Atlanta, GA. - Renting an apartment in Atlanta isn't cheap. For example, in recent years, the average cost of rent has soared to more than $1,800 a month. That's leaving many renters in the metro feeling squeezed.
Luckily, there are more affordable housing options available to renters throughout the Greater Atlanta area. In fact, you an still rent a decent place to live for less than half the average rate.
1. Midwood Glen Apartments - Decatur
This property has one-bedroom units that rent for $895 a month. And that also includes water, sewer, and trash removal.
Residents enjoy washer and dryer hookups, high-speed internet access, and living in a smoke-free community.
2. Elite at Lakeview - College Park
The Elite at Lakeview apartments sometimes have large studio units that are right around $900 a month.
Amenities include a fitness center, clubhouse, laundry facilities, playground, waterfront views, and planned social activities.
3. The Gallery at 1960 - Atlanta
For those who prefer living in the city, The Gallery at 1960 is an affordable option. The community has one-bedroom units that rent for as low as $875 a month.
Amenities include things like all-electric appliances, being close to public transportation, a swimming pool, fitness center, business center, and high-speed internet access.
4. Villas at Decatur - Decatur
And for those who prefer affordable suburban living, the Villas at Decatur has one-bedroom apartments that start at $810 a month.
Residents enjoy having an in-unit washer and dryer, 24-hour emergency service, private patios, a business center, and energy efficient appliances.
5. Legacy Riverdale
Located in nearby Riverdale, this property has studio apartments available for $820 a month.
Community amenities include a swimming pool, on-site laundry facilities, planned social activities, and controlled access for more security.
6. Manchester Ridege - College Park
Manchester Ridge in College Park, will occasionally yhave large one-bedroom units that rent for around $900 a month, depending on leasing specials and terms. And that includes utilities like water, sewer, and trash removal services.
Residents enjoy things like controlled access for more security, on-site maintenance, being near public transportation, high-speed internet access, and living in a smoke-free environment.
7. Yugo Atlanta Summerhill - Atlanta
Another cost-effective option for renters in the city, the Yugo Atlanta Summerhill apartments have four-bedroom, four-bathroom units that start at around $900 a person (bedroom). So, if you don't mind living with roommates, this can be an affordable way to live in the city.
Amenities include a swimming pool, fitness center, clubhouse, rooftop terrace, and controlled access for more security.
8. The Premier at 1935 - Atlanta
This Atlanta apartment community has studio units starting at $870 a month. However, there are income restrictions for tenants.
Perks include a pool, fitness center, and in-unit washer and dryer.
9. Cooper Lake - Mableton
Finally, Cooper Lake in Mableton, has large studio apartments that rent for $900 a month.
Residents enjoy paid utilities, laundry facilities, on-site management, a pet play area, and high-speed internet access.