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Last updated December 8 at 11:49 PM

2,460 Dog Friendly Apartments for rent in Berkeley, CA

Finding an apartment in Berkeley that accepts your pet may not be easy, but it’s very possible. Keep in mind, most of the time you’ll have to pay a premium for bringing your dog... Read Guide >
Berkeley Central Photo Gallery 1
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9 Units Available
Berkeley Central
2055 Center St, Berkeley, CA 94704
Downtown Berkeley
1 Bedroom
$3,681
746 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$5,252
1598 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 11:49 PM
Luxury apartments in extremely walkable neighborhood. Community amenities include clubhouse, parking, bike storage and business center. Units feature stainless steel appliances, hardwood floors, walk-in closets and in-unit laundry.
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3 Units Available
1122U
1122 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702
West Berkeley
Studio
$2,696
425 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,559
678 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,920
1005 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 11:48 PM
Schedule a tour today! In-person, self-guided, and virtual tours available. Call us today for more information! Welcome to Berkeley, California, a city with world-renowned education, a thriving arts and culture scene, a popular weekly farmers market, and endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Conveniently located in West Berkeley on bustling University Avenue that runs from the Bayshore to UC Berkeley, at 1122U apartments, you are in the center of it all. Choose from one of our spacious studio, one-, two-, three-, four- or five-bedroom floorplans, and come home to warm finishes and modern appliances. Each residence includes a washer and dryer, fully-equipped kitchen with sleek finishes, and internet bundled with rent. Many homes also feature patio or deck outdoor space to take in vibrant downtown Berkeley. Gather with friends and enjoy the sunset from our rooftop deck, with unparalleled bay area views, or collaborate in the Sky Lounge with free WiFi access. In between your
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2 Units Available
Hillside Village
1797 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94709
North Berkeley
2 Bedrooms
$3,662
700 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$5,665
1236 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 10:06 PM
In the Gourmet Ghetto area near public transit. New, spacious apartments featuring hardwood floors, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. On-site gym, garage and courtyard. Pet-friendly.
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7 Units Available
Jones Berkeley
1080 Jones St, Berkeley, CA 94710
West Berkeley
Studio
$3,041
610 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,640
757 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$5,308
1009 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 10:06 PM
Jones Berkeley offers studio, one, two and three bedroom apartment and townhome rentals in Westbrae, and the neighborhood pretty much has it all. You can get to Acme Bread, Tokyo Fish, Gilman Brewery, Fieldwork Brewery and the Westbrae Biergarten without making a dent in your 10,000 daily steps. Start exploring your new neighborhood and your new home today!
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5 Units Available
Parker Apartments
2038 Parker St, Berkeley, CA 94704
South Berkeley
1 Bedroom
$2,802
706 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,341
950 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$7,234
1703 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 10:05 PM
Minutes to Ashby and Downtown Berkeley BART stations. Artisan apartments outfitted with floor-to-ceiling windows, wood-style floors, custom kitchen backsplashes and stainless steel appliances. On-site co-working space, fitness center, pet spa and bike repair station.
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61 Units Available
Blake at Berkeley
2033 Blake Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
South Berkeley
Studio
$2,980
430 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,320
632 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,525
824 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 8:58 PM
NOW PRE-LEASING! Lease today for up to 6 weeks free!* Schedule your personal Hard Hat Tour today! Meet Blake, brand new apartment living coming to Berkeley in Fall 2021! You’ve seen style and space, but not like this. Inside, find your fit among our studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments. But it doesn’t stop there. Choose among three separate outdoor roof deck spaces, each offering its own way to relax or recharge. Not to mention, personal patio and deck spaces larger than you’ll typically find anywhere else. And the views – take in everything from the Berkeley Hills to the Bay Bridge to the Golden Gate Bridge and back again. Work. Play. It’s your choice. Your way. All central to the best of Berkeley. Contact us today to reserve your home and be the first to Meet Blake.
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Aquatic Shattuck Photo Gallery 1
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5 Units Available
Aquatic Shattuck
2640 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
South Berkeley
2 Bedrooms
$4,380
985 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 8:57 PM
Live carefree every day. At Aquatic Shattuck, coming home feels like you're on vacation. With impressive finishes and resort-quality amenities, our apartments make it possible to live beyond your expectations. With so much to do in the perfect location, a vibrant new lifestyle awaits. Embrace it.
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10 Units Available
Higby
3015 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702
West Berkeley
1 Bedroom
$2,555
716 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,895
1155 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 8:57 PM
Luxurious community has lobby and lounge with a bar, controlled-access indoor bike storage, and bocce ball court. Units offer electric ovens, washers and dryers, and dishwashers. Located within walking distance of restaurants and bars.
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15 Units Available
Aquatic
2010 Fifth St, Berkeley, CA 94710
West Berkeley
1 Bedroom
$2,730
609 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,917
963 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 8:56 PM
The Aquatic represents the finest in modern urban living. These brand new luxury homes, each designed with thorough attention to detail, feature sleek, contemporary kitchens, open concept living areas, brand new stainless steel appliances, high-end quartz counter tops, in-unit washer and dryer, and central air conditioning. The Aquatic is a pet-friendly community and features a highly rated veterinary clinic on our ground floor. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Golden Gate Bridge on the rooftop lounge while you BBQ with friends and watch the game on our 55” flatscreen outdoor television. Get your heart rate up in our state-of-the-art fitness center. Experience the perfect blend of features and local amenities at The Aquatic—a place you’ll love to call home. Relax in the comfort of a home bathed in natural light featuring gorgeous views, contemporary finishes and appliances, and onsite amenities that make for great socializing and workout sessions. All of our units are designed for entertaining, with large open kitchens featuring islands in all one and two-bedroom floor plans. The Aquatic takes urban living to a whole new level. The Aquatic was founded with a mission to create an inspired living space for those who seek a cozy place to call home. Packed with modern amenities and thoughtful details, Aquatic Living is a lifestyle filled with craft culture, welcoming community, and modern convenience.
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3 Units Available
The Addison Berkeley
1950 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA 94704
Downtown Berkeley
1 Bedroom
$3,715
607 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 8:54 PM
Style, substance, and sustainability are the pillars of quality living at The Addison. Our unparalleled apartments in Downtown Berkeley, CA, with a lavish collection of amenities, and our caliber of resident services offer you much more than an apartment community. The Addison Apartments offer a lifestyle from the inside, out. The Addison is a brand new apartment community currently leasing and move-in ready! Give us a call to find out more about our Berkeley apartments.
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2 Units Available
Telegraph Gardens
3001 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94705
Claremont Elmwood
2 Bedrooms
$4,100
799 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 8:54 PM
Established in 2013, Telegraph Gardens provides two-bedroom apartments in the heart of Berkeley, CA. Informally known as “TG,” we like to consider ourselves the right-sized option for anyone looking for a pet-friendly, spacious and no-frills-necessary apartment. Our apartments are straightforward, and our rooftop deck is the perfect place to unwind. We’re also in the middle of a light makeover, so many of our apartments are being upgraded with bamboo flooring and new carpet. Please contact us, or continue to peruse our website, for more information.
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Bachenheimer Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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3 Units Available
Bachenheimer Apartments
2119 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
Downtown Berkeley
2 Bedrooms
$3,900
600 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 7:28 PM
Situated in Downtown Berkeley and moments from UC Berkeley and Ohlone Park, this community offers residents bike storage, a rooftop lounge and on-site laundry facilities. Apartments feature sprinkler systems, balconies and a smoke-free environment.
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42 Units Available
Modera Berkeley
2119 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
Downtown Berkeley
Studio
$2,999
371 sqft
1 Bedroom
$3,200
640 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,975
795 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 7:14 PM
The City of Berkeley is more than a college town; it is a magnet for brilliance. Influential, exciting and artistic, it is a hub for fearless innovators, brawny businesses, and now smarter living experiences, thanks to the arrival of Modera Berkeley.This new high-style community is comprised of four distinct buildings, each one with its own mix of amenities and aesthetics. What unites them is simple: A devotion to beautiful design and functionality. Original exposed brick walls in select homes make you feel right at home as you sip your coffee over gleaming quartz countertops or write that dissertation overlooking sweeping city views. Then head out to enjoy some grilling, gaming, cycling, and most importantly, all the downtime you deserve. Outside, it feels as if the city revolves around you. Feel the urge to be inspired? Head to the Berkeley Arts District or Aurora Theatre Company. Famished? Take a stroll down Shattuck and Telegraph Avenues to check out the birthplace of the farm-to-table movement. Or just take a ride down a Bicycle Boulevard and revel in the bohemian spirit of this city. This is where everyone wants to be, and you have the opportunity to live.Modera Berkeley is a stunning new community in a hotspot overflowing with action and ambition. And from it, there is virtually nothing you can not accomplish.
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Verified
2 Units Available
Avalon Berkeley
651 Addison St, Berkeley, CA 94710
West Berkeley
1 Bedroom
$3,116
858 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,405
925 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 8:08 AM
Located right off I-580 and adjacent to the Berkeley Marina. Spacious 1-2 bedroom units have granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. The rooftop lounge provides great views of the Golden Gate Bridge.
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Student Housing - Varsity Berkeley
2024 Durant Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704
Downtown Berkeley
Studio
$3,200
465 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,350
715 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$6,000
1025 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 1:04 AM
Residents can enjoy washer and dryer, Wi-Fi and dishwashers in every unit. The community features luxurious amenities like rooftop terrace, resident lounge and courtyard. Conveniently located just steps from UC Berkeley and downtown shops.
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1531 Alcatraz Ave Apt 9 Photo Gallery 1
1 Unit Available
1531 Alcatraz Ave Apt 9
1531 Alcatraz Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703
South Berkeley
2 Bedrooms
$2,195
Last updated December 8 at 5:12 AM
"Move-in Special: Half Month OFF!" · Rooms: 2 Bedrooms/1 Bathroom · Type: Apartment · City/Neighborhood: Berkeley, close to Ashby BART Station · Showing: By Appointment Only · Utilities: Paid by tenant (not included in rent amount) · Availability: Now · Features: New floors while the kitchen comes equipped with a stainless steel stove, microwave, refrigerator, shared laundry (non-coin) Please call (877) 692-5604 or email us at leasing@smceastbay.com to inquire. Accepts Section 8. (RLNE7051542)
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2639 Hillgass Ave. Unit B. Photo Gallery 1
1 Unit Available
2639 Hillgass Ave. Unit B.
2639 Hillegass Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
Claremont Elmwood
1 Bedroom
$2,900
710 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 5:12 AM
Top floor unit near Berkeley campus, transportation, and parks! - Please text MJ @ (510)-684-8794 to arrange an in Person viewing! This remodeled top floor unit has all kinds of personality. Located close to Berkeley Campus, parks, and transit. This unit has new hardwood floors throughout and an updated kitchen. The bathroom has an old school feel with updated vanity and checkered flooring. The bedroom gets lots of sun and has a walk-in closet. *We are an Equal Opportunity Housing Provider and follow all fair housing laws. For more information, contact California Department of Fair Housing and Employment (DFEH) at www.dfeh.ca.gov Cal DRE #01516255 All East Bay Properties (RLNE7008057)
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2925 Wheeler Street, Unit 4 Photo Gallery 1
1 Unit Available
2925 Wheeler Street, Unit 4
2925 Wheeler Street, Berkeley, CA 94705
South Berkeley
2 Bedrooms
$2,595
900 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 5:12 AM
Interested? Book a tour here: https://poplar.homes/t91j For interested prospects, please provide a mobile number so we can easily get back to you with answers on your inquiry. Hurry! Take advantage of a $500 one-time move-in discount if you sign a lease on or before the 31st of December!! Welcome to this apartment in Berkeley, Ca! The property is 900 ft² spread across 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, a living room and kitchen equipped with dishwasher and stainless steel finishes. It is located in downtown Berkeley, very close to Ashby Ave in the South Berkeley neighborhood. In its surroundings we find the Disabled Community Health Clinic (DCHC), the University Sports Publications school, multiple bus stops and the Ashby subway station. It is a 30-minute walk from the town center. (RLNE6970639)
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1 Unit Available
73 Parkside Dr.
73 Parkside Drive, Berkeley, CA 94705
Claremont Elmwood
4 Bedrooms
$7,800
2656 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 5:12 AM
73 Parkside Dr. Available 01/01/22 Charming Fully Furnished Claremont Home - We are proud to present for lease a fully furnished four bedroom and two bath home in Claremont. This early 20th Century home features beautifully detailed woodwork, fixtures, and windows, and offers a large backyard space for relaxation Grand foyer, formal dining room on right leads to a spacious kitchen and down to a bonus room with a conveniently located guest bath and access to the beautifully manicured yard. The elongated living room is comfortable and sophisticated and features great natural lighting and craftsman woodworking details that continue throughout the home. Four bedrooms and two baths are located on the upper level. A large, gorgeous bedroom suite provides two closets and a relaxing full bathroom with a separate jetted bathtub. A hallway full bath offers a large bath and subway tile. Additional features include: Hardwood Floors Central Heating Decorative only fireplace Washer and dryer Dishwasher Manicured Yard http://www.claremontelmwood.org/ Welcome Home! View the video tours here: https://youtu.be/Ln9rvr36iLM https://youtu.be/YvZJVM6EGSU Lease Terms: Tenant is responsible for all utilities Tenant to be billed for internet, and TV Alarm optional Renter's insurance required This is a non-smoking home Contact: Martin Chan, Broker DRE# 01400871 or Bonita Chinn 510-584-9078 rentals@discoinvest.com www.discoinvest.com DRE#01911108 (RLNE6948880)
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1 Unit Available
2818 Mabel St
2818 Mabel Street, Berkeley, CA 94702
West Berkeley
2 Bedrooms
$3,995
Last updated December 8 at 5:12 AM
2818 Mabel Street "Move-in Special: Half Month Off" · Rent: $3,995 · Rooms: 2BR/1BA · Type: Single Family Home · Availability: NOW · City/Neighborhood: Berkeley · Showing: By Appointment Only · Utilities: Paid by tenant (not included in rent amount) · Features: New Floors while the kitchen comes equipped with a stainless-steel stove, microwave, refrigerator. Washer and dryer in unit. Please call (877) 692-5604 or email us at leasing@smceastbay.com to inquire. Accepts Section 8. (RLNE6207545)
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1912 7th St - A Photo Gallery 1
1 Unit Available
1912 7th St - A
1912 Seventh Street, Berkeley, CA 94710
West Berkeley
2 Bedrooms
$3,195
965 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 5:11 AM
Advent - A Charming and Spacious 2-bedroom Townhouse w/ Assigned Parking & W/D! - Important: Please do not apply online “sight unseen.” Applications will not be considered before viewing. TO SCHEDULE A TOUR: For the fastest response, please text or call our leasing associate Sharion at 510-993-4600. Monday-Friday between 9 AM and 4 PM, or email us at team@adventpropertiesinc.com. This charming and convenient townhouse is perfect for you! The modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances opens into a spacious, sun-filled dining and living room area. The townhouse features carpeted bedrooms, tile flooring throughout (with exception to the bedrooms); A heat & air split system, one assigned parking spot, a washer/dryer, and a private fenced patio for enjoying a beautiful day in the Bay. Area: You'll live minutes away from restaurants such as Spencers Fish Grotto, Cafe Rouge, Bette's Oceanview Diner, Cafe M, Wrap n' Roll, Takara Sake, Tacubaya, and Brennan's. Close to the incredible shopping district with cute holiday markets. In proximity to highway 580, 80, Berkeley Amtrak, and North Berkeley BART. Just a few blocks away from James Kennedy Recreation Center and also George Florence Park. The property is staged for marketing purposes and will be leased unfurnished. Tenant(s) are responsible for PG&E and Water, Cable, and the Internet. The owner provides trash and landscaping services. A minimum credit score of 661+ is required. One (1) small dog or cat (under 20 lbs) considered. To be considered, the pet must be spayed/neutered and properly vaccinated (proof required as part of the application). An additional security deposit is required for an approved pet. Minimum monthly income requirement 2.2x the monthly rent net (after taxes.) Renter’s Insurance is required with Advent Properties, Inc. listed as an “additional interest.” *Renters Insurance does not include earthquake damage separate earthquake recommended.* This is a no smoking / no cannabis residence. **Move-in date must be 30 days or less from date of application submission.** Each adult (18+) who will be residing in the rental unit must complete and sign an application, provide all necessary supporting documents, including a government-issued photo ID, and pay the application fee. Incomplete applications will not be processed. Submit a $45 non-refundable application fee, payable to Advent Properties, Inc., for each application. Must be paid with Cashier’s Check or Money Order. We take this to run the credit check. Personal credit reports from other agencies are NOT accepted. Mail or personally deliver all documents to Advent Properties, Inc. 1600 MacArthur Blvd. Oakland, CA 94602. There is an after-hours secured mail slot you can place your information into, as well, on the front door of the office. Please have documents secured together. The application process usually takes three (3) business days after receipt of a complete application, supporting documentation, and application fee. *One (1) applicant: 2.2 x the monthly rental rate in verifiable monthly net income is required. Two (2) applicants: 3.3 x the monthly rental rate in verifiable, combined monthly net income is required. Three (3) applicants: 4.4x the monthly rental rate in verifiable, combined monthly net income is required. Four (4) applicants: 5.5 x the monthly rental rate in verifiable, combined monthly net income is required. Five (5) applicants: 6.6 x the monthly rental rate in verifiable, combined monthly net income is required. Net income is calculated by taking the applicant’s take-home pay and subtracting the monthly debt service as reported in the applicant’s credit report. *Verifiable monthly income must be documented by the most recent two (2) months’ pay stubs for the applicant. Offers of employment must contain an initial employment day within thirty (30) days of application — and the total salary stated in the offer of employment will be discounted to 60% to calculate monthly income. *If cash reserves get used to qualify, the cash reserves amount must be equivalent to the above income requirements for the initial term of the tenancy. The cash reserves must be in the applicant’s account(s) for a minimum of six (6) months. Only cash or cash equivalents will be considered (ex. CDs, money market funds, etc.) Retirement accounts are not considered unless the applicant is of age for penalty-free withdrawal. *Each applicant must have a minimum credit score of 661 (based on VantageScore 3.0) to qualify. Note, some properties have different credit score requirements. Please refer to the advertisement for the exact requirements. *Each applicant must have two (2) years of established credit history in good standing (ex. no delinquency, collection, or other negative remarks). *No prior Evictions on your record. *A positive (not neutral) landlord reference from the most recent two landlords is required. *If you have a pet, you must request a separate pet application from us and submit the completed pet application (at the same time you submit the rental application.) *As a property owner or manager, we do not discriminate in the rental of property based on “race, color, religion, sex, gender, age, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, ancestry, familial status, source of income, disability, veteran or military status, or genetic information.” *Advent Properties, Inc. trusts that all material in the flyer to be correct and assumes no legal responsibility for the accuracy. All information is subject to change or withdrawal without further notice. CAL DRE#01897998" (RLNE3259373)
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Metro 510 Photo Gallery 1
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9 Units Available
Metro 510
510 El Cerrito Plaza, El Cerrito, CA 94530
Studio
$2,761
640 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,894
787 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,519
1066 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 11:48 PM
Beautiful location near Metro 510. Updated interiors with hardwood-style flooring, in-home washers and dryers, and private patios or balconies. Fully furnished units available. Gated parking, BBQ area and planned community events provided.
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5 Units Available
AVE Emeryville
5684 Bay St, Emeryville, CA 94608
Bayfront and Peninsula
1 Bedroom
$2,943
714 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,502
1033 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 11:47 PM
AVE Emeryville at Bay Street's luxury apartments offer the ultimate lifestyle of comfort and convenience. These spacious floor plans -- coupled with our unparalleled amenities and high-touch service -- make our short term rentals in the Bay area perfect for downsizers, busy professionals, newlyweds, and discerning renters by choice. AVE Emeryville at Bay Street is an energetic community in the heart of Bay Street Emeryville, an eclectic urban village offering shopping, dining, and entertainment. AVE temporary housing in the Bay area is located in a social hub that is also home to 382,000 square feet of retail and entertainment including Apple Store, Sephora, H&M, J. Crew, White House | Black Market, and an AMC Dine-In Theatre, as well as a diverse collection of restaurants like P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, California Pizza Kitchen, Buckhorn Grill, and Fuddruckers.
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2 Units Available
Parc on Powell
1333 Powell St, Emeryville, CA 94608
Central Emeryville
1 Bedroom
$3,068
793 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$4,725
1239 sqft
Last updated December 8 at 10:51 PM
Situated in the sought-after Golden Gate district, apartments here enjoy stunning views of the East Hills and San Francisco Bay. Rooms feature stainless steel appliances and hardwood floors, and community benefits include clubhouse and gym.
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What to keep in mind when looking for dog friendly apartments in Berkeley, CA

Finding an apartment in Berkeley that accepts your pet may not be easy, but it’s very possible. Keep in mind, most of the time you’ll have to pay a premium for bringing your dog along in your new apartment. Some apartments require you to pay monthly pet rent, others will ask for a non-refundable pet fee or a refundable pet deposit.

While landlords and property management companies have varying pet policies, most of them limit the number of dogs you can bring to your apartment and include breed and weight restrictions.

If your pet falls under some of the restrictions outlined in the pet policy, it’s still worth asking the landlord if they can make an exception for your dog. Preparing a pet resume ahead of time could help you build the case for your furry friend. Make sure to include information on behavioral training your dog went through over the years and proof of vaccinations. If you can, include references from your former landlord and/or neighbors.