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198 Cheap Apartments for rent in Chula Vista, CA

Finding cheap apartments in Chula Vista takes some ingenuity and effort, as well as quick action. Before you head out on your search, bring along pay stubs, bank statements, ... Read Guide >
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Sunbow Villas
750 Paso de Luz
Chula Vista, CA | East Chula Vista
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,800
715 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated April 13 at 3:44 AM
Stunning location near Sunbow Park. On-site amenities include a pool, playground, hot tub, and carport. Recently updated interior with in-unit laundry, updated stainless steel appliances, and patio or balcony. Pet-friendly community.
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2 Units Available
Capri Villa Apartments
330 Roosevelt St
Chula Vista, CA | West Chula Vista
1 Bedroom
$1,220
894 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,700
894 sqft
Last updated April 13 at 3:00 AM
Community includes e-payments, internet access, and a pool. Units include bathtubs, carpeting, ceiling fans, refrigerators, and ovens with ranges. Great location close to Chula Vista Junior High School.
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18 Units Available
Point Bonita
250 Bonita Glen Dr
Chula Vista, CA | West Chula Vista
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1 Bedroom
$1,800
709 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,215
1010 sqft
Last updated April 13 at 12:54 AM
We are temporarily ceasing in-person tours with prospective residents. Virtual tours are available. Call us today for more information! Settle in and begin your brand-new living experience at Point Bonita Apartment Homes! We offer a wide selection of apartments and townhomes in beautiful Chula Vista, CA. Our community gifts you an entire lifestyle where you are free to enjoy a variety of amenities and an easily accessible location near your favorite spots. Pets allowed. Found on 250 Bonita Glen Drive, close to I-805 and I-5, Point Bonita takes all your commuting stress away. Whether you use public transport or your own car, you will arrive at Downtown San Diego and San Diego Bay within 15 minutes. Only 2 miles from us, you can find Starbucks, Kaiser Permanente Bonita Medical Offices, Terra Nova Plaza, as well as Westfield Plaza Bonita. A true boutique gem, our premier community, covers your needs and surrounds you with the best features. Have a resort-inspired vacation every day wit
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2 Units Available
Elan View Pointe
54 Woodlawn Avenue
Chula Vista, CA | West Chula Vista
1 Bedroom
$1,545
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,795
950 sqft
Last updated April 13 at 12:12 AM
Near numerous shops and restaurants as well as Chula Vista Marina. On-site pool, underground, assigned parking and laundry facilities. Homes feature bay views in some. Pet-friendly.
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Terra Nova Villas
440 E H St
Chula Vista, CA | East Chula Vista
1 Bedroom
$1,849
217 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated April 13 at 12:05 AM
Pet-friendly one- and two-bedroom apartments in park-like community with pool, hot-tub, playground, gym, bbq/grill area. Enjoy recently renovated gourmet kitchen, hardwood floors, walk-in closets, in-unit laundry. Access to transit, I-805. Minutes to Southwestern College.
1 Unit Available
580 Arizona
580 Arizona Street
Chula Vista, CA | Harborside
2 Bedrooms
$1,675
820 sqft
Last updated April 13 at 3:04 AM
Spacious 2 bedroom condo with open floor plan in pleasant, small, quiet community. This home features Laminate wood floors throughout, Updated Kitchen, 2 private patios and 2 gated parking spaces. Located in Western Chula Vista in the Harbor Side neighborhood, feel the breeze from the nearby San Diego Bay Park. Close to the 24th St Marine Terminal, the Chula Vista Nature Center and Sweetwater March National Wildlife Refuge, Chula Vista Yacht club, 32nd Naval Base and one of the best bike paths in San Diego will take you right through Coronado. Great location walking distance to schools, shops, trolley, bus, restaurants, parks and also close to the 5 freeway. This pretty 1st floor condo is clean & move in ready. Available Now.
1 Unit Available
490 Fourth Ave
490 4th Avenue
Chula Vista, CA | Central Chula Vista
1 Bedroom
$990
891 sqft
Last updated April 12 at 11:52 AM
Brand new recessed lighting, new flooring and fresh paint throughout. Brand new refrigerator (not shown) will also be included in sale! Located just a block away from all that downtown 3rd avenue has to offer, along with steps from shopping, easy freeway access, Scripps Mercy Hospital, trolley and more. I'm looking for A responsible Tenant to occupy my Apartment in my Absent and maintain it as if he/her owns it. Somebody with dignitaries. Kindly contact me via Email with the Property Street ADDRESS.(room.rent590(AT)Gmail.COM)for more Information. (RLNE6567152)
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521 Park Way
521 Park Way
Chula Vista, CA | Central Chula Vista
1 Bedroom
$1,350
Last updated April 12 at 11:52 AM
1/2 DEPOSIT NOW 1/2 LATER + APPLY TODAY FOR FREE!! - Property Id: 544139 Welcome To Your New Home Property Address : 521 Park Way | Chula Vista, CA 91910 Offered By: MC Properties / Park Way Apartments (name recently changed) Description : Our Beautifully landscaped grounds with sparkling swimming pool and a professional on-site management team. Walking distance to shopping and public transportation. Parks, restaurants and great schools are in close proximity to community with convenient freeway access. Features include: - Assigned parking available for small fee - Water and trash paid - New gas appliances - Fresh paint - New blinds - Pool 1-Year Lease on approved credit. MUST have a credit score of 620 or greater. ** NO SMOKING / PETS ALLOWED * Apply online at: www.mcproperties.us 521 Park Way, Chula Vista CA 91910 9:00am to 6:00pm Monday through Friday Closed Saturdays and Sundays Rental Terms: Rent: $1,350.00 Application Fee: $35.00 Security Deposit: $500.00 We look forward to your stay here! Apply at TurboTenant: http://rental.turbotenant.com/p/521-park-way-chula-vista-ca/544139 Property Id 544139 No Pets Allowed (RLNE6513010)
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51 Units Available
Greenfield Village
5540 Ocean Gate Ln
San Diego, CA | Ocean Crest
1 Bedroom
$1,810
723 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,015
1120 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated April 13 at 3:44 AM
Luxurious units include ice maker, extra storage and walk-in closets. Community features BBQ grill, clubhouse, concierge and pool. Convenient location for commuters just steps from Otay Mesa Freeway.
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3 Units Available
Bella Vita Apartment Homes
1447 Sheryl Ln
National City, CA | National City
1 Bedroom
$1,625
665 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,080
929 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated April 13 at 12:23 AM
Excellent location for commuters, just off of I-805. Units feature a washer-dryer hookup, patio or balcony, and granite counters. Community is pet-friendly and offers an online portal, pool, and trash valet.
1 Unit Available
2701 Highland Ave Apt A
2701 Highland Avenue
National City, CA | National City
2 Bedrooms
$1,595
880 sqft
Last updated April 12 at 11:52 AM
Great National City Location! Beautiful 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom apartment near Highlands Ave and E 30th St. Open floor plan, with a spacious living room and dining space and a kitchen that includes wooden cabinetry, granite countertops, a refrigerator, gas range oven, garbage disposal and microwave. Located close to Cotija's Taco Shop, China Super Buffet, Peter Piper Pizza, Hot Tasty Pizza and much more for you to discover! Come join us for a tour of your new home! Rental Terms: $49 App Fee Per Adult Resident responsible for all utilities Rental Insurance Required No pets are allowed Federal Occupancy Guidelines followed: Max 2 per bedroom + 1 additional occupant; Max 2 per studio. Lease Term: 12 months You can reach us directly at leasing@mynd.co, or please call (619) 304-0037 or text 833-340-6963 for more information. We look forward to connecting with you! Mynd Property Management Equal Opportunity Housing License #02048378 -Fast Online Application -Mobile App to Pay Rent and Track Service -Affordable Renter's Insurance www.mynd.co Mynd Property Management does not advertise on Craigslist or Facebook. We will never ask you to wire money or pay with gift cards. Please report any fraudulent ads to your Leasing Associate. No Pets Allowed (RLNE6561897)
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8 Units Available
Park Pointe Rancho San Diego
2450 Hilton Head Pl
Rancho San Diego, CA | Rancho San Diego
1 Bedroom
$1,835
670 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,160
924 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated April 13 at 3:44 AM
Furnished apartments with stainless steel name-brand appliances in a complex offering a pool, hot tub and gym equipped with both resistance and cardio equipment. Just off Route 54.
Results within 5 miles of Chula Vista
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11 Units Available
Casoleil
1100 Dennery Rd
San Diego, CA | Ocean Crest
1 Bedroom
$1,845
733 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,245
1069 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated April 13 at 3:44 AM
Stunning community in the heart of San Diego, minutes from I-805. On-site pool, playground, business center and dog park. Updated interiors with a fireplace, extra storage, and patio or balcony.
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5 Units Available
Skyline
8513 Paradise Valley Rd
Spring Valley, CA | La Presa
1 Bedroom
$1,628
627 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,950
496 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated April 13 at 3:00 AM
Skyline Apartments features one, two, and three-bedroom pet-friendly apartments in Spring Valley, CA. Designed with your comfort and style in mind, our fully renovated apartments include premium features such as stainless-steel appliances, hardwood flooring, and a custom backsplash. Perched atop a ridge with breathtaking views of Sweetwater Reservoir, Skyline is just minutes from Bonita and provides easy access to Hwy 125, Hwy 54, and Hwy 97. Call us today at Skyline and find the lifestyle you're looking for in Spring Valley, CA!
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11 Units Available
Market Street Village
699 14th St
San Diego, CA | East Village
Studio
$1,829
259 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,086
357 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,476
521 sqft
Last updated April 13 at 2:45 AM
Located in Downtown San Diego's East Village, this community offers residents amenities like a sauna, hot tub, gym, pool, and clubhouse. Apartments feature stainless steel appliances and walk-in closets.
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6 Units Available
Entrada Apartments
453 13th St
San Diego, CA | East Village
Studio
$1,600
276 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,085
470 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,748
830 sqft
Last updated April 13 at 12:54 AM
TOUR YOUR WAY. Meet your new community, on your terms. Our doors are open by appointment-only for both self-guided tours and in-person private tours. Additionally, virtual tours via video chat are still available. That's right, you can safely and securely be granted access to a model unit to envision in-person your new life at our property, on your own terms. Want to learn more about how to schedule a Self-Guided Tour or and In-Person Private Tour? Call or email us today!
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8 Units Available
Studios 435
435 13th Street
San Diego, CA | East Village
Studio
$1,495
254 sqft
Last updated April 13 at 12:32 AM
Now offering in-person, virtual and self-guided tours by appointment! To help stop the spread of COVID-19, face masks are required. Reach out to us today as helping you find the perfect home remains our priority! STUDIOS435 is a unique apartment community in the heart of East Village, the exhilarating arts district of San Diego. Just steps from the Gaslamp Quarter and Petco Park, STUDIOS435 offers a premier downtown location. Our fully furnished STUDIOS feature high-end appliances and an all-inclusive utility, internet, and cable package for a small additional fee. With an on-site gym, business center, and community lounges, everything you need is here. Simply bring your toothbrush and we will provide the rest! Call today to schedule a tour and learn about our current community offers.
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4 Units Available
Potomac Square Apartments
6345 Potomac St
San Diego, CA | Paradise Hills
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,695
750 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated April 13 at 12:18 AM
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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1 Unit Available
Villa Bahia
2307 E Beyer Blvd
San Diego, CA | San Ysidro
2 Bedrooms
$1,725
900 sqft
Last updated April 13 at 12:12 AM
Apartments feature wood floors, brushed nickel fixtures, ample storage space and ceiling fans. Conveniences like off-street parking and on-site laundry please residents. Close to the 805 Freeway.
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Park 12
100 Park Plaza
San Diego, CA | East Village
Studio
$1,839
634 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,442
874 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,190
1253 sqft
Last updated April 13 at 12:11 AM
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Rancho Vista Apts
2711 Manos Dr
San Diego, CA | Paradise Hills
2 Bedrooms
$1,595
900 sqft
Last updated April 13 at 12:11 AM
Bright, open floor plans look out onto a courtyard ideal for entertaining and resident gatherings. In South San Diego just off the 805 Freeway and Highway 54.
1 Unit Available
1117 Helix Street
1117 Helix Street
La Presa, CA | La Presa
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,450
600 sqft
Last updated April 13 at 3:35 AM
Click "Apply Now" at www.619Rentals.com to complete an application. Nice 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartment. Beautiful grey vinyl hardwood in bedrooms and nice tile in the bath, kitchen and living room. Walking distance to grocery store, shops, bus stop and only blocks to freeway entrance. 600 sqft. 1 space included. No pets. Available now. Qualifications: $2900 minimum monthly income between adults (income after taxes and deductions). 625+ minimum credit score. 2 years previous rental history with positive references. Owner pays water & trash. 1 year lease required. $1450 security deposit. Sorry no pets. Available Now. Contact us to schedule a showing.
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2746 C Street - 1
2746 C St
San Diego, CA | Central San Diego
1 Bedroom
$1,795
600 sqft
Last updated April 13 at 3:19 AM
Hardwood Floors, Brand New Gas Stove, Tile Bath room, Full size tub, Ceiling fans throughout the unit. maintained over the years so its a very nice unit. Water, Sewer, Yard Maintenance and Trash area all covered in the rent. Good Credit only Good References only Employment Check required Income Verification Year Lease only No pets Beautiful cottage located in a residential neighborhood of Golden Heights. Water sewer and trash included and only 1 block to South Park and 3 blocks to Balboa Park area
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1910 Avenida Del Mexico
1910 Avenida Del Mexico
San Diego, CA | Southern San Diego
1 Bedroom
$1,695
655 sqft
Last updated April 12 at 11:52 AM
This apartment offers spacious rooms with beautiful details throughout. Includes granite countertops, A/C, washer and dryer, patio and more. Utility fee of $50.00, Deposit $500.00. More info & apply online at https://hunt.com/apartments-for-rent/san-diego-ca?lid=13093489 (RLNE5584954)
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical rent for a studio apartment in Chula Vista?
The average rent for a studio apartment in Chula Vista is $1,575.
How expensive are one-bedroom apartments in Chula Vista?
The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment rental in Chula Vista is $2,075.
How much is rent for two-bedroom apartments in Chula Vista?
The average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Chula Vista is $2,582.
City Guide for Chula Vista, CA

If you like lemonade, you're going to love Chula Vista, the "Lemon Capital of the World"! For those who prefer to avoid puckering, no worries — Chula Vista also means “beautiful view” in Spanish, and, wow, does it deliver! Surrounded by mountains on the east and nestled against the Pacific Ocean to the west, this gem has plenty of options for your next apartment rental.

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What to keep in mind when looking for cheap apartments in Chula Vista, CA

Finding cheap apartments in Chula Vista 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 Chula Vista 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 Chula Vista 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 Chula Vista.

The building you choose can also make a difference in finding a cheap apartment in Chula Vista. 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 Chula Vista.