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  • Artizan Oakland
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    $3,055+

    Artizan Oakland

    219 9th Ave, Oakland, CA 94606

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (855) 876-3808
  • Forma
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    $2,099+

    Forma

    2016 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    10+ Units Available
    (510) 284-5447
  • The Chase Apartment Homes
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    $1,795+

    The Chase Apartment Homes

    1720 12th Ave, Oakland, CA 94606

    Studio–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    (510) 324-9929
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  • 17th Street Apartments
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    $1,595+

    3.5/5 stars based on 2 reviews
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    17th Street Apartments

    123 17th St, Oakland, CA 94612

    Studio–1 Bed • 1 Bath

    2 Units Available
    (415) 365-9073
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  • Del Coronado Apartments
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    $2,080+

    4/5 stars based on 4 reviews
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    Del Coronado Apartments

    544 Central Ave, Alameda, CA 94501

    Studio–3 Beds • 1 Bath

    3 Units Available
    (510) 362-7397
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  • Parc on Powell
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    $2,265+

    Parc on Powell

    1333 Powell St, Emeryville, CA 94608

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    4 Units Available
    (510) 617-0572
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  • Avalon Public Market
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    Avalon Public Market

    6301 SHELLMOUND STREET, Emeryville, CA 94608

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    10 Units Available
    (510) 735-0455
  • The Dunes
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    $2,000+

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    The Dunes

    2445 Shoreline Dr, Alameda, CA 94501

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    2 Units Available
    (510) 721-2473
  • Stonefire Berkeley
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    Stonefire Berkeley

    2120 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    (510) 788-2914
  • South Beach Marina Apartments
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    $3,450+

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    South Beach Marina Apartments

    2 Townsend St, San Francisco, CA 94107

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    8 Units Available
    (415) 689-7082
  • 399 Fremont
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    $2,781+

    399 Fremont

    399 Fremont St, San Francisco, CA 94105

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    10 Units Available
    (415) 367-1303
  • Channel Mission Bay
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    $3,149+

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    Channel Mission Bay

    185 Channel St, San Francisco, CA 94158

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    (415) 323-5145

Oakland Apartment Options

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Studio - $2,438-1%
1 Bed - $2,920-7%
2 Beds - $4,407+8%
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Overview of Oakland

Throughout the diverse city of Oakland, you will find that more than 100 different languages and dialects are spoken. In the area, Oakland apartments for rent are located throughout hillside neighborhoods, along the waterfront and within the center of the city. Just 12 miles away from San Francisco, the Bay brings mild temperatures that teeter between the 50s and 60s through winter and spring and maintain an average of 70 in the summer and fall.

Living in Oakland

Downtown apartments for rent in Oakland are located where everything is happening. With a vibrant nightlife and great cultural venues, the core of the city is beginning to thrive. Events such as the Annual Art & Soul Oakland attract both music and food lovers for two days of live music, incredible art and food on the go.

Some of the most well-known and popular neighborhoods for Oakland apartments for rent include Montclair, Rockridge and Piedmont. You may also want to consider Glenview, which is located in the Oakland foothills. The neighborhood maintains a thriving business district with many shopping and dining options. Here, you will find plenty of subdivision living.

Oakland Apartments and Cost of Living

The cost of living in Oakland is 3.9 percent greater than the average in California. With median rental rates that are 17 percent less expensive than the California average, there are many affordable apartments for rent in Oakland to choose from.

You will have no trouble finding low income housing options through the Oakland Housing Authority (OHA). Considered to be one of the leading housing authorities in the country, OHA provides both public housing and a Section 8 Choice Housing Voucher Program. They maintain over 3,000 Oakland apartments for rent located within 12 different developments throughout the city.

Apartments in Oakland Work and Study

Fortune 500 company Clorox has its headquarters in Oakland. The unemployment rate in Oakland has been on a downward slope since August 2010 when it reached 17.5 percent. By December 2012, residents of Oakland apartments for rent saw that figure drop to 12.5 percent.

There are several different colleges located within Oakland, so apartments in Oakland are easy to come by as the school year ends. Some key schools to take notice of if you are considering furthering your education include Patten University, California College of Arts and Samuel Merritt College.


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