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Cheap Apartments for Rent in Portland, OR - 313 Rentals available

Apartments Under $900

  • 901 SW King Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
    See current rent specials
    $880 - $2,155
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-3 Baths
    Commerce Investment Inc dba Commerce Properties
    Available Today! Last updated 20 Jan 2021
    (503) 223-1458

Apartments Under $1,000

  • 1410 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201
    $915
    • Studio
    • 1 Bath
    Harsch Investment Properties, LLC
    Last updated 20 Jan 2021
    (503) 224-2308
  • 3050 SW 10Th Avenue, Portland, OR 97239
    See current rent specials
    $967 - $1,478
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Affinity Property Management, LLC
    Available Today! Last updated 20 Jan 2021
    (833) 378-6280
  • 2210 NW Everett, Portland, OR 97210
    $970 - $1,015
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Round Hill Pacific
    Available Today! Last updated 20 Jan 2021
    (503) 224-0230
  • 1731 NW Everett, Portland, OR 97209
    $970 - $1,195
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Round Hill Pacific
    Available Today! Last updated 20 Jan 2021
    (503) 224-0230
  • 2215 NW Irving Street, Portland, OR 97210
    $975 - $1,350
    • Studio-1 Bed
    • 1 Bath
    Round Hill Pacific
    Available Today! Last updated 20 Jan 2021
    (503) 224-0230
  • 1920 NW 26Th Ave, Portland, OR 97210
    $975 - $2,300
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Urban Development Partners
    Available Today! Last updated 20 Jan 2021
    (833) 545-3165
  • (9)
    1950 NE Everett St, Portland, OR 97232

    Contact for Pricing

    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    JMW Properties
    Available Today! Last updated 20 Jan 2021
  • 8408 N. Brandon Avenue, Portland, OR 97217
    $995 - $1,550
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 2 Baths
    River City Real Estate Company
    Last updated 20 Jan 2021
    (503) 283-5690
  • 2073 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97201
    $999 - $1,200
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1 Bath
    Urban Development Partners
    Last updated 20 Jan 2021
    (833) 851-2283

Apartments Under $1,100

Apartments Under $1,200

  • 2869 NE Sandy Boulevard, Portland, OR 97232
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    $1,102 - $2,507
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Fairfield Residential
    Last updated 20 Jan 2021
    (971) 270-4879
  • (19)
    301 SW Lincoln St., Portland, OR 97201
    $1,105 - $1,843
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Privately Held
    Last updated 20 Jan 2021
    (503) 946-3781
  • (7)
    24050 SE Stark Street, Gresham, OR 97030
    $1,105 - $1,911
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2 Baths
    Affinity Property Management, LLC
    Last updated 20 Jan 2021
    (833) 280-2644

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of a cheap apartment in Portland, OR?

The price range of a cheap apartment is between $880 and $4,875. Find cheap apartments in Portland, OR.

How many cheap rentals are available in Portland, OR on RENTCafé?

There are 288 cheap rentals available on RENTCafé. Prices and availability in Portland, OR were last updated on 19 Jan 2021.

What is the average size of a cheap apartment in Portland, OR?

The average Portland, OR cheap apartment size is 730 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a cheap apartment in Portland, OR?

Cheap apartments in Portland, OR 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 Portland, OR?

A cheap apartment in Portland, OR 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 RENTCafé apartments for rent in Portland, OR.

Renting a Cheap Apartment in Portland

Hip and laid-back Portland is a great Oregon city with lots of young and motivated residents. As the center of a thriving indie music scene, there are great venues for hearing established and up-and-coming bands all over Portland. Top restaurants, coffee shops, bars and breweries are also easy to come by here. Eclectic and funky neighborhoods, scattered all over the city, boast cozy cafes, many vintage and thrift stores, as well as historic homes. Cycling and alternative transportation is extremely popular in Portland, and residents place a premium on green living and organic, sustainable produce. Winter weather is frequently rainy. Portland’s economy is powered by shipping, manufacturing and real estate. Hiking, cycling, rock climbing, and river sports rank about the most popular recreational activities.

Portland, OR Demographics

  • Total Population639,387
  • Female 316,291
    Male 323,096
  • Median Age36.9

Average Rent in Portland, OR

  • Portland, OR Average Rental Price, October 2020 $1,493 /mo

Portland, OR Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $701-$1,0008%
  • $1,001-$1,50056%
  • $1,501-$2,00025%
  • > $2,00011%

Portland, OR Rent Trends

Average Rent Nov / 2017 Mar / 2018 Jul / 2018 Nov / 2018 Mar / 2019 Jul / 2019 Oct / 2019 Nov / 2019 Mar / 2020 Jul / 2020 Oct / 2020
Portland, OR $1,460 $1,452 $1,497 $1,502 $1,485 $1,547 $1,548 $1,536 $1,538 $1,499 $1,493
National $1,377 $1,380 $1,417 $1,426 $1,430 $1,466 $1,466 $1,473 $1,474 $1,461 $1,464
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Portland, OR Households

  • Total Number of Households264,428
  • Family 136,616
    Non-family 127,812
  • Children 65,820
    No Children 198,608
  • Average People Per Household2.36
  • Median Household Income$65,740
  • Median Housing Costs Per Month$1,365

Portland, OR Education Statistics

  • No High School3%
  • Some High School21%
  • Some College25%
  • Associate Degree7%
  • Bachelor Degree28%
  • Graduate Degree18%

Looking for a cheap apartment for rent in Portland, OR? With RENTCafé, finding an affordable apartment in Portland, OR has never been easier. We feature 313 low-priced rentals directly from property managers, with rents lower than the Portland, OR average. What is a cheap rent in Portland, OR? The average apartment rent in Portland is $1,484 per month so any rental south of $1,187 would be considered cheap here. On RENTCafé, Portland, OR rents go as low as $880/mo.

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