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1,644 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 >
Palisades Photo Gallery 1
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28 Units Available
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$1,150
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
750 sqft
The Social Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,414
518 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,799
925 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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The Social Apartments offers many great amenities to make sure you enjoy your time here with us! Stay active at our fitness center, spend time with your furry friend at our on-site dog park, or take a dip in one of the two swimming pools we offer. Our clubhouse features a business center as well as a coffee and tea bar. For your convenience, we also offer an on-site laundry facility, complimentary Wi-Fi in common areas, and on-site management and maintenance teams. Take a walkthrough video tour now, or contact our friendly leasing staff to set up an appointment for a personal tour of your new home. We look forward to seeing you at The Social Apartments!
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SeventyTwo27 Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$950
398 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,075
660 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,300
937 sqft
Situated right off I-290, near schools and parks. One- and two-bedroom apartments, all with quality counters, open floor plans, vaulted ceilings, fireplaces, and patio/balconies. Community facilities include outdoor swimming pool.
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The Reserve Photo Gallery 1
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4 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,449
708 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,684
860 sqft
Welcome to The Reserve, a premier community of apartments in Austin, Texas. Located just five miles from Downtown Austin, yet surrounded by a lush and welcoming landscape. The Reserve is the clear choice for those seeking tranquil living arrangements in the heart of the Live Music Capital of the World. Here, you’ll find everything you need to lead an exceptional lifestyle, such as energy-efficient appliances, spacious closets, and private patios.
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Harmon Square Photo Gallery 1
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14 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,295
550 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,525
650 sqft
Residents of this pet-friendly community enjoy 24-hour laundry and on-site parking. Apartments are recently renovated and include stainless steel appliances and granite countertops. ColdTowne Theater and the Best Buy shopping center are nearby.
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Cherry Hill Lofts Photo Gallery 1
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2 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,275
545 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Woodstone Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,254
481 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,424
882 sqft
Conveniently situated 10 minutes from Downtown and the University of Texas. Community offers pool, BBQ deck, and open green space. Apartments feature washer/dryer, walk-in closets, and private patios.
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The Arts Apartments at Turtle Creek Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,262
670 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
915 sqft
Ventura Photo Gallery 1
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9 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,125
600 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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The Guthrie Photo Gallery 1
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10 Units Available
Studio
$1,330
400 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,655
693 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,270
1236 sqft
Lotus Village Apartment Homes Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,425
700 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,955
1000 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Pet-friendly complex right next to tons of nearby places to eat and shop. Spa, pool, business center, and clubhouse on site. High ceilings in units with patios or balconies. Easy access to I-35.
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Trove Eastside Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
13 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,210
750 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,456
900 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Trove Eastside redefines attainable housing, creating a pleasant living environment that nurtures community pride, encourages resident interaction, and improves sustainability. Every residence combines desirable amenities alongside an ideal location, keeping residents comfortable and connected to the pulse of the surrounding area. Located minutes from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, the East Riverside Corridor, and Downtown Austin, Trove Eastside facilitates extraordinary access to area employers and attractions. Trove Eastsides quality housing provides the connections and community necessary for todays residents and tomorrows realities.
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Fort Branch at Truman's Landing Photo Gallery 1
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2 Bedrooms
$1,253
875 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,525
1089 sqft
Great location, just minutes from downtown Capitol Center. Unit amenities include dishwasher, patio/balcony and washer/dryer hookup. Residents have access to gym, playground, pool, on-site laundry and internet.
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Avonmora Photo Gallery 1
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Verified
4 Units Available
1 Bedroom
$1,229
651 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,479
932 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,736
1048 sqft
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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Chesapeake Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,399
501 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,599
746 sqft
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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Falls on Bull Creek Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,199
508 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,304
702 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,562
963 sqft
Just off the local transport artery of the Capital of Texas Highway, Falls on Bull Creek, Austin, TX offers newly refurbished apartments with hardwood floors and walk-in closets. Amenities include online portal and 24-hour maintenance.
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Creek's Edge Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,249
643 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,549
981 sqft
If you are looking for a gorgeous apartment home that is zoned to great schools and convenient to everything the vibrant city of Austin has to offer, then look no further than Creeks Edge Apartments. Our one and two-bedroom apartment community features a beautiful shimmering pool, professionally landscaped grounds, sports court, laundry care facilities, planned social activities, and a relaxed atmosphere for care-free living. Each newly renovated, unique floor plan has designer touches everywhere you look. Enjoy fully equipped kitchens with granite countertops, sleek black appliances, wood-style flooring, large walk-in closets, cozy fireplaces and your very own balcony or patio. Perfectly situated close to Highway 183, Mopac and I-35, Creeks Edge is only 15 minutes from downtown Austin, making commuting around the city a breeze. Our tight-knit community is located near some of the best shopping, dining and entertainment options the city has to offer. Come home to Creeks Edge Apartments today and experience a peaceful retreat away from it all. Our on-site management team is here to exceed your expectations for carefree living. Schedule a tour with one of our welcoming leasing team members.
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502 North Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,359
500 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,809
866 sqft
A spacious community within a short drive to area restaurants and parks. On-site amenities include a pool, grilling area, and full laundry facilities. Gated control in place. Apartments offer a balcony or patio.
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Northgate Hills Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,099
484 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,699
816 sqft
Northgate Hills sits in the heart of Austin. These newly renovated units are pet-friendly and feature hardwood floors, air conditioning, bathtubs, fireplaces, and walk-in closets. Also offers a business center and plenty of parking.
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The Wayman Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,400
769 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,625
955 sqft
Live in modern luxury when you make The Wayman your home. Our one and two bedroom apartments for rent in Austin, TX offer elegant features and inspiring amenities. Garden tubs, custom cherry wood cabinets, and open concept floor plans provide a sophisticated backdrop for modern living. If you are in search of extraordinary living in Austin, you have come to the right place. Contact our leasing office to tour our community today!
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Ascent at Walnut Creek Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,211
577 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,692
787 sqft
Our 130 unit asset in Austin offers remarkable value in an unbeatable location. Our apartments feature quartz countertops, luxury vinyl plank flooring, Fireplaces in select units, large private patios/balconies, in-home washer/dryers, and much much more. Ascent at Walnut Creek is within 5 minutes of The Domain, the focal point of the largest employment concentration in the metro area, and has become the high-tech hub of Austin, along with being close to other popular Austin hotspots and with fast access to freeways. **We reserve the right to change pricing at any time and for any reason. Pictures shown might not depict actual units available.**
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Ascent at Northgate Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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Studio
$1,255
450 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,305
650 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Welcome to Ascent at Northgate! Nestled in North Austin, our community boasts a short drive to all your favorite spots, with prices that can't be beaten. With spacious studio, 1 or 2 bedroom floor plans available, you are sure to find an apartment that fits your needs here at Northgate. Whether you want to relax in one of our two sparkling pools, enjoy a cook-out at our BBQ pits, or walk your dog in our pet-friendly spaces, we would love to have you join our amazing community.
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Summit at Westwood Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,320
720 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,645
910 sqft
Close to Highway 183, Balcones Village, Lakeline Mall, The Domain, and public transportation. On-site basketball courts, copy & fax services, gated pet park, guest parking, package receiving, picnic area with barbecue, recyling, swimming pools, and fitness center. Flexible lease terms.
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Summit at Hyde Park Apartments Photo Gallery 1
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1 Bedroom
$1,355
450 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,310
955 sqft
Convenient location close to Hwy-183, I-35, and Loop 1. Units equipped with gourmet kitchen, hardwood floors, and ice maker. Community offers residents pool, pool table, yoga, courtyard and clubhouse.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

The average rent for a studio apartment in Austin is $1,632.

How expensive are one-bedroom apartments in Austin?

The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment rental in Austin is $1,790.

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

The average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Austin is $2,305.

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

Yes, you can filter your apartment search to only include properties in Austin that are offering move-in specials.
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.