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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Des Moines, IA - 77 Rentals available

Apartments Under $600

  • Apartment
    7201 SE 5Th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
    $550 - $770
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Available Today!
    (515) 287-3191
  • Apartment
    5301/5307 SW 9Th Street, Des Moines, IA 50315
    $555 - $595
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Community Housing Initiatives
    Available Today!
    (515) 223-0029
  • Apartment
    1800 Watrous Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50315
    See current rent specials
    $595 - $825
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Available Today!
    (855) 754-5244

Apartments Under $700

  • Apartment
    4200 Park Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50321
    See current rent specials
    $645 - $1,080
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Available Today!
    (888) 266-4590
  • Apartment
    2800 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, IA 50321
    See current rent specials
    $680 - $935
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    (515) 505-1009

Renting a Cheap Apartment in Des Moines

The largest city and capital of Iowa, Des Moines is the home for numerous major American insurance companies. Located on the Des Moines River, the city was founded first as a military fort. Health care and finance are other major industries. Ranked highly as a place to build a successful career, Des Moines is family-centric. Fighting back against rumors to the contrary, a website called “Des Moines is Not Boring” highlights the city’s fun and edgy side, including nightlife and restaurants. Development of downtown lofts and condos and the East Village, between the statehouse and the river, are currently trendy housing options.

Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in Des Moines, IA? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in Des Moines, IA has never been easier. We feature 77 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the Des Moines, IA average. What is a cheap rent in Des Moines, IA? The average apartment rent in Des Moines is $783 per month so any rental south of $627 would be considered cheap here. Size matters though, so if you are in a market for a studio, expect to pay around $448 per month. If you’re looking to upgrade to a 1-bedroom apartment you’ll pay around $540, while a cheap 2-bedroom apartment will cost you about $587 per month. On RENTCafé, Des Moines, IA rents go as low as $550/mo.

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