Reading, PA: 187 apartments available for rent

Last updated May 26 at 3:33PM
5290 OLEY TURNPIKE ROAD
Reading
Reading, PA
Updated April 29 at 4:05AM
4 Bedrooms
$7,250
1455 SCOTT STREET
Reading
Reading, PA
Updated May 15 at 2:09PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,100
1233 Elm Street (WST)
Hillside
Reading, PA
Updated May 26 at 11:49AM
4 Bedrooms
$850
2102 READING AVENUE
West Wyomissing
Reading, PA
Updated April 25 at 11:55PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,250
3601 PERKIOMEN AVENUE
Reiffton
Reading, PA
Updated April 29 at 4:07AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,500
241 S 4th St
Center City
Reading, PA
Updated May 25 at 12:15PM
2 Bedrooms
$650
413 S 6th St
Center City
Reading, PA
Updated May 24 at 10:10AM
2 Bedrooms
$600
2404 Orchard View Rd
Reading
Reading, PA
Updated May 24 at 2:35AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,450
135 LUCINDA LANE
Spring Ridge
Reading, PA
Updated May 18 at 6:36AM
4 Bedrooms
$3,150
1633 Mulberry St
College Heights
Reading, PA
Updated May 24 at 1:38AM
3 Bedrooms
$950
386 Sunset Rd
West Reading
Reading, PA
Updated May 25 at 5:49PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,375
241 S 13th St
St. Mary's
Reading, PA
Updated May 26 at 10:24AM
5 Bedrooms
$750
2304 LINDALE DRIVE
Whitfield
Reading, PA
Updated May 26 at 12:22AM
4 Bedrooms
$1,750
145 Oley Street
Bethany
Reading, PA
Updated May 25 at 11:51AM
5 Bedrooms
$850
1031 Bern RD
Wyomissing
Wyomissing, PA
Updated May 17 at 6:52PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,400
Lincoln Park
1342 W Wyomissing Blvd
West Lawn, PA
Updated May 26 at 3:33PM
1 Bedroom
$990
2 Bedrooms
$1,225
Results within 1 miles of Reading, PA
1136 Carsonia Ave
Reading
Reading, PA
Updated May 25 at 12:09PM
2 Bedrooms
$1,000
1028 Moss St
Northeast Reading
Reading, PA
Updated May 25 at 12:09PM
3 Bedrooms
$850
Results within 5 miles of Reading, PA
W Oley St
Greenwich
Reading, PA
Updated May 23 at 1:43PM
5 Bedrooms
$800
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City Guide
Reading
Why does the name Reading ring a bell?

Reading was once the home of one of the country’s most extensive railroad systems, the Reading Railroad, which has been forever immortalized in the board game Monopoly. Unsurprisingly, the city is, even today, inhabited mostly by mustachioed old men sporting top hats and bowties (nope, not really).

How’s the renting situation in Reading?

The city’s cost of living index (which takes into account things like consumer goods, utilities, groceries, travel expenses, and housing costs) is more than 15 percent lower than the national average, and it’s quite possible to find an apartment for less than $700.

What’s there to do in Reading for fun?

Downtown Reading has made major strides attracting visitors and new residents, and area attractions now include a performing arts venue, massive art center, IMAX cinema, and numerous concert venues, museums, and a symphony orchestra. The city is also dotted with pubs and clubs to appease night owls, meaning you’ll have much more to do in Reading than sit around your apartment twiddling your thumbs and playing Monopoly. Or reading.

Will I need a car to get around Reading?

The BARTA city busses run 21 routes throughout Reading and the surrounding areas, but unless you live downtown, where public transit is more readily available, we strongly suggest you bring along your own set of wheels. Even in the more walker-friendly areas, like West Reading and Wyomissing, your best bet is driving, since the city’s restaurants, stores, banks, etc. are mostly spread out and not entirely conducive to foot traffic.

Are apartments in Reading easy to come by?

Absolutely! There’s no such thing as a “renting season” in Reading, so you don’t have to worry about playing the waiting game to find the best available deals. You’re extremely unlikely to encounter waiting lists or landlords who demand exorbitant move-in fees, either. Apartment specials do pop up frequently and some property managers cover tenants’ utility bills. In other words, seek and ye shall find, and don’t settle for an apartment until you’re positive it’s perfect for you, because plenty others are available (in fact, 12 percent of residences are currently unoccupied).

Anything special I need to know before I sign a lease?

Landlords have different policies regarding pets, roommates, and even guests in some cases, so make sure you read and understand every detail of your lease before putting your stamp of approval on it. Also, don’t assume your apartment is in tip-top shape and ready for you to occupy it. Give your apartment a solid inspection to make sure time has treated it kindly enough. Run the furnace and air-conditioning units to make sure they function properly, check your pipes, faucets, toilets, sinks and showerheads for leaks, drips, etc., and examine the walls, ceilings, and floors for cracks, watermarks, or noticeable blemishes.

Finally, best of luck, happy hunting, and welcome to the Keystone State!