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    Bright Kitchen at Alexander at Patroon Creek, Albany Virtually Staged Master Bedroom at Alexander at Patroon Creek, Albany, NY
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    255 Patroon Creek Blvd., Albany, NY 12206
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    1 BED $2,012+
    2 BEDS $2,362+
    3 BEDS $2,553+
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    5/5 Nicholas on Nov 15, 2023

    Awesome spot to live. Quiet, on the outskirts of Albany. Very friendly tenants, excellent staff. Great amenities.

    5/5 Pedro T. on Feb 25, 2021

    great place for our kids and family. perfect location - close yet away enough from everything. The heated indoor pool and amenities are amazing. The staff is great and we were sad to leave. Well worth the price. Thanks for a great experience.

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    39 Columbia Street, Albany, NY 12205
    1 BED $1,450
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    363 State Street, Albany, NY 12210
    Studio $1,000
    1 BED $1,200
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    930 Broadway, Albany, NY 12210
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    1 BED $1,595
    2+ BEDS $1,870
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    59-61 North Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12210
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    1 BED $1,525
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    255 Patroon Creek Blvd., Albany, NY 12206
    1 BED $2,012+
    2 BEDS $2,362+
    3 BEDS $2,553+
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    1 Bleecker Terrace, Albany, NY 12206
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    66 State Street, Albany, NY 12210
    1 BED $1,495
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    27 Dove Street, Albany, NY 12210
    Studio $1,025
    1 BED $999
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    82 North Pearl Street, Albany, NY 12207
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    2 BEDS $1,865
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    325 State Street, Albany, NY 12210
    Studio $800+
    2 BEDS $1,350
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    71 Chestnut Street, Albany, NY 12210
    1 BED $950
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    129 Lincoln Ave, Albany, NY 12206
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    1 BED $1,325+
    2+ BEDS $1,425+
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    252 State Street, Albany, NY 12210
    Studio $900
    1 BED $1,050
    2 BEDS $1,200+
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    256 State Street, Albany, NY 12210
    Studio $900+
    1 BED $1,050+
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    610 Warren Street, Albany, NY 12208
    1 BED $1,110
    2 BEDS $1,270
    3 BEDS $1,395
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    88 Willett Street, Albany, NY 12210
    Studio $1,015
    1 BED $1,105
    2+ BEDS $1,280
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    338 Hudson Avenue, Albany, NY 12210
    Studio $950
    2 BEDS $1,300
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    76 North Pearl, Albany, NY 12207
    1 BED $1,425
    2 BEDS $1,650
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    67 Chestnut Street, Albany, NY 12210
    2 BEDS $1,600
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    1379 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12206
    Studio $1,450
    1 BED $1,100
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    21 Erie Boulevard, Albany, NY 12204
    2 BEDS $1,945
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    175 Jay Street, Albany, NY 12210
    Studio $1,090
    1 BED $1,160+
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    361 State Street, Albany, NY 12210
    1 BED $1,400
    3 BEDS $2,550
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    45 Columbia Street, Albany, NY 12205
    2 BEDS $1,850
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Average rent in Albany, NY

$1,617/mo Albany, NY average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Albany, NY is $1,617.

    Albany, NY apartment rent ranges

    About 33% of apartment rents in Albany, NY range between $1,501-$2,000. Meanwhile, apartments priced over > $2,000 represent 16% of apartments. Around 49% of Albany’s apartments are in the $1,001-$1,500 price range. 2% of apartments are priced between $701-$1,000.

    Albany, NY rent trends

    Getting around in Albany, NY

    56 /100
    Somewhat Walkable
    49 /100
    Some Transit
    67 /100
    Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 56, Transit Score®: 49, Bike Score®: 67

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Albany, NY last updated?

    Prices and availability in Albany, NY were last updated on 25 May 2024.

    What are the best apartments in Albany, NY?

    The best apartments in Albany, NY are: Alexander at Patroon Creek, 39 Columbia Street, 363 state street, 930 On Broadway and 44 James.

    What is the average rent in Albany, NY?

    The average rent in Albany, NY is $1,617. Start your search for apartments in Albany, NY now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Albany, NY?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Albany, NY is between $800 and $2,085. View all studio apartments in Albany, NY.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Albany, NY?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Albany, NY is between $685 and $4,576. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Albany, NY now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Albany, NY?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Albany, NY is between $800 and $6,569. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Albany, NY.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Albany, NY?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Albany, NY is between $1,170 and $6,553. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Albany, NY.

    What type of rental buildings are in Albany, NY?

    In Albany 62% of the housing is rented out compared to 38% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 13% of Albany’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 82% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 5% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Albany, NY?

    The average age of rental buildings in Albany is 46 years old, with 23% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 6 stories, of which 69% are garden-style apartment communities, 20% are mid-sized buildings, and 19% are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Albany, NY?

    Rental apartments in Albany come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 11% 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 44% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 37% of all rentals in Albany. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Living in Albany, NY

    Albany is a small city located in upstate New York. It currently serves as the capital of New York and is located along the Hudson River. Originally, Albany’s location along the river made it an important trade center throughout the 18th and 19th centuries. In recent years, the city has been revitalized as many technology companies have moved here. In turn, these tech companies have attracted renters to the area from many of the country’s larger cities. There are also many students who rent in Albany as the city is home to the University at Albany, which is part of the SUNY system, as well as storied medical and legal schools. Many renters also enjoy living in Albany due to its central location. For instance, major cities like New York and Boston are both within easy driving distance. Meanwhile, lovers of the outdoors can easily drive to the Finger Lakes during the summer or ski resorts in Vermont during the winter. There are also plenty of things for renters to do in the city itself, including a beautiful waterfront park, museums and restaurants downtown.

    Renting in Albany, NY

    Most neighborhoods in Albany are very dense and walkable, making it a great choice for renters who are looking for somewhere with an urban feel. Here, many rental properties are located in historic row houses or apartment buildings that are full of charm and character. You’ll also find newer high-rise and mid-rise apartments throughout the downtown area. What’s more, the city has also made an effort to revive the downtown area in recent years with apartments that cater to young professionals. The cost of renting in Albany is relatively affordable when compared to larger nearby cities, like New York. However, apartments here still tend to be more expensive than the national average. Additionally, renters will typically need to pay a security deposit equivalent to at least one month’s rent when moving into a new apartment. However, Albany also has relatively strong renter protection laws, which ensure your right to a safe and habitable property.

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    Shopping in Albany, NY

    There are many different types of shops conveniently located throughout Albany. In fact, many renters are able to walk to local grocery stores and drugstores. Grocery stores in Albany include ShopRite, Hannaford, Price Chopper, and Whole Foods, as well as local co-ops and international markets. In particular, the downtown area has an excellent selection of locally owned boutiques and thrift stores in the Center Square neighborhood. Likewise, the Crossgates Mall — which is located on the west side of town — is another popular place to go shopping. This mall contains department stores, as well as popular national chains. Other large retailers, like Walmart and Target, have locations near the mall.

    Transportation in Albany, NY

    There are many different ways to get around Albany. Many renters choose to have cars, which makes it easier to run errands or visit other nearby towns, but parking can be tricky in the dense downtown areas. There are also public buses available throughout Albany and to nearby cities, like Troy and Schenectady. Renters can also access many different regional Amtrak trains at the Albany-Rensselaer station across the Hudson River.

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