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1,994 Cheap Apartments for rent in Austin, TX

Finding cheap apartments in Austin 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... Read Guide >
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Ascent at North Burnett
1735 Rutland Dr
Austin, TX | North Austin
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1 Bedroom
$1,005
550 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated July 30 at 9:02 AM
Our 160 unit asset in Austin is home to fantastic amenities at unbeatable prices, in an enviable location. With luxury studio, one, and two-bedroom floor plans, our residents can live the lifestyle they deserve, at a comfortable price! Ascent offers wide-open spaces, a new pool to relax by, or a private balcony/patio to rest your feet on after a stroll through Austin. Boasting a 5-minute commute from The Domain, Ascent at North Burnet is in an ideal location for all to call home.
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10 Units Available
Val Dor Urban Flats
1521 Reagan Hill Dr
Austin, TX | Coronado Hills
1 Bedroom
$949
680 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,199
850 sqft
Last updated July 30 at 12:16 PM
Welcome Home to Val Dor Urban Flats! This beautiful apartment community is in the heart of Austin’s North Central District and features fully updated apartments with spacious floor plans, accent walls, and two onsite laundry facilities with creative architectural details. Our community features picnic areas and new exterior paint. With a stellar central Austin location, our community is conveniently located near amazing Austin restaurants, downtown, and easy access to Mopac Expwy.
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8 Units Available
Mueller City View
1100 Reinli St
Austin, TX | Windsor Park
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1 Bedroom
$1,089
668 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,304
808 sqft
Last updated July 30 at 12:08 PM
Just minutes from I-35 and Highway 290. Luxury community with two pools, pet areas and green space. Homes feature large closets and updated kitchens. Wood vinyl flooring. Ample storage in each home.
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Hillside Creek
1730 East Oltorf St
Austin, TX | Riverside
1 Bedroom
$1,050
606 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated July 30 at 12:02 PM
Close to Highway 183 and Capital Metro Bus Line, and located near St. Edward's University campus. Residents will enjoy recently renovated apartments featuring walk-in closets and hardwood floors.
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11 Units Available
Hillside Villas
2207 Wickersham Ln
Austin, TX | Pleasant Valley
1 Bedroom
$1,069
545 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,439
914 sqft
Last updated July 30 at 12:21 PM
Searching for convenient urban apartment living? Look no further than Hillside Villas, an upscale apartment community located in the heart of Austin, Texas. Just minutes from Interstate 35 and Ben White Boulevard, our modernly-designed apartment community boasts many must-have, luxury amenities along with an incredible location. Spend your days enjoying the many outdoor hot spots within driving distance of Hillside Villas including Mabel Davis District Park, Riverside Golf Course, and Peter Pan Mini Golf. Follow up your time spent outdoors with the delicious cuisine found at nearby 888 Pan Asian Restaurant, Catfish Parlour, or Java Noodles. For university students and staff, we offer proximity to a number of accredited schools including the University of Texas at Austin, Huston-Tillotson University, The Art Institute of Austin, and many more. Professionally Managed by Shippy Properties.
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8 Units Available
Avonmora
4501 E Riverside Dr
Austin, TX | Pleasant Valley
1 Bedroom
$1,100
651 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,355
932 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,600
1048 sqft
Last updated July 30 at 12:21 PM
Located along E Riverside Drive and just yards from S Pleasant Valley Road. Modern apartments include a patio or balcony, a dishwasher and a bathtub. Pleasant community with both a pool and a volleyball court.
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Arrowhead Park Apartments
605 Masterson Pass
Austin, TX | North Lamar
1 Bedroom
$925
667 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,025
762 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,150
1034 sqft
Last updated July 30 at 12:19 PM
With interiors that feature spacious living rooms, plush carpeting and fully equipped kitchens, these Austin apartments are sure to deliver. The apartment community features a pool and spa, a fitness center and a playground.
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5 Units Available
Still Waters
515 E Slaughter Ln
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,175
568 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,665
1262 sqft
Last updated July 30 at 12:22 PM
In an effort to do our part in preventing the spread of COVID-19, we are practicing social distancing precautions. Our office is now accepting appointments, please contact us to get information on how to tour the community. Still Waters at Southpark Meadows offers residents luxury urban living in South Austin. Envision residing in one of our six creative floor plans in a one-bedroom or two-bedroom residence. Our homes feature a wealth of amenities and a location thats near everything you want in life. Designed to accommodate the needs of modern couples and families, as well as provide the simple luxuries of life in an urban environment, our Austin apartments are a gorgeous example of the upscale apartment lifestyle.
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Chesapeake
12300 Hymeadow Dr #206
Austin, TX
1 Bedroom
$1,054
501 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,159
746 sqft
Last updated July 30 at 12:05 PM
Convenient location for commuters, close to US-183, FM 620, and Toll 45. Units feature patio/balcony, hardwood floors, and dishwasher. Community amenities include pool, parking, clubhouse, BBQ grills, and on-site laundry.
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305 Flats
305 35th St
Austin, TX | North University
Studio
$960
400 sqft
Last updated July 30 at 12:15 PM
Upscale and located within a short drive of area amenities. This community offers a courtyard and parking. Upgraded units available. In-home washer and dryers. Disability access available.
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3 Units Available
Timbers Apartments
1034 Clayton Lane
Austin, TX | Windsor Park
2 Bedrooms
$1,274
976 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,475
1215 sqft
4 Bedrooms
$1,646
1325 sqft
Last updated July 30 at 12:12 PM
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MacKenzie Pointe
1044 Camino la Costa
Austin, TX | St. Johns
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Last updated July 30 at 12:02 PM
Near the University of Texas, this apartment community is convenient to Highways 290 and 183, and IH-35. A resort-style pool, wood floors and a gym are some of these one- to three-bedroom apartments' amenities.
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7 Units Available
Mueller Place
5800 Wellington Drive
Austin, TX | Windsor Park
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1 Bedroom
$999
712 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,120
946 sqft
Last updated July 30 at 12:06 PM
Close to HEB grocery store and the Barbra Shopping Center, near the intersection of I-135 and I-90. Onsite laundry, large closets, and units with modernized kitchens.
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Mesh 2
2103 Elmont Dr
Austin, TX | Riverside
Studio
$1,299
434 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,315
603 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated July 30 at 12:15 PM
Bike storage, bbq, electric car charging, courtyard, parking and on-site laundry. Dogs and cats are allowed. On the shuttle route of the University of Texas and across the street from Antone's and Emo's bars.
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5 Units Available
Ascent at Quail Creek
1200 Mearns Meadow Blvd
Austin, TX | North Austin
Studio
$1,055
396 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,090
545 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,540
875 sqft
Last updated July 30 at 12:03 PM
At The Chateau Apartments, youll experience an array of convenient amenities. Residents will enjoy our sparkling swimming pool, pet play area, outdoor picnic area, clubhouse, laundry facility, off-street parking, and on-site management and maintenance teams. Want to find the right floorplan for you? Contact our friendly leasing staff to set up a personal tour today. We look forward to seeing you at The Chateau Apartments!
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8 Units Available
Hidden Gardens
5606 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX | Brentwood
Studio
$1,010
440 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,089
830 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,410
1000 sqft
Last updated July 30 at 12:00 PM
You will find solace and comfort living at Hidden Gardens. We take pride in our community and do our best to make all residents truly feel at home. This community is upgraded with wood plank floors, brushed-nickel fixtures and is beautifully landscaped. Located in central Austin you are minutes away from downtown and the University of Texas. Our superb location makes our community the perfect place to enjoy Austin life and there are many fine restaurants nearby. We have easy access to major highways and we are on a bus line you can travel anywhere in Austin from our convenient location! Choose from any of the four available floor plans. Hidden Gardens is situated in a beautiful courtyard setting with a pool and grill and picnic area, great for relaxing days. We also have an onsite clothes care center conveniently located on the property for our residents. Hidden Gardens has all you could ever need. Our wonderful staff is eager to help you find your dream home. Call Today!
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Towne Oaks II
615 E Wonsley Dr
Austin, TX | Georgian Acres
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Last updated July 30 at 12:22 PM
The pet-friendly Austin apartments feature wood floors, dens, and walk-in closets. Amenities include a pool, shaded courtyards and a fitness center. Close to IH-35 and Highway 183.
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Austin Parke
400 West Anderson Ln
Austin, TX | Georgian Acres
1 Bedroom
$880
640 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$950
832 sqft
Last updated July 30 at 12:16 PM
Thoughtfully created homes with expansive windows and large bedrooms. Enjoy use of the private courtyard and swimming pool during free time. Close to I-35. Watch a movie at nearby Galaxy Highland 10 Theatre.
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9 Units Available
Su Casa
109 W 39th St
Austin, TX | Hyde Park
1 Bedroom
$1,150
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,009
920 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated July 30 at 4:16 PM
Central Austin living located on the UT shuttle line and only minutes from Downtown. Pet-friendly apartments that offer hardwood floors and a cozy courtyard for residents to relax.
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21 Units Available
Warwick
2907 West Ave
Austin, TX | Heritage
Studio
$910
400 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,226
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,323
950 sqft
Last updated July 30 at 4:16 PM
Pet-friendly community situated close to the University of Texas at Austin. Property provides on-site laundry and recycling facilities. Residents have access to a picnic area for leisurely outdoor entertaining. Covered car parking available.
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6 Units Available
Cascade
1221 Algarita Ave
Austin, TX | Travis Heights
Studio
$996
396 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,084
484 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,228
912 sqft
Last updated July 30 at 5:39 PM
Sleek homes with brand-new cabinetry, modern bath fixtures and in-unit laundry. Community amenities include two resort style pools, lounge and barbecue area, yoga space and 24-hour fitness center. Near the Boardwalk Trail.
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Woodchase Apartments
8524 Burnett Rd
Austin, TX | North Shoal Creek
1 Bedroom
$1,015
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,385
960 sqft
Last updated July 30 at 5:39 PM
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Marq at Mueller
5700 Cameron Rd
Austin, TX | Windsor Park
1 Bedroom
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Last updated July 30 at 5:39 PM
Comfortable designer touches are standard in all of our apartment homes. You will love our easy-to-maintain wood-style flooring, plush carpeting, modern kitchens with upgraded appliances, spacious floor plans, ample storage space, and private balconies. Love where you live and make your home here with us at MARQ at Mueller today.The Marq is centrally located 10 minutes from downtown and 15 minutes from the Domain.
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37 Units Available
Gallery at Domain
11119 Alterra Parkway
Austin, TX | North Burnet
Studio
$1,437
324 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,626
604 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,412
1051 sqft
Last updated July 30 at 5:38 PM
Minutes from downtown Austin in chic Domain neighborhood filled with shops and dining. Granite and stainless steel kitchen design. Community features bike storage, BBQs, gym and pool. Pet friendly.
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What is the typical rent for a studio apartment in Austin?
The average rent for a studio apartment in Austin is $1,454.
How expensive are one-bedroom apartments in Austin?
The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment rental in Austin is $1,695.
How much is rent for two-bedroom apartments in Austin?
The average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Austin is $2,202.
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City Guide for Austin, TX

Best known as the Live Music Capital of the World, Austin has lots to offer anyone, even those of us who are not music junkies. It’s got a thriving cultural scene, gorgeous scenery, a strong business presence, unique culture, and more, all in the midst of an environment that blends fun and serenity. Read on for our complete city guide to Austin, as an aid to you as you search for the perfect apartment!

To the northwest of the city lie established neighborhoods that some claim to feel more like Dallas than Austin. One of these is Arboretum Area, which offers top retail, great schools, high tech employers, tons of apartments, and lots of dining and nightspot options. The tech companies and University of Texas research campus are big draws for the population who live there. See more

What to keep in mind when looking for cheap apartments in Austin, TX

Finding cheap apartments in Austin 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 Austin 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 Austin 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 Austin.

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