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Last updated February 8 2023 at 12:44 PM

1,223 Short-term Apartments for rent in Downey, CA

Finding a short-term apartment in Downey 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... Read Guide >
Renaissance Tower Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 48
Studio
$2,055
535 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,310
695 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,980
905 sqft
High-end living in South Park. Minutes from Grand Hope Park and the Staples Center. Renovated interiors with stainless steel appliances, wood cabinetry, wood-style plank flooring, and stunning views of the city. Private, controlled access.
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The Brockman Lofts Photo Gallery 1
1 of 18
Verified
3 Units Available
Studio
$2,630
904 sqft
Located in the Financial District of LA. Loft-style apartments with luxury fixtures and decor, a modern kitchen and in-home laundry facilities. Community includes a gym, hot tub and concierge service.
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Results within 5 miles of Downey
The Lofts at the Security Building Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 12
Studio
$1,825
509 sqft
Modern homes within a historic building in downtown LA. Tenants get access to a media room with billiards table, 24-hour fitness center and meeting space. Near Angel City Brewery, Grand Central Market and The Broad.
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Skyline Terrace Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 52
1 Bedroom
$2,099
579 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,427
842 sqft
Skyline Terrace Apartment Homes is conveniently located in the business and cultural heart of Downtown L.A. Each of our Los Angeles apartments presents excellent one-bedroom or two-bedroom floor plans. Beautiful views of the downtown skyline, spacious kitchens, large living and dining areas, and more await you at Skyline Terrace. From your contemporary hilltop hideaway with sweeping views of the L.A. Listed pricing and special offers only valid for new residents. Pricing and availability subject to change at any time. Skyline Terrace does not warrant or represent that image renderings on this website are an accurate representation of every floor plan available at the Property. Floor plans may vary unit by unit and by location at the Property. Please contact our Leasing Office to schedule a tour of the Property and the particular unit you are interested in. Listed pricing and special offers only valid for new residents. Pricing and availability subject to change at any time.
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The Orsini Photo Gallery 1
1 of 103
Verified
15 Units Available
Studio
$2,112
479 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,133
647 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,873
943 sqft
Imagine a home where the fine art of living has been perfected. Welcome to The Orsini, home to the best apartments in downtown Los Angeles. From the moment you enter the elegant Mediterranean inspired 2-story foyer at The Orsini, you will realize that you have come home to a new experience in luxury apartment living. We are in the heart of Los Angeles, California and the pulse of extraordinary living. Listed pricing and special offers only valid for new residents. Pricing and availability subject to change at any time. The Orsini does not warrant or represent that image renderings on this website are an accurate representation of every floor plan available at the Property. Floor plans may vary unit by unit and by location at the Property. Please contact our Leasing Office to schedule a tour of the Property and the particular unit you are interested in. Listed pricing and special offers only valid for new residents. Pricing and availability subject to change at any time.
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Piero Photo Gallery 1
1 of 143
Verified
27 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,237
617 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,753
984 sqft
The Piero is the most prestigious address, in urban-style elegance, that Los Angeles, California has to offer. Experience gracious, apartment living in the heart of downtown. Our superior location is moments from the financial district, fine dining, glamorous shopping, and vibrant nightlife. Staples Center, Walt Disney Concert Hall, and Koreatown are just minutes from here. Listed pricing and special offers only valid for new residents. Pricing and availability subject to change at any time. The Piero does not warrant or represent that image renderings on this website are an accurate representation of every floor plan available at the Property. Floor plans may vary unit by unit and by location at the Property. Please contact our Leasing Office to schedule a tour of the Property and the particular unit you are interested in. Listed pricing and special offers only valid for new residents. Pricing and availability subject to change at any time.
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Da Vinci Photo Gallery 1
1 of 79
Verified
21 Units Available
Studio
$1,952
478 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,119
646 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,599
984 sqft
Experience urban-style elegance and European living in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. The Da Vinci, the newest member of the Renaissance collection, offers fifteen unique apartment floor plans to match your California lifestyle. Indulge in world-class amenities, such as a state of the art fitness facility, a full size indoor basketball court, a residential lounge, a library, a theater and a business center. Listed pricing and special offers only valid for new residents. Pricing and availability subject to change at any time. Da Vinci does not warrant or represent that image renderings on this website are an accurate representation of every floor plan available at the Property. Floor plans may vary unit by unit and by location at the Property. Please contact our Leasing Office to schedule a tour of the Property and the particular unit you are interested in. Listed pricing and special offers only valid for new residents. Pricing and availability subject to change at any time.
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Results within 10 miles of Downey
Museum Tower Photo Gallery 1
1 of 27
Verified
13 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,732
630 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,065
1170 sqft
Spacious homes with plush carpeting, walk-in closets and modern appliances in kitchens. The pet-friendly community has such amenities as a heated pool, a spa and a fitness center. Walking distance from Museum of Contemporary Art.
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IMT Gallery 421 Photo Gallery 1
1 of 48
Verified
1 Unit Available
1 Bedroom
$2,485
720 sqft
Sophisticated enclave north of Ocean Boulevard. Abundance of amenities, including fireplaces, walk-in closets, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Garages, coffee bars and guest suites. Pool, hot tub, yoga and gym to reinvigorate and refresh.
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717 Olympic Photo Gallery 1
1 of 20
Verified
7 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$3,053
846 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$4,040
1371 sqft
Blocks away from the financial district, this community puts residents in the heart of South Park. Concierge and gym in building. Apartments boast high ceilings, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. Shopping and dining options abound.
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APEX. The One. Photo Gallery 1
1 of 23
Verified
30 Units Available
Studio
$2,567
721 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,628
745 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,587
1173 sqft
Located in Financial District, near to Highway 110 and 7th Street Metro Center. Studio to 3-bedroom apartments with floor-to-ceiling windows, in-unit laundry, and hardwood and carpeted flooring. Community amenities include clubhouse, pool, gym, media room.
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Channel Point Photo Gallery 1
1 of 34
1 Bedroom
$2,630
750 sqft
One- and two-bedroom furnished apartments. Pet-friendly with updated kitchens, hardwoods, ceiling fans, in-unit laundry, walk-in closets, patio/balcony. Enjoy pool, fitness center, bbq/grill area. Near San Diego Freeway, Marina Pacifica, California State University - Long Beach.
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AVA Little Tokyo Photo Gallery 1
1 of 40
1 Bedroom
$2,415
614 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,285
1104 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,570
1366 sqft
Pet-friendly community in the center of Little Tokyo, with downtown LA views. Apartments feature fully equipped kitchens and private outdoor areas. Property offers multiple courtyards, fitness facilities, social lounges, and DIY workshops.
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Renaissance at City Center Photo Gallery 1
1 of 21
2 Bedrooms
$3,300
950 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,827
1319 sqft
One to three bedroom apartments with washer/dryer, patio/balcony, refrigerator and open floor plans. Community has a business center and fitness center and is pet-friendly. Great location close to restaurants and shopping centers.
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The Atrium Photo Gallery 1
1 of 32
Verified
5 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,800
650 sqft
Newly renovated homes with hardwood floors, in-unit laundry, and stainless steel appliances. The smoke-free community has covered parking and a swimming pool. Only 5 minutes from downtown El Monte.
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San Fernando Building Lofts Photo Gallery 1
1 of 23
Verified
1 Unit Available
Studio
$2,110
585 sqft
Located in a historically preserved building with 1920s architecture. Loft-style homes with open floor plans, gourmet kitchens, and high ceilings with exposed beams. Right on the bus line.
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Orsini Photo Gallery 1
1 of 112
Verified
31 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,032
647 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,376
984 sqft
Imagine a home where the fine art of living has been perfected. Welcome to The Orsini, home to the best apartments in downtown Los Angeles. From the moment you enter the elegant Mediterranean inspired 2-story foyer at The Orsini, you will realize that you have come home to a new experience in luxury apartment living. We are in the heart of Los Angeles, California and the pulse of extraordinary living. Enjoy a short commute to the LA Fashion District, Staples Center, Disney Concert Hall and all the amazing dining and glamorous shopping that living in Los Angeles has to offer.
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Orsini Photo Gallery 1
1 of 112
Verified
41 Units Available
Studio
$2,369
568 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,332
698 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,641
946 sqft
Imagine a home where the fine art of living has been perfected. Welcome to The Orsini, home to the best apartments in downtown Los Angeles. From the moment you enter the elegant Mediterranean inspired 2-story foyer at The Orsini, you will realize that you have come home to a new experience in luxury apartment living. We are in the heart of Los Angeles, California and the pulse of extraordinary living. Enjoy a short commute to the LA Fashion District, Staples Center, Disney Concert Hall and all the amazing dining and glamorous shopping that living in Los Angeles has to offer. The moment you open your very own solid oak entry door, a new world opens up to you. Our luxurious studio, one and two bedroom floor plans at The Orsini will enrich your life. Indulge your senses in your spacious apartment that houses nine-foot ceilings with crown molding and large picture windows. Drink in the view from your personal balcony or patio. Enjoy the Berber carpeting, tile flooring and designer selected color scheme. Gourmet kitchens that include Whirlpool appliances like a frost-free refrigerator and self-cleaning oven with gas range, will encourage you to entertain friends. You will love your generous walk-in closet with organizers, natural stone marble countertop in the bath, clear glass shower enclosure and full-size washer and dryer in your home. This and more is what defines why you want to live in downtown LA apartments. The Orsini is a state of mind. Indulge in world-class amenities, such as a 24-Hour doorman, state-of-the-art fitness facilities that offer yoga and dance classes, full-size indoor basketball courts, and a sparkling rooftop pool with panoramic city views from downtown LA. For those that enjoy a work-live environment, The Orsini provides a quaint library, free Wi-Fi, and private business centers. Maid service is also available. Call now to experience a 5-star level of service in a luxurious living environment! Discover Downtown LA living the way it was meant to be!
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Piero II Photo Gallery 1
1 of 61
Verified
30 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,883
647 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,459
984 sqft
The Piero is the most prestigious address, in urban-style elegance, that Los Angeles, California has to offer. Experience gracious, apartment living in the heart of downtown. Our superior location is moments from the financial district, fine dining, glamorous shopping, and vibrant nightlife. Staples Center and Walt Disney Concert Hall are just minutes from here. All of the culture and arts that define Los Angeles are within reach when you live at The Piero. With close proximity to the freeway, your commute in California is a breeze. Choose from studio, one and two bedroom floor plans that will inspire you. A solid oak entry door opens to your spacious apartment. The 9-foot ceilings greet you with crown molding and large picture windows fill your eyes with beautiful views. Step onto your personal balcony at night to drink in the beautiful lights that only LA can offer. Enjoy the foot pampering Berber carpet and tile floors. Your fully-equipped gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and breakfast bar will cause your guests to feel at ease in the opulence of your home. Generous walk-in or double mirrored closets will have you feeling like royalty. The Piero is sets the standard when it comes to luxury apartments in Los Angeles. The luxurious pampering you receive at The Piero continues as you go about your day. The 24-Hour doorman is always happy to greet you, the bubbling water fountains sing to you as you appreciate the lush courtyards. For your comfort, while keeping your fitness first, we have separate men's and women's private dry saunas, steam rooms, tanning rooms massage tables, showers, and dressing rooms. To feel the burn while staying active, you can exercise on Four StarTrac cycling machines and treadmills with individual flat-screen TVs, and top off your workout with a soak in our soothing spa. If you have business matters to attend to, we offer a conference room for meetings and an executive business center with a fax and copy room. We literally have it all! Join the ranks of those who love living in these downtown LA apartments.
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Medici Photo Gallery 1
1 of 162
Verified
15 Units Available
Studio
$2,090
468 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,130
617 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,968
946 sqft
Medici is the premier resort apartment community gracing the dynamic new downtown Los Angeles skyline. The twelve unique floor plans assure you will find the right home to fit your lifestyle. The Medici is the best choice for upscale living in Los Angeles. Listed pricing and special offers only valid for new residents. Pricing and availability subject to change at any time. The Medici does not warrant or represent that image renderings on this website are an accurate representation of every floor plan available at the Property. Floor plans may vary unit by unit and by location at the Property. Please contact our Leasing Office to schedule a tour of the Property and the particular unit you are interested in. Listed pricing and special offers only valid for new residents. Pricing and availability subject to change at any time.
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Haven at Del Mar Station Apartments Photo Gallery 1
1 of 23
Studio
$2,550
717 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,790
717 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,445
1242 sqft
Studio, 1 and 2 bedroom apartments in the beating heart of Pasadena, convenient to shopping, restaurants, Del Mar Metro station and Central Park. All units offer in-unit laundry and spacious walk-in closets.
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SaltAire Photo Gallery 1
1 of 23
1 Bedroom
$2,615
688 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,210
972 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,295
1276 sqft
Your new home awaits at SaltAire Apartments in Torrance, CA! Experience our beautiful community located near exciting dining and shopping options. Contact our friendly and professional leasing team today for more information.
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Burano Photo Gallery 1
1 of 18
Verified
7 Units Available
Studio
$2,325
524 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,840
816 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,640
985 sqft
With a modern take on shoreline living, 442 taps into the local culture of Long Beach to provide a boutique living experience that distinguishes us from many of our neighbors. Each of our one-of-a-kind loft-style floor plans, with high ceilings, large living spaces and balconies, were designed to capture the waterfront energy and make you feel right at home. Our residents can relish in the local atmosphere that we have created inside 442 Residences, while also being able to walk or bike down the Long Beach Shoreline Bike Path to enjoy some fantastic restaurants and activities. The ability to walk to everything you could need is a huge perk of living on Ocean Blvd. Grocery stores and restaurants are right downstairs and around the corner, music venues, bars, movie theaters and museums are also within easy walking distance.
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Macro At Echo Park Photo Gallery 1
1 of 12
Verified
3 Units Available
Studio
$2,300
376 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,250
827 sqft
Macro at Echo Park offers you a suburban escape where you can experience the excitement of city life and be in the center of the action. You can enjoy the hip culture, independent restaurants, and boutique shopping of Silver Lake and Echo Park in addition to the mainstream attractions of DTLA, including LA Live Entertainment Complex and Crypto.com Arena; Walt Disney Concert Hall; and acclaimed theater venues and museums. Our community features spacious studios, one and two-bedroom floor plans. Enjoy soaking up the sun and the breathtaking views on our Sky Lounge, energize your health in our State-of-the-Art fitness center and connect with new friends in our multiple outdoor lounges. Each apartment home has a balcony or patio, central air and heating, dual-paned windows, designer-style kitchen cabinets, in-home washer and dryer, smart entry door locks, hardwood-style floors, stainless steel appliances, and luxurious glass shower doors. We are located by multiple metro stations and we have direct access to four major freeways; the 101 Hollywood Fwy, the 110 Pasadena Fwy, the 5 Santa Ana Fwy, and the 2 Glendale Fwy. Macro at Echo Park offers convenient access to major employment centers such as Downtown LA, Hollywood, Glendale, and Burbank.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How much is rent for a short-term apartment in Downey?

Rental prices for short-term apartments in Downey range from $1,950 to $3,150 per month.

How many short-term apartments are available for rent in Downey?

Currently, there are 2 short-term apartments available for rent in Downey.

How can I find a cheap apartment in Downey?

You can find the lowest-priced apartments in Downey by using the cheap apartments filter.
City Guide for Downey, CA

"You want the moon? Just say the word and I’ll throw a lasso around it and pull it down." (George Bailey, It's a Wonderful Life)

Downey may be a small town but it is well-known for a few outstanding accomplishments. The city is boasted as the place where the Apollo Space Program. Think about it. This is where America's journey to the moon started. Downey is the first city to host two of the most famous fast food restaurants to boot; it is home to the oldest McDonalds and the first Taco Bell restaurant.

Within 12 miles from the famous Los Angeles Civic Center, 5 miles from Orange County, and 10 miles from the breathtaking view of the Pacific coastline, Downey is situated close to some of the best areas in Southern California. You can reach each of these places by jumping on one of the convenient freeways located throughout the city. Downey offers the best of both worlds. It is in close proximity to major cities and attractions but it has a small town atmosphere and pleasant mixture of wonderful neighborhoods. See more

What to keep in mind when looking for short-term apartments in Downey, CA

Finding a short-term apartment in Downey 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.