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  • Austin Commons
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    • Austin Commons - Hayward, CA

    $2,095+

    3/5 stars based on 1 reviews
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    Austin Commons

    50 Austin Ave, Hayward, CA 94544

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    5 Units Available
    (866) 796-2035
  • Solaris Apartments
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    $1,810+

    4/5 stars based on 2 reviews
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    Solaris Apartments

    24661 Amador St, Hayward, CA 94544

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    3 Units Available
    (510) 324-9870
  • Summerwood
    • Summerwood - Hayward, CA
    • Summerwood - Hayward, CA
    • Summerwood - Hayward, CA

    $1,995+

    3.5/5 stars based on 33 reviews
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    Summerwood

    21701 Foothill Blvd, Hayward, CA 94541

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    7 Units Available
    (510) 284-5392
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  • Townhouse Plaza
    • Townhouse Plaza - Castro Valley, CA
    • Townhouse Plaza - Castro Valley, CA
    • Townhouse Plaza - Castro Valley, CA

    $1,800+

    3.5/5 stars based on 3 reviews
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    Townhouse Plaza

    2511 Grove Way, Castro Valley, CA 94546

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    1 Unit Available
    (510) 962-9585
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  • ReNew One59
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    • ReNew One59 - San Leandro, CA

    $2,140+

    1.5/5 stars based on 2 reviews
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    ReNew One59

    1319 159th Ave, San Leandro, CA 94578

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    6 Units Available
    (510) 398-1296
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  • Parkway Green
    • Parkway Green - Union City, CA
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    $1,850+

    Parkway Green

    2501 Medallion Dr, Union City, CA 94587

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    (510) 731-2870
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  • Woodchase
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    • Woodchase - San Leandro, CA

    $1,975+

    4.5/5 stars based on 38 reviews
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    Woodchase

    2795 San Leandro Blvd, San Leandro, CA 94578

    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    4 Units Available
    (510) 324-9806
  • Woodside
    • Woodside - San Leandro, CA
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    $2,160+

    3/5 stars based on 4 reviews
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    Woodside

    235 Haas Ave, San Leandro, CA 94577

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    4 Units Available
    (510) 353-3192
  • Parkside
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    $1,936+

    Parkside

    1501 Decoto Rd, Union City, CA 94587

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    9 Units Available
    (510) 514-0797
  • Skylark
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    $2,150+

    Skylark

    34655 Skylark Dr, Union City, CA 94587

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    4 Units Available
    (510) 556-2977
  • Mission Sierra
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    $2,683+

    3.5/5 stars based on 4 reviews
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    Mission Sierra

    34864 Mission Blvd, Union City, CA 94587

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    5 Units Available
    (510) 284-5161
  • Garden Village Apartments
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    $2,125+

    3.5/5 stars based on 9 reviews
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    Garden Village Apartments

    36707 San Pedro Dr, Fremont, CA 94536

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    2 Units Available
    (510) 587-9454

Hayward Apartment Options

Avg. RentAnnual Change
Studio - $1,495-
1 Bed - $2,157+5%
2 Beds - $2,4950%
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Overview of Hayward

Hayward, CA's motto is "the heart of the bay," which is fitting given this Alameda County community's proximity to many major cities. 14 miles south of Oakland, 25 miles southeast of San Francisco, and 26 miles north of San Jose, Hayward is conveniently situated near many metropolitan areas, but still holds its own as a community known for its vibrant arts and culture scene, social activism, and abundance of outdoor recreational options. If you want to live the fabulous Bay Area life without paying super steep prices, a Hayward apartment for rent is the perfect choice for you and your family.

Living in Hayward

In the early 20th century, the Hayward area was frequently called the "Heart of the Garden of Eden" due to its rich, fertile soil. By 1950, Hayward's variety of apricot trees and canneries helped the city earn its nickname "Apricot City." Around that time, the city's population rose to 14,000 residents, and Hayward was officially incorporated as a city in 1956.

Today, with a population that surpasses 149,000, Hayward is the sixth largest city in the Bay Area. This progressive Bay Area City places an emphasis on social justice, particularly in the arenas of environmental awareness and gay rights.

Outdoor enthusiasts living in Hayward will want to venture around the four parks administered by the "East Bay Regional Park District and stroll through the oldest Japanese garden in California, while art enthusiasts will find inspiration in Hayward's Public Art Program, which has commissioned numerous murals throughout the city.

Sports fans will want to check out The Bay Area Ambassadors amateur soccer team based right in the area, or venture over to San Francisco or Oakland to watch The Giants or the Golden State Warriors.

In terms of public transportation, Hayward is served by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART), which enables residents to commute easily to San Francisco, Oakland, and Berkeley, among other Bay Area attractions.

Apartments in Hayward-School

If a search for the right higher education institution is bringing you to Hayward, there are plenty of options to choose from. Both Chabot College and California State University, East Bay, are located in Hayward, California College of the Arts, Laney College, and Merritt College are all located 20 minutes away in Oakland, and The University of California, Berkeley is less than a half an hour away.

Apartments in Hayward-Work

The top employers in the city are in the healthcare, education, and government sectors. Kaiser Permanente, California State University, East Bay, and Alameda County, are among some of Hayward's top employers.


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