a living room. Washer and Dryer hook-up. This house also includes: Electric Water Heater Window Units Driveway Fenced Yard Utilities Included: None To verify or to request more information about the property listed above please contact the appropriate authority in Evernest before leasing. ***Beware of Scammers! Consider the following points: 1. Evernest acts as the Property Manager for this property and ONLY we are responsible to lease it. The owner(s) will not seek to lease the house on their own. If someone contacts you claiming to be the owner, they are probably trying to steal your money or personal information. 2. We do not list our properties on Craigslist. 3. All future residents 18 or older must apply and meet our application criteria posted on our official Evernest website. 4. We will always lease the property for exactly the price and deposit required posted on Rently's and our official Evernest website. 5. Evernest will never ask you to wire money or to take the key from the rently device to move in. This property allows self guided viewing without an appointment. Contact for details.
1 Unit Available
333 16th Court North
333 16th Ct N
Birmingham, AL | Enon Ridge
2 Bedrooms
$750
700 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 7:38 PM
The home comes with an appliance package that includes: Refrigerator Electric Stove This home features hardwood flooring throughout the living area and in the bedrooms, tile flooring in the kitchen and the bathroom. The unit has a living room. Washer and Dryer hook-up. This house also includes: Electric Water Heater Window Units Additional information: Ceiling Fans Utilities Included: None To verify or to request more information about the property listed above please contact the appropriate authority in Evernest before leasing. ***Beware of Scammers! Consider the following points: 1. Evernest acts as the Property Manager for this property and ONLY we are responsible to lease it. The owner(s) will not seek to lease the house on their own. If someone contacts you claiming to be the owner, they are probably trying to steal your money or personal information. 2. We do not list our properties on Craigslist. 3. All future residents 18 or older must apply and meet our application criteria posted on our official Evernest website. 4. We will always lease the property for exactly the price and deposit required posted on Rently's and our official Evernest website. 5. Evernest will never ask you to wire money or to take the key from the rently device to move in. This property allows self guided viewing without an appointment. Contact for details.
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What to keep in mind when looking for cheap apartments in Birmingham, AL

Finding cheap apartments in Birmingham takes some ingenuity and effort, as well as quick action. Before you head out on your search, bring along pay stubs, bank statements, letters of recommendations from landlords or employers, and identification. The more proactive you are about your search, the easier it will be to score a deal.

Look for cheap apartments in Birmingham by regularly scouring listings and looking during slower renting seasons, like winter. You can still find a deal if you move during the summer months when apartment hunting is more competitive.

You may be able to find cheap apartments in Birmingham in neighborhoods that are located away from attractions, restaurants, and entertainment. You may need to look farther out than you would prefer, but access to highways or public transportation can get you into the heart of Birmingham.

The building you choose can also make a difference in finding a cheap apartment in Birmingham. Older buildings that need some updating are more likely to have better deals. Walk-up apartments without elevators, on-street parking and few amenities like on-site fitness centers can also signal affordable rents in Birmingham.