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Cheap Apartments for Rent in San Francisco, CA
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Apartments Under $1,000

  • Top Rated for Location
    1 day ago

    851 California St, San Francisco, CA 94108
    38 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • $1,800+
    • $950+
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Apartments Under $1,100

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    16 Turk Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
    8 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • $2,050
    • $1,000+
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    146 Mcallister Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
    3 Units available
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,025
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  • 1 day ago

    620 Eddy St., San Francisco, CA 94109
    15 Units available
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    • 1 BED
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    • $1,039+
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    351 Turk Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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    • $1,095+
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Apartments Under $1,300

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    1008 Larkin Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
    4 Units available
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,295
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    815 O'farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,295+
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Apartments Under $1,400

  • 70 days ago

    103 Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94129
    1 Unit available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,350+
    • $2,900+
    • $3,575
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    520 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,395+
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    150 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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    • 1 BED
    • $1,395+
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    145 Fell Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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    • 1 BED
    • $1,395+
    • $1,995+
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    725 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,395+
    • $1,595+
    • $2,195+
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    720 Jones Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,395+
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    • $2,395+
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    980 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,395+
    • $1,995+
    • $2,895+
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Apartments Under $1,500

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    72 Gough Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
    1 Unit available
    • Studio
    • $1,450
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    381 Turk St., San Francisco, CA 94102
    2 Units available
    • Studio
    • $1,450
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    1499 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    6 Units available
    • Studio
    • $1,450+
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    245 Leavenworth Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
    5 Units available
    • Studio
    • $1,495+
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    1051 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,495+
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  • 1 day ago

    650 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    3 Units available
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    • $1,495+
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    765 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    5 Units available
    • Studio
    • $1,495
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  • 1 day ago

    675 O'farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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    • 1 BED
    • $1,495+
    • $1,595+
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  • 1 day ago

    665 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,495
    • $1,595+
    • $2,595
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    930 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,495+
    • $1,795+
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    861 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,495+
    • $1,995+
    • $2,395+
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    810 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,495+
    • $1,895+
    • $2,695+
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Apartments Under $1,600

  • 208 days ago

    1335 Mcallister St, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94115
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  • 1 day ago

    677 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 97109
    2 Units available
    • Studio
    • $1,545+
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    798 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    2 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • $1,595
    • $2,550
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    3270 21St Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
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    • 1 BED
    • $1,595+
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    530 Stockton Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
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    • 1 BED
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    666 O'farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,595
    • $1,995+
    • $2,695+
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    535 Leavenworth Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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    • 1 BED
    • 3 BEDS
    • $1,595+
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    • $3,995
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  • 1 day ago

    57 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
    2 Units available
    • Studio
    • $1,645+
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  • 1 day ago

    750 O'farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    4 Units available
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,645+
    • $1,795
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  • 1 day ago

    952 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    14 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,650
    • $2,625+
    • $4,095
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    50 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102
    5 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • $1,675
    • $1,995
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    891 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    4 Units available
    • Studio
    • $1,695
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    1060 Bush St., San Francisco, CA 94103
    4 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,695+
    • $2,395
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    1046 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,695+
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  • 1 day ago

    2250 Buchanan Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
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    • 1 BED
    • $1,695+
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    1408 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,795+
    • $1,695+
    • $3,795+
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  • 1 day ago

    237 Leavenworth St., San Francisco, CA 94102
    7 Units available
    • 1 BED
    • $1,723+
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    840 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109
    3 Units available
    • Studio
    • 1 BED
    • $1,775
    • $2,095
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    685 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
    1 Unit available
    • Studio
    • $1,795
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    1055 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
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    • $1,795+
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    3099 Washington Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,795+
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  • 1 day ago

    626 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,795+
    • $2,195+
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    15 Hermann Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
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    • 1 BED
    • $1,795
    • $2,295+
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    525 Leavenworth Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,795+
    • $1,995+
    • $2,595+
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a cheap apartment in San Francisco, CA?

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $950 and $18,285. Find cheap apartments in San Francisco, CA.

How many cheap rentals are available in San Francisco, CA on RentCafe?

There are 579 cheap rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in San Francisco, CA were last updated on 2 Jul 2022.

What is the average size of a cheap apartment in San Francisco, CA?

The average San Francisco, CA cheap apartment size is 218 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a cheap apartment in San Francisco, CA?

Cheap apartments in San Francisco, CA are usually less expensive, smaller, and easier to maintain. They also come with lower utility costs.

What are the downsides of renting a cheap apartment in San Francisco, CA?

A cheap apartment in San Francisco, CA offers little storage space and fewer amenities compared to other apartments. You might be interested in studio apartments, 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in San Francisco, CA.

Renting a cheap apartment in San Francisco, CA

Known for being one of the most progressive political cities in the United States, San Francisco’s romantic perch on the edge of the Pacific has inspired residents and writers for decades. The city has led the way in green initiatives like car sharing and plastic bag bans. San Francisco is currently experiencing a mini-tech boom in its economy as new and established companies choose to base their businesses in this great city. Dining, art, nightlife and recreation opportunities here are unparalleled in their diversity. A walk around Coit Tower or the Palace of the Fine Arts are two great ways to experience the best of San Francisco.

Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in San Francisco, CA? With RentCafe, finding an affordable apartment in San Francisco, CA has never been easier. We feature 536 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the San Francisco, CA average. What is a cheap rent in San Francisco, CA? The average apartment rent in San Francisco is $3,230 per month so any rental south of $2,584 would be considered cheap here. On RentCafe, San Francisco, CA rents go as low as $950/mo.

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