We know that affordable rentals in Vancouver are few and far between. Fortunately, it looks like the average rent for an unfurnished one-bedroom has decreased to $2,640 per month, according to a recent report by Rentals.ca. Not too big of a difference compared to last month, but a small step in the right direction! And what’s more, there are several rentals in Vancouver that are available for less than this average. So if you’re looking for a new space to call home, here are 6 of the most affordable rentals you can find in the city right now.

1255 Pendrell Street: $2,189+ per month 

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The Connaught Apartments on Pendrell Street are situated in one of Vancouver’s most popular neighbourhoods of West End. The building is low-rise and quiet, and includes an indoor pool, sundeck, and common area for all tenants to enjoy. Steps away are Sunset Beach and English Bay, as well as recreation facilities like the Aquatic Centre, food and retail on Denman Street, and plenty of parks and schools.

3583 Kingsway – $2,400 per month

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In-suite laundry, dishwashers, a fitness room, and a rooftop patio are just some of the amenities you’ll find at The Link. The East Van residence boasts mountain and city views, a lounge area and BBQs, high-end laminate flooring, and a ton of natural light. The Joyce-Collingwood SkyTrain station is a stone’s throw away, as is Central Park.

750 East 7th Avenue: $2,200 per month

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This Mount Pleasant rental is perfect for singles or couples, situated near Main Street shopping, cafes, restaurants, and bars, and with close access to transit and bike lanes. Plus, suites have private patios and in-suite washers and dryers!

Note that this rental is not pet or smoker-friendly.

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945 Jervis Street: $2,790 per month

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The Link residence is newly built, boasting new elevators, balconies, in-suite laundry, dishwashers, 24-hour emergency service, and a fitness centre.

8616 Oak Street: $2,025 per month

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And last but not least, we come to this pet-friendly rental on Oak Street. Bridgewater Apartments are situated in Marpole, a neighbourhood that’s definitely on the rise and closely connected to Cambie Street and SW Marine Drive amenities. Notable retailers nearby include T&T Market, Shoppers Drug Mart, Winners, TD Bank, and. Cineplex movie theatre.

And that’s a wrap on some of the most affordable rentals you can find in Vancouver right now. Best of luck with your search!