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610 apartments for rent in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Sunrise Harbor
1030 Seminole Dr
1 Bed
2 Bed
3 Bed
Camden Las Olas
501 SE 2nd St
1 Bed
2 Bed
AMLI Flagler Village
440 NE 4th Ave
1 Bed
2 Bed
3 Bed
1110 River Reach Dr
Tarpon River
2 Bed
2200 South Ocean Ln
Harbour Isles of Fort Lauderdale
2 Bed
640 Tennis Club Dr
South Middle River
2 Bed
1709 Southwest 11th St
Shady Banks
2 Bed
2001 N Ocean Blvd 202
Fort Lauderdale
2 Bed
2001 N OCEAN BL 1005
Fort Lauderdale
3 Bed
5125 NE 22nd Ave
Coral Ridge Country Club Estates
2 Bed
211 Lake Pointe Dr
Oakland Park
2 Bed
5135 Madison Lakes Cir E
Fort Lauderdale
3 Bed
1401 Northeast 57th Pl
Coral Ridge Isles
1 Bed
6499 Bay Club Dr 3
Fort Lauderdale
2 Bed
5119 SW 123rd Ave
Flamingo Gardens
3 Bed
1556 S OCEAN LN 203
Fort Lauderdale
2 Bed
2627 NW 33rd St 2206
Oakland Park
2 Bed
4740 SW 25th Terrace
Dania Beach
3 Bed
3500 Galt Ocean Dr 1104
Lauderdale Beach
1 Bed
3500 GALT OCEAN DR 1802
Lauderdale Beach
2 Bed
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City Guide
Fort Lauderdale
It’s called “the water,” not “the ocean”.

As with any urban center situated near the water, the numero uno rule in real estate is that the closer you get to it, the higher your rent will be. The second rule is that if you want to live in a city where lots of other people want to live, you’re going to have to pay for it. If, knowing these things, you’re still set on finding your little slice of beachy paradise in Ft. Lauderdale, it can definitely be done.


Las Olas Boulevard transverses the city’s eastern canal system, running from the water west into downtown and is home to the city’s nightlife. Upscale shopping, four-star restaurants and clubs line this boulevard. You can also rent a luxury two-bedroom condo in the downtown end of Las Olas Boulevard starting at around $1500. The commercial and financial center of Fort Lauderdale plays host to a growing multitude of high-rise condominium developments. For urban dwellers who want to stay connected to the city’s nightlife, downtown might just be your place. Few houses are available here, but proximity to amenities – such as the beach, which is only 10 minutes away – makes up for what you lack in space to stretch. Nearby Victoria Park is considered a good compromise between downtown and Las Olas locations.

Areas like Plantation, Davie, Weston, and Coral Springs puts you about 15 minutes from the action. Areas here are more suburban. They come filled with Starbucks and strip malls, but you can get one bedroom apartments for around $1000/month or single family homes starting at around $2000. Roomshares in three and four bed homes are also more of an option here and, if you’re willing to embrace that kind of living arrangement or are moving to town with friends, you can get your rent down to around $500 a month. This is by far the best option, so I’m suggesting (telling) you bring (drag) your friends.

In Wilton Manors and Oakland Park, the same money will get you quite a bit more space. Here, $1000 will get you a small studio in a nice building, a two bedroom townhouse will ring in around $1400, and a three bedroom home at around $2300.

Think tranquil traffic thoughts.

Cars are by far the top choice. Be sure to see if a parking spot is included in your rent. Broward County Transit also provides a moderately-priced bus system, and Sun Trolley operates four or five routes in Fort Lauderdale proper that will mostly shuttle you up and down Las Olas Boulevard and from hotels to the beach and back.

Happy Hunting!

Rent Report
Fort Lauderdale
October 2016 Fort Lauderdale Rent Report

Fort Lauderdale rent prices decreased by 0.4% over August 2016

Fort Lauderdale rent prices increased by 3.3% over the past year, outpacing both nationwide growth of 2.1% and statewide growth of 1.2% over that same period. Over the past month, rents decreased by 0.4%. 1-bedrooms in Fort Lauderdale have a median rent of $1,360, while 2-bedrooms cost $1,800.

Jacksonville is the 9th most expensive city for renters in Florida

  • Miami: Once again, Miami is the most expensive city for renters in Florida, though rents are down 2.0% year-over-year. A 2-bedroom in Miami has a median rent of $2,360, while 1-bedrooms cost $1,900.
  • Fort Lauderdale: Fort Lauderdale has the 2nd highest rents in Florida. 2-bedrooms there cost $1,800, and 1-bedrooms go for $1,360. Rent prices grew by 3.3% over September 2015.
  • Jacksonville: Jacksonville places 9th for most expensive city for renters. 1- and 2-bedrooms in Jacksonville cost $800 and $960, respectively.

Tampa shows the fastest-growing rents in Florida

  • Tampa: Tampa shows the largest rent increase over September 2015, with prices 4.0% higher than they were last year. 2-bedrooms in Tampa rent for $1,200, while 1-beds cost $1,030.
  • Orlando: For the month of September, Orlando shows the 5th fastest year-over-year rent growth at 3.1%. A 2-bedroom in Orlando has a median rent of $1,200, and 1-bedrooms run $1,030.
  • Tallahassee: Tallahassee has the 8th fastest growing rents in the state, with rents up 1.3% year-over-year. A 2-bedroom in Tallahassee costs $750, while 1-bedrooms rent for $660.

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
Miami $1900 $2360 0.5% -2.0%
Fort Lauderdale $1360 $1800 -0.4% 3.3%
Pembroke Pines $1400 $1650 1.6% 3.6%
Coral Springs - Parkland $1150 $1380 0.0% 2.2%
St. Petersburg $900 $1300 -0.4% 2.0%
Tampa $1030 $1200 0.4% 4.0%
Orlando $1030 $1200 0.1% 3.1%
Cape Coral $700 $1100 1.1% 3.6%
Jacksonville $800 $960 -0.2% 1.1%
Tallahassee $660 $750 0.3% 1.3%


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.

Fort Lauderdale Renter Confidence Survey
National study of renter confidence in the economy, homeownership, and cities
Here's how Fort Lauderdale ranks on:
D Overall satisfaction
B- Safety and crime rate
C Jobs and career opportunities
C+ Recreational activities
C+ Affordability
C+ Quality of schools
A Weather
C Commute time
A- State and local taxes
C Public transit
B Pet-friendliness
Best Worst
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Overview of Findings

Apartment List has released results for Fort Lauderdale from the second annual Apartment List Renter Satisfaction Survey. The survey, which drew on responses from over 30,000 renters, provides insight into what states and cities must do to meet the needs of the 105 million American renters nationwide.

“According to our results, Fort Lauderdale renters are generally dissatisfied with their city,” says Andrew Woo, Director of Data Science at Apartment List. “They gave below-average scores to many categories.”

Key findings in Fort Lauderdale include the following:

  • Fort Lauderdale renters give their city a D overall for satisfaction.
  • Within the group of Fort Lauderdale renters, parents were extremely dissatisfied, with this particular subset giving the city an F.
  • The highest-rated category for Fort Lauderdale was the weather, which received an A.
  • Renters were also generally satisfied with pet friendliness (B), safety (B-), affordability (C+), and the quality of local schools (C+).
  • Some of the larger concerns for Fort Lauderdale renters were local job and career opportunities (C), commute times (C), and access to public transit (C).
  • Fort Lauderdale renters were not quite as satisfied as other renters in nearby cities like Miami (C-), Hialeah (B+), and Hollywood (A).
  • The top rated cities nationwide for renter satisfaction included Arlington, VA; Lincoln, NE; Pasadena, CA; Boston, MA; and Madison, WI. The lowest rated cities included Newark, NJ; Bronx, NY; Bridgeport, CT; Baltimore, MD; and Salinas, CA.