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    28168 Mission Blvd., Hayward, CA 94544
    8 Units available
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    1 BED $2,955+
    2+ BEDS $3,793+
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    4.5/5 Anonymous on Jul 31, 2023

    Everything good so far. Maintenance team is helpful.

    4.5/5 Anonymous on Jun 1, 2023

    We were some of the first people to move in here. The staff were very helpful with the process and took great care of us. The building has started to fill up as more people are moving to the property. With more people things usually start to degrade; that has not been the case here. The day time staff stays on top of things, the maintenance team is fast to respond to any request, and the night watchmen actually show up and patrol the property. I strongly recommend Legacy at Hayward.

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    1782 D Street, Hayward, CA 94541
    1 BED $1,950
    2 BEDS $2,200
    3 BEDS $2,950
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    28850 Dixon Street, Hayward, CA 94544
    1 BED $2,118+
    2 BEDS $2,880+
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    16929 Meekland Avenue, Hayward, CA 94541
    1 BED $1,892+
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    881 West A Street, Hayward, CA 94541
    1 BED $1,950
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    28168 Mission Blvd., Hayward, CA 94544
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    1 BED $2,955+
    2+ BEDS $3,793+
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    22335 Foothill Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541
    Studio $2,755+
    1 BED $2,560+
    2+ BEDS $3,200+
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    50 Austin Avenue, Hayward, CA 94544
    1 BED $2,200
    2 BEDS $2,750
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    1137 & 1175 Walpert Street, Hayward, CA 94541
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    1 BED $1,850
    2+ BEDS $2,150
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    1182 E St, Hayward, CA 94541
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    27475 Hesperian Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545
    1 BED $2,025+
    2 BEDS $2,528+
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    24650 Amador Street, Hayward, CA 94544
    1 BED $1,795+
    2 BEDS $2,370+
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    25800 Industrial Blvd., Hayward, CA 94545
    1 BED $2,008+
    2 BEDS $2,282+
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    29213 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94544
    Studio $2,614
    1 BED $2,920
    2 BEDS $3,372
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    VITA APARTMENTS 24607 AMADOR STREET, HAYWARD, CA 94544
    1 BED $1,205
    2 BEDS $2,400
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    511 Bartlett Ave, Hayward, CA 94541
    2 BEDS $2,395+
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    AMBERWOOD GARDEN APARTMENTS 26100 GADING ROAD, HAYWARD, CA 94544
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    1 BED $2,275
    2 BEDS $2,300
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    22032 Arbor Ave, Hayward, CA 94541
    2 BEDS $2,215
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    22038 Arbor Ave, Hayward, CA 94541
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    332-348 Bartlett Ave, Hayward, CA 94541
    1 BED $2,100
    2 BEDS $2,750
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    24051 Alice Street, Hayward, CA 94541
    3 BEDS $2,550
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    24200 Silva Ave., Hayward, CA 94544
    2 BEDS $1,538+
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    22078 Arbor Avenue, Hayward, CA 94541
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    1 BED $1,572
    2 BEDS $1,872
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    3900 Horner St, Union City, CA 94587
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    2 BEDS $2,745
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    2500 Medallion Drive, Union City, CA 94587
    1 BED $1,995+
    2 BEDS $2,645+
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Average rent in Hayward, CA

$2,381/mo Hayward, CA average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Hayward, CA is $2,381.

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    Getting around in Hayward, CA

    38 /100
    Car-Dependent
    41 /100
    Some Transit
    58 /100
    Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 38, Transit Score®: 41, Bike Score®: 58

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Hayward, CA last updated?

    Prices and availability in Hayward, CA were last updated on 27 Feb 2024.

    What are the best apartments in Hayward, CA?

    The best apartments in Hayward, CA are: Legacy at Hayward, Ridgecrest Apartments, Cadence (Hayward), Paseo Gardens and 881 West A Street.

    What is the average rent in Hayward, CA?

    The average rent in Hayward, CA is $2,381. Start your search for apartments in Hayward, CA now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Hayward, CA?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Hayward, CA is between $1,850 and $3,813. View all studio apartments in Hayward, CA.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hayward, CA?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hayward, CA is between $1,795 and $5,416. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Hayward, CA now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Hayward, CA?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Hayward, CA is between $1,538 and $6,149. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Hayward, CA.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Hayward, CA?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Hayward, CA is between $1,795 and $5,210. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Hayward, CA.

    What type of rental buildings are in Hayward, CA?

    In Hayward, 44% of the residents are renting compared to 56% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 23% of Hayward’s rentals, 49% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 27% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Hayward, CA?

    The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Hayward are about 44 years old, on average. Of these, 13% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 2 stories. About 96% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 4% are mid-rises, and none are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Hayward, CA?

    Rental apartments in Hayward come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 2% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 48% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 44% of all rentals in Hayward. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Living in Hayward, CA

    If you are looking to move into the Bay Area but prefer a slower pace of living without breaking the bank, then Hayward may be the best renting option. Although it does not have the same glamorous appeal as some other surrounding cities, this small town has plenty to offer, including the longest-running brewpub in the country and the first traditional Japanese Gardens in California. The cost of living may be higher than the national average — as can be expected from a place located in one of the most expensive places in the country — but it remains lower than other cities in the Bay Area. Hayward renters have access to the same pleasant weather year-round, countless attractions and beautiful scenery the region is known for, particularly on the shoreline. With San Francisco being an easy 30-minute commute away, the city attracts a diverse community of renters, including young professionals and families raising children.

    Renting in Hayward, CA

    Hayward includes several older neighborhoods with Victorian houses and cottages dating back to the late 19th century in the northern part of the city, with the historic downtown surrounding the BART stop. The southern and western neighborhoods are newer, sprawling suburban settings, and were primarily built in the 1960s. Some of the older areas show signs of gentrification, with renovated homes, hip eateries and coffee shops taking over. The city of Howard has been subject to the Residential Rent Stabilization and Tenant Protection Ordinance since 2019. According to local laws, rent increases are capped to a small percentage and landlords may not evict renters for reasons over than the ones enumerated under the law, harass their renters or discriminate against them based on their income sources.

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    Shopping in Hayward, CA

    Renters have access to many familiar big-box stores in Hayward, including Target, Walmart, Costco and Home Depot. Hayward is also home to several shopping centers spread throughout the city. The Southland Mall was recently renovated and includes multiple dining options, a fitness center, a movie theater, a bowling alley and a wide range of national brands. For renters who are on a budgetr budget, the Fairway Park Shopping Center includes the Grocery Outlet, which offers many staples for a reduced price as well as several fast-food options.

    Transportation in Hayward, CA

    As in many suburban settings, Hayward renters mostly use their cars to get around. However, thanks to its central location in the heart of the Bay Area, the city also benefits from a relatively dense public transportation network. The community is part of the BART railing system, with two stations connecting to the San Francisco area. Besides, Hayward renters also have access to the AC bus system, with several local routes (including a night bus) and several Transbay routes linking the city to surrounding communities. Hayward is also part of the CSUEB shuttle system, which provides transportation to the Cal State East Bay Community college. In addition, car rental, taxi and ridesharing services are available in the area for renters who prefer moving around more conveniently.

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