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146 apartments for rent near Alhambra, CA

Last updated September 27 at 8:29PM
88 at Alhambra Place
88 S Garfield Ave
Updated September 27 at 11:21AM
Studio
$1,995
1 Bed
$2,085
2 Bed
$2,695
Luxe 1801
1801 E Garvey Ave S
Updated September 26 at 5:27PM
Studio
$1,550
1 Bed
$1,650
2 Bed
$2,375
South Olive
241 S Olive Ave
Updated September 20 at 4:58PM
Studio
$1,250
1 Bed
$1,450
2 Bed
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831 South Stoneman
Alhambra
Updated September 27 at 5:25AM
3 Bed
$2,450
3208 Sherwood Avenue
Alhambra
Updated August 30 at 5:44AM
1 Bed
$2,750
Almansor Villa
401 N Almansor St
Updated September 26 at 5:25PM
2 Bed
Ask
3 Bed
$1,850
336 North Chapel
Alhambra
Updated September 27 at 5:24AM
3 Bed
$1,875
816 Novelda Road
Alhambra
Updated September 24 at 12:02PM
2 Bed
$3,100
2900 W Grand Avenue
Alhambra
Updated September 21 at 4:52AM
3 Bed
$2,800
83 E Commonwealth Avenue
Alhambra
Updated September 22 at 9:57PM
2 Bed
$2,200
2713 MONTEZUMA Avenue
Alhambra
Updated September 16 at 4:43AM
3 Bed
$2,250
100 East Pine Street
Alhambra
Updated September 9 at 5:48AM
2 Bed
$2,300
204 E Bay State Street
Alhambra
Updated September 5 at 4:46AM
3 Bed
$2,500
209 Palmetto Drive
Alhambra
Updated September 21 at 4:49AM
2 Bed
$2,400
Results within 1 miles of Alhambra, CA
1748 Camino Lindo
South Pasadena
Updated September 18 at 11:59AM
3 Bed
$6,000
1271 Roanoke Road
San Marino
Updated August 28 at 5:04AM
4 Bed
$5,000
935 Roanoke Road
San Marino
Updated June 30 at 2:58AM
3 Bed
$5,500
200 E Ralph Street
Garvey
Updated September 21 at 4:52AM
3 Bed
$1,800
1915 Arriba Drive
Alhambra
Updated September 27 at 8:29PM
4 Bed
$3,000
2001 Fremont
South Pasadena
Updated September 27 at 1:01PM
3 Bed
$2,700
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City Guide
Alhambra
Let’s Get Down to Business, Shall We?

Numerous banking centers, retail destinations, and medical facilities are located on the Valley Boulevard Corridor, while the Main Street, Fremont Avenue and Mission-Palm business districts combine to give the local economy a supercharged shot in the arm as well.

The Gridlock that Plagues L.A.

News flash: Traffic getting in and out of, and around, Los Angeles is frequently about as pleasant as a tequila hangover, so if you’re making the daily trek into the heart of the City of Angeles, get ready to “become one” with your car. Public transit is available (the Metro Bus hits up all the major Southland communities including Pasadena, L.A., Highland Park, San Gabriel, Paramount, Altadena and many others). Our advice: Invest in some quality sessions with a hypnotist who can convince you that soul-sucking traffic is actually your friend. On the bright side, driving within Alhambra’s city limits is generally headache-free and parking is rarely an issue (19 free public parking lots dot the downtown streets).

Ain’t no Party like an Alhambra Party

Okay, maybe we’re exaggerating a bit, but the truth is that you’ll never really run out of things to do while living in Alhambra. The city and its surrounding areas boast countless entertainment options including a variety of museums, theaters, public art displays, parks, and after-hours hotspots. The annual Lunar New Year’s Festival remains popular among residents while the downtown Main Street District, with its variety of shops, restaurants, and bars, is frequently buzzing both day and night. As an Alhambra apartment dweller, you’ll also find yourself in close proximity to the rest of the L.A. area’s attractions such as Disneyland, Catalina Island, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Rose Bowl, and a variety of professional sports venues.

Scouting It Out

Alhambra’s 30,000-plus residential units include new, old, and refurbished apartments, lofts, and condos, as well as mixed use commercial/residential high rises (especially in the downtown area), and grandiose historic homes (mostly in the Midwick Tract and Emery Park neighborhoods). Do plenty of research online about a neighborhood and an apartment complex before scheduling a visit, but even more importantly, visit an area of town to see with your own eyes if you’re comfortable with its ambiance, pace of life, and amenities.

Renting Tips and Tricks

A few things to keep in mind before scouring the listings for your future homestead: Unlike other Southland communities where it’s a rat race to score the few apartments that occasionally pop up, rentals are pretty much always available in Alhambra, where more than 5 percent of them are currently vacant. Move-in specials can frequently be found (especially in the newer mixed-use complexes on Main and along the western edge), so don’t rush into a lease until you’re positive you’ve found your dream abode. Requirements for renters can be a little stiffer in SolCal than some renters are used to, and many landlords run fairly in-depth credit/backgrounds on prospective tenants. Your record doesn’t have to be squeaky clean necessarily, but if you have a history of reneging on apartment leases or using your credit bills only to practice origami, you’ll need a credible (and overly trusting) co-signer to seal the deal. Also, be prepared to show proof of income and your most recent 3-4 paycheck stubs when submitting a leasing application. Most leases in Alhambra are for a full year, although a handful of properties offer short-term and month-to-month deals as well (usually at a cost of at least an extra hundred bucks a month). It’s not hard to find pet-friendly rentals in Alhambra, but, again, expect to pay an extra $100 or more each month if you’re bringing a four-legged friend along. Landlords sometimes have drastically different rules regarding pets, roommates, and even late-night visitors, so peruse your lease carefully before attaching your John Hancock to it.

### Finally:

When calculating your budget, be sure to set a few bucks aside each week for the price of pastrami. Yes, pastrami. “The Hat,” a local legend of a restaurant that serves up its “world famous pastrami” at a rate of about 14 tons a week, is sure to become a popular destination for any carnivorous renter in Alhambra. And now it’s time to get to work and scour the listings for your future Alhambra stomping grounds. Best of luck, happy hunting, and welcome to SoCal!