19 Apartments under 1800 for rent in Hayward, CA

Last updated August 15 at 7:33am UTC
725 Essex Ct #294
Mission-Garin
Hayward, CA
Updated August 4 at 9:27am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,750
Results within 1 miles of Hayward, CA
1233 Bockman Rd Unit 36
San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo, CA
Updated July 27 at 9:59am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,200
Results within 5 miles of Hayward, CA
Results within 10 miles of Hayward, CA
3228 Briggs Ave
East End
Alameda, CA
Updated August 10 at 9:36am UTC
Studio
$1,700
2241 San Jose Avenue
East End
Alameda, CA
Updated August 1 at 10:44am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,600
2764 73rd Ave
Arroyo Viejo
Oakland, CA
Updated August 12 at 5:21pm UTC
Studio
$1,425
2212 High St
Fremont
Oakland, CA
Updated August 10 at 9:41am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,525

August 2018 Hayward Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2018 Hayward Rent Report. Hayward rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Hayward rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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August 2018 Hayward Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2018 Hayward Rent Report. Hayward rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Hayward rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Hayward rents increased significantly over the past month

Hayward rents have increased 0.4% over the past month, and have increased moderately by 3.4% in comparison to the same time last year. Currently, median rents in Hayward stand at $2,290 for a one-bedroom apartment and $2,880 for a two-bedroom. This is the sixth straight month that the city has seen rent increases after a decline in January. Hayward's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 1.8%, as well as the national average of 1.2%.

Rents rising across the San Francisco Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Hayward, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the San Francisco metro, 9 of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Over the past year, Berkeley is the only city in the metro that has seen rents fall, with a decline of 4.6%. Median two-bedrooms there cost $2,620, while one-bedrooms go for $2,090.
  • Fremont has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 4.6%. The median two-bedroom there costs $3,740, while one-bedrooms go for $2,970.
  • San Mateo has the most expensive rents of the largest cities in the San Francisco metro, with a two-bedroom median of $4,450; rents were up 0.8% over the past month and 2.4% over the past year.
  • Oakland has the least expensive rents in the San Francisco metro, with a two-bedroom median of $2,240; rents increased 1.7% over the past month and 3.3% over the past year.

Many large cities nationwide show more affordable rents compared to Hayward

As rents have increased moderately in Hayward, large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Compared to most large cities across the country, Hayward is less affordable for renters.

  • Rents increased moderately in other cities across the state, with California as a whole logging rent growth of 1.8% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 2.2% in San Jose, 1.3% in Los Angeles, and 1.0% in San Diego.
  • Hayward's median two-bedroom rent of $2,880 is above the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.2% over the past year compared to the 3.4% increase in Hayward.
  • While Hayward's rents rose moderately over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Seattle (-2.4%) and Chicago (-1.8%).
  • Renters will generally find more expensive prices in Hayward than most large cities. For example, Phoenix has a median 2BR rent of $1,050, where Hayward is more than two-and-a-half times that price.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
San Francisco $2,460 $3,090 0.7% 1.1%
Oakland $1,780 $2,240 1.7% 3.3%
Fremont $2,970 $3,740 -0.3% 4.6%
Hayward $2,290 $2,880 0.4% 3.4%
Concord $2,440 $3,060 2.8% 3.8%
Berkeley $2,090 $2,620 -1.2% -4.6%
Richmond $2,140 $2,690 -0.1% 4.4%
Antioch $2,870 $3,610 0.6% 2.5%
Daly City $2,470 $3,100 0.5% 3.3%
San Mateo $3,540 $4,450 0.8% 2.4%
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Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

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