If, unlike some of us (ahem), you made it all the way through an entire game of Oregon Trail without contacting cholera or losing your food while forging the river, you know that a new life in Oregon City was the prize awaiting you. And what a life it is! The first incorporated city west of the Rockies, Oregon City today is about 13 miles from Portland and home to over 32,000 prospering residents who have traded in wagons for pretty sweet apartments in a great setting. Want to claim your piece of this northwest frontier? Let our guide and listings map out your new life and apartment rental in Oregon City.
Finding the perfect apartment in Oregon City is all about knowing what you want. After all, the city offers everything from studios to four-bedroom townhomes. In fact, the OC, as the locals call it, is no stranger to all types of cheap apartments with tons of amenities.
Studio apartments in Oregon City rent from $595-$625. One bedroom apartments range from $735-$775 and two-bedroom apartments cost between $800-$875. Standard apartment rentals in Oregon City don’t scrimp on amenities and you can get a lot of bang for your buck (24-hour fitness center, courtyards, close to best shopping and dining, washer and dryer in unit, views, ceiling fans, some paid utilities). Oh, and those luxury townhomes we mentioned earlier? Ranging in price from $1365 (Three-bedrooms) to $1450 (four-bedroom) these townhomes feature attached garages, in unit washer and dryer, jogging trails, large upgraded kitchens and 1500 square feet of Oregon City apartment awesomeness!
If you are looking for luxury apartment rentals in Oregon City, you may not find any that call themselves “luxury” per se, but they totally exist. In fact, you’ll find that most apartment rentals in Oregon City are newly renovated and feature some form of luxury amenities, such as some great views, a Jacuzzi, fireplace, spa, tennis court, and garages. Additionally, outdoor activities are huge in the OC (the city has 22 parks!) so most apartment communities will feature jogging/biking trails on the property or nearby.
Deposits for your amazing, yet cheap, apartment in Oregon City can range between half a month’s rent to a full month’s rent, depending on your credit and the size of the rental. Apartment communities throughout the city often run rent and move-in specials, as well. Pet-friendly apartments in Oregon City are pretty much the standard. With a deposit (about $250) you and your pet(s) can be settled into your Oregon City apartment in no time—some communities charge pet rent ($35/month) so be sure to check with the leasing office.
Thanks to advancements in technology, like this handy listing site, making the move to Oregon is far easier than it was in days of yore, but the reward at the end of the journey is still very much worth it. Get started on finding your new apartment rental in Oregon City now and prepare fall in love with life in the OC.