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298 Cheap Apartments for rent in Charlotte, NC

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The Spoke at McCullough Station Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
8 Units Available
8340 N Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28262
University City South
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,145
455 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 10:17 PM
The Spoke at McCullough Station’s newly renovated studio and one-bedroom apartment homes make it easy to create a home geared to your lifestyle. Located right next door to UNC Charlotte and 10 minutes from NoDa, Plaza Midwood and Uptown, enjoy the best of Charlotte with all the perks of modern living. The Spoke at McCullough Station is within walking distance from McCullough Station and surrounded by a wide variety of retail and dining options for your convenience. Our easy access to LYNX Blue and Gold lines makes commuting for work and for play a breeze.
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The Spoke at Tyvola Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
12 Units Available
5816 Westpark Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217
Montclaire South
Studio
$1,035
550 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,109
575 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,315
800 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 10:17 PM
Feel at home in one of The Spoke at Tyvola’s newly renovated studio and one-bedroom apartment homes. Located right off Highway 77, The Spoke provides all the perks of modern living in a convenient location. Our open layouts updated with wood-style flooring is easy to make all your own. Get back to your roots when you are cooking in your modern kitchen with granite countertops, subway tile backsplash and stainless-steel appliances. Relax into your self-care routine in your beautiful bathroom with backlit bathroom mirrors. Even built-in fireplaces and modern, loft-style layouts are available in some homes if that is more your style. At The Spoke at Tyvola you get all the perks all within a prime location. Start your morning at our self-service coffee bar before easily commuting to work or find your perfect spot to work-from-home in our resident social lounge. On your free time you can take advantage of our private pool, 24-hour fitness center, outdoor grill station and fire pit lounge area. Our pet-friendly community, inviting comforts, modern amenities and variety of outdoor areas will allow you to explore what moves you.
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Forester Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
13 Units Available
2025 Timber Oaks Ln, Charlotte, NC 28212
East Forest
1 Bedroom
$1,110
713 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,380
1123 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,880
1417 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 10:16 PM
Forester Apartments is the ideal destination for luxury living in Charlotte, NC. Our homes were designed with resident comfort in mind, which is why our tenants enjoy spacious designs, convenient everyday features (like walk-in laundry rooms), fireplaces and built-in microwaves. Tour Forester today! We have several floor plans available at our newly renovated luxury Charlotte apartments, in your choice of one bedroom, two bedrooms or three bedrooms. Our homes feature roomy laundry rooms and closets, as well as fireplaces. Other features you’ll find in our apartments include stainless steel appliances, interior and exterior renovations, quartz countertops and no security deposit. Our luxury Charlotte apartment amenities include a resort-style pool (with ample covered and uncovered seating), a sun deck, a playground and beautiful landscaping. Residents also enjoy our renovated gym, which has new weightlifting and cardio equipment. Other amenities at Forester include a community laundry room, expansive walking paths and sweeping grassy areas. Whatever your need, our friendly, responsive staff members and maintenance team are delighted to help ensure you’re comfortable and that all your needs are met. Our pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is just 20 minutes from uptown Charlotte and five minutes away from Campbell Creek Greenway (near McAlpine Creek Greenway). We have several well-rated schools in close proximity, as well as several parks, grocery stores, churches and more. Charlotte is known for its fast-rising restaurant scene, where some of the top chefs in the country are creating delicious dishes for nearby citizens. We also have several shopping centers in the area and we love our sports teams as well. Finally, thanks to I-74, we’re within easy reach of any destination in North Carolina. Have pets? We have a bark park on site and welcome a variety of breeds.
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Dwell at Carmel Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
12 Units Available
4012 Quail Forest Dr, Charlotte, NC 28226
Mountainbrook
1 Bedroom
$1,183
635 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,354
1091 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated May 18 at 10:15 PM
Modern homes with 10-foot ceilings, energy-efficient appliances, and extra storage. Community includes a coffee bar, hammock garden, and dog park. Near Quail Hollow Club. Close to I-485.
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The Townhomes at Wisteria Hills Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
25 Units Available
1120 Marble St, Charlotte, NC 28208
Thomasboro - Hoskins
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
950 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 7:57 PM
Welcome to The Townhomes at Wisteria Hills, located in Charlotte, NC, and proudly managed by Wellington Advisors. While removed from the noise and confusion of the city, this community offers easy access to Interstate 85 and Douglas International Airport. It is conveniently located near schools, recreational facilities, shopping, restaurants, and more. The two-bedroom townhomes at The Townhomes as Wisteria Hills are some of the most spacious in the area. The downstairs provides a large living area, an eat-in kitchen, and a half bath. The upstairs area contains two large bedrooms and a full bath. Ready to find your new home at The Townhomes as Wisteria Hills? Stop by or give us a call today to speak with one of our leasing professionals.
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Scarlet Pointe Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
77 Units Available
180 Park Fairfax Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208
Westchester
1 Bedroom
$975
760 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
1200 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 7:57 PM
Welcome to Scarlet Pointe Apartments in Charlotte, NC, proudly managed by Wellington Advisors. This community is a terrific place to live and offers a wide selection of amenities and features. The professional leasing staff is excited to help you find the best floor plan for your lifestyle. It's time to find your new home. Contact or stop by the Scarlet Pointe leasing office to see available floor plans.
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Beacon Hill Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
12 Units Available
1322 Beacon Ridge Rd, Charlotte, NC 28210
Closeburn - Glenkirk
1 Bedroom
$1,176
530 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,872
1079 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 7:57 PM
Beacon Hill Apartment Homes offers 1 and 2 bedroom floor plans to fit your lifestyle. Each apartment is equipped with a full-size kitchen, extra storage, and walk-in closets. Many homes include a fireplace and a private patio or balcony. Plus, the updated amenities will exceed your expectations. Come see why living at Beacon Hill Apartment Homes in Charlotte, NC is the right choice.
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The Hideaway at Kingspark Distinctive Apartment Homes Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
3 Units Available
2425 Kingspark Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208
West Blvd
2 Bedrooms
$1,025
730 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 7:57 PM
Find your new home at The Hideaway at Kingspark Apartments. Relax in a secluded location that is close to Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina. Kingspark offers spacious two bedroom apartment homes and townhouses with all-electric kitchen appliances, washer and dryer connections, and ample closet space. Kingspark management and maintenance teams are dedicated to providing exceptional service to all residents. Visit today and come home to The West End’s Best Kept Secret!
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Somerset Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
10 Units Available
1400 Ventura Way Dr, Charlotte, NC 28213
Hidden Valley
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,035
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,080
850 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 7:55 PM
Enjoy outdoor community amenities, including a soccer court and relaxing swimming pool. Each unit includes an air conditioner and a dishwasher for comfort and convenience. Near I-85 and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
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Victoria Park Apartment Homes Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
9 Units Available
4616 Stoney Trace Dr, Charlotte, NC 28227
1 Bedroom
$1,111
645 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,393
856 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,609
1306 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 7:54 PM
Prime location just over 10 miles from downtown Charlotte. Offers a quiet setting with easy access to the bustling downtown life. Pet-friendly complex includes indoor and outdoor pool, gym and clubhouse with cyber cafe.
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Berkshire Place Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
13 Units Available
7700 Cedar Point Ln, Charlotte, NC 28210
Seven Eagles
1 Bedroom
$1,126
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,342
935 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,493
1200 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 7:52 PM
Quietly nestled amid rolling hills and shady trees, yet just minutes from prestigious uptown Charlotte, Berkshire Place offers relaxed Southern charm in a picturesque setting. Stroll among our elegantly landscaped 28 acres and discover comfort, convenience, and a unique sense of style. Our location offers residents ample shopping, dinning and entertainment.
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The Reserve at Providence Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
36 Units Available
5931 Providence Rd, Charlotte, NC 28226
Lansdowne
1 Bedroom
$1,045
510 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,300
900 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,665
1253 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 7:52 PM
Apartments feature included cable, bathtub, stylish appliances and fireplace. Surrounded by relaxing woodlands, the community boasts dog park and grooming area, a sparkling pool and a gym.
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Hunters Pointe Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
9 Units Available
1841 Prospect Dr, Charlotte, NC 28213
Hidden Valley
1 Bedroom
$1,050
609 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,215
909 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,635
1222 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 7:51 PM
Modern apartment homes within an urban environment. On-site amenities include a fitness studio and pool. Easy access to I-85 and I-77. Just north of downtown Charlotte.
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Lodge at Mallard Creek Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
13 Units Available
7815 Chelsea Jade Ln, Charlotte, NC 28269
Prosperity Church Road
1 Bedroom
$1,165
769 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,550
1209 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 7:50 PM
Welcome to The Lodge at Mallard Creek, a luxury apartments community ensuring an ambiance of refinement and relaxation.The finest interior amenities await you in our selection of 7 spacious floor plans. All of our elegant pet-friendly apartment homes for rent in Charlotte, North Carolina feature fully-equipped gourmet kitchens, custom features such as separate spaces for dining, large closets, and private patios/balconies. Our fantastic package of amenities showcase a billiard room, java bar, movie theater, swimming pool, clubhouse, and car care center. Get cozy and see what home feels like!
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Timbercreek Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
8 Units Available
1100 Falls Creek Ln, Charlotte, NC 28209
Collingwood
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,141
617 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,272
847 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 7:48 PM
Close to Uptown Charlotte and I-77. Recently renovated units have washer and dryer hookups, fireplaces and extra storage. Tenants enjoy a swimming pool, barbecue area and dog park.
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Arcadian Village Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
14 Units Available
5767 Cedars East Ct, Charlotte, NC 28212
North Sharon Amity
1 Bedroom
$995
675 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,300
945 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,575
1320 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 7:02 PM
Located near E Independence Boulevard and within proximity to I-485, I-277, and Cedarwood Park. Apartment units include washer and dryer hookups, dishwasher, and air conditioner. On-site amenities feature convenient laundry facilities and playground.
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The Flats at Arrowood Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
3 Units Available
8508 Lodge South Cir, Charlotte, NC 28217
Montclaire South
1 Bedroom
$1,192
783 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$1,545
1064 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 4:36 PM
Your perfect home is waiting for you at The Flats at Arrowood! Our Charlotte, NC apartments & townhomes come in 8 unique, spacious floor plans ( Studio, 1, 2 & 3 bedroom options) giving you the freedom to choose the space that suits YOU. Our recently renovated apartment homes & townhomes will have you falling in love with everything we have to offer such as fully equipped & updated kitchens, custom home features, a resort style sparkling swimming pool, large balconies/patios & much more. All this coupled with our outstanding Montclaire South neighborhood location (minutes from downtown Charlotte & only a short distance to the Arrowood Light Rail Station), The Flats at Arrowood is sure to have what you're looking for. Shouldn't finding your new apartment in Charlotte, NC be easy? At The Flats at Arrowood, we make choosing your new home simple. Our Studio, 1, 2 & 3 bedroom apartments & townhomes are the perfect choice for comfortable living in Charlotte. We're here to help with your move. Schedule your tour today.
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The Kelston Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
16 Units Available
1306 Kelston Place Apt 108, Charlotte, NC 28212
Eastland - Wilora Lake
1 Bedroom
$970
775 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,170
970 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,440
1245 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 4:10 PM
Charming 1-3 bedroom apartments surrounded by lush landscaping. Community amenities boast features such as pool, cabana and multi-sports court. Pet friendly with wood-style floors and full stainless steel appliance package.
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Axiom Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
36 Units Available
5625 Keyway Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28215
Farm Pond
1 Bedroom
$1,030
547 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,290
947 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 4:02 PM
A quiet, gated community in the Hickory Grove area, apartments are pet-friendly, cable ready and feature walk-in closets and garbage disposal. Enjoy 24-hr maintenance and free Wi-Fi. Easy access onto the E W.T. Harris Blvd.
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The Avalon Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
26 Units Available
6000 Regal Estate Ln, Charlotte, NC 28212
Eastland - Wilora Lake
1 Bedroom
$995
799 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,245
1096 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 3:43 PM
One-, two- and three-bedroom apartments with spacious floor plans, complete kitchen and appliance package, and private patio/balcony. Conveniently located near Wilora Lake Healthcare Center and uptown Charlotte. Gym and pool on premises.
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Andover Woods Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
25 Units Available
7808 Andover Woods Dr, Charlotte, NC 28210
Starmount Forest
1 Bedroom
$1,055
760 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,205
830 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 2:49 PM
A variety of floor plans to choose from and a great location. Elegant clubhouse, swimming pool and playground outdoors. Easy access to 1-77 and 1-485. Also a short drive to Red Ventures and Wells Fargo.
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Affordable Housing - Platform Lofts Photo Gallery 1
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1240 Merrick St, Charlotte, NC 28213
Hidden Valley
2 Bedrooms
$981
978 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,050
1166 sqft
4 Bedrooms
$1,185
1431 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 1:08 AM
Due to COVID-19 local restrictions, our office is open by appointment only. We are accepting applications online. Platform Lofts (Affordable Housing) is the place you need to see! Only minutes away from Downtown Charlotte and steps from the LYNX Blue Line, Platform Lofts has been thoughtfully created for comfort and convenience so you can live every day better. Choose from beautifully designed 2, 3 and 4-bedroom apartment homes and enjoy all the community amenities you could hope for like a clubhouse, fitness center, playground and picnic area with new gas grills. You'll love coming home every day to Platform Lofts.
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2648 Olando St Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
2648 Olando Street, Charlotte, NC 28206
Druid Hills South
2 Bedrooms
$999
650 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 10:25 PM
Beautiful remodeled home with 2bd/2bth, new carpet and a beautiful yard. Schedule appointment to see this great property; contact us at 704-327-0993 *You may view one property prior to applying*
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1625 Merry Oaks Road Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
1625 Merry Oaks Road, Charlotte, NC 28205
Country Club Heights
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,100
720 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 9:59 PM
Located just couple minutes away from the uptown, this freshly painted home with new LVP floor will not last long. New stove, new dishwasher, stainless still fridge, nice patio, no washer and dryer.
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What is the typical rent for a studio apartment in Charlotte?

The average rent for a studio apartment in Charlotte is $1,600.

How expensive are one-bedroom apartments in Charlotte?

The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment rental in Charlotte is $1,638.

How much is rent for two-bedroom apartments in Charlotte?

The average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Charlotte is $1,962.

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

Finding cheap apartments in Charlotte 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 Charlotte 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 Charlotte 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 Charlotte.

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