""
Tap here to try the Rental Assistant! ×
Save This Search

Apartments for Rent in Des Moines, IA under $1200
93 Rentals Available

  • Top Rated for Location
    Today

    601 E Vine Street, Des Moines, IA 50309
    7 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $990+
    • $1,098+
    • Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    Today

    2301 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
    13 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $925+
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    Today

    2800 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • $920
    • $1,015+
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Location
    Have rent special Rent Specials
    Today

    700 East 5Th St, Des Moines, IA 50309
    9 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $796+
    • $916+
    • $984+
    View Property
  • Today

    100 Jackson Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315
    Available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • $884+
    • $984+
    View Property
  • Interactive banner bedroom
    How many bedrooms are you
    looking for?
    • Studio
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4+
  • Too many options, too little time? Let the Rental Assistant do the search for you!
  • Top Rated for Location
    Today

    1405 SE 1St St, Des Moines, IA 50315
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • $1,045+
    View Property
  • Today

    1260 34Th St, Des Moines, IA 50311
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $612+
    • $901+
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Location
    Today

    4400 Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50321
    2 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • $1,185+
    View Property
  • Today

    2530 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311
    3 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • $795
    • $1,100
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    Have rent special Rent Specials
    Today

    5528 Meredith Dr., Des Moines, IA 50310
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • $820
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Staff
    Today

    5015(A-D) SW 9Th St, Des Moines, IA 50315
    6 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • $790+
    View Property
  • Interactive banner bedroom
    How many bedrooms are you
    looking for?
    • Studio
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
    • 4+
  • Resident Rated
    Have rent special Rent Specials
    Today

    4200 Park Ave, Des Moines, IA 50321
    14 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $761+
    • $949+
    View Property
  • Have rent special Rent Specials
    Today

    3662 Ingersoll Ave., Des Moines, IA 50312
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $935
    • $1,005
    View Property
  • Today

    500 31St Street, Des Moines, IA 50312
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • $835
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    Today

    1800 Watrous Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315
    7 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • $717+
    • $899+
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Staff
    Have rent special Rent Specials
    Today

    5528 Meredith Drive, Des Moines, IA 50310
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $890+
    • $1,020+
    View Property
  • Interactive banner rent special
    See properties that offer
    rent specials.
  • Top Rated for Location
    Today

    5501 Aurora Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $870+
    • $1,070+
    View Property
  • Resident Rated
    Today

    1204 Hartford Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • $800+
    View Property
  • Today

    4220 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312
    Available
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $900
    • Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Today

    815 Boulder Ave, Des Moines, IA 50315
    2 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $680
    View Property
  • Top Rated for Location
    Today

    1646 Hull Avenue E., Des Moines, IA 50313
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $779+
    • $918+
    View Property
  • Interactive banner pet policy
    View pet-friendly rentals
  • Interactive banner rent special
    See properties that offer
    rent specials.
  • Top Rated for Location
    Today

    3600 Kennedy Drive, Des Moines, IA 50317
    Available
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Today

    2207 E Park Ave, Des Moines, IA 50320
    Available
    • 2 BEDS
    • $904+
    View Property
  • Today

    4901 Meredith Drive, Des Moines, IA 50310
    Income Restricted
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $625
    • Ask for pricing
    • $850
    View Property
  • Today

    1264 Cummins Road, Des Moines, IA 50315
    Contact for availability
    • 2 BEDS
    Ask for pricing
    View Property
  • Today

    1440-1450 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50316
    Income Restricted
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • $573
    • $760
    View Property
  • Today

    1415-1441 Des Moines St., Des Moines, IA 50316
    Income Restricted
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • $785
    View Property
  • Today

    2901 Boston Ave, Des Moines, IA 50310
    Income Restricted
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $625
    • Ask for pricing
    • $740
    View Property
  • Today

    Multiple, Des Moines, IA 50309
    Income Restricted
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • Ask for pricing
    • $740
    View Property
29-0-city

Popular searches Average rent Renters guide Demographics

The best apartments in Des Moines, IA under $1,200

We know that comfort and convenience are essential elements to your well-being, and that is why we selected the best apartments for rent in Des Moines, IA. The monthly rent does vary on the property type, but you can find cheap luxury apartments listed for up to $1,582. Exclusively designed to satisfy your needs, these modern apartments include high-level amenities and a décor designed to provide the utmost in convenience. Offering quality living and comfort, our stylish apartments for less than $1,200 present a unique lifestyle for anyone who is looking to take it to the next level.

How to find the best rental near you

If searching for your perfect apartment gets a little bit too overwhelming, use the RentCafe filters and you’ll find something for your taste. If you’d rather sacrifice space for a good location, search for a studio or a 1-bedroom apartment in one of the city’s top-rated neighborhoods. If you want to share or if you need more space, choose from our selection of spacious 2-bedroom or 3-bedroom apartments. Asking yourself “how do I find desirable apartments near me?” is quite a challenge, but RentCafe can help by making your apartment search an enjoyable experience. Make the most of your money by selecting whatever you consider suitable, knowing that the apartments come with thoughtful amenity packages and are located in well-maintained, modern buildings.

Finding a home nearby is easier than you think. Check out our Apartments Near Me page and take your pick!