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Last updated December 9 2022 at 4:41 AM

80 Cheap Apartments for rent in Chapel Hill, NC

Finding cheap apartments in Chapel Hill takes some ingenuity and effort, as well as quick action. Before you head out on your search, bring along pay stubs, bank statements, ... Read Guide >
Chapel View Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,085
697 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,269
932 sqft
Chapel View Apartments brings a refreshing take to modern apartment living. Our spacious 1- and 2-bedroom apartments near UNC-Chapel Hill, offers options to live the way that’s convenient for you. Enjoy more of life with our expansive list of community amenities! Our signature, resort-style swimming pool, cyber cafe (Starbucks, anyone?), and our 24-hour fitness center are just a few things our residents rave about. What’s sweeter: our community is located just off Route 86 and close to Chapel Hill’s happening music and “foodie” scene.Schedule a private tour with our on-site managers, and let our team help with your next life transition!
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Crosstown at Chapel Hill Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,184
685 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,279
981 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,570
1323 sqft
Just off I-40 and minutes from UNC at Chapel Hill. Luxurious interior features including hardwood floors, granite countertops, fireplaces, walk-in closets, and stainless steel appliances.
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1006 South Columbia #1 Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$950
870 sqft
1006 South Columbia #1 Available 02/01/23 2 bedroom 1 bath near campus - 2 bedroom 1 bath no w/d hook-ups, on-site coin laundry Call 919-929-2185 for pre-screening and to schedule a showing No Pets Allowed (RLNE1854897)
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107 Ashley Forest Road Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,100
893 sqft
107 Ashley Forest Road Available 12/09/22 2 bdrm 1.5 bath condo - 2 bedroom with jack and jill bathrooms, hardwood floors, d/w, washer dryer, upstairs, on bus line of MLK, close to UNC. water/sewer included Call 919-929-2185 for prescreening and to schedule a showing (RLNE5132353)
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130 South Estes Dr D8 Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$900
700 sqft
130 South Estes Dr D8 Available 12/16/22 Downstairs Condo 1 bedroom - 705 sq ft downstairs condo, walk to malls and shops, bank, post office and on free bus line 1 bedroom no w/d hookups. Coin-op laundry on-site. Call 919-929-2185 for pre-screening and set up showing No vouchers, No pets (RLNE4676242)
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Results within 1 mile of Chapel Hill
The Villages of Chapel Hill Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,135
575 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,114
915 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,282
1163 sqft
At The Villages of Chapel Hill, you'll experience relaxing apartment living in an unrivaled location. Recharge in one of our spacious one, two and three-bedroom apartment homes, situated amongst lush landscaping and an abundance of trees. When you're ready for the action, you're just two miles from UNC Chapel Hill. Ready to explore? Take the D&J Bus line to Franklin Street and downtown Chapel Hill or Carrboro.
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139 Coleridge Court Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,100
1032 sqft
Canterbury Townhomes; bike or bus to UNC and downtown. Living space with fireplace, carpet, open to kitchen. Kitchen includes dining area. Kitchen appliances, washer, dryer included. Half bath on main.2 bedrooms and 2 baths up. One bath has shower, one has tub-shower. Both bedrooms have carpet. Patio, attached storage closet. Water/sewer included. Parking outside your door. Pet with fee and prior approval. $15/filter fee.
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Results within 5 miles of Chapel Hill
The Bailey Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,093
780 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,317
1025 sqft
Welcome to The Bailey Apartments, a modern residential community in Durham, NC. Choose from our pet-friendly one- or two-bedroom floor plans, complete with spacious updated interiors, large windows, plush carpeting or wood-style flooring, a fireplace, and a private patio or balcony in select homes. Enjoy our wide array of community amenities located just outside your front door, including a fully-equipped fitness center, resort-style pool, dog park, grilling area, and scenic walking path along the pond. At The Bailey Apartments in Durham, NC, we make convenience a priority for all our residents, with an online resident portal for easy rent payments and maintenance requests, a spacious business center, and a 24-hour package room. With an ideal location surrounded by gorgeous natural scenery and just minutes from the Research Triangle, major universities, up-and-coming employment hubs, plentiful shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues, these Durham apartments put you right at the center of all that the Triangle has to offer. Contact us today to schedule a tour of your future home at The Bailey Apartments. Our friendly and professional team is excited to meet you and welcome you home!
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The Trails at Southpoint Glen Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,191
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,598
1158 sqft
Trails at Southpoint is a recently renovated community that offers one-bedroom and two-bedroom townhomes. We have a wide array of amenities in our community that include a swimming pool, picnic area, fitness center, and a volleyball court. We have an exceptional location, and bring you close to the best of the Durham area!
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University Ridge Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,048
634 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,586
1004 sqft
Conveniently located complex close to Duke University, plus shops and restaurants in Durham. Apartments feature stainless steel appliances and wood flooring. Resort-style pool and 24-hour fitness center on site.
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The Forest Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,140
400 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,265
560 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,325
824 sqft
Close to downtown Durham, just minutes away from Brightleaf Square. Newly revamped furnished units with hardwood floors, fireplace, and private patio. Residents have access to business center and 24 hour gym, among other amenities.
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South Point Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,050
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
960 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,373
1240 sqft
Results within 10 miles of Chapel Hill
Azalea Park Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,175
640 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,300
875 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
1225 sqft
Enrich your apartment home lifestyle in Durham, NC at Azalea Park. Meticulously maintained, our community boasts beautifully kept grounds, newly upgraded apartments, and a plethora of amenities to suit your desires. Spend your weekends unwinding at the sparkling pool or dive into the shopping, dining, and entertainment that Downtown Durham has to offer. Contact our leasing office to schedule your personal experience at Azalea Park.
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Trestles Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,145
741 sqft
A fresh new look is on the way for Trestles Apartments. Interiors designed for your modern lifestyle include granite counters, stainless steel appliances, and plank flooring. Schedule a tour today!
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Emerald Place Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$990
451 sqft
1 Bedroom
$950
568 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,160
887 sqft
Imagine living only minutes from Research Triangle Park! Stay at Emerald Place, where you can retreat with your laptop to the privacy of your tree-shaded balcony, entertain guests in your fully-equipped kitchen and spacious living room, or just enjoy the quiet to relax from the bustle of the business week.
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Triangle Place Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,125
886 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,225
1094 sqft
Triangle Place also offers a unique and accessible atmosphere. Near Duke and North Carolina University, outstanding entertainment venues and leisure sites all while providing elite amenities and a gracious lifestyle.
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Crystal Village Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,069
630 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,159
940 sqft
Due to COVID-19 precautions, we are only open via phone, email, and resident portal until further notice.
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804 Simmons St Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,000
560 sqft
You'll enjoy this bright, cute and cozy 1 bedroom, 1 bath ranch duplex that offers: *Fresh paint throughout the home *Luxury vinyl flooring *Ceiling fans *Lots of kitchen cabinet space *Stainless steel appliances *Covered front porch *fenced and spacious back yard *washer/dryer hookup *only minutes from NCCU, Downtown Durham, 147, shopping and eateries *Government Vouchers Accepted* Pets are allowed (breed restrictions and weight limits apply). THIS UNIT HAS STREET PARKING ONLY. TO SCHEDULE A VIEWING, CALL 919-666-3376 or go to https://sms.tenantturner.com/l/fairfaxpropertymanagement * Remember the home will not be ready for showing until early December 2022. If you call our office (919-797-9609), leave a message and we will return your call. Hours of operation: M-Th: 9-4pm (by appointment only) Fri-Sun: CLOSED We look forward to hearing from you.
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216 Holiday Park Road Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$495
Single bedroom in boarding house located in Hillsborough. Rocking chair front porch and a deck are here for your pleasure. Enjoy the privacy of your own room with the companionship of sharing a house with three others. Kitchen, bathroom, and common areas are shared. The home is located on a quiet, residential street within .1 mile of the nearest bus stop. Owner pays all utilities and you have no worries about lawn maintenance. No pets; no housing assistance accepted. All residents required to purchase renter's insurance. Rental Terms: Rent: $495, Application Fee: $55, Security Deposit: $495, Available Now Pet Policy: Cats not allowed, Dogs not allowed This property allows self guided viewing without an appointment. Contact for details.
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5216 Penrith Dr Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,110
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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2201 Morehead Ave Apt 6 Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$895
500 sqft
Perfectly sized one bedroom ready for your immediate move in. Nice sized living room and kitchen area with full sized appliances. Close to shopping, dining and public transportation. This unit will not last long! (RLNE7344991)
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3523 N. ROXBORO ST Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$999
744 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,199
913 sqft
425 Potter St Photo Gallery 1
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3 Bedrooms
$1,150
1003 Lowry Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,100
750 sqft
FOR RENT: Should be available to show to potential tenants after July 6th. $1,100.00 per month $1,100.00 Deposit - 2 Bed / 1 Bath 1003 Lowry Ave, Durham, NC, 27701. Contact: James Kempski 919-308-7597. Great affordable 2-bedroom apartment minutes from Downtown Durham and convenient to RTP, NCCU, and Duke. Large 2 bedrooms, 1 bath with washer dryer in unit. Private Wooded Lot in the back. "Great Location in QUIET NEIGHBORHOOD" Apartment located at "1003 LOWRY AVE. Durham." Only 1.2 miles to downtown Durham."SORRY NO PETS" Anyone over 18 must apply and be approved by management."NO SUBLETTING
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What is the typical rent for a studio apartment in Chapel Hill?

The average rent for a studio apartment in Chapel Hill is $1,713.

How expensive are one-bedroom apartments in Chapel Hill?

The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment rental in Chapel Hill is $1,572.

How much is rent for two-bedroom apartments in Chapel Hill?

The average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Chapel Hill is $1,876.

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City Guide for Chapel Hill, NC

Chapel Hill is a proud part of the Research Triangle—an area so named because of its abundance of universities. Yes, Chapel Hill is a college town--par excellence--that comes with all the trappings of campus living, including loud parties and a transient population. However, the campus has imbued the area with a strong, diverse and liberal atmosphere that makes Chapel Hill living quite pleasant, and helps to explain why students don’t seem to want to graduate around here… See more

What to keep in mind when looking for cheap apartments in Chapel Hill, NC

Finding cheap apartments in Chapel Hill 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 Chapel Hill 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 Chapel Hill 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 Chapel Hill.

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