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700 Cheap Apartments for rent 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, lett... Read Guide >
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Lumeo at Tryon Park
7020 MacFarlane Blvd
Charlotte, NC | York Road
Studio
$1,115
564 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,195
676 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,473
1234 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:15 PM
We all know "adulting" is hard, but with Lumeo we strive to make it as seamless as possible for you. Located in the lively and innovative University City center of Charlotte, our modern, elevated apartments offer all the amenities one needs to fit any lifestyle and vibe. Here, flawless kitchens open up to bright living spaces, reflecting an abundance of natural light ideal for pictures and sunset dining. Not to mention the slew of amenities we don't consider "extra," but necessary. Think dog park, pool, and state-of-the-art fitness facilities, all there for your comfort and enjoyment.
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58 Units Available
The Griff Luxury Apartments
1835 Morehead Ridge Drive
Charlotte, NC | Ashley Park
1 Bedroom
$1,177
671 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,707
1104 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,345
1476 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:15 PM
Welcome Home Experience the best of Charlotte while living at The Griff. With brand new studio, one, two and three-bedroom apartment homes and three-bedroom townhomes, our elevated apartment homes feature the details you desire. Perched on a bluff overlooking Charlotte, our community takes advantage of its urban perch through the incredible outdoor living spaces. With amazing greenspaces, a sparkling swimming pool and a spacious sky lounge, you’ll be able to view Charlotte from a newfound perspective.
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21 Units Available
Haven at Rivergate
14710 Kilkenny Hill Ln
Charlotte, NC | Yorkshire
1 Bedroom
$1,191
627 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,451
1211 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:15 PM
A modern community within a short walk to area amenities. On-site pet park, bike rack, salt water pool, and fitness center. Apartments offer nine-foot ceilings, granite countertops, and open floor plans.
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38 Units Available
Blu at Northline
2508 April Liu Lane
Charlotte, NC | Newell
Studio
$1,035
570 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,120
675 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,495
1105 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:15 PM
Minutes from UNCC, Noda, and Uptown. Full fitness center, plenty of connectivity, and lots of storage space. Large, resort-like pool. Modern interiors with granite countertops and luxury flooring.
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10 Units Available
Dwell at Carmel
4012 Quail Forest Dr
Charlotte, NC | Mountainbrook
1 Bedroom
$955
635 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,140
1001 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,520
1219 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:15 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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12 Units Available
Magnolia Terrace Apartment Homes
8301 Paces Oaks Blvd
Charlotte, NC | College Downs
1 Bedroom
$1,037
561 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,430
1071 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,587
1228 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:15 PM
With three different interior styles, you can choose a one, two or three bedroom floor plan to fit your needs. Open-concept common areas come with your choice of premium finishes for cabinets, countertops and appliances. Bedrooms provide walk-in closets while private patios and balconies offer outdoor storage spaces. Select homes include designated dining areas, wood-burning fireplaces and laundry appliance connections. Designed for maximum comfort and convenience, the amenities at Magnolia Terrace cater to your every need. Unwind on the poolside sundeck or achieve your fitness goals in an on-site gym. With a bark park, a business center and a playground available throughout the landscaped grounds, you’ll find entertainment around every corner. Magnolia Terrace also provides resident services, including online rent payments, package lockers and 24-hour emergency maintenance. Ideally located near University Research Park and UNCC, you are minutes from premium shops, industry-leading employers and local attractions. Contact Magnolia Trace about the apartments for rent with short-term lease options!
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13 Units Available
Solis City Park
2322 Arbor Loop Drive
Charlotte, NC
Studio
$1,109
624 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,240
724 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
1106 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:15 PM
Solis City Park is a haven from the pace of modern life. Escape here, and feel like you're missing nothing at all. Guided by an approach of thoughtful sensibility, our residences offer the best of Solis-quality craftsmanship. From our delightfully open floor plans outfitted with warm, stylish finishes, to our intelligent layouts with spacious balconies and patios, the residences at Solis City Park have that signature touch all our own. Because refreshed living is about more than where you sleep, our community offers a complete amenities package designed to make life easier and more enjoyable. Choose to unwind in a private cabana alongside the resort-quality pool, or push your limits within the expansive fitness center. The choice is yours. Life at Solis City Park is about modern simplicity.
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13 Units Available
Rock Creek at Ballantyne Commons
7810 Spindletop Pl
Charlotte, NC | Piper Glen Estates
1 Bedroom
$1,189
882 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,455
1154 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,708
1295 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:15 PM
Recently renovated units are air conditioned and smoke-free. Go high tech with key fob access. Community contains coffee bar and media room. Lots of shopping and dining options at nearby Stonecrest Shopping Center.
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22 Units Available
Overton Row
1201 Central Ave
Charlotte, NC | Plaza Midwood
Studio
$1,092
550 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,386
689 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,650
1056 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:14 PM
Great location close to Uptown and the South End. Homes have designer kitchens, white Shaker cabinetry, and subway tile backsplashes. Residents enjoy communal clubhouse, fitness center, pool, and more.
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6 Units Available
Arbor Steele Creek Apartment Homes
12235 Stone Arbor Way
Charlotte, NC | Yorkshire
1 Bedroom
$1,037
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,273
900 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:14 PM
Located near the Steele Creek area. On-site playground, business café, fitness studio, and lanai with a grilling area. Spacious interiors with walk-in closets, quartz countertops, and stainless steel appliances.
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11 Units Available
Mercury Noda
3310 N Davidson St
Charlotte, NC | North Charlotte
Studio
$1,183
669 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,406
767 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,828
1091 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:14 PM
Sleek new apartments in the heart of North Charlotte's art district with high ceilings, quartz countertops, and custom cabinetry. Steps from Neighborhood Theatre, restaurants and galleries. Saltwater pool and funky billiards room among amenities for tenants.
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18 Units Available
Presley Oaks
4915 Misty Oaks Dr
Charlotte, NC | West Sugar Creek
1 Bedroom
$1,095
658 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,320
1013 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:14 PM
The Oaks Apartments in Charlotte, NC are just off of Highway 24 for a fast commute. Granite countertops, balconies, new flooring and updated bathrooms make these apartments a great choice for modern living.
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2 Units Available
Park at Drexel
4310 Park Rd
Charlotte, NC | Ashbrook - Clawson Village
Studio
$1,117
466 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,619
1209 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:14 PM
Four-story apartment complex with balconies, located in the middle of Charlotte's Myers Park and Dilworth neighborhoods. Ceiling fans, steel appliances, and controlled access. Community room with TVs. Close to Park Road Shopping Center.
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13 Units Available
The District
10015 Madison Square Pl
Charlotte, NC | Wedgewood
1 Bedroom
$1,135
769 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,410
1050 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,740
1286 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:14 PM
At The District Premier Apartment Homes, you'll enjoy unparalleled luxury living. Our spacious apartments feature designer interior finishes to include wood-style flooring, soaring nine-foot ceilings, fully-equipped kitchens with silver-finish appliances and a built-in microwave, as well as washers and dryers. You will love our posh community amenities that give the relaxed feel of resort life.
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12 Units Available
Highlands at Alexander Pointe
310 Highroad Dr
Charlotte, NC | University City North
1 Bedroom
$1,130
821 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,320
1212 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,480
1599 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:14 PM
Are you searching for great apartment home living in Charlotte, NC? Look no further because Highlands at Alexander Pointe is the number one apartment home community in Charlotte, NC. Just minutes from restaurants, shopping and schools, Highlands at Alexander Pointe has a great location that is guaranteed to make your life comfortable and convenient. With 25 different floor plans from 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms to choose from, finding the right apartment home to fit your needs has never been easier. All of our floor plans have 9 Foot ceilings, ceiling fans, and washer/dryer connections, to ensure that your life at Highlands at Alexander Pointe will always be relaxing and cozy. Enjoy all of the amenities of designer living at Highlands at Alexander Pointe. The luxury doesn't end when you leave your apartment home because Highlands at Alexander Pointe features great community amenities suited for your active lifestyle. Enjoy a day in the sun at our shimmering swimming pool while making lunch in our outdoor kitchen. Unwind after work in our 24-hour fitness center or take your four-legged family members for a walk to our bark park. See why Highlands at Alexander Pointe is the best place for you and your family to call home.
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20 Units Available
The Avant at Steele Creek
13212 Winter Hazel Rd
Charlotte, NC | Steele Creek
1 Bedroom
$1,070
579 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,297
969 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,545
1125 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:13 PM
Apartment community near Southwest Middle School. Activities on-site include volleyball court, pool, gym and grill area. Plenty of storage and balconies or patio space. Pet-friendly. Washer/dryer hookup and updated appliances.
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21 Units Available
Arlo
1331 West Morehead Street
Charlotte, NC | Wesley Heights
Studio
$1,245
549 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,148
660 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,761
1110 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:13 PM
Just minutes from Bank of America Stadium and the downtown area. A modern community with an outdoor kitchen, rooftop lounge with a skyline view, and a resort-style pool.
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11 Units Available
Greenside
1315 Harding Place
Charlotte, NC | Dilworth
Studio
$1,189
510 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,347
649 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,973
1021 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:13 PM
This charming community is near the parks including Little Sugar Creek. Homes feature granite countertops, chef-inspired kitchens, and energy efficient appliances. Pet-friendly. On-site yoga, pool, gym, and fire pit.
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20 Units Available
Ascend at 1801
1801 Willow Haven Ln
Charlotte, NC | Mallard Creek - Withrow Downs
1 Bedroom
$1,025
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,205
974 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,450
1368 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:13 PM
Spacious apartments in a luxury community. Resort-style pool and state-of-the-art fitness center. Larger kitchens with updated appliances and finishes. Near Rocky River Golf Club at Concord.
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10 Units Available
The Arboretum
7700 Arboretum Dr
Charlotte, NC | Beverly Crest
1 Bedroom
$1,188
629 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated May 18 at 5:13 PM
One- and two-bedroom units with large balconies/patios, vinyl flooring, and extra storage. Pet-friendly community close to the Arboretum Shopping Center and Colonel Francis Beatty Park.
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27 Units Available
Addison at South Tryon
7000 Modern Way
Charlotte, NC | Yorkmount
1 Bedroom
$1,036
639 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,394
1128 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,720
1414 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:13 PM
Addison at South Tryon Apartments in Charlotte, North Carolina is designed to make every aspect of your life better. Located in the southwest area of Charlotte, North Carolina, our new, beautiful community boasts a thoughtful selection of studios as well as one, two, and three bedroom apartment homes for rent. Nestled on twenty-five beautiful acres, Addison at South Tryon Apartments also prides itself on its central location. We are minutes from Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Interstates 77 and 485, and Uptown Charlotte. There's many aspects of our community for residents to enjoy: bask in the sun near our lavish swimming pool, kick back beside out firepit with lounge furniture and TV, get your pulse racing at our high-tech athletic club, enjoy quality time with your best friend in our pet park, or challenge your fellow residents to a game at our billiards table.
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30 Units Available
30Six NoDa
424 E 36th St
Charlotte, NC | North Charlotte
Studio
$1,173
517 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,322
596 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,745
979 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:13 PM
Stylish homes with extra storage and fully equipped kitchens. Enjoy the on-site game room, business center and yoga studio. Direct access to the light rail. Near entertainment venues like Neighborhood Theatre and The Evening Muse.
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15 Units Available
Cadence Music Factory
606 N Carolina Music Factory Blvd
Charlotte, NC | Fourth Ward
Studio
$1,150
622 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,134
771 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,045
1228 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:07 PM
Brand new apartments in Uptown Charlotte's Entertainment District. Subway tile backsplash in kitchen, wood plank floors, fitness center, yoga studio and cyber cafe. Steps from CMCU Amphitheater, the Laugh Factory and many restaurants and bars.
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24 Units Available
Wesley Village
2715 Wet Stone Way
Charlotte, NC | Wesley Heights
Studio
$1,170
566 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,225
747 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,560
1112 sqft
Last updated May 18 at 5:12 PM
Located just five minutes from the shopping, dining and entertainment of Uptown Charlotte. Each unit has expansive closets, washer/dryer sets and plenty of storage. Community offers pool, fireplace and coffee bar.
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The average rent for a studio apartment in Charlotte is $1,341.
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The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment rental in Charlotte is $1,422.
How much is rent for two-bedroom apartments in Charlotte?
The average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Charlotte is $1,871.
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"Little Charlotte, she's as pretty as the angels when they sing. I can't believe I'm out here on her front porch in this swing, just a swingin'." (John Anderson - "Swingin'").

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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.