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Cheap Apartments for Rent in San Francisco, CA
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Apartments Under $200

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    C/O 1167 MISSION ST., 4TH FL., SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103
    Studio $100
    1 BED $1,301

Apartments Under $300

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    PAGE, San Francisco, CA 94117
    Studio $250
    1 BED $2,500
    2 BEDS $2,396+
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    C/O 1167 MISSION ST., 4TH FL., SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103
    Studio $260
    2 BEDS $692
    3 BEDS $704+

Apartments Under $1,000

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    C/O 1167 MISSION ST. 4TH FLOOR, SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103
    Studio $933
    1 BED $1,065+
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    C/O 1167 MISSION ST., 4TH FL., SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103
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    1 BED $949
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    16 Turk Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
    Studio $1,600+
    1 BED $950+
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    935 Kearny, San Francisco, CA 94133
    1 BED $995+

Apartments Under $1,100

Apartments Under $1,200

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    146 Mcallister Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
    Studio $1,195

Apartments Under $1,400

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    237 Leavenworth St., San Francisco, CA 94102
    1 BED $1,305+
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    222 Halleck Street, San Francisco, CA 94129
    Studio $1,350+
    1 BED $2,900+
    2+ BEDS $3,575
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    1499 California Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,395+
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    765 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,395
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    725 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,445+
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    57 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
    Studio $1,485+
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    815 O'farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,495+
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    665 Eddy Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,495
    1 BED $1,795
    2 BEDS Ask for Pricing
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    675 O'farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,495+
    1 BED $1,845
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    650 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,525+
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    245 Leavenworth Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
    Studio $1,595
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    839 Leavenworth Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,595
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    305 Hyde St., San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,595
    1 BED $2,495
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    980 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,595+
    1 BED $2,495
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    320 Turk Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
    Studio $1,595
    1 BED $2,095+
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    954 Geary St, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,595
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    891 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,625
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    C/O 1167 MISSION ST., 4TH FL., SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103
    Studio $1,633
    1 BED $1,865
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    781 O'farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,635+
    1 BED $2,385
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    381 Turk St., San Francisco, CA 94102
    Studio $1,645
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    750 O'farrell Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,650
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    720 Jones Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,695
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    1025 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,695
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    970 Geary St., San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,695+
    1 BED $1,925
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    525 Leavenworth Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,695
    1 BED $2,095
    2+ BEDS Ask for Pricing
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    545 O'farrell St., San Francisco, CA 94102
    Studio $1,695
    1 BED $2,195
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    861 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,695
    1 BED $2,495
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    520 Geary Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
    Studio $1,745+
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    50 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102
    Studio $1,745
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    825 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,795
    1 BED $1,745
    2 BEDS $2,850
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    620 Eddy St., San Francisco, CA 94109
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    1 BED $1,750
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    371 Turk Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
    Studio $1,795
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    605 Jones Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
    Studio $1,825
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    840 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,825
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    350 Turk St./455 Eddy St., San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,825+
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    2911 16Th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
    Studio $1,825+
    1 BED $2,850
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    686 Post Street, San Francisco, CA 94109
    Studio $1,945+
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    1188 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
    Studio Ask for Pricing
    1 BED $1,955+
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    2136 Broderick Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
    Studio $1,995
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    704 Bush Street, San Francisco, CA 94108
    Studio $1,995
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Getting around in San Francisco, CA

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Excellent Transit
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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 $260 and $18,285. Find cheap apartments in San Francisco, CA.

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

There are 493 cheap rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in San Francisco, CA were last updated on 21 Jun 2024.

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

The average San Francisco, CA cheap apartment size is 295 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.

Look for cheap apartments near me

Finding the right apartment as far as size and location go is one aspect of apartment searching, but making sure that it provides all that you need within a reasonable price is another. On RentCafe, you can search for cheap apartments near you and ensure that you find one that suites your needs. Worried the neighborhood or city you are looking to move to is known to have higher rents? You can browse our listings and find the cheap apartments in any location, whether you are looking at a specific neighborhood, ZIP code, or city.

The perfect apartment for you is out there, either near you or anywhere in the U.S. that you are looking to move to. So, let's find the one that satisfies your wants and needs, but that also comes at an affordable price.

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 323 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 $3,287 per month so any rental south of $2,630 would be considered cheap here. On RentCafe, San Francisco, CA rents go as low as $250/mo.

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