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    847 Washington St, Buffalo, NY 14203
    1 BED $1,625
    2 BEDS $1,650+
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    771 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14203
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    100 Athol St, Buffalo, NY 14220
    2 BEDS $1,125+
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    201 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
    Studio $880
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    584 Potomac, Buffalo, NY 14222
    Studio $650
    1 BED $670+
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    19 North Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
    1 BED $2,145
    2 BEDS $2,695
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    217 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
    1 BED $800+
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    765 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14203
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    70 Harvard Place, Buffalo, NY 14209
    1 BED $1,350
    2 BEDS $1,995
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    506 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14202
    1 BED $1,995
    2 BEDS $2,595+
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    721 Ashland, Buffalo, NY 14222
    1 BED $800
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    326 Elmwood, Buffalo, NY 14222
    1 BED $950
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    1975 Delaware Ave To 2035 Delaware Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216
    1 BED $1,144+
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    228 Summer St, 267 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
    1 BED $1,095
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    140 Sanders Rd. To 204 Sanders Rd., Buffalo, NY 14216
    2 BEDS $1,300
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    140 Hodge Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
    1 BED $1,367
    2 BEDS $1,880
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    682/684 Taunton Place, Buffalo, NY 14216
    2 BEDS $920
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    257 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
    1 BED $1,400
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    846 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
    1 BED $1,595
    2 BEDS $1,795+
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    4 And 10 Jewett Pkwy., 2406 Main,, Buffalo, NY 14214
    1 BED $1,000
    2 BEDS $1,098
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    220 Lexington Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222
    1 BED $1,050
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    188 Winspear, Buffalo, NY 14215
    Studio $1,100
    2 BEDS $1,200
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    1665 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209
    1 BED $1,505
    2 BEDS $1,600+
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    1110 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14209
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    250 Perry Street, Buffalo, NY 14204
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Average rent in Buffalo, NY

$1,285/mo Buffalo, NY average rental price, November 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Buffalo, NY is $1,285.

Buffalo, NY apartment rent ranges

About 53% of apartment rents in Buffalo, NY range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 10% of apartments. Around 24% of Buffalo’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 5% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

Buffalo, NY rent trends

Getting around in Buffalo, NY

50 /100
Car-Dependent
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Some Transit
62 /100
Bikeable
Walk Score®: 50, Transit Score®: 47, Bike Score®: 62

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Buffalo, NY were last updated on 24 Feb 2024.

What are the best apartments in Buffalo, NY?

The best apartments in Buffalo, NY are: Spaulding Building II, The Ingleside Apartments, 682/684 Taunton Place, 217 Elmwood Avenue Apartments and 201 Elmwood Avenue Apartments.

What is the average rent in Buffalo, NY?

The average rent in Buffalo, NY is $1,285. Start your search for apartments in Buffalo, NY now.

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

The price range for a studio apartment in Buffalo, NY is between $650 and $1,500. View all studio apartments in Buffalo, NY.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Buffalo, NY is between $650 and $3,532. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Buffalo, NY now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Buffalo, NY is between $750 and $3,022. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Buffalo, NY.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Buffalo, NY is between $1,025 and $2,500. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Buffalo, NY.

What type of rental buildings are in Buffalo, NY?

In Buffalo 57% of the housing is rented out compared to 43% of homes are owned, according to the most recent Census Bureau estimates. 11% of Buffalo’s apartments are found in large buildings of 50 units or more, 73% are located in smaller apartment complexes with less than 50 units, and 15% are single-family rentals.

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

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 Buffalo are about 53 years old, on average. Of these, 24% 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 5 stories. About 65% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 32% are mid-rises, and 16% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Buffalo, NY?

Rental apartments in Buffalo come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 8% 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 41% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 37% of all rentals in Buffalo. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

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Living in Buffalo, NY

Living in location

Located at the eastern end of Lake Erie and on the border with Canada, Buffalo is the second-largest city in New York, recognized for its prominent, 20th-century architecture; friendly community; excellent education facilities; and year-round activities. Whether it's game day for passionate sports fans, visiting the Great Lakes' outdoor activities, a festival celebrating the city's culinary culture, or exploring the versatile arts and culture scene, renters will have plenty to explore. Due to the Great Lakes' proximity, Buffalo renters experience four distinct seasons and plenty of precipitation - especially snow in winter, making it perfect for winter sports enthusiasts. Summers and autumns are also pleasant, while spring weather can vary depending on humidity.

Buffalo's resurgence as a center of innovation and economic development is palpable, with new waterfront projects enhancing its appeal to renters. The Canalside area is now a bustling activity center, featuring concerts, ice-skating, and water-based recreations, reflecting the city's investment in quality of life. Architectural tours highlight buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Sullivan, underscoring Buffalo's rich heritage. The city's tight-knit neighborhoods, each with distinct character, offer a mosaic of shopping, dining, and historic sites, making Buffalo an increasingly attractive place for renters seeking a vibrant yet affordable urban lifestyle.

Renting in Buffalo, NY

The rental market in Buffalo is more affordable than it is in other major cities and offers versatile housing options. Specifically, renters looking for amenities and transportation options can find modern apartments in downtown Buffalo, Allentown and Elmwood Village. Or, for more traditional rental living, neighborhoods like North Buffalo, Parkside, West Side, Park Meadow, and Kenmore feature bungalows, cottages, and other rentals with varying sizes and layouts, usually more than three bedrooms. In particular, West Buffalo, First Ward, Kaisertown and Kensington are great options for those looking for affordable rentals in Buffalo, while students mainly occupy University Heights. Notably, although renter's insurance is not usually required, renters will likely need to provide a security deposit no higher than one month's rent. New York state also has rent control and rent stabilization policies that vary by city and rental unit. Accordingly, landlords may increase rent in Buffalo only with written consent or approval by the Division of Housing and Community Renewal.

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Shopping in Buffalo, NY

Buffalo boasts a versatile and extensive shopping scene. For instance, the largest mall in Buffalo is Walden Galleria, where renters can find brands like Urban Outfitters, lululemon athletica, Hugo BOSS, H&M, ZARA, Michael Kors, Eddie Bauer, Oakley, Anthropologie, and a variety of specialty shops, restaurants and entertainment options. Likewise, Elmwood Avenue and Hertel Avenue are also popular shopping hubs with locally owned boutiques, antique shops, bookstores and art galleries. As a cultural hub, renting in Buffalo also puts renters close to many antique stores with vintage items, collectibles and unique finds. Meanwhile, grocery chains in Buffalo where renters satisfy their daily needs include Walmart, Aldi, Save A Lot, Wegmans, Dash's Market, Trader Joe's and Tops Friendly Market. Or, for a more extensive selection, department chains like Target, Kohl's, Macy's, The Home Depot and JCPenney operate in Buffalo. Buffalo Public Market also is open year-round to experience the city's unique array of local produce, meats, baked goods and specialty food.

Transportation in Buffalo, NY

Renters have a variety of transportation options in Buffalo. For renters who prefer to use a car, highways like Interstate 190, U.S. Highway 62, and state routes 5 and 266 connect to surrounding cities and neighboring Canada. Alternatively, public transportation run by the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority includes an extensive Metro Bus and Rail system that provides convenient and affordable traveling through the city. Or, for on-demand rides throughout the area, renters can use taxis and ridesharing services, like Uber and Lyft. Biking and walking are also possible with trails, sidewalks and dedicated lanes connecting the city's neighborhood. Finally, Buffalo also has its international airport (Buffalo Niagara International Airport) located just outside the city.

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