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Last updated December 7 2022 at 1:56 AM

227 Cheap 1 Bedroom Apartments for rent in Oakland, CA

265 Vernon Street Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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$2,072
573 sqft
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265 Vernon Street Apartments are a charming Adams Point building with a South Beach feel, with majestic palm trees, brightly painted railings, and private patios overlooking the sunny courtyard, pool, and grilling area. Offering generous closets and tons of natural light, these pet-friendly apartment homes feature laminate wood flooring, a well-appointed kitchen & bathrooms with sleek cabinets, and stainless steel appliances including microwaves and dishwashers. Some apartment homes have private patios. Laundry is available onsite, and transit is a breeze. Located near Lake Merritt, the space is easily accessible to Highway 580, BART, and AC Transit bus lines.
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444 28th St Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
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1 Bedroom
$2,082
555 sqft
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444 28th Street is a Mid-Century courtyard building located on the fringe of Oakland’s vibrant Uptown district. Renovated Studio and 1 Bedroom units feature updated kitchen & baths plus floor-to-ceiling windows with natural light and ample storage. Nestled between Telegraph and Broadway, the building is within walking distance from Sprouts, YMCA, The Hive, Paramount Theater, New Parkway movie house and tons of great bars, coffeehouses, restaurants & galleries. Easily Accessible to AC Transit, BART and the Free Broadway Shuttle. Secure off-street parking is available.
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406 Van Buren Ave Photo Gallery 1
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$2,112
360 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,072
535 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Mere blocks from the sunny shores of Lake Merritt, 406 Van Buren is a spacious midcentury gem located in the heart of Oakland’s Adams Point neighborhood. These pet-friendly apartments offer well-appointed kitchen & baths with sleek cabinets, and stainless steel appliances including microwaves and dishwashers. The courtyard-style building offers covered parking, onsite laundry, plus an inviting backyard with plenty of lounge space and a refreshing swimming pool for fun in the sun! Located near the Grand Lake entertainment district, the building is easily accessible to Highway 580, BART, Transbay Bus NL, and AC Transit bus lines.
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Lydian Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
27 Units Available
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$1,989
580 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,053
609 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,188
1166 sqft
Lydian is the place where the music comes together. A place to live, work, breathe, sweat, contemplate, and mingle. Combining Oakland's creative spirit with the best of apartment living, Lydian is a truly authentic and unique place to call home. Contact us today for our current specials! Disclaimer: Rental rates, availability, lease terms, deposits, apartment features and specials are subject to change without notice.
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425 East 18th Photo Gallery 1
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$1,850
449 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,925
433 sqft
425 E. 18th St. is located at 425 E. 18th Street San Francisco, CA, and is managed by Mosser Companies, a reputable property management company with verified listings on RENTCafe. 425 E. 18th St. offers studio and 1-2 bedroom apartments. Amenities include Cable Ready, Controlled Access/Gated, Dishwasher, Disposal, Efficient Appliances, and more. This rental community is pet-friendly, welcoming both cats and dogs. The property is located in the 94606 ZIP code. For more details, contact our office at (415) 673-1608 or use the online contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible. THE APARTMENT AMENITIES - Beautiful LVT Flooring - Spacious and Bright Apartment - On-site Laundry - Parking - Balcony Views of Beautiful Oakland 93 Walk Score – Walkers Paradise THE NEIGHBORHOOD PLACES TO BE - Walking distance to Lucky’s Grocery, Fire Wings, Lakeside Lounge, Rockin Crawfish, and the beautiful Lake Merritt! - A walk around the lake brings you to a variety of other restaurants a
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1146 McKinley Photo Gallery 1
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3 Units Available
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$1,795
412 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,045
497 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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1146 McKinley S is located at 1146 McKinley Oakland, CA and is managed by Mosser Companies, a reputable property management company with verified listings on RENTCafe. 1146 McKinley offers Studio to 2 bedroom apartments. Amenities include Cable Ready, Controlled Access/Gated, Dishwasher, Disposal, Gas Range, and more. This rental community is pet-friendly, welcoming both cats and dogs. The property is located in the 94610 ZIP code. For more details, contact our office at (415) 673-1608 or use the online contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible.
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553 Sycamore Photo Gallery 1
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6 Units Available
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$1,695
359 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,795
443 sqft
553 Sycamore St/542 25th St is located at 553 Sycamore St/542 25th St Oakland, CA. It is managed by Mosser Companies - a reputable property management company with verified listings on RENTCafe. 553 Sycamore St/542 25th St offers cable-ready studio, one and two bedroom apartments. Amenities include controlled/gated access, disposal, efficient appliances and more. This rental community is pet-friendly, welcoming both cats and dogs. The property is located in the 94612 zip code. For more details, contact our office at (415) 673-1608 or use the online contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible. THE APARTMENT AMENITIES - Beautifully Upgraded Apartment - Secluded inner Courtyard - On-Site Laundry Facility for you convenience - Large Closet and Storage space - Parking Available (based on availability) - Upgraded Kitchen & Baths with Granite Counters THE NEIGHBORHOOD PLACES TO BE - Easy access to 19th Street Bart - Easy access to AC Transit and Highways 580 & 24 - Steps aw
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Telegraph Arts Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
12 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$2,052
550 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,936
1051 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,819
1211 sqft
At Telegraph Arts, we offer more than a home. We’re your canvas. Your home base. Your start of all things creative, inventive, and authentic. Choose from our boutique studio, one, two, and three-bedroom apartments or lofts for rent in Oakland, CA, and settle into the lifestyle you’ve been looking for. Situated in the inspiring arts district of Uptown Oakland, Telegraph Arts is a community that allows you to connect, recharge, create, and explore with onsite amenities like an exquisite rooftop terrace, fitness studio, and resident lounge and coworking space. Relax in your home with smart technology, custom kitchen finishes, generous storage, and beautiful wood-style flooring. We’re ready to welcome you home to your new canvas at Telegraph Arts.
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MacArthur Commons Photo Gallery 1
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35 Units Available
Studio
$1,985
487 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,957
577 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$3,043
883 sqft
Welcome to The Mac. MacArthur Commons Apartments, located in the historic Temescal neighborhood of Oakland, offers pet-friendly studio, one, and two-bedroom apartment homes with all the amenities you need to call The MAC your new home. Conveniently located across from the MacArthur BART station, you will be close to the Bay's major work centers and plenty of things to do down the street. MacArthur Commons Apartments is a place where you can do as much or as little as you want and get anywhere you need to be FAST. Call our Oakland apartments today to learn more about your future home!
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Coliseum Connect Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,524
2 Bedrooms
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Coliseum Connect is a brand-new transit-oriented community offering market rate and affordable housing in Oakland. Our desirable community is located on the corner of 71st Avenue and Shell Street, across from the Coliseum BART Station, AC Transit Station, and AMTRAK Station. Walk to local parks, Oracle Arena, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, and pick up some groceries at nearby stores. Coliseum Connect will offer 1 and 2 bedroom flats and townhomes ranging from 700 up to 1100 square feet and feature fully-equipped kitchens with electric appliances, in-home washer and dryer, window coverings, and garage parking. Community amenities include a spacious ground floor coffee lounge, resident social lounge, bicycle storage with a repair station, and conference room. The second-floor courtyard offers beautifully landscaped grounds includes two outdoor fire pits with seating and four barbecue grills, a perfect place to relax before enjoying a basketball game at the Oracle Area. Coliseum Connect is currently under construction and scheduled to be completed in March of 2019! To stay connected and receive updates on our community, please join our interest list below.
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The Uptown Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
29 Units Available
Studio
$2,380
650 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,001
649 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,535
1037 sqft
A short walk from San Pablo Gateway and the Financial District. Beautiful open-plan living with hardwood flooring, stainless steel appliances, and plenty of closet space. Community amenities include a pool, courtyard, and concierge.
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1757 26th Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,595
396 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Discover your next place at The Kensington Plaza in Oakland. These apartments are located on 26th Ave in the 94601 area of Oakland. The leasing staff is waiting to show you all that this community has in store. Come by to view the available floorplans. Come be a part of The Kensington Plaza. Contact or drop by the leasing office to find out the availability today.
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Windsor Court Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,695
2 Bedrooms
$2,100
Discover your new apartment at Windsor Court Apartments in Oakland, CA. The 6638 Macarthur Blvd location in the Middle East Oakland neighborhood of Oakland has much to offer its residents. From amenities to floor plan options, the leasing staff is available to help you find your new place. Come see Windsor Court Apartments today.
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6840 MacArthur Boulevard #4 Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,595
Discover your new home at 6840 Macarthur Blvd in Oakland, CA. You'll find this community on Macarthur Blvd in the 94605 area of Oakland. The professional leasing team will assist you in finding your ideal place. It's time to love where you live. Stop by for a visit today.
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2605 9th Avenue #B Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,895
2 Bedrooms
$1,995
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La Peralta Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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3 Units Available
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1 Bedroom
$2,045
522 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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The property located at 184 13th St. Oakland, CA is managed by Mosser Companies, a reputable property management company with verified listings. This community is located a short distance from Lake Merritt and is famously known for housing Charlie Chaplin! Just a quick drive to downtown, uptown, and the Grand Lake – this is a commuter’s dream! Enjoy all La Peralta Apartments have to offer with its updated kitchen and appliances.
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Vue De Lac Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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$1,625
243 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,050
480 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Welcome to Vue de Lac Apartments! Located just two blocks from Lake Merritt, this 3-story, 75-unit apartment community blends classic Craftsman Edwardian touches with modern conveniences. Residents of Vue de Lac are within walking distance to Downtown and Lake Merritt BART station, giving residents to the San Francisco area, grocery stores and notable restaurants. Both Grand Lake and Jack London Square are neighbors to East Lake, offering easy access to the Farmer's Market, Grand Lake Theater and nightlife. Weekend just outside your door at Lake Merritt itself: a cultural playground for drum circles, joggers, picnic-goers, and everyone in between. This gated community features a breezeway, bike racks, on-site laundry, and parking. Many apartments boast upgraded fixtures, cabinets and countertops. Enjoy the comfort, quality and convenience of living at Vue de Lac in this desirable Oakland community!
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1844 7th Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,709
635 sqft
December Holiday Special! Special look & lease bonus on every tour! 14, 9, and 6 month terms available. Pricing varies depending on the length of the term. Welcome to 1844 7th Ave, a beautifully renovated apartment community in Oakland’s vibrant East Lake neighborhood! The property features recently renovated apartments with hardwood style flooring, spacious cabinetry, granite countertops, and modern appliances. All residents have access to on-site laundry, bike storage, and parking (subject to availability) making for an ideal rental experience. Situated close to Lake Merrit, Downtown Oakland, Alameda, and Emeryville, you will be close to all of the best Oakland has to offer. Only a few minutes away from the closest freeway and walking distance to your nearest BART station, any Bay Area commute will be a breeze! Come see your new home today! Apartment Highlights - Hardwood style flooring - Modern kitchen appliances* - Granite countertops* - Updated fixtures throughout Community Highlights - Recently renovated community - On-site laundry for all residents - Pet Friendly (breed & weight restrictions apply) - Gated/controlled access - Professionally managed by 2B Living Neighborhood Highlights - Walking distance to Lake Merrit and a short drive to Downtown Oakland, Jack London Square, and Alameda - Popular local restaurants and cafes including Champa Garden, Philomena Pizza, Portal Oakland, and Xochi Dog Cafe - Steps away from endless activities from biking, kayaking on the lake, and the farmer’s market - Short walk to the closest BART station and an easy drive to all local freeways Application Criteria - Credit of 650 or higher - Gross Income of 3X the base rent - Employment and rental verifications *Advertised rent includes 2 months free on a 14 month lease. Base rent for the unit is $1,987. DRE # 01902745
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1925 13th Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,598
745 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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December Holiday Special! Special look & lease bonus on every tour! 15, 9, and 6 month terms available. Pricing varies depending on the length of the term. "photos of similar unit in the building" Welcome to Oakbrook! Our community is located in the Clinton neighborhood, one of Oakland's best-kept secrets. Oakbrook offers newly renovated units with new flooring, kitchens and bathrooms. There have been several recent upgrades around the property including new lobbies, hallways, and a new gym which will be opening later this year. The property is close to all of the best that Oakland has to offer including Lake Merritt, Jack London Square, and Downtown Oakland. Take one step inside our community and you will know you have found your new home. Come by for a tour today! Apartment Highlights - Newly updated units with updated flooring, kitchens and bathrooms - Stainless steel appliances - In unit laundry (select units) - Quartz or granite countertops - Hardwood style flooring Community Highlights - On-site parking (subject to availability) - On-site laundry available for all residents - Shared community barbecues - Bike storage - Gym coming soon! - Cats & dogs are welcome! Please inquire for breed & size restrictions - Professionally managed by 2B Living Neighborhood Highlights - Walking distance to Lake Merrit and a short drive to Downtown Oakland, Jack London Square, and Alameda - Popular local restaurants and cafes including Champa Garden, Philomena Pizza, Portal Oakland, and Xochi Dog Cafe - Steps away from endless activities from biking, kayaking on the lake, and the farmer’s market - Short walk to the closest BART station and an easy drive to all local freeways Application Criteria - Credit of 650 or higher - Gross Income of 3X the base rent - Employment and rental verifications *Advertised rent includes 3 months free on a 15-month lease. Base rent for the unit is $1,998. DRE# 01902745
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1722 27th Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,452
525 sqft
December Holiday Special! Special look & lease bonus on every tour! 14, 9, and 6 month terms available. Pricing varies depending on the length of the term. This beautifully remodeled apartment community is the perfect place to call home! Situated just a few minutes from Alameda, North Fruitvale, BART, and Jack London Square, you will be close to all of the best Oakland has to offer. Our renovated units boast renovated kitchens with stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops and new cabinetry, renovated bathrooms, and luxury hardwood style flooring throughout. With on-site parking and laundry, you will have everything you need for an ideal rental experience. Come see your new home today! Apartment Highlights - Hardwood style floors - Stainless steel kitchen appliances - Quartz countertops & new cabinetry - Updated bathroom including vanity & fixtures Community Highlights - Renovated community - Controlled Access/Gated - On-site laundry - Off-street parking (subject to availability and additional fee) - Dogs and cats are welcome (breed & weight restrictions apply) - Professionally managed by 2B Living Neighborhood Highlights - Experience music, culture, and delicious food at First Fridays, Off the Grid, Fruitvale’s Farmers Market, and Oakland’s annual Eat Real Festival -Take advantage of fantastic dining & entertainment options including Ghost Town brewing, Park Street in Alameda, and Fruitvale Station! -Walking distance to the nearest BART station, AC Transit Stops, and close by I-880 I-580 Freeway. Application Criteria - Credit of 650 or higher - Gross Income of 3X the base rent - Employment and rental verifications *Advertised rent includes 2 months free on a 14 month lease. Base rent for the unit is $1,688. DRE # 01902745
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3647 Martin Luther King Jr Way Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,998
1210 sqft
December Holiday Special! Special look & lease bonus on every tour! 15, 9, and 6 month terms available. Pricing varies depending on the length of the term. Welcome to 3649 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, a beautifully renovated apartment community in Oakland’s vibrant Northgate neighborhood! The property features recently renovated apartments with hardwood style flooring, spacious cabinetry, quartz countertops, and stainless steel appliances. All residents have access to on-site laundry, bike storage, and parking (subject to availability) making for an ideal rental experience. Situated close to Lake Merrit, Downtown Oakland, Alameda, and Emeryville, you will be close to all of the best Oakland has to offer. Only a few minutes away from the closest freeway and walking distance to your nearest BART station, any Bay Area commute will be a breeze! Come see your new home today! Apartment Highlights: - Hardwood style flooring - Stainless steel appliances* - Quartz countertops* - Updated fixtures throughout Community Highlights - Recently renovated community - On-site laundry for all residents - Pet Friendly (breed & weight restrictions apply) - Gated/controlled access - Professionally managed by 2B Living Neighborhood Highlights - Short walk/drive from Target, Safeway, Whole Foods, Sprouts, and Trader Joe’s - Walking distance from BART and Downtown Oakland - Short drive to Jack London Square, Uptown, and UC Berkeley - Local favorites including Ghost Town brewing, Horn BBQ, and Kowbird - Easy access to all local freeways Application Criteria - Credit of 650 or higher - Gross Income of 3X the base rent - Employment and rental verifications *Advertised rent includes 3 months free on a 15 month lease. Base rent for the unit is $2,498. DRE # 01902745
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1707 36th Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,355
450 sqft
December Holiday Special! Special look & lease bonus on every tour! 14, 9, and 6 month terms available. Pricing varies depending on the length of the term. Welcome to 1701 36th Ave, a beautifully renovated apartment community in Oakland’s vibrant Fruitvale neighborhood! The property features recently renovated apartments with hardwood style flooring, spacious cabinetry, granite countertops, and modern appliances. All residents have access to on-site laundry, bike storage, and parking (subject to availability) making for an ideal rental experience. Situated close to Lake Merrit, Downtown Oakland, Alameda, and Emeryville, you will be close to all of the best Oakland has to offer. Only a few minutes away from the closest freeway and walking distance to your nearest BART station, any Bay Area commute will be a breeze! Come see your new home today! Apartment Highlights: - Hardwood style flooring - Modern kitchen appliances* - Granite countertops* - Updated fixtures throughout Community Highlights - Recently renovated community - On-site laundry for all residents - Pet Friendly (breed & weight restrictions apply) - Gated/controlled access - Professionally managed by 2B Living Neighborhood Highlights - Experience music, culture, and delicious food at First Fridays, Off the Grid, Fruitvale’s Farmers Market, and Oakland’s annual Eat Real Festival -Take advantage of fantastic dining & entertainment options including Ghost Town brewing, Park Street in Alameda, and Fruitvale Station! -Walking distance to the nearest BART station, AC Transit Stops, and close by I-880 I-580 Freeway. Application Criteria - Credit of 650 or higher - Gross Income of 3X the base rent - Employment and rental verifications *Advertised rent includes 2 months free on a 14 month lease. Base rent for the unit is $1,581. DRE # 01902745
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5900 Holway Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,825
Lois J Snell - 510-909-2510 - Neighborhood vintage duplex. Freshly painted with upgrades.Wheelchair lift available. Near transportation, shopping, schools and churches.Section 8 Ok.
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5410 Princeton Street Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,300
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