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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Iowa - 394 Rentals available

Apartments Under $400

  • Apartment
    627 Sycamore Street, Waterloo, IA 50703
    $388 - $460
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Community Housing Initiatives
    Available Today!
    (319) 362-1020

Apartments Under $500

  • Apartment
    5502 Kirkwood Blvd SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
    See current rent specials
    $405 - $789
    • 2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (319) 774-8749
  • Apartment
    210 N 8Th St., Hartley, IA 51346
    $415
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Community Housing Initiatives
    Available Today!
    (712) 262-5965
  • Apartment
    419 South Second St, Clinton, IA 52732
    $455
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Community Housing Initiatives
    Available Today!
    (563) 242-0045

Apartments Under $600

  • Townhouse
    1800 Schworm Street, Ottumwa, IA 52501
    $510
    • 1-4 Beds
    • 1-2.5 Baths
    Community Housing Initiatives
    Available Today!
    (515) 223-0029
  • Apartment
    1106 4Th St, Sioux City, IA 51101
    $511 - $650
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Community Housing Initiatives
    Available Today!
    (712) 224-2233
  • Apartment
    705 E 6Th St, Sioux City, IA 51101
    $520
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Community Housing Initiatives
    Available Today!
    (712) 224-2233
  • Apartment
    2951 Park Avenue, Sioux City, IA 51104-2851
    $530 - $755
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (844) 898-6104
  • Apartment
    2200 Buckingham Drive, Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
    $547 - $1,256
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (319) 396-8300
  • Apartment
    1140 E. 37Th St., Davenport, IA 52807
    $549 - $659
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Elevate Property Management
    (844) 857-2996
  • Apartment
    7201 SE 5Th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
    $550 - $770
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (515) 287-3191
  • Apartment
    5301/5307 SW 9Th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
    $555 - $595
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Community Housing Initiatives
    (515) 223-0029
  • Apartment
    600 S. 4Th St., Clinton, IA 52732
    $560
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    Community Housing Initiatives
    (563) 242-0045
  • Apartment
    2700 East 53Rd Street, Davenport, IA 52807
    $594 - $819
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Elevate Property Management
    (844) 839-3193
  • Apartment
    1106 Marshall Avenue, Council Bluffs, IA 51503
    $595 - $815
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (712) 323-2457
  • Apartment
    1800 Watrous Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50315
    See current rent specials
    $595 - $825
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (855) 754-5244

Apartments Under $700

  • Apartment
    1140 E. 37Th St., Davenport, IA 52807
    $609 - $824
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Elevate Property Management
    (844) 852-0536
  • Apartment
    3821 66Th Ave., Urbandale, IA 50322
    $639 - $709
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Elevate Property Management
    (844) 318-5298
  • Apartment
    923 Maplewood Drive, Cedar Falls, IA 50613
    $650 - $1,150
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    (855) 736-8223
  • Apartment
    4808 Grand Ave., Davenport, IA 52807
    $654 - $754
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Elevate Property Management
    (844) 841-7335
  • Apartment
    2510 Canterbury Rd., Urbandale, IA 50322
    $659 - $1,358
    • Studio-3 Beds
    • 1-1.5 Baths
    (855) 898-8785
  • Apartment
    55 W. Clifton Ave., Sioux City, IA 51104
    $670 - $865
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (712) 277-8463
  • Apartment
    1200 Office Park Road, West Des Moines, IA 50265
    $675 - $1,015
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (515) 223-1180
  • Apartment
    3000 University Avenue #5, West Des Moines, IA 50266
    $679 - $1,113
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    (877) 624-6084
  • Apartment
    2800 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321
    See current rent specials
    $680 - $935
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (515) 505-1009

Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in Iowa? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in Iowa has never been easier. We feature 394 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the Iowa average. What is a cheap rent in Iowa? The average apartment rent in Iowa is $868 per month so any rental south of $694 would be considered cheap here. Size matters though, so if you are in a market for a studio, expect to pay around $475 per month. If you’re looking to upgrade to a 1-bedroom apartment you’ll pay around $568, while a cheap 2-bedroom apartment will cost you about $627 per month. On RENTCafé, Iowa rents go as low as $388/mo. If you’re looking for a rental that doesn’t break the bank in Iowa, check out the rentals in Council Bluffs, where the average rent is $776/month.

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