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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Des Moines, IA - 93 Rentals available

Apartments Under $600

Apartments Under $700

  • Apartment in
    1800 Watrous Avenue, Des Moines, IA
    $605 - $825
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Available Today!
    (833) 687-2585
  • 3716 Indianola Ave., Des Moines, IA 50310
    $610 - $670
    • 1-3 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Community Housing Initiatives
    Available Today!
    (515) 223-0029
  • Apartment in
    6514 Chaffee Road, Des Moines, IA
    $635 - $730
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Available Today!
    (515) 285-2200

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 93 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 $866 per month so any rental south of $693 would be considered cheap here. Size matters though, so if you are in a market for a studio, expect to pay around $504 per month. If you’re looking to upgrade to a 1-bedroom apartment you’ll pay around $588, while a cheap 2-bedroom apartment will cost you about $616 per month. On RENTCafé, Des Moines, IA rents go as low as $545/mo.