Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in Kansas City, KS? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in Kansas City, KS has never been easier. We feature 18 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the Kansas City, KS average. What is a cheap rent in Kansas City, KS? The average apartment rent in Kansas City is $756 per month so any rental south of $605 would be considered cheap here. Size matters though, so if you are in a market for a studio, expect to pay around $402 per month. If you’re looking to upgrade to a 1-bedroom apartment you’ll pay around $489, while a cheap 2-bedroom apartment will cost you about $572 per month. On RENTCafé, Kansas City, KS rents go as low as $550/mo.