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452 Cheap Apartments for rent in Los Angeles, CA

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827 S Berendo St Photo Gallery 1
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2 Units Available
827 South Berendo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90005
Wilshire Center - Koreatown
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,995
741 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 11:51 PM
This fantastic building is located in Koreatown within minutes to Downtown LA and the 10 & 101 Fwy. Do not feel like driving? Rest assured you are in a highly walk-able neighborhood, just a short stroll to many great restaurants, bars and shops! This apartment features hardwood floors throughout, tiled bathroom and kitchen floors, granite counter tops, stove, dishwasher, and central air. Building features management onsite, controlled access entry, 1 gated parking and laundry onsite. Come check this one out soon, will not last!
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1023 N Wilton Pl Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
1023 North Wilton Place, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Hollywood
1 Bedroom
$1,595
660 sqft
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OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21ST 1PM-4PMSmall apartment community situated between Los Feliz and Hollywood. Feautring updated units conveniently located near Downtown Los Angeles, Griffith Observatory, Dodgers Stadium and more! These completely redone units feature hardwood floors, new kitchen cabinets, air conditioner, stove, ceiling fan, vertical blinds, controlled access entry, gated parking and laundry onsite. Find yourself around the corner from the 101 Fwy, Paramount Studios and many other Hollywood attractions!
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157 S Hoover St Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
157 South Hoover Street, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Rampart Village
2 Bedrooms
$1,895
700 sqft
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**OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY, AUGUST 1ST 1PM-4PM** This 2 bedroom 2 bathroom apartment is located near Beverly and Hoover, conveniently close to Koreatown, Silverlake, Echo Park, 101 freeway, Metro station, LACC and many more. The unit has hardwood floors throughout, granite kitchen counter top, tiled kitchen and bathroom floors, central air, 1 gated parking and laundry on site.
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1402 N Alta Vista Blvd Photo Gallery 1
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1402 North Alta Vista Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Hollywood Hills West
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1 Bedroom
$1,845
570 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated May 18 at 11:51 PM
1402 N Alta Vista Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90046 Terrific 1 bedroom apartment in West Hollywood, near La Brea and Sunset. Located within walking distance to Ralph's, Target, Best Buy, CVS, Formosa Cafe, Jones, Bossa Nova and tons of entertainment. The apartment features hardwood floors throughout, granite counters in kitchen, A/C, gated parking, and laundry on site. No pets. Minimum 1 month security deposit with good credit. Please call the Manager, Hovo at (213) 494-4849 or the Leasing Department to schedule a viewing. IF YOU CAN NOT REACH THE MANAGER BY PHONE, PLEASE SEND A TEXT MESSAGE. To see more of our listings, please visit our website at: rentinginlosangeles.com Leasing Department (213) 388-7368
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1601 Venice Blvd Photo Gallery 1
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1601 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90291
Venice
1 Bedroom
$1,895
540 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated May 18 at 11:51 PM
Great 1 bedroom apartment located less than 1 mile from world famous Venice Beach, near Venice & Lincoln. Close to Abbot Kinney Blvd, 3rd St Promenade, Venice Canals and tons of shopping and dining. The unit has hardwood floors throughout, granite kitchen counter top, A/C, gated parking and laundry on premises.
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1344 N Serrano Ave Photo Gallery 1
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1344 N Serrano Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027
East Hollywood
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1 Bedroom
$1,795
594 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY, MAY 30TH 1PM-4PM *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* This apartment is located in Hollywood close to Los Feliz, Griffith Park and Thai Town near Western & Sunset. Minutes away from the Metro station, 101 Freeway, Paramount and Sunset Studios, Ralphs, Home Depot, US Bank, Wells Fargo, and much more. The apartment features hardwood floors, granite counter tops, oven stove, central air, vertical blinds, intercom system, gated parking, and laundry on site.
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1620 Venice Blvd. Photo Gallery 1
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1620 Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90291
Venice
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1 Bedroom
$1,995
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,425
800 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 11:51 PM
**OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY, APRIL 30TH 1PM-4PM** Great 2 bedroom apartment located less than 1 mile from world famous Venice Beach, near Venice & Lincoln. Close to Abbot Kinney Blvd, 3rd St Promenade, Venice Canals and tons of shopping and dining. The unit has hardwood floors throughout, granite kitchen counter top, A/C, gated parking and laundry on premises.
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2796 W Francis Ave Photo Gallery 1
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2796 Francis Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90005
MacArthur Park
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,895
809 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 11:51 PM
This 1 bedroom apartment is located in Koreatown, near Vermont and Wilshire within walking distance to the Metro, numerous restaurants, shops and bars. Conveniently located close to Downtown, Mid-Wilshire, Hollywood, major freeways, LACC, Southwestern and many more. The unit has hardwood floors throughout, granite countertops, tiled bathroom and kitchen floors, A/C, gated parking, laundry on site.
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433 S Lake St Photo Gallery 1
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2 Units Available
433 South Lake Street, Los Angeles, CA 90057
MacArthur Park
1 Bedroom
$1,575
550 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,095
850 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 11:51 PM
**CREDIT INCLUDED WITH RENT** 433 S Lake St Los Angeles, CA 90057 This newly updated apartment is situated in Westlake near Koreatown, and conveniently located minutes from Metro Red and Purple Station, Downtown, Echo Park, Mid-Wilshire, Macarthur Park, Good Samaritan Hospital and much more. Unit features A/C, lots of great natural light, new hardwood floors throughout, new kitchen cabinets, new granite counter tops, vertical blinds. Building features security cameras, gated parking included and laundry on site. No pets. Minimum 1 month security deposit with good credit. 1 Bed / 1 Bath - $1,525 2 Bed 1 Bath - $1,825 Please call the Manager, Suzanne or the leasing department to schedule an appointment. IF YOU CANNOT REACH THE MANAGER BY PHONE, PLEASE SEND A TEXT MESSAGE. To see more of our listings, please visit our website.
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1320 Venice Blvd. Photo Gallery 1
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2 Units Available
1320 Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90291
Venice
1 Bedroom
$1,875
527 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Great location just a short bike ride to Abbot Kinney, Venice Canals, Venice Beach and much more! This unit features hardwood floors throughout, granite kitchen counter tops, stove, dishwasher, central air, large closet in the bedrooms and a balcony for you to relax after a long day. Building features controlled access entry, onsite management, laundry onsite and 2-vehicle tandem space in gated garage.
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1621 Venice Blvd Photo Gallery 1
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1621 Venice Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90291
Venice
1 Bedroom
$1,895
540 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated May 18 at 11:51 PM
1621 Venice Blvd. Venice, CA 90291 Terrific 1 bedroom apartment located less than 1 mile from world famous Venice Beach, near Venice & Lincoln. Close to Abbot Kinney Blvd, 3rd St Promenade, Venice Canals and tons of shopping and dining. The unit has hardwood floors throughout, granite kitchen counter top, A/C, balcony, and gated parking. No pets. Minimum 1 month security deposit with good credit. Rent is $1,895 Please contact the Manager, Billy or the Leasing Department to schedule a viewing. IF YOU CAN NOT REACH THE MANAGER BY PHONE, PLEASE SEND A TEXT MESSAGE. To see more of our listings, please visit our website.
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515 S. La Fayette Park Pl. Photo Gallery 1
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515 La Fayette Park Place, Los Angeles, CA 90057
Rampart Village
1 Bedroom
$1,595
595 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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This terrific apartment is located near 6th and Hoover, conveniently close to Koreatown, Silverlake, Echo Park, 101 freeway, Metro station, LACC and many more. The unit has hardwood floors throughout, granite kitchen counter top, tiled kitchen and bathroom floors, central air, gated parking and laundry on site. Appliances include stove and dishwasher. Not pets. Minimum 1 month security deposit with good credit.
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1632 N. Formosa Ave. Photo Gallery 1
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1632 N. Formosa Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046
Hollywood Hills West
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$1,595
400 sqft
1 Bedroom
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**OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11TH 1PM-4PM** **$500 MOVE IN CREDIT ON SELECT UNITS WITH APPROVED APPLICATION** 1632 N Formosa Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046 This apartment is conveniently located within minutes from Hollywood Blvd., the Walk of Fame, TCL Chinese Theater, Hollywood Wax Museum, Runyon Canyon Park, the famous Sunset Strip and many other tourist attractions. Apartment features hardwood floors throughout, granite counters in kitchen, central air, stove, dishwasher, a fireplace and lots of great natural lighting. Building features gated controlled access entry, gated garage parking and laundry on site. Minimum 1 month security deposit with good credit. Sorry no pets. Ready to live close to everything that Hollywood has to offer? Please call Leasing Department or the Manager, Lusine at (213) 494-5061 to schedule a viewing. IF YOU CAN NOT REACH THE MANAGER BY PHONE, PLEASE SEND A TEXT MESSAGE. Leasing Department (213) 388-7368
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1200 N Mansfield Ave Photo Gallery 1
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5 Units Available
1200 North Mansfield Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Hollywood
Studio
$1,695
539 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,895
644 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,325
925 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 11:51 PM
Terrific apartment located in the heart of Hollywood, near Santa Monica & Highland. You are minutes from Hollywood & Highland, Sunset and Vine, Melrose shopping, tons of restaurants and many more. The unit has hardwood floors throughout, high ceiling, balcony with amazing views, walk in closet, granite kitchen counter top, tiled kitchen and bathroom floors, central air, gated parking and laundry on site. Not pets. Minimum 1 month security deposit with good credit. 1 Bed / 1 Bath - $1,675-$1,795 2 Bed / 2 Bath - $2,195-$2,295 Please contact the manager, Rose at or the Leasing Department to schedule a viewing. To see more of our listings, please visit our website.
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5526 Carlton Way Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
5526 Carlton Way, Los Angeles, CA 90028
Hollywood
1 Bedroom
$1,595
468 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 11:51 PM
**OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY, JANUARY 16TH 1PM-4PM** 5526 Carlton Way Los Angeles, CA 90027 This 1 bedroom apartment is located in Hollywood close to Los Feliz, Griffith Park and Thai Town near Western & Hollywood. Minutes away from the Metro station, 101 Freeway, Paramount and Sunset Studios, Ralphs, Home Depot, US Bank, Wells Fargo, and much more. The apartment features hardwood floors, granite counter tops, oven stove, balcony, air conditioner, ceiling fan, vertical blinds, intercom system, gated covered parking, and laundry on site. No pets. Minimum 1 month security deposit with good credit.
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1210 N Cherokee Ave Photo Gallery 1
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3 Units Available
1210 N Cherokee Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90038
Hollywood
Studio
$1,595
568 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$2,395
864 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 11:51 PM
Come experience true Hollywood living and discover a wonderful community offering studios, 1 and 2 bedroom apartments in the heart of Hollywood. Units feature hardwood floors through out, granite kitchen counter tops, tiled kitchen and bathroom floors, stove, dishwasher, central air, fireplace, large balcony/patio with great views, lots of great natural lighting and much more! Building features management onsite, controlled access entry, gated parking, laundry onsite, and a pool/jacuzzi with views of lush landscape and greenery! Property is within minutes to La Brea & Highland, Paramount Studios, prime Hollywood nightlife, shops, restaurants, LA film school, Hollywood Bowl and much more! Not pets. Minimum 1 month security deposit with good credit. Studio - $1,375-$1,525 Studio + Loft - $1,825 1 Bed/1BA - $1,795 2bedroom/2bath - $2,095-$2,225 Please call the Manager, Gayane or the leasing department to schedule an appointment. IF YOU CAN NOT REACH THE MANAGER BY PHONE, PLEASE SEND A TEXT MESSAGE. To see more of our listings, please visit our website.
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Hayden on Hollywood Photo Gallery 1
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3 Units Available
7200 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90069
Hollywood Hills West
Studio
$1,849
390 sqft
1 Bedroom
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Last updated May 18 at 11:50 PM
Hayden on Hollywood is a collection of four buildings featuring 74 studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments located right on iconic Hollywood Boulevard. These unique communities offer a diverse range of living experiences in the heart of one of LA’s most celebrated and notable neighborhoods. Whether you’re interested in an intimate home with a garden courtyard or a community where you can lounge by the pool just steps from the action, Hayden on Hollywood has it all. With the Walk of Fame right outside your door, you can explore all of the LA classics like the Chinese Theater, Madame Tussauds, and the Roosevelt Hotel. When it’s time for a break from the crowds, go for a hike at Runyon Canyon and end your day with dinner and a view from places like Magic Castle or Yamashiro.
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21725 Lanark Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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21725 Lanark Street, Los Angeles, CA 91304
Canoga Park
1 Bedroom
$1,650
652 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Last updated May 18 at 11:50 PM
Located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley, 21725 Lanark offers beautiful apartment homes. Just a hop away from Northridge Fashion Center, 21725 Lanark offers easy access to local shopping and entertainment, and the convenience of the Lanark Recreation Center across the street. 21725 Lanark allows for an easy daily commute, no matter where you are going. Enjoy Los Angeles living at 21725 Lanark Apartments.
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4348 Lockwood Ave Photo Gallery 1
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4348 Lockwood Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029
East Hollywood
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$1,442
350 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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The apartments at 4348 Lockwood Ave are conveniently located in one of LA's hotttest neighborhoods, Silver Lake. This community is within walking distance of some of LA's best bars and restaurants such as Cha Cha Lounge and Cliff's Edge. Walk to some of the city's best shopping destinations like Matrushka Construction and Mohawk General Store You will feel a true sense of Los Angeles living at this newly renovated property. Live Local and enjoy this unbeatable location. Our neighborhood, your place. You won't be disappointed by the amazing service that Local by Laramar provides. Our on-line resident portal allows you to pay rent and communicate with our friendly management team from your phone or laptop. Our renovated apartments all have high quality finishes that are thoughtfully selected with you in mind, provided at a great value in the neighborhood you love. Enjoy modern neighborhood living in Los Angeles at 4348 Lockwood Ave. Professionally Managed by Property Mana
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5217 Virginia Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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5217 Virginia Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90029
East Hollywood
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,950
800 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 11:50 PM
Welcome home to excellent. Live central to some of the best things Hollywood has to offer. 5217 Virginia Ave has a Walk Score of 89 so you can easily run errands or enjoy a night out nearby. Your new apartment home is situated right in the heart of great dining and shopping opportunities like Tacos Al Pastor, Maria's Ramada, Inter Computer City, and the Lemon Grove Rec Center. Don't forget to check out the local Seily Rodriguez Park. You won't be disappointed by the awesome service that Local by Laramar provides, including our online resident portal that allows you to pay rent and communicate with our friendly management team from your phone or laptop. Our high quality finishes are thoughtfully Selected with you in mind, and we provide it all at a great value for your money. Enjoy modern neighborhood living in Los Angeles, and live at 5217 Virginia Apartments. Professionally Managed by Property Management Associates
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2919 8th Street Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
2919 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90005
MacArthur Park
Studio
$1,250
500 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 11:50 PM
Welcome home to 2919 8th Street: Where comfort and convenience await! Live central to some of the best things Los Angeles has to offer. This location has a Walk Score of 80 so you can easily run errands or enjoy a night out nearby. Be sure to grab an amazingly refreshing boba drink at It's Boba Time, or dig in to the Francis Ave Community Garden. You won't be disappointed by the awesome service that Local by Laramar provides, including our on-line resident portal that allows you to pay rent and communicate with our friendly management team from your phone or laptop. Our high quality finishes are thoughtfully selected with you in mind, and we provide it all at a great value for your money. Enjoy modern neighborhood living in Koreatown Local at 2919 w. 8th Street. Professionally Managed by Property Management Associates
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1266 N Ardmore Ave Photo Gallery 1
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1266 N Ardmore Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029
East Hollywood
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,957
900 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 11:50 PM
Welcome home to 1266 N Ardmore - Where comfort and convenience await! Live central to some of the best things East Hollywood has to offer. This location has a Walk Score of 89 so you can easily run errands or enjoy a night out nearby. Just blocks from your home you will find awesome shops and dining like Freestyle Photographic Supplies, Zankou Chicken, and Barnsdall Art Park. You won't be disappointed by the awesome service that Local by Laramar provides, including our online resident portal that allows you to pay rent and communicate with our friendly management team from your phone or laptop. Our high quality finishes are thoughtfully selected with you in mind, and we provide it all at a great value for your money. Enjoy modern neighborhood living in Los Angeles, and live at 1266 N Ardmore Apartments. Professionally Managed by Property Management Associates
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901 S Ardmore Ave Photo Gallery 1
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901 S Ardmore Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90006
Wilshire Center - Koreatown
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$1,300
550 sqft
1 Bedroom
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Live Local at 901 S Ardmore The apartments at 901 S Ardmore are conveniently located in Koreatown with close proximity to Downtown, West Hollywood and Silver Lake. With great public transit options, you are never far from doing what you love! Nearby you will find the trendy Line Hotel, delicious Korean BBQ at Honey Pig and eclectic shopping at the Korea Town Plaza. Experience the difference in apartment home living in these newly renovated apartment, and love where you live with Local by Laramar! You won't be disappointed by the amazing service that Local by Laramar provides. Our on-line resident portal allows you to pay rent and communicate with our friendly management team from your phone or laptop. Our renovated apartments all have high quality finishes that are thoughtfully selected with you in mind, provided at a great value in the neighborhood you love. Enjoy modern neighborhood living in Los Angeles at 901 S Ardmore. Professionally Managed by Property Management
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822 S Park View Photo Gallery 1
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8 Units Available
822 South Park View Street, Los Angeles, CA 90057
MacArthur Park
Studio
$1,250
500 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,450
500 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 11:50 PM
Live Local at 822 S Park View Welcome home to excellent. Live central to some of the best things Los Angeles has to offer. This location has a Walk Score of 80 so you can easily run errands or enjoy a night out nearby. Eat at Bibi's Cafe, find your wardrobe essentials at Macy's, and be in close proximity to LA's esteemed Financial District. Enjoy the awesome diversity of parks and rec centers that LA has using the LA Parks Website. You won't be disappointed by the awesome service that Local by Laramar provides, including our on line resident portal that allows you to pay rent and communicate with our friendly management team from your phone or laptop. Our high quality finishes are thoughtfully Selected with you in mind, and we provide it all at a great value for your money. Enjoy modern neighborhood living in Los Angeles, and live at 822 South Park View. Professionally Managed by Property Management Associates
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What is the typical rent for a studio apartment in Los Angeles?

The average rent for a studio apartment in Los Angeles is $2,240.

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City Guide for Los Angeles, CA

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Moving to Los Angeles is the continuation of the American dream, of traveling west towards the setting sun and carving out a life on the edge of the world.

The good news: You can do it. Renting an apartment in LA is far easier and less expensive than in cities of comparable size like San Francisco and New York. Legions of dreamers, wanderers, pioneers, artists and those in search for a better life have picked up and moved to the belly of the beast, and so can you.

The bad news: Los Angeles has over 100 definable neighborhoods, and deciding which one of them to live in can be intimidating. However, if you do your research, you too can join the masses in the land of milk and honey, the entertainment capital of the world, the center of the universe: the City of Angels.

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What to keep in mind when looking for cheap apartments in Los Angeles, CA

Finding cheap apartments in Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles.

The building you choose can also make a difference in finding a cheap apartment in Los Angeles. 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 Los Angeles.