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157 Cheap Apartments for rent in Richmond, VA

Finding cheap apartments in Richmond takes some ingenuity and effort, as well as quick action. Before you head out on your search, bring along pay stubs, bank statements, letter... Read Guide >
Courthouse Green Photo Gallery 1
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10 Units Available
Courthouse Green
6417 Statute St, Richmond, VA 23832
1 Bedroom
$1,113
675 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,497
925 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$1,811
1125 sqft
Last updated May 17 at 4:28 PM
These traditional Chesterfield homes are close to Interstate 95 and just 15 minutes from downtownn Richmond. Units boast bathtubs, ceiling fans and ice makers. Playground, pool and tennis court are all located on-site.
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8 Units Available
Park West End Apartments
5300 Glenside Drive, Richmond, VA 23228
Dumbarton
1 Bedroom
$1,090
624 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated May 17 at 4:28 PM
Conveniently located next to I-95, I-64 and Powhite Parkway and close to the University of Richmond. Recently renovated apartments with modern finishes. 24- hour emergency maintenance, pool and tennis court.
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17 Units Available
The Masonry
2010 E Main Street, Richmond, VA 23223
Shockoe Bottom
Studio
$1,099
450 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,307
485 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,525
763 sqft
Last updated May 17 at 2:53 PM
Live in Historic Shockoe Bottom Experience The Masonry Apartments in the historic Shockoe Bottom neighborhood in Richmond, VA. The one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments for rent in this mixed-use community are modern and thoughtfully appointed, yet still reflect the rich history of the city. Access to our newly renovated fitness center, pool, and outdoor community lounge where you can mingle with others by the warmth of a fire pit or while flipping burgers on the grill, makes this pet-friendly apartment community a great place to live. Enjoy the best of both old and new worlds in Shockoe Bottom. Revel in the dynamic vibe of trendy restaurants and bars ready for exploration or visit nearby sites, museums and other heritage-filled neighborhoods. You'll be within walking distance to local parks making it a great place for apartment residents with pets. At the Masonry, you are in for authentic, energetic and creative living. Contact us today.
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1 Unit Available
Saddlewood
3801 Elfstone Ln, Richmond, VA 23223
Studio
$875
288 sqft
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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Last updated May 17 at 2:46 PM
Minutes away from downtown Richmond, these homes feature fenced patios, plush carpeting and extra storage space. The pet-friendly community has laundry facilities and a swimming pool, among other amenities.
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1 Unit Available
Kensington Place
3500 Kensington Ave, Richmond, VA 23221
The Museum District
1 Bedroom
$997
420 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated May 17 at 2:46 PM
Visit Us Today! At Kensington Place, enjoy the best of both worlds of charm and convenience. Many apartments feature charm from the past century – high ceilings, original hardwood floors, arched entries combined with today’s conveniences—updated kitchens, washers and dryers and granite countertops. You’ll be centrally located in the historic Museum District with restaurants, museums and entertainment nearby and Carytown just four blocks away. Kensington Place is conveniently located near Virginia Commonwealth University, the Medical College of Virginia, downtown Richmond and the West End. Easy access to interstates makes getting anywhere in Richmond a breeze. Come and see the three communities that make up Kensington Place: Kensington, Grove Avenue and Patterson Place. Each is unique but all share the same friendly atmosphere and helpful management team. We look forward to meeting you. Find the charm you’re looking for in an apartment in historic Richmond, VA – come visit us today
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Abbington Hills Photo Gallery 1
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9 Units Available
Abbington Hills
5950 Westower Ct, Richmond, VA 23225
Cedarhurst
Studio
$1,129
531 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,219
747 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,569
1056 sqft
Last updated May 17 at 2:43 PM
LIVE OUTSIDE THE [BOX]! Welcome Home to Abbington Hills, a townhome community featuring unique architecture and floorplans that will astound you! Our community is just a short drive to CJW Hospital, Chippenham and Powhite Parkways, Downtown, and Stony Point! Your new home will offer a convenient location in a beautiful, distinguished neighborhood. Choose from a variety of floorplans, including those with vaulted ceilings, skylights, and sunken living rooms! Outstanding community amenities include a 24-hour clubhouse with fitness center, resident activity court, tennis court, picnic/grilling areas, and refreshing pool with expansive sundeck and Wi-Fi! Reserve your new home TODAY! Note: Prices shown are for 10-14 month lease terms. Your rental rate will depend on the apartment home, move-in date, and lease term chosen. Apartments are individually priced based on your needs and our availability. Rental rates subject to change.
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10 Units Available
Pointe at River City
11 N Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23223
2 Bedrooms
$1,132
784 sqft
Last updated May 17 at 2:18 PM
Just minutes from downtown and VCU, and only five miles from Richmond International Airport, these comfortable units offer stunning amenities like updated kitchens, modern flooring, large closets and extended living spaces.
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97 Units Available
Towers on Franklin
104 West Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23220
Monroe Ward
Studio
$945
386 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,055
585 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,817
1150 sqft
Last updated May 17 at 6:43 AM
Welcome Home Welcome to The Towers on Franklin! Combining a vibrant university atmosphere with the freedom of off-campus independence, our community offers a uniquely modern living experience near VCU. Our tastefully designed housing features spacious floor plans with sleek kitchens, private study spaces, walk-in closets, and more. And when it’s time to unwind you’ll have access to upscale amenities such as a resort-inspired rooftop swimming pool, billiards room, luxury resident clubhouse, Cyber Cafe with free Wi-Fi, and a 24-hour fitness center. Contact our team to schedule your tour today!
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Flats at 25th Photo Gallery 1
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2 Units Available
Flats at 25th
2400 Fairmount Ave, Richmond, VA 23223
Church Hill North
1 Bedroom
$945
634 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated May 17 at 6:43 AM
ABOUT Flats at 25th is Church Hill North's new apartment community. You'll love living in your new home with convenient onsite amenities and modern apartment finishes. Enjoy the growing neighborhood as you walk to your local grocery store, health center, coffee shop and restaurant. Experience an affordable, thriving community inspired by progress. LIVE | GROW | INSPIRE at the brand new Flats at 25th.
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Sundance Station Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
Sundance Station
3500 Sundance Way, Richmond, VA 23294
1 Bedroom
$1,098
644 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated May 17 at 6:43 AM
At Sundance Station, you’ll be able to relax in our beautifully landscaped community. We offer a perfect blend of spacious apartment homes ranging from one to two bedrooms. Enjoy the fresh air with your furry friend at our pet playground or treat them to a walk in the community. Take a splash in the swimming pool, tone up by using the cardio center or kick back with your laptop sipping coffee or tea while in the cyber café. At Sundance Station, enjoy the life you’ve always dreamed!
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19 Units Available
Downtown Rentals RVA
900 West Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23220
Carver
Studio
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1 Bedroom
$955
410 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,372
771 sqft
Last updated May 17 at 6:43 AM
Timbercreek Apartment Homes Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
Timbercreek Apartment Homes
2200 Chateau Dr, Richmond, VA 23224
Piney Knolls
2 Bedrooms
$950
826 sqft
Last updated May 17 at 6:43 AM
*Due to COVID-19 precautions, we are only taking appointment tours until further notice.*
Townhouses of Chesterfield I Photo Gallery 1
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2 Units Available
Townhouses of Chesterfield I
2231 Chalfont Drive, Richmond, VA 23234
Deerbourne
Studio
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1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$915
958 sqft
Last updated May 17 at 6:43 AM
Welcome Home Welcome to Townhouses of Chesterfield I, a residential community featuring studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments in Richmond, VA. Spacious layouts and amenities welcome you home, along with exceptional service and an ideal location within walking distance to shopping, dining and entertainment options. Are you looking for an apartment for rent in Richmond, VA? Contact our friendly, professional office staff to schedule a tour today.
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Berkshire Photo Gallery 1
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31 Units Available
Berkshire
300 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220
Monroe Ward
1 Bedroom
$1,034
935 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,542
1385 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$2,212
2310 sqft
Last updated May 17 at 6:43 AM
The way Downtown living is meant to be. The Berkshire Apartments are suitably located in the heart of historic Downtown Richmond, just blocks from VCU, VCU Medical Center and the Virginia State Capitol. Choose from studio, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartment homes that feature parquet flooring, 9' ceilings, ceramic tile baths and fully equipped kitchens. All of this comes in a controlled access high rise apartment building with utilities included. Get a new view on life at the Berkshire Apartments.
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Pohlig Box Factory
2411 E Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23223
Shockoe Bottom
Studio
$1,140
610 sqft
1 Bedroom
$1,245
604 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$1,655
812 sqft
Last updated May 17 at 1:08 AM
At Pohlig Box Factory, you’ll find two building options: Pohlig Box Factory and Superior Warehouse that together offer over 90+ floor plans to choose from, giving you the opportunity to make your next home truly yours. Most apartments come with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, exposed brick, original hardwood flooring, and more!
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2906 Midlothian Tnpk Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
2906 Midlothian Tnpk
2906 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond, VA 23224
Swansboro
1 Bedroom
$900
576 sqft
Last updated May 17 at 4:31 PM
This is a nice one bedroom and one bathroom home. This home features an open eat-in kitchen, a living room, and a large backyard. Disclosure: All Hylton & Company residents are enrolled in the Resident Benefits Package (RBP) for $50/month which includes HVAC air filter delivery (for applicable properties), credit building to help boost your credit score with timely rent payments, $1M Identity Protection, our best-in-class resident rewards program, renters’ insurance and much more! More details upon application. This fee is already included in the rent.
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510 W Marshall St Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
510 W Marshall St
510 West Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23220
Jackson Ward
1 Bedroom
$975
750 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated May 17 at 4:28 PM
This spacious 1 bed, 1 bath basement apartment was recently renovated from top to bottom and features a large kitchen with all appliances, as well as a large living room. There is a full bathroom and a large fenced-in backyard. Central Heat and A/C and new systems were installed during renovations to help with efficiency. Dodson Property Management is always looking for ways to make your life easier. Pay a small monthly fee to Rhino, and never pay a security deposit again. Rhino directly insures your landlord for your home, so you don't need to worry. Please ask the leasing agent for more information on Rhino. - $60 Non-Refundable Application Fee per applicant - all occupants 18+ - $150 Non-Refundable Leasing Administrative Fee - $30 Dodson Perks Plus Enrollment - All residents are enrolled in the Dodson Perks Package which includes regular air filter delivery, utility concierge service, our best-in-class resident rewards program, and more! More details upon application. - $20 Non-Refundable Pet Screening Fee per pet - ALL pets situational and with Owner Approval. - $50 Non-Refundable Pet Fee per month per pet, upon owners approval - Renters Insurance with a $100,000 Liability is required for all leases. - All properties must be shown to the applicant or licensed Realtor prior to application consideration/ processing. - All information is deemed correct and subject to change without notice.
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5216 Campbell Ave Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
5216 Campbell Ave
5216 Campbell Avenue, Richmond, VA 23231
Fulton Hill
3 Bedrooms
$1,150
1296 sqft
Last updated May 17 at 4:28 PM
Do not miss out on this beautiful 3 bed 1 bath home in Fulton Hill!!! COME SEE IT ASAP BEFORE IT'S GONE! - 3 Bedrooms - 1 Bathroom - 1,296 Sq Ft - Hardwood floors - Huge back deck - Fenced in backyard - Screened in porch - Basement - Central Air AND SO MUCH MORE!!!! ___________________________________________________________________ - $30 Monthly Dodson Perks Plus Fee: All residents are enrolled in the Dodson Perks Plus Package which includes regular air filter delivery, utility concierge service, our best-in-class resident rewards program, and more! More details upon application. - $150 Lease Administration Fee due at time of lease signing. - $60 per application per applicant (Non-Refundable). - All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. - At least one of the applicants or a or a licensed Realtor representing the applicant must be shown the property before their application will be processed. **Dodson Property Management is always looking for ways to make your life easier. Pay a small monthly fee to Rhino, and never pay a security deposit again. Rhino directly insures your landlord for your home, so you don't need to worry. Please ask the leasing agent for more information on Rhino.
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2121 5th Avenue Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
2121 5th Avenue
2121 5th Avenue, Richmond, VA 23222
Highland Park Southern Tip
3 Bedrooms
$1,175
1290 sqft
Last updated May 17 at 4:28 PM
**UPDATED PHOTOS TO COME!!!** Come check out this 3 Bedroom, 1.5 bath home on the North end of Richmond just minutes away from Downtown Richmond, Jackson Ward, Richmond Raceway and convenient access to I-64, I-95 and VCU Medical Center Campus! -Home Features: All hardwood floors throughout! Open kitchen with range and refrigerator included! -Spacious, private back yard... fenced in! -Large bedrooms with ample closet space! -Large utility room provides accommodating storage space! -Tall windows that provide natural light throughout! -House runs on oil heating! Dodson Property Management is always looking for ways to make your life easier. Pay a small monthly fee to Rhino, and never pay a security deposit again. Rhino directly insures your landlord for your home, so you don't need to worry. Please ask the leasing agent for more information on Rhino. - $60 Non-Refundable Application Fee per applicant - all occupants 18+ - $20 Non-Refundable PetScreening Fee per pet - ALL pets situational and with Owner Approval. - $150 Non-Refundable Leasing Administrative Fee - due at lease signing - $250 Non-Refundable Pet Fee per pet - No monthly pet rent. - $30 Dodson Perks Enrollment - All residents are enrolled in the Dodson Perks Package which includes regular air filter delivery, utility concierge service, our best-in-class resident rewards program, and more! More details upon application. - Renters Insurance with $100,000 Liability required for all leases. - All properties must be shown to applicant or licensed Realtor prior to application consideration/ processing. - All information is deemed correct and subject to change without notice.
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726 W Clay St Unit#B Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
726 W Clay St Unit#B
726 West Clay Street, Richmond, VA 23220
Carver
1 Bedroom
$1,095
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated May 17 at 3:49 PM
Studio apartment available for rent NOW in a duplex in Richmond's Carver neighborhood! Amazing location, steps from many restaurants/shops & VCU Monroe Campus. Easy access to major interstates 95 & 64. Private side entrance with ample street parking. Very large bedroom, high ceilings, and kitchen comes equipped with microwave, stove, oven, fridge & dishwasher. Washer/dryer in unit. Whole unit is freshly painted! All utilities included except cable/internet. Home is professionally managed by HomeServices PM. Schedule your tour today!
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2514 Q Street Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
2514 Q Street
2514 Q Street, Richmond, VA 23223
Church Hill North
1 Bedroom
$1,100
897 sqft
Last updated May 17 at 3:49 PM
This house has been slightly remodeled with fresh paint throughout and laminate floors in kitchen and living room. The kitchen is spacious with nice cabinets for storing goods. Areas is equipped with refrigerator and stove. Spacious bedroom with ceiling fan. Utility room have washer and dryer and lots of cabinets for additional storage. Backyard is enclosed with chain-linked fence. House is close to grocery stores, restaurant, and library. Bus line is in walking distance and house is minutes from city center.
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2400 Perry St, Perry Gardens Photo Gallery 1
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1 Unit Available
2400 Perry St, Perry Gardens
2400 Perry St, Richmond, VA 23225
Swansboro
1 Bedroom
$620
Last updated May 17 at 5:17 AM
ROOM w/PRIV BATH - plus util/management - Property Id: 216831 ROOM in modern apt in historic look house for SINGLE, NO PETS - sorry.: PRIVATE BATH Garden side quiet ROOM mod appliances keyed room to keep visiting strangers out personalized closet lock for valuables Professional room mates, quiet, clean. 1 small hanging closet, 1 deep shelf closet PRICE INCLUDES Comprehensive utilities central lights, heat/air/water/sewer/trash, tenants pay share of the apartment for actual use lights and electronics, flat fee for internet, UNLIMITED LAUNDRY, parking, garden care, maintenance and small repairs and furniture rent and maintenance 78 $ every 2 weeks. Garden use, roofed and open outside seating, park style grills after May See your car from your window. Deposit: 700$ - refundable. Application: online to turbotenant. com with acceptance in 24 hours. Quiet, residential, green, historic, along the James River, bike paths, parks and river access., Discount: helping prof., artists, others per credit Masks for visits :-) WE AND YOU Apply at TurboTenant: http://rental.turbotenant.com/p/2400-perry-st-perry-gardens-richmond-va/216831 Property Id 216831 No Pets Allowed (RLNE7380069)
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2500 Bainbridge Street yellow
2500 Bainbridge Street, Richmond, VA 23225
Swansboro
1 Bedroom
$700
Last updated May 17 at 5:17 AM
Awesome bedroom w/attached shared bath - Property Id: 97160 Large ROOM with DIRECT ACCESS BATHROOM ---------------- bath shared with 1 lady generous 2 closet storage share rest of the house with all modern amenities, live in kitchen All of us are single working women. Fenced yard, breakfast deck, covered front porch. Share fully equipped kitchen, washer/dryer, porch, backyard patio off-street parking. Bike to Fan/business district, capitol/VCU Walk to public buses ALL AMENITIES AND UTILITIES - parking, laundry, services included in the management fee of 75 $ every 2 weeks, please add to rent Landlord guarantees you pay only your rent share, but can enjoy the shared areas with the feeling of enjoying a whole house. ROOM IS UNFURNISHED at this time Please fill out the prescreen with answers if you may get approved. Sorry no dogs but ok for a cat - first floor garden room. Apply at TurboTenant: http://rental.turbotenant.com/p/2500-bainbridge-street-yellow-richmond-va/97160 Property Id 97160 No Dogs Allowed (RLNE7380054)
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4032 McKay Ave
4032 Mckay Avenue, Richmond, VA 23224
Hickory Hill
2 Bedrooms
$1,095
Last updated May 17 at 5:17 AM
OPEN HOUSE!!!! FRI 3/18/22 HOURS 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm Bring $200 to reserve 2 Bed 1 bath -Baseboard heating -Stove, Fridge included -Backyard -Closet space -Living room Ready by 5/1/22 OPEN HOUSE!!!! FRI 3/18/22 HOURS 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm Bring $200 to reserve (RLNE7293129)
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

The average rent for a studio apartment in Richmond is $1,160.

How expensive are one-bedroom apartments in Richmond?

The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment rental in Richmond is $1,479.

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

The average monthly rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Richmond is $1,870.
City Guide for Richmond, VA

Rumor going around the old Commonwealth is you’re looking for an uber-sweet crash pad in the capitol of Virginia. Good call!

Richmond, after all, not only boasts one of America’s most storied pasts but also has a lot to offer to those of us living in the present (i.e., plenty of affordable and eclectic lodgings).

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What to keep in mind when looking for cheap apartments in Richmond, VA

Finding cheap apartments in Richmond 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 Richmond 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 Richmond 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 Richmond.

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