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Last updated March 1 2024 at 3:12 AM

Philadelphia, PA
128 Apartments for Rent under $1,000

Finding a deal on affordable apartments under $1,000 in Philadelphia is worth the extra effort. Come ready to pounce on the best deals. Call the property management in advan... Read Guide >
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How expensive is it to rent a studio apartment in Philadelphia?

The average rent for a studio apartment in Philadelphia is $1,497 per month.

How much is rent for a one-bedroom apartment in Philadelphia?

One-bedroom apartment rentals in Philadelphia rent for $1,909 per month.

What is the typical rent for a two-bedroom apartments in Philadelphia?

The average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Philadelphia is $2,382 per month.
City Guide for Philadelphia, PA

I live and breathe this Philadelphia freedom. From the day that I was born I've waved the flag. Philadelphia freedom took me knee-high to a man. Gave me peace of mind my daddy never had." (Elton John - "Philadelphia Freedom").

Philadelphia has spent the last 20 years transforming itself into a bustling city that’s clean, lively, welcoming, and –dare we say it?– hip. We've even been called New York’s sixth borough, though we locals prefer to think of New York as Philadelphia’s second borough. Or something like that. In other words, you've made a good choice. And now that you’re ready to find your apartment, here’s the first thing you need to know: the City of Brotherly Love is a city of neighborhoods, all close to each other but each with its own flavor. So let’s break them down.

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What to keep in mind when looking for apartments under $1,000 in Philadelphia, PA

Finding a deal on affordable apartments under $1,000 in Philadelphia is worth the extra effort. Come ready to pounce on the best deals. Call the property management in advance to ask what paperwork they need and come prepared. Bank statements, pay stubs, identification, and letters of recommendation from an employer or landlord are usually standard. It’s better to come to an apartment tour over-prepared and ready to sign.

You probably won’t find affordable apartments under $1,000 in Philadelphia in the heart of the action, but you can still land in a neighborhood you love. Look for locations on the outskirts of your dream location or reconsider how much space you really need. A studio apartment may offer plenty of space in your ideal neighborhood at a cheaper price point.

Some property managers will also know about apartments under $1,000 in other buildings they manage, or through word-of-mouth from industry contacts. Ask about any leads if you can’t find the space you need. Touring the first floor for affordable apartments that need some updating can also yield a great deal.