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1,040 Short-term Apartments for rent in Alameda, CA

Finding a short-term apartment in Alameda takes some leg work to find the right location, price point, and lease terms. You may need to rent a short-term apartment due to a new j... Read Guide >
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Garden Court Apartments
557 Buena Vista Ave
Alameda, CA | West End
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,400
800 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 3:56 AM
Excellent location, close to amenities like Woodstock Park and Longfellow Elementary. Residents enjoy units with garbage disposal, carpet and bathtubs. Community has carport, courtyard and pool.
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6 Units Available
3030 Chapman
3014 Chapman Street
Oakland, CA | Jingletown
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1 Bedroom
$2,495
605 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,730
845 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 6:05 AM
This project is a new apartment complex located right off the estuary in Jingletown, the creative heart of Oakland, California. The project will consist of the demolition of an existing industrial building and large parking lot, and replacing it with the new construction of 41 for-rent residential and live/work units over an open air, on grade parking structure. The new complex will contain a large podium level courtyard area that is full of planters and landscaping. This unique 4-story build has a two sided wrap of the parking which creates an 8-building complex.
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3 Units Available
777 Broadway
777 Broadway
Oakland, CA | Downtown Oakland
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,826
840 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 3:54 AM
Urban living in Downtown Oakland within walking distance of fine dining, shopping and entertainment. Designer kitchens with quartz countertops and European cabinetry. Rooftop deck with skyline views.
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2 Units Available
401 Derby
401 Derby Avenue
Oakland, CA | Jingletown
1 Bedroom
$2,299
635 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,749
985 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated July 31 at 9:05 AM
Oakland’s newest live-work and apartment community, 401 Derby, is just across from Alameda and a block from Oakland Estuary in the heart of Oakland’s artistic Jingletown creative neighborhood. 401 Derby offers a variety of floorplans with great natural light, stainless-steel appliances, quartz stone countertops, and individual washer and dryers. Many units have views of the water or private balconies. Jingletown is very walkable and bikeable. The Fruitvale BART station is less than a 10-minute walk so you can be in San Francisco in less than 30 minutes. 401 Derby is a Madison Park community. To find out more about Madison Park, as well as our other landmark Bay Area properties, please visit us at our company website mpfcorp.com
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22 Units Available
Allegro At Jack London Square
240 3rd St
Oakland, CA | Produce and Waterfront
1 Bedroom
$2,395
624 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,145
1079 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 3:51 AM
Apartments right in the Jack London Square neighborhood. Recently renovated. Tenants get access to a business center, barbecue area, and clubhouse. Near I-880. Close to the Oakland Museum of California.
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6 Units Available
Aqua Via
125 2nd St
Oakland, CA | Produce and Waterfront
Studio
$3,111
790 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,074
958 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,799
1281 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 3:57 AM
Easy commute to the Jack London Shuttle, Oakland/Alameda Ferry and BART. Pet-friendly apartment community with an elevator, a gym and covered parking. Newly renovated interiors feature expansive closets, in-home laundry and plank floors.
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13 Units Available
SOMA at 788
788 Harrison St
San Francisco, CA | South of Market
Studio
$2,733
453 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,435
746 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,343
884 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 10:04 AM
Units feature air conditioning, extra storage and microwave. Community offers courtyard, doorman, elevator and gym. Located just a few blocks from dining, shopping and attractions.
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2 Units Available
Telegraph Arts Uptown Oakland
471 26th St
Oakland, CA
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$4,684
1197 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 10:04 AM
At Telegraph Arts, we offer more than a home. We’re your canvas. Your home base. Your start of all things creative, inventive, and authentic. Choose from our boutique studio, one, two, and three bedroom apartments or lofts for rent in Oakland, CA, and settle into the lifestyle you’ve been looking for. Situated in the inspiring arts district of Uptown Oakland, Telegraph Arts is a community that allows you to connect, recharge, create, and explore with onsite amenities like an exquisite rooftop terrace, fitness studio, and resident lounge and coworking space. Relax in your home with smart technology, custom kitchen finishes, generous storage and beautiful wood-style flooring. We’re ready to welcome you home to your new canvas at Telegraph Arts.
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4 Units Available
O&M
680 Indiana St
San Francisco, CA | Dogpatch
Studio
$2,625
415 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,473
555 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,077
866 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 10:04 AM
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The Moran
570 21st Street
Oakland, CA | Downtown Oakland
Studio
$2,660
344 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$3,764
998 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 10:04 AM
he Moran is a brand-new community of boutique apartments located in Oakland’s dynamic Uptown neighborhood. Here, you’re a 4-minute walk to the 19th Street BART station and a 13-minute ride to San Francisco. A WalkScore of 95 and a BikeScore of 91 means you’re never far from places you need and want to be – and Uptown is full of enough exciting shops, galleries, music venues, restaurants and bars to keep you entertained and inspired. Choose from our studio, one, or two bedroom floor plans, sustainably designed and outfitted with the modern finishes, amenities and services you crave in a neighborhood where there’s always something new to discover.
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3 Units Available
Marina Breeze
13897 Doolittle Dr
San Leandro, CA | Marina Faire
1 Bedroom
$2,025
654 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,225
802 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 10:04 AM
Within walking distance of local shopping, dining, and entertainment, this beautiful development offers a series of unique features for residents to choose from. Amenities include lush landscaping, an onsite pool, and laundry facilities.
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50 Units Available
MacArthur Commons
540 39th Street
Oakland, CA | Mosswood
Studio
$2,010
487 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,265
577 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,185
883 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 10:03 AM
Welcome to The Mac. MacArthur Commons Apartments, located in the historic Temescal neighborhood of Oakland, offers pet-friendly studio, one, and two-bedroom apartment homes with all the amenities you need to call The MAC your new home. Conveniently located across from the MacArthur BART station, you will be close to the Bay's major work centers and plenty of things to do down the street. MacArthur Commons Apartments is a place where you can do as much or as little as you want and get anywhere you need to be FAST. Call our Oakland apartments today to learn more about your future home!
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35 Units Available
Bayside Village
3 Bayside Village Pl
San Francisco, CA | South Beach
Studio
$2,700
478 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,130
636 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,005
913 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 10:01 AM
Great location in Bayside Village, close to I-80 and convenient for commuters. Units include patio or balcony, fireplace, dishwasher and air conditioning. Luxury community boasts 24-hour maintenance, clubhouse and courtyard.
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Idora Apartments
5239 Claremont Ave
Oakland, CA | Shafter
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$3,582
1275 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 3:58 AM
This upscale, modern community offers easy access to the AC Transit and BART. On-site bike repair system, resident lounge and storage units. Each home includes a private balcony, full-size washer and dryer and hardwood floors.
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28 Units Available
The Uptown
500 William St
Oakland, CA | Downtown Oakland
Studio
$2,639
525 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,582
649 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,364
1037 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 9:08 AM
A short walk from San Pablo Gateway and the Financial District. Beautiful open-plan living with hardwood flooring, stainless steel appliances, and plenty of closet space. Community amenities include a pool, courtyard, and concierge.
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6 Units Available
Hanover Broadway
325 27th Street
Oakland, CA | Koreatown-Northgate
Studio
$2,346
588 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,554
648 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,557
1095 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 9:07 AM
Hanover Broadway is located in historic downtown Oakland, California. Here at Hanover Broadway you'll find 254 finely appointed apartment homes perched above the neighborhoods first Target .
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9 Units Available
Windsor at Dogpatch
2660 3rd St
San Francisco, CA | Dogpatch
Studio
$2,660
473 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,240
636 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,085
824 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 9:06 AM
New, pet-friendly apartments feature hardwood-style floors, washer/dryers, stone countertops, and oversized windows. Amenities include a fitness center and rooftop deck with views of the bay. Close to a Caltrain Bullet stop and I-280.
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1 Unit Available
Rasa
459 23rd Street
Oakland, CA | Koreatown-Northgate
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$3,280
905 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 9:06 AM
Welcome home to Rasa, Uptown District of Oakland, CA apartments! Rasa is the epitome of Oakland culture, offering residents sophisticated and modern conveniences of an upscale, urban community with all the charm of the city’s rich historical backdrop. Rasa offers spacious luxury studio, one, and two bedroom apartments in Oakland, CA with amenities that transform apartment living into the ultimate work-live-play scenario. Stylish interiors include a chef-inspired kitchen with Quartz counters, custom cabinetry, and energy efficient appliances to bring ease to your busy life. Call today to schedule a personalized tour of one of our Oakland, CA apartments for rent and begin a new chapter of your life here at Rasa!
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4 Units Available
Taylor Suites - Furnished Short-Term Rental
250 Taylor St
San Francisco, CA | Tenderloin
Studio
$2,350
325 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 3:49 AM
Great location in the heart of Downtown San Francisco. Furnished units with hardwood floors, Victorian architectural details, electric heat, high ceilings, elevator access, and basic cable.
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11 Units Available
Co-Living Housing - Common Webster
1515 Webster Street
Oakland, CA | Downtown Oakland
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$1,200
1 Bedroom
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Last updated July 30 at 9:04 AM
*THIS IS A FULLY FURNISHED, PRIVATE BEDROOM IN A SHARED SUITE* Save over $380 per month by moving into Common Webster with utilities, WiFi, on-site washer/dryer, game room, community lounge, smart TV, and weekly cleaning included. At Common, you can get to know your neighbors. The community is connected with our very own app, Connect by Common, where there is ample opportunity for meetups around shared interests. Access free perks, get discounts from local and national brands all from the convenience of your phone. On any given day, members will co-host a party on their rooftop and participate in five different conversation threads. Included as part of your membership, we offer complimentary weekly cleaning of common spaces and shared supplies such as paper towels, toilet paper, pots and pans, and much, much more! Our coliving home in Downtown Oakland features: - NO BROKERS FEE - Private, furnished bedroom with lamp, night stand, walk-in closet, and hangers - Fully furnished shared spaces - On site washer and dryer - High- end stainless steel kitchen appliances (Pots, pans, utensils, etc.) - Stocked household essentials (Laundry detergent, toilet paper, etc.) - Fully furnished community spaces - Fully furnished game room, and community lounge - Free wifi - Bike storage available - ALL utilities included in the rent, including heat, hot water, gas, and electric - Keyless access and tech-enabled spaces - Weekly cleaning of all shared spaces included - 4 min walk to the 12th Street/Oakland subway station - Free, exclusive Common member events throughout the city - Minutes away from coffee shops, grocery stores, and popular bars such as The Hatch Oakland, Sobre Mesa, and Slojoy Coffee Roasters - Flexible lease terms
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645 STOCKTON
645 Stockton Street
San Francisco, CA | Nob Hill
1 Bedroom
$3,295
531 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$5,200
562 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 7:01 AM
Nob Hill keeps it classy. With instagrammable views of the Bay and Downtown, it's easy to imagine why this area has been synonymous with glamour since the Gold Rush. Crowned by the city's top hotels - including the Ritz, historic mansions and charming little plazas. Catch some rays in Huntington Park, people-watch from a sidewalk cafe, see a show at the Nob Hill Masonic or hop on a cable car and play tourist for the day.This dreamy cream-colored apartment tower cuts an imposing figure atop Nob Hill. Once you recover from the breathtaking views, take a look around; this showstopper apartment gets amazing light all day long. It has the bones of an early 20th century classic and the style of a modern-day urbanite.Genius comes in many forms, and most geniuses come to San Francisco. Our eclectic community of innovators, trendsetters and trailblazers is just as driven to play, as we are to work. You're one of a kind - and your home should be too! From restored historic Pacific Heights Edwardians to rebooted Downtown classics, one online application is all it takes to unlock RentSFNow's premium portfolio of over 150 distinctive buildings. Iconic Charm. Modern Living.This unit is a rental unit subject to the San Francisco Rent Ordinance, which limits evictions without just cause, and which states that any waiver by a tenant of their rights under the Rent Ordinance is void as contrary to public policy.
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7 Units Available
Wilson Building
973 Market St
San Francisco, CA | South of Market
Studio
$1,540
496 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$3,635
1023 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 9:05 AM
Enjoy many great on-site amenities, such as the rooftop lounge, fitness center, yoga studio, dog park and more. Property sits in the heart of San Francisco surrounded by City Hall, Financial District and Union Square.
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The Bridge at Emeryville
1325 40th St
Emeryville, CA | Central Emeryville
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$3,166
1088 sqft
Last updated July 31 at 7:01 AM
These luxury apartments in Emeryville are close to the I-580 and San Pablo Ave. Features include clubhouse, elevator, and onsite laundry. Kitchens fitted with stainless steel appliances and full cooking range, including oven and microwave.
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Mason at Hive
459 23rd Street
Oakland, CA | Produce and Waterfront
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$2,750
842 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated July 31 at 9:05 AM
Luxurious community has bike racks, on-site management and parking garage. Apartments feature washer and dryer, designer cabinets, and 10-foot ceilings. Located in walking distance from coffee shops, bars and restaurants.
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What to keep in mind when looking for short-term apartments in Alameda, CA

Finding a short-term apartment in Alameda takes some leg work to find the right location, price point, and lease terms. You may need to rent a short-term apartment due to a new job, a relationship change, or to explore a new city before committing to staying. Whatever the reason, short-term apartments can provide the flexibility that traditional leases don’t.

Before signing a rental agreement or short-term apartment lease, study all of the details thoroughly. Renters usually have more restrictions and rules to follow when renting a short-term apartment. For starters, you usually can’t make modifications like painting or hanging pictures.

Short-term apartments are ideal for flexibility, but also don’t protect the renter long-term. You could face the possibility of rent increases on a monthly basis. The landlord could also decline to renew your lease and leave you looking for another short-term rental.

If your main priority is flexibility, a short-term apartment is an ideal situation. However, ensure that you fully understand the rental agreement terms before signing.