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616 Cheap Apartments for rent in Urbandale, IA

Finding cheap apartments in Urbandale takes some ingenuity and effort, as well as quick action. Before you head out on your search, bring along pay stubs, bank statements, lett... Read Guide >
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39 Units Available
Westpointe Apartments and Townhomes
2510 Canterbury Rd
Urbandale, IA
Studio
$629
563 sqft
1 Bedroom
$739
711 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$809
924 sqft
Last updated April 22 at 3:43 AM
Whether you're looking for a studio apartment, three bedroom townhome or anything in between, you'll love calling Westpointe Apartments and Townhomes in Urbandale, Iowa, home. Our community is based around our residents with unique amenities such as our 9-hole par 3 golf course, heated outdoor swimming pool, bark park, 24-hour emergency maintenance, and easy acces to exercise trails. Our homes feature spacious closets, garbage disposals as well as full size washer and dryer connections, basements and private patios or balconies in select homes. Residents love the location of Westpointe - minutes from I-80 and I-235, and close to Valley West Mall, the Des Moines Buccaneers Hockey Arena, Cobblestone Theater, Hy-Vee, Panera Bread and Tasty Tacos. Call now to schedule a tour of your new home!
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8 Units Available
Walnut Lake
4454 NW 142nd St
Urbandale, IA | Walnut Creek
1 Bedroom
$897
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$994
859 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated April 22 at 3:43 AM
Enjoy quiet living with easy access to I-80. New, modern complex has homes with walk-in closets and granite counters. Air conditioning. Community features include a game room, gym and garage parking.
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18 Units Available
Sherwood Glen
8825 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA
1 Bedroom
$760
619 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$770
832 sqft
Last updated April 22 at 3:43 AM
Located just minutes from shopping and recreation centers, and 10 minutes from Downtown. On-site amenities include a pool and sundeck. Each apartment features large closets and a full kitchen package.
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6 Units Available
Plaza Manor
3821 66th St
Urbandale, IA
1 Bedroom
$710
527 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$710
525 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated April 22 at 3:43 AM
Located near I-35, schools and shopping. This community is only a half a mile from Merle Hay Mall. On-site amenities include ample storage and private laundry. Green space and kids area provided.
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17 Units Available
SaddleBrook Apartments
8301 Colby Pkwy
Urbandale, IA
1 Bedroom
$915
620 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,195
1184 sqft
Last updated April 22 at 3:43 AM
Modern apartments in a friendly residential community. Located between the Urbandale Public Library and North Karen Acres Park. Furnished homes have ovens, laundry facilities and garbage disposals. Media room, parking and swimming pool. Near I-80.
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13 Units Available
Bristol Ridge
4435 86th St
Urbandale, IA
1 Bedroom
$736
2 Bedrooms
$770
804 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated April 22 at 12:30 AM
Living in Urbandale means having access to all of the best events downtown Des Moines and surrounding suburbs have to offer, including the annual Urbandale celebration! With connections to bike trails, interstates and all of the extra amenities, it will be easy to call these apartments home. Combine quality and affordability when you choose Bristol Ridge.
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2 Units Available
Ashford Ridge
3650 Patricia Dr
Urbandale, IA
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$785
Last updated April 22 at 12:19 AM
Come home to Ashford Ridge, an apartment community that offers affordable living in Urbandale, Iowa. Enjoy living in Central Iowa just minutes away from Des Moines. Head to our website to view our floor plans, photos, and amenities to see why Ashford Ridge is the perfect choice for you!
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7 Units Available
Urban Green
7715 Hickman Rd
Urbandale, IA
1 Bedroom
$725
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$799
900 sqft
Last updated April 21 at 9:05 AM
A unique community in a quiet location, this beautiful development features balconies or patios on each unit, complete appliance packages, cable connections, and granite countertops in some unit. Walk to nearby trails and public transit.
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11 Units Available
The Flats Apartments
3000 University Ave
West Des Moines, IA
Studio
$638
435 sqft
1 Bedroom
$813
558 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$828
775 sqft
Last updated April 22 at 3:43 AM
Great location close to Valley West Mall, I-235, I-80 and I-35, and plenty of great shopping and entertainment. On-site management and on-site maintenance to address any issues right away.
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10 Units Available
Westchester Square
5528 Meredith Dr
Des Moines, IA | Beaverdale
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$945
976 sqft
Last updated April 22 at 3:43 AM
Just a few minutes from dining and entertainment. Outstanding amenities including a pool and ample green space. Apartments feature a fireplace, closets and a private balcony. Appliance packages provided.
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7 Units Available
92 West
1770 92nd St.
West Des Moines, IA
1 Bedroom
$995
830 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,098
1062 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,193
1262 sqft
Last updated April 22 at 12:06 AM
Come home to a lifestyle beyond compare at 92West Apartments. Our spacious 1,2, and 3 bedroom apartment homes are available for immediate move in with flexible lease terms to meet all your needs.
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4 Units Available
Stonegate Crossing
15400 Boston Parkway
Clive, IA
1 Bedroom
$978
2 Bedrooms
$1,242
3 Bedrooms
$1,323
Last updated April 22 at 12:04 AM
When you're looking for a great apartment to rent around Clive, check out Stonegate; with our thriving pet community (with a dog park), patio, pool, and on-site gym, we have something for everyone.
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Winwood
5913 Greendale Circle Apt. 107
Johnston, IA | Central
1 Bedroom
$750
590 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$935
850 sqft
Last updated April 19 at 5:19 PM
Just off I-80 and I-35 near Jordan Creek Town Center, Saylorville Lake, and the Iowa Event Center. Vaulted ceilings, walk-in closets, and private entrances. Certified crime-free housing community.
1 Unit Available
3710 56th St 12
3710 56th Street
Des Moines, IA | Merle Hay
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$695
648 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated April 21 at 9:33 AM
Rowecienda Apartments - Property Id: 143269 Very close by Merle Hay Mall, shopping, bus , school, very quiet place. Apply at TurboTenant: http://rental.turbotenant.com/p/3710-56th-st-des-moines-ia-unit-12/143269 Property Id 143269 No Pets Allowed (RLNE6519067)
1 Unit Available
5920 Hickman Road
5920 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA | Merle Hay
1 Bedroom
$800
572 sqft
Last updated April 21 at 7:12 AM
Amazing 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom house in Des Moines. Amenities included: two car parking space, central heat, big backyard, stove and fridge, washer/dryer. No Utilities included. Small pet friendly. Date Available: May 1st 2021. $800/month rent. $800 security deposit required. Non-refundable application fee $55. Please submit the form on this page or contact BHF Properties via Facebook, Instagram or email: bhfpropertiesllc@gmail.com to learn more. This property is managed by a responsible landlord using Avail landlord software.
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19 Units Available
Autumn Ridge
1150 SE Olson Dr
Waukee, IA
1 Bedroom
$960
845 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,045
964 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,205
1217 sqft
Last updated April 22 at 3:44 AM
Great location, just minutes from Waukee High School, Centennial Park, and Jethro's BBQ. Apartments feature quartz countertops, washers and dryers and 9-foot ceilings. Community includes 24-hour maintenance, BBQ grills and pool.
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19 Units Available
The Fountains
5101 Hawthorne Dr
West Des Moines, IA
1 Bedroom
$930
852 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,170
1100 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,199
1309 sqft
Last updated April 22 at 3:44 AM
West Des Moines apartments with European-style kitchens, just off I-35. Full-size washers and dryers, discounted cable television packages and extra storage. Business center, 24-hour gym and racquetball court.
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11 Units Available
The Commons at Greenway Park
175 NW Common Pl
Waukee, IA
1 Bedroom
$845
578 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,195
1078 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated April 22 at 3:44 AM
Our brand new development has been welcoming residents home since the summer of 2020 and features 1-3 bedroom townhomes and flats with a great list of amenities. Enjoy spending time in your brand new home, lounge at the pool or in the community center. Call our office today to choose your brand new home and come home to The Commons at Greenway Park!
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10 Units Available
Park 88
595 88th Street
West Des Moines, IA
Studio
$878
518 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,070
776 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated April 22 at 3:43 AM
Park88 is West Des Moinnes' newest apartment community offering luxury amenities with a relaxed vibe that will make you feel at home. We offer spacious floorplans to fit every stage of life from studio apartments, 1-3 bedroom apartments and 1-3 bedroom townhomes. Our community was designed with your lifestyle in mind. With spacious layouts and exceptional amenities, our apartments and townhomes will feel like coming home. Your time will feel more like your own with the convenience of our fitness center, dog park and nearby shopping and dining. And when it’s time to unwind, our outdoor pool, playground, and bike-friendly trail system await. We’re sure you’ll never want to leave home, but when you do, Park88 is close to I-80, Waukee schools, and Jordan Creek Mall. Give our property manager a call to schedule a tour today and come home to Park88!
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16 Units Available
Hickman Flats
2400 Hickman Rd
Des Moines, IA | Drake
1 Bedroom
$665
575 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$699
720 sqft
Last updated April 22 at 3:43 AM
The Hickman Flats community features studio, 1 and 2 bedroom homes at an affordable price point — offering comfort, quality, and location that allows residents to settle in with ease. Hickman Flats accepts Section 8 — contact us to learn more! Homes have been remodeled with new appliances, carpet, cabinets, and many interior upgrades. Community features include a community room, outdoor space, and on-site management. Travel only a few short miles away to find dining options ranging from comfort to Cajun food. You will also discover fresh produce from the local grocery store just down the road, along with top-notch health care locations. On top of these conveniences, the scenic Des Moines River is only miles from your doorstep. Embark on beautiful trails in the Crocker Woods or explore Prospect Park.
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10 Units Available
Soll
2301 Ingersoll Ave
Des Moines, IA | Woodland Heights
1 Bedroom
$945
497 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,295
792 sqft
Last updated April 22 at 3:43 AM
Community has bike storage, electric car charging, and outdoor pool. Apartments feature large closets, quartz countertops, and nine-foot ceilings. Close to the Raccoon River and Chamberlain Park.
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8 Units Available
360 at Jordan West
360 Bridgewood Dr
West Des Moines, IA
Studio
$845
468 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,145
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
1161 sqft
Last updated April 22 at 3:43 AM
Now leasing and pre-leasing our beautiful studio and one bedroom apartments. Apply within 72 hours of your tour and receive a $500 rent special.* *Details may apply, please contact us for more information. Meet one of West Des Moines' newest apartment communities — 360 at Jordan West — located next to Jordan Creek Town Center. Here, you can live, work and play in a community tailored to you. We offer studio, 1-bedroom, 1-bedroom with den, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom apartments. Our community was designed around entertainment and connectivity so that you can live life fully here. Relax during a yoga class, take a dip in the hot tub or resort-style pool, hang out with friends in the party room, or grill up some burgers at our outdoor grills. Soak up the views of the greenspace, hop on the nearby trail, or walk over to Jordan Creek Town Center for some drinks and dinner with friends. In your apartment home, you'll enjoy granite countertops, undermount sinks, Grohe faucets, hardwood-
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31 Units Available
The Village at Westchester
5413 Aurora Ave
Des Moines, IA | Beaverdale
1 Bedroom
$725
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$745
792 sqft
Last updated April 22 at 3:43 AM
A unique space on 23 acres of park-like land. Onsite amenities include a pool and sundeck. Fireplaces available. Within the Johnston School District. Apartments offer large closets and spacious layouts.
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12 Units Available
Mansions at Jordan Creek
355 88th St
West Des Moines, IA
1 Bedroom
$995
753 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,240
1132 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated April 22 at 3:43 AM
A modern community located near the park and area schools. Tucked into a residential area. These homes are larger with ample storage and nine-foot ceilings. On-site pool, fire pit and gym. Pet-friendly.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the typical rent for a studio apartment in Urbandale?
The average rent for a studio apartment in Urbandale is $668.
How expensive are one-bedroom apartments in Urbandale?
The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment rental in Urbandale is $820.
How much is rent for two-bedroom apartments in Urbandale?
The average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Urbandale is $939.
Are there any properties that are currently offering move-in specials in Urbandale?
Yes, you can filter your apartment search to only include properties in Urbandale that are offering move-in specials.
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What to keep in mind when looking for cheap apartments in Urbandale, IA

Finding cheap apartments in Urbandale 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 Urbandale 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 Urbandale 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 Urbandale.

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