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502 Cheap Apartments for rent in Philadelphia, PA

Finding cheap apartments in Philadelphia takes some ingenuity and effort, as well as quick action. Before you head out on your search, bring along pay stubs, bank statements... Read Guide >
Senior Housing - The York House Photo Gallery 1
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Senior Housing
Studio
$1,045
380 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,575
560 sqft
Discover The York House Senior Housing the York House provides a welcoming community while allowing for carefree, independent living. From our movie projection room with vivid surround sound to the newly renovated social hall, residents enjoy extensive on-site amenities, outstanding activities, and services. If you are looking for retirement communities, you will love our senior apartments for residents 55 and older. Imagine coming home to this welcoming community complete with a beautiful lobby and 24-hour concierge. Whether you choose a studio or one-bedroom floor plan, your apartment at The York House offers modern kitchens and appliances with wood cabinets and granite countertops. Plus, our community offers many on-site amenities to make day-to-day life convenient and easy such as a craft room, computer and business centers, exercise classes, lecture halls, and more. Conveniently located to Shevchenko Park, public transportation, shopping, and dining, our neighborhood has endless options to keep busy and entertained. Click on the photos below to enlarge them and contact our team today to schedule a tour of our Senior apartments for 55 and older adults in Philadelphia!
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Regency House Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
11 Units Available
Studio
$996
516 sqft
1 Bedroom
$984
627 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Choose between a home in a mid-rise or a garden-style apartment. The cat-friendly, newly renovated community features a gym, a secluded courtyard and an elevator. In East Oak Lane near the Fern Rock Station.
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Academia Suites Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$945
300 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,085
550 sqft
Featuring a 24-hour gym, community Wi-Fi and a community lounge, these spacious apartments range from a studio to a two-bedroom roommate-style floorplan. Close to Temple and La Salle universities and the Community College of Philadelphia.
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Gardens of Mt. Airy Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,019
331 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,175
310 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,474
960 sqft
Pet-friendly apartment community featuring on-site laundry and a courtyard. Newly renovated interiors boast hardwood floors, high ceilings and generous closet space. In Philadelphia's Cedarbrook neighborhood near Highway 309.
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7400 Roosevelt Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,155
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,615
1050 sqft
This upscale community is within walking distance of Bradford Park and Roosevelt Mall. On-site amenities include a fitness center, laundry facilities, and green space. Pets welcomed.
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York North Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$768
390 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,522
540 sqft
Off-campus housing near the Broad Street Line with free shuttles to Temple and La Salle universities. Studio and one-bedroom apartments featuring utilities, Wi-Fi and cable included, plus a fitness center and study areas.
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NPDF Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
11 Units Available
Studio
$625
1 Bedroom
$850
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
Atrium Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
9 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,045
350 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,525
780 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,925
1000 sqft
2020 RENOVATION PROJECTS! New fitness center - Renovated courtyard with firepit - Elevators - Package room - Updated hallways - New state of the art heating and cooling - New flooring and paint in hallways - New intercom system - New thermostats!Atrium Apartments was created for those who know what they want out of life! Our elegant homes of distinction provide carefree living with personalized service. You'll be surrounded by natural beauty and vitality. With our central location, you are just minutes from fine dining, shopping and recreation. With features such as a clubhouse and a sparkling swimming pool, you'll be living the good life at Atrium Apartments. Weekend Appointments available.
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Cloverly Park Luxury Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,070
411 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,285
625 sqft
We are not currently conducting tours, but are still accepting applications and facilitating move-ins. Please contact our leasing office for photos and virtual tours of available apartments.
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Julian & Andrian West Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,130
870 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Workforce Homes 3 Ogontz Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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4 Bedrooms
$1,035
990 sqft
Krinsky & Castelli Temple Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$1,030
940 sqft
Workforce Homes East of Broad Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,025
900 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
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Avondale Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$837
650 sqft
1 Bedroom
$928
900 sqft
Julian K. & Adrian C. Ogontz Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$990
880 sqft
1315 W. Loudon Street Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,050
Julian & Andrian Ogontz Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,095
884 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Queen Lane Manor Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,090
460 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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We are currently scheduling tours by appointment only. Please contact us to schedule a visit!
J Krinsky Ogontz Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$995
1092 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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5 Bedrooms
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Fernrock Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,013
610 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,068
657 sqft
Welcome to Fernrock. Our community is situated in a serene, quiet neighborhood. Walking distance to Fern Rock train station. Commuting to anywhere in the City is a “Breeze” since we are located minutes from Route 309, Route 611 and only 15 minutes from downtown Philadelphia. You'll enjoy living at Northwest I Apartments while we provide you with outstanding and personal service! So, what are you waiting for?? Call today Welcome to Fernrock. Our community is situated in a serene, quiet neighborhood. Walking distance to Fern Rock train station.Commuting to anywhere in the City is a “Breeze” since we are located minutes from Route 309, Route 611 and only 15 minutes from downtown Philadelphia. You'll enjoy living at Northwest I Apartments while we provide you with outstanding and personal service!
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Duval Arms Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
3 Units Available
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,058
515 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,043
655 sqft
Julian Krinsky Huntingdon Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,170
1050 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Northbrook Apartment Homes Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,179
680 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,459
821 sqft
4 Bedrooms
$1,819
1440 sqft
Welcome Home to Northbrook Apartments We are conveniently located in the Far Northeast section of Philadelphia along Woodhaven Boulevard, adjacent to Franklin Mills Outlet Mall.
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The Ridge Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
14 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,155
627 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,260
810 sqft
This community offers controlled-access entry, beautiful landscaping, and a resident referral bonus. Redesigned apartment homes feature new windows and appliances, and pets are allowed. Wissahickon Valley Park and the Andorra Shopping Center are nearby.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

The average rent for a studio apartment in Philadelphia is $1,608.

How expensive are one-bedroom apartments in Philadelphia?

The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment rental in Philadelphia is $1,990.

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

The average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Philadelphia is $2,463.

Are there any properties that are currently offering move-in specials in Philadelphia?

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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 cheap apartments in Philadelphia, PA

Finding cheap apartments in Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia.

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