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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Santa Monica, CA
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Apartments Under $1,900

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    2029 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404
    Studio $1,765

Apartments Under $2,300

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    1522 6Th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
    Studio $2,207
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    1537 7Th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
    Studio $2,207
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    1432 7Th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
    Studio $2,207
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    2001 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404
    Studio $2,207
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    1428 6Th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
    Studio $2,207
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    2+ BEDS $3,420
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Apartments Under $2,500

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    1920 6Th St., Santa Monica, CA 90405
    Studio $2,450
    1 BED $2,849+
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Apartments Under $2,700

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    1430 7Th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
    1 BED $2,522
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    1422 6Th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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    1 BED $2,522
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    1423 6Th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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    1 BED $2,522
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    1422 7Th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
    1 BED $2,522
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    1425 6Th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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    1 BED $2,522
    2+ BEDS $3,420
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Apartments Under $2,900

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    1539 4Th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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    707 Idaho Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403
    Studio $2,795
    1 BED $3,195
    2+ BEDS $4,195+
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    1641 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404
    Studio $2,870
    1 BED $3,375
    2+ BEDS $4,250

Apartments Under $3,100

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    209 Montana Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403
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    1625 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90404
    Studio $3,059+
    1 BED $3,274
    2+ BEDS $4,409+
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    2110 4Th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405
    1 BED $3,060+
    2 BEDS $4,530
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    1118 11Th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403
    1 BED $3,099
    3 BEDS $4,550
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    834 2Nd St., Santa Monica, CA 90403
    1 BED $3,200
    2 BEDS $4,200
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    855 Third St., Santa Monica, CA 90403
    1 BED $3,295
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    1021 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90403
    1 BED $3,295+
    2 BEDS $4,195+
    3 BEDS $4,995
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    1011 Fourth St., Santa Monica, CA 90403
    1 BED $3,345
    2 BEDS $4,095
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    2021 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90405
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    1 BED $3,425+
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    805 23Rd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403
    1 BED $3,600
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    1725 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, CA 90401
    Studio $3,610+
    1 BED $3,725+
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    2921 Arizona Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404
    2 BEDS $3,699
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    633 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403
    1 BED $3,700+
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    1445 9Th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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    2 BEDS $3,845
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    210 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401
    1 BED $3,895
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    1022 Euclid Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403
    2 BEDS $4,050
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    1128 7Th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90043
    2 BEDS $4,050
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    930 Fifth St., Santa Monica, CA 90403
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    2 BEDS $4,095
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    814-818 2Nd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403
    2 BEDS $4,200
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    950 Second St., Santa Monica, CA 90403
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    2 BEDS $4,275
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    858-860 3Rd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403
    2 BEDS $4,300
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    920-930 Euclid St., Santa Monica, CA 90403
    2 BEDS $4,375
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    1015 Ninth St., Santa Monica, CA 90403
    2 BEDS $4,475
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    500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90401
    Studio $4,550+
    1 BED $5,100
    2+ BEDS $7,990+
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    937 10Th St., Santa Monica, CA 90403
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    2 BEDS $4,650
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    911 Ninth St., Santa Monica, CA 90403
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    3 BEDS $5,195
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    1127 11Th St., Santa Monica, CA 90403
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    3 BEDS $5,295
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    901 3Rd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90403
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    2 BEDS $5,395
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    604 Marine Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405
    2 BEDS $5,995
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    801-11 26Th St, Santa Monica, CA 90403
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    837 Third St., Santa Monica, CA 90403
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    1115 Fifth St., Santa Monica, CA 90403
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    401 Washington Avenue, Santa Monica, CA 90403
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    302 Arizona Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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    1603 Idaho Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90403
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Getting around in Santa Monica, CA

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Very Walkable
69 /100
Good Transit
97 /100
Biker's Paradise
Walk Score®: 80, Transit Score®: 69, Bike Score®: 97

Frequently asked questions

What are the advantages of renting a cheap apartment in Santa Monica, CA?

Cheap apartments in Santa Monica, 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 Santa Monica, CA?

A cheap apartment in Santa Monica, 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 Santa Monica, CA.

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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 Santa Monica, CA? With RentCafe, finding an affordable apartment in Santa Monica, CA has never been easier. We feature 165 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the Santa Monica, CA average. What is a cheap rent in Santa Monica, CA? The average apartment rent in Santa Monica is $3,956 per month so any rental south of $3,165 would be considered cheap here. On RentCafe, Santa Monica, CA rents go as low as $1,765/mo.

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