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Last updated February 28 2024 at 12:13 AM

Columbus, OH
104 Cheap Apartments for Rent

Finding cheap apartments in Columbus takes some ingenuity and effort, as well as quick action. Before you head out on your search, bring along pay stubs, bank statements, letter... Read Guide >
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the typical rent for a studio apartment in Columbus?

The average rent for a studio apartment in Columbus is $1,247.

How expensive are one-bedroom apartments in Columbus?

The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment rental in Columbus is $1,481.

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

The average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Columbus is $1,735.
City Guide for Columbus, OH

There's a road outside Columbus, Ohio feels like I drove along for years. This midwest way of ease, it surrounds us. I can't deny the rhythm here, and as I pull away from riverside beside me, that high street never looked so good." (O.A.R. - "Road Outside Columbus").

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What to keep in mind when looking for cheap apartments in Columbus, OH

Finding cheap apartments in Columbus 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 Columbus 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 Columbus 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 Columbus.

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