Renting in Vancouver is tough. Generally, finding something that’s affordable but still liveable is no easy feat—especially when it comes to the renting pool. While none of these options come “cheap” per se, they’re definitely some of the best ‘bang for your buck’ places listed on right now, which certainly helps with cutting down on other expenses.

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Here are some of the most affordable apartment and condo rentals right now:

8690 Jack Uppal Street: $1596/month

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River District’s newest rental building, Keel, is situated in the vibrant community of Killarney.

Waterfront views, a pet-friendly building, walking distance to South Vancouver groceries and essentials, and some pretty top-notch amenities. (Yup, their gym has Peloton Bikes with prepaid memberships.)

The building offers studio, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, and 3-bedroom floorplans, with in-suite laundry and private balconies and patios.

View it here.

990 Broughton Street: $1700/month

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Nestled between the downtown core and Stanley Park is the Ocean Park Place apartments. The west end complex is super beach-accessible, pet-friendly, and close to all the Robson shopping and dining you could ever need.

All units feature stainless steel appliances, vinyl flooring, private balconies, and the real selling point—dishwashers in their 1 and 2-bedroom suites. Although the latter is all booked up currently, they have bachelor suites available as early as June 1st.

View it here.

3618-3688 Sawmill Crescent: $1800/month

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Fraser Flats Apartments is a new luxury apartment building geared toward families, with 1-3 bedroom options as well as units with flex spaces and dens.

There’s a shared play area, terrace with views, a landscaped green space, and an outdoor dining area if you’re in the potluck mood.

If that’s not enough, there’s also a 6,000 square foot, two-level clubhouse to hang out in, a fitness centre with steam rooms, and a kitchenette area for entertaining guests! Talk about amenities.

View it here.

935 Marine Drive: $1850/month

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Park Royal Towers has a great setup on the North Shore, just steps away from Ambleside Park and Lions Gate Bridge, at the centre of Park Royal community.

All units are recently renovated with new appliances and garburators (garbage disposals in sinks) and most feature beautiful hardwood floors.

They’re currently offering a rent-free month to those who sign a 1-year lease, and two months of free rent for those who sign a 2-year lease.

View it here.

1644 Nelson Street: $1890/month

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This downtown highrise features underground parking, storage units, and one of the best walk scores in the city. Downtown is your oyster—essentials, west-end restaurants, Robson Street shopping, parks, and more are well within your reach.

Included in the rent are heat and water, and every unit comes with a balcony to enjoy those top-notch views.

View it here.

Check it out, Vancouver!