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901 apartments for rent in Los Angeles, CA

Last updated July 25 at 7:26AM
Altitude Apartments
5900 Center Dr
Updated July 24 at 10:05PM
Studio
$2,210
1 Bed
$2,360
2 Bed
$3,050
The Garey Building
905 E 2nd St
Updated July 24 at 7:13PM
Studio
$1,930
1 Bed
$2,100
2 Bed
$3,100
Eighth & Grand
770 S Grand Ave
Updated July 24 at 7:16PM
Studio
$2,285
1 Bed
$2,320
2 Bed
$3,885
3033 Wilshire
3033 Wilshire Blvd
Updated July 24 at 11:03PM
Studio
$2,175
1 Bed
$2,650
2 Bed
$4,450
Hanover Olympic
936 S Olive St
Updated July 24 at 7:14PM
Studio
$2,079
1 Bed
$2,180
2 Bed
$3,234
Runway
12760 West Millenium Dr
Updated July 24 at 7:10PM
Studio
$2,775
1 Bed
$2,825
2 Bed
$4,095
Alder
19401 Parthenia St
Updated July 25 at 7:26AM
Studio
$1,685
1 Bed
$1,890
2 Bed
$2,435
Hollywood Proper Residences
1550 N El Centro Ave
Updated July 18 at 4:54PM
1 Bed
$3,400
2 Bed
$5,675
The Highland
1411 N Highland Ave
Updated July 25 at 5:11AM
Studio
$2,289
1 Bed
$2,893
2 Bed
$3,610
The Camden
1540 Vine St
Updated July 25 at 5:09AM
Studio
$2,098
1 Bed
$2,671
2 Bed
$3,741
eaves Woodland Hills
22122 Victory Blvd
Updated July 25 at 5:08AM
Studio
$1,445
1 Bed
$1,715
2 Bed
$2,290
The Palazzo Communities
6220 W. 3rd St.
Updated July 24 at 2:20PM
1 Bed
$2,551
2 Bed
$3,569
3 Bed
$5,029
Avalon Woodland Hills
20544 Ventura Blvd
Updated July 25 at 5:08AM
1 Bed
$1,715
2 Bed
$2,125
Hanover Grand Avenue
1000 S Grand Ave
Updated July 24 at 7:14PM
Studio
$2,259
1 Bed
$2,341
2 Bed
$2,888
Avalon Studio City
10979 Bluffside Dr
Updated July 25 at 5:08AM
Studio
$1,641
1 Bed
$1,815
2 Bed
$2,598
Toluca Hills Apartments by Avalon
3600 Barham Blvd
Updated July 25 at 5:09AM
Studio
$1,550
1 Bed
$1,885
2 Bed
$2,735
The Vue
255 W 5th St
Updated July 24 at 7:16PM
1 Bed
$1,950
2 Bed
$2,210
3 Bed
$3,550
Lincoln Place Apartment Homes
1050 Frederick St
Updated July 24 at 2:20PM
1 Bed
$2,539
2 Bed
$2,890
3 Bed
$4,669
Bella Vista At Warner Ridge
6150 De Soto Ave
Updated July 24 at 10:04PM
1 Bed
$1,780
2 Bed
$2,290
3 Bed
$2,640
Wakaba
232 E 2nd St
Updated July 24 at 11:52PM
Studio
Ask
1 Bed
$2,305
2 Bed
$3,034
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City Guide
Los Angeles
Tips for Renting in Los Angeles

- Consider your commute. The most important factor when deciding on a pad in Los Angeles is your proximity to the workplace. You generally want to live as close to that location as you can. Nothing affects the quality of life more in LA than the length of your commute, which, as you have probably heard, is infamous for its congestion. Test-drive the length of your commute before you sign a lease to get a real idea of what your time in the car will be like.

  • Have a car. Moving to Los Angeles with no vehicle is like moving to Mars without a rover. While public transportation exists, the system is nothing like what you would find in New York, Boston or Paris. Los Angeles is not a walkable city – hell, we drive our cars to the corner coffee shop – and if you don’t have wheels, your options become extremely limited.
  • Drive around. Many landlords, especially those with only one or two units, will never list their properties online. The only way to find out about these smaller and more unique spaces is to drive around the neighborhood that you want to live in and look for “For Rent” signs in windows. This is easiest to do with a friend, who can write down phone numbers and addresses while you drive.
  • Call before you visit the apartment. Whether you are searching for apartments online or in the newspaper, always call first to find out more information before making the trek to see the place in person. A phone call can often weed out many of your options, and you don’t want to be running all over LA for no reason.

- Set your budget, then search slightly above it. Some rental properties in LA include cable service, Internet connection, water, wastewater and utilities, and some include none of these. A $1000 rental that includes all of the above is a much better deal than a place for $900 that includes nothing – even if it’s a hundred or so over budget. Trust us, you’ll be wishing you took the all-inclusive when that first bill comes in.

  • Think about parking! When you move to LA, you will have to devote a much larger space in your brain to parking, so you might as well start now. Does your apartment come with a parking space? If you will have street parking, check signs for the street cleaning schedule and for any other times (like rush hour) your car would have to be parked somewhere else. A parking spot that you can call your own is worth quite a bit in LA.
  • Get a Thomas Guide. This is the map that Angelenos swear by, and you will likely find one in almost every home and car. Thick, heavy and hundreds of pages of long, the Thomas Guide is the recognized source for street information that the city relies on. Not big on maps? Make sure you have a working GPS to find your way around the city.
Where to live?

If you don’t already have opportunities lined up in a particular area of Los Angeles, then your options are pretty open. Talking to locals is always the best way to figure out a new neighborhood.

Whichever side you happen to choose will most likely be where you spend the great majority of your time. Commuting back and forth across the city can, and probably will, drain your time, money, and sanity. Living somewhere on the west side – say, Venice or Santa Monica – will be more conducive to relaxing on the beach on your off days whereas east-siders will only see the beach if absolutely necessary. We really mean it when we say the traffic is that bad in LA. Furthermore, the geographical reality of Los Angeles makes your choice of a neighborhood very important; when people ask you where you’re from, you don’t just say “LA” but rather: Silver Lake, K-Town, Venice Beach or Hollywood!

Los Angeles Neighborhoods:

Santa Monica: A polished seaside city with a famous pier, Santa Monica is the epitome of the west LA. Shops and gourmet restaurants make Santa Monica a place of ease. Santa Monica is a very livable neighborhood, with the farmer’s market on Main Street every Sunday morning.

Venice Beach: If you are determined to live by the beach, Venice might be a good option.

Westwood/Century City: Century City is a business center that turns into a practical ghost town at night. Westwood is next door, and has plenty of restaurants and bars.

Culver City: Long known as a movie and TV production Mecca. You can find an apartment here for a decent price.

Beverly Hills: A separate city from Los Angeles altogether. With shopping along Rodeo Drive.

West Hollywood: West Hollywood (or We-Ho) is one of the cleanest and most stylish areas in Los Angeles. West Hollywood is full of clothing shops, and new eateries.

Hollywood: Hollywood is where many people first land when they arrive in LA. You'll be living in the thick of things.

Silver Lake: This neighborhood is full of organic cafes, eclectic boutiques, dive bars, and chilled-out coffee shops. Located between Echo Park and Glendale, Silver Lake has a central location, just 10-15 minutes to downtown or Hollywood. Finding an affordable apartment here isn’t easy, but with enough legwork it can be done.

Echo Park: Echo Park has cute little shops, and vegan cafe.. Echo Park Lake is quite beautiful during the day, Dodger Stadium is around the corner, and the Echo and the Echoplex venues both see a lot of hot musical action all throughout the year.

Los Feliz: This pretty area is a relatively chill place to come home to from the madness of LA. It features quick access to neighboring Griffith Park and some particularly gorgeous homes, that is, if you can afford to live in one.

Wilshire/Midtown: Centered on Wilshire Blvd. It’s also home to Koreatown (or K-town), where you can find an apartment in any price range.

Downtown: Downtown Los Angeles is the heart of the city. You can rent a chic new loft with a killer view for an amazing price..

Now that you’ve been outfitted with the proper tools, tip, and tricks, we’re confident that finding the LA apartment of your dreams is definitely within reach. LA is a big place gleaming with opportunity, and it’s up to you to grab it, like life, by the horns. Now go forth, dear apartment hunter, and claim your piece of this angelic city.

Rent Report
Los Angeles
July 2016 Los Angeles Rent Report

Los Angeles Rent Growth

In Los Angeles, rent prices showed flat growth between May and June, and are up 3.3% over last year. A 1-bedroom in Los Angeles has a median rent price of $1,930, while a 2-bedroom costs $2,630.

Besides Los Angeles, Pasadena is the most expensive city for renters

  • Pasadena: Pasadena comes in 2nd to Los Angeles for highest median rents for the month of June. 2-bedrooms in Pasadena have a median price of $2,600 while 1-bedrooms cost $2,130. Rents in Pasadena have increased by 7.1% over the past year, and are up 0.5% over last month.
  • Glendale: Glendale comes in 3rd for most expensive rents, with a median 2-bedroom price of $2,480. Rents there have grown 1.2% in the last month, but have declined by 1.0% year-over-year.
  • Long Beach: Long Beach places 7th for most expensive LA rents. A 2-bedroom in Long Beach costs $1,950, while 1-bedrooms go for $1,430. Rents there have grown by 8.0% in the past year, the most of any Los Angeles metro.

Westwood is Los Angeles’ most expensive neighborhood

  • Westwood: Just west of Beverly Hills, Westwood takes the lead as Los Angeles’ most expensive neighborhood. A 2-bedroom in Westwood costs $4,300, while 1-bedrooms run a median price of $2,980. Westwood rents are up by 2.9% over June 2015.
  • Downtown Los Angeles: Downtown Los Angeles shows the 3rd highest rents for Los Angeles neighborhoods. A 2-bedroom in Downtown Los Angeles runs a median price of $3,130, with 1-bedrooms at $2,530. Rents in Downtown Los Angeles have increased by 0.5% in the past year.
  • Mid-Wilshire: Mid-Wilshire comes in 6th for most expensive Los Angeles neighborhoods at $2,700. A 1-bedroom in Mid-Wilshire runs a median price of $1,750, with rents 0.1% lower than they were last year.

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 1 BR price Median 2 BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
Los Angeles $1930 $2630 0.0% 3.3%
Pasadena $2130 $2600 0.5% 7.1%
Glendale $2060 $2480 1.2% -1.0%
Irvine $1850 $2400 -0.2% -0.4%
Huntington Beach $1650 $2130 -1.0% 4.3%
Orange $1580 $2000 -1.8% 6.5%
Long Beach $1430 $1950 0.3% 8.0%
Fullerton $1620 $1890 -0.5% 6.0%
Santa Ana $1450 $1830 -0.1% -1.3%
Anaheim $1410 $1760 0.7% 6.0%
Neighborhood Median 1 BR price Median 2 BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
Westwood $2980 $4300 -1.5% 2.9%
Marina Del Ray $2780 $3700 0.1% -1.0%
Downtown Los Angeles $2530 $3130 -0.8% 0.5%
Hollywood $2230 $3000 1.0% 7.2%
Studio City $2140 $2800 0.8% 3.9%
Mid-Wilshire $1750 $2700 -0.4% -0.1%
Valley Village $1790 $2510 1.2% 5.9%
Sherman Oaks $1850 $2300 -0.6% 9.8%
Northridge $1550 $1960 0.2% 5.3%
Canoga Park $1530 $1950 -0.8% 6.2%

Methodology:

Apartment List Rent Report data is drawn monthly from the millions of listings on our site. 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom rents are calculated as the median for units available in the specified size and time period. Price changes are calculated using a “same unit” methodology similar to the Case-Shiller “repeat sales” home prices methodology, taking the average price change for units available across both time periods.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List’s Rent Reports cover rental pricing data in major cities, their suburbs, and their neighborhoods. We provide valuable leading indicators of rental price trends, highlight data on top cities, and identify the key facts renters should know. As always, our goal is to provide price transparency to America’s 105 million renters to help them make the best possible decisions in choosing a place to call home.

Los Angeles Renter Confidence Survey
National study of renter confidence in the economy, homeownership, and cities
Here's how Los Angeles ranks on:
A- Plans for homeownership
B City satisfaction
D Confidence in the local economy
C- Safety and crime rate
B Access to recreational activities
F Quality of schools
D State and local taxes
B+ Satisfaction with daily commute
Best Worst
Full data available when viewing on a non-mobile device.
Overview of Findings

Apartment List has released LA's results from the first annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. The survey, which drew on responses from over 18,000 renters, provides new insights into what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the 105 million American renters nationwide.

"Los Angeles renters expressed city satisfaction rates closely in line with the national average," says Andrew Tam, Vice President of Data Science at Apartment List. "The US renter population is at its highest level in 20 years, and LA renters were bearish on the local economy, which should be cause for concern for local leaders."

Key findings in LA include the following:

  • Renters in LA give their city a B overall, ranking 48th out of the 100 cities in our study.
  • Angelenos gave their city a D for confidence in the local economy, with only 18% saying it's on the right track and 34% saying it's on the wrong track. This ranks LA #81 nationwide.
  • Los Angeles gets an A- on future homeownership, with 65% of renters saying they expect to buy a home in the future. This score is a bit surprising given that confidence in the local economy typically predicts plans for homeownership.
  • Another unexpected result was a B+ for quality of daily commute: 70% of respondents reported satisfaction.
  • Los Angeles renters are not happy with the quality of local schools, ranking the city 90th nationwide: only 33% report satisfaction versus the national average of approximately 55%.
  • Overall satisfaction among Southern California cities was led by Torrance (A+) followed by San Diego (A), Los Angeles (B), Anaheim (C+), Long Beach (C), and San Bernardino (F).
  • The top rated cities nationwide for city satisfaction were Plano, TX; Boston, MA; Arlington, VA; Austin, TX; and Torrance, CA. The lowest rated cities were Newark, NJ; New Haven, CT; Bridgeport, CT; Hartford, CT; and Columbia, SC.

A detailed report explaining the survey's methodology, analysis, and findings is available upon request. To obtain a copy, please email Andrew Tam, Apartment List's Vice President of Data Science, at andrew@apartmentlist.com.