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115 Apartments for rent in Charlottesville, VA

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Last updated May 27 at 10:34pm UTC
1800 JEFFERSON PARK AVE
Jefferson Park Avenue
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 27 at 10:34pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,350
915 BOLLING AVE
Belmont
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 27 at 1:31pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,795
1051 GLENWOOD STATION LN
Glenwood Station
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 27 at 1:31pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$2,150
282 AUTUMN GROVE CT
Mill Creek
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 27 at 1:31pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,850
1422 Lester Drive
Greenbrier
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 26 at 9:56am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,000
1500 Minor Ridge Ct
Minor Townhouses
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 26 at 9:51am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
2725 Jefferson Park Ave
Jefferson Park Avenue
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 25 at 5:56pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,500
845 Cole St
Charlottesville
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 25 at 5:00pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$3,100
1201 Carlton Avenue
Belmont
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 25 at 4:59pm UTC
Studio
$915
330 Leaping Fox Lane
Foxcroft
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 25 at 4:58pm UTC
5 Bedrooms
$2,250
3541 Grand Forks Blvd
Charlottesville
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 25 at 4:54pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,575
2623 BARRACKS RD
Barracks Road
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 25 at 2:29pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$950
153 LONGWOOD DR
Fry's Spring
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 24 at 9:01pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,795
433 Woodhaven Ct
Oak Hill
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 24 at 11:03am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,025
114 Georgetown Green
Georgetown Green
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 24 at 11:02am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,600
2134 Proffit Station Rd.
Charlottesville
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 24 at 11:01am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,450
1258 THOMAS JEFFERSON PKWY
Charlottesville
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 24 at 7:41am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,295
1726 Webland Park
Charlottesville
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 23 at 9:58am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,225
2442 N Berkshire Rd
Charlottesville
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 23 at 1:57am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,595
3067 AMBERFIELD TRL
Forest Lakes
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 27 at 9:28am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,375
2709 BROOKMERE RD
Woodbrook
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 23 at 1:51am UTC
5 Bedrooms
$1,850
745 Walker Sq, Apt #4B
Fifeville
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 27 at 10:23am UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,350
Hessian Hills Cir
Hessian Hills Condominiums
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 24 at 7:25am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
Williamsburg Road
Berkeley
Charlottesville, VA
Updated May 23 at 7:31am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
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City Guide
Charlottesville

Though the cost of living in Virginia is relatively high, affordable apartment rental options are endless in Charlottesville, and some happen to be a bit on the inexpensive side. So whether you have money to spend or are balling on a budget, there is an apartment in Charlottesville for you.

Renting a standard one-bedroom in Charlottesville will usually run you between $699and $870 a month. Apartments here aren’t short on amenities as most feature swimming pools, breakfast bars, running trails, pet parks, fitness centers, wi-fi, some paid utilities, and in unit washer and dryers. For those academic residents, one-bedroom apartments in college/off-campus housing will run about $585 (separate bedroom, shared common space) and have study areas, individual leases, fitness centers and wi-fi. Those looking for a larger pad or moving with a roomie will be happy to know that two-bedrooms range from $760 to $1100, with the median price falling at about $1050.

If high end rentals are what you’re after, Charlottesville offers up luxury apartments, flats and townhomes (such as the Woodlands of Charlottesville) that feature everything from hardwood floors, views, washer and dryer, fitness centers, a club house and even fully furnished apartments. These luxury rentals will cost between $1380 and $1600 for a two or three bedroom apartment.

FYI, going green is big in Charlottesville, so many communities will be eager to tell you that they are a “green community.” Besides bragging rights, this means recycling will often be included in your trash pick-up for no extra fee.

In terms of deposits, they can run anywhere from $100-$500 depending on the type of rental you’re looking for and the community it’s in. Pets are accepted in most apartment rentals with a deposit and often require a monthly pet rent of about $20.

Once you’ve settled into your new Charlottesville apartment, you have trouble finding a dull moment around town. It’s a very small city with lots to do. From the Virginia Film Festival and the huge Fourth of July celebration to simply hanging out at The Corner to catch the thriving indie music scene or a wine and beer tour, Charlottesville is bound to have something for you. Good luck out there and happy hunting!

May 2018 Charlottesville Rent Report

Welcome to the May 2018 Charlottesville Rent Report. Charlottesville rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Charlottesville rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

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Rent Report
Charlottesville

May 2018 Charlottesville Rent Report

Welcome to the May 2018 Charlottesville Rent Report. Charlottesville rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Charlottesville rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the state and nation.

Charlottesville rents held steady over the past month

Charlottesville rents have remained flat over the past month, however, they are up moderately by 2.1% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in Charlottesville stand at $1,080 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,250 for a two-bedroom. Charlottesville's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 0.9%, as well as the national average of 1.5%.

Rents rising across cities in Virginia

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Charlottesville, but across the entire state. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in Virginia, 9 of them have seen prices rise. The state as a whole logged rent growth of 0.9% over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the state.

  • Looking throughout the state, Arlington is the most expensive of all Virginia's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $2,020; of the 10 largest Virginia cities that we have data for, 9 have seen rents rise year-over-year, with Richmond experiencing the fastest growth (+3.1%).
  • Chesapeake, Hampton, and Newport News have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (2.0%, 1.6%, and 1.5%, respectively).

Charlottesville rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased moderately in Charlottesville, a few large cities nationwide have also seen rents grow modestly. Charlottesville is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Charlottesville's median two-bedroom rent of $1,250 is above the national average of $1,170. Nationwide, rents have grown by 1.5% over the past year compared to the 2.1% rise in Charlottesville.
  • While Charlottesville's rents rose moderately over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Phoenix (+2.3%), Atlanta (+1.9%), and Denver (+1.6%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Charlottesville than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,060, which is nearly two-and-a-half times the price in Charlottesville.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.

Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.