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Kansas City, MO. – While the average rent in Kansas City has soared to over $1,200 a month in recent years, there are some signs that renters may find some relief later in 2023.
For example, some experts predict the KC real estate market will cool down in 2023, according to this Kansas City Star article. Rental prices will also likely cool down a bit.
In fact, renters can already find apartments around the Metro for far less than the average monthly rate. Here are 7 apartments that rent for under $700 a month.
1. Eastwood Crossings – Kansas City
If you’re looking for an affordable studio in KC, Eastwood Crossings has units that start at $683 a month.
Community amenities include a pool and clubhouse, fitness center and lounge, playground and pet play area, in-unit washer and dryer, and being close to public transportation.
2. Clay Terrace -Kansas City
This affordable Northland rental option has spacious one-bedroom units that rent starting at $639 a month. And that includes partially paid utilities. But residents have to meet certain income restrictions.
For example, a single-person household must earn no more than $41,460 a year.
Amenities include a pool, clubhouse, and laundry facilities.
3. Apartments in Wildwood – Raytown
Located in nearby Raytown, the Flats at Wildwood has one-bedroom apartments that rent starting at $680 a month.
Residents enjoy controlled access for added security, a swimming pool and playground, daycare, business center and on-site laundry.
4. Southfork Apartments – Olathe
If you’re looking for an affordable community in Johnson County, Kansas, the Southfork Apartments in Olathe have one-bedroom units starting at $700 a month.
Amenities include a pool and clubhouse with free WiFi access, walk-in closets, laundry facilities, and close proximity to public transportation.
5. Bavarian Village Apartments – Olathe
Bavarian Village Apartments are another affordable option for renters in Olathe. The property has cozy studio apartments starting at just $650 a month.
Community amenities include things like a backyard and grilling area, storage, high-speed internet access, a pool and clubhouse, and close proximity to public transportation.
6. Santa Fe Village – Kansas City
Back in KC, Santa Fe Village has studio apartments that rent starting at $665 a month.
Residents enjoy controlled access for added security, a swimming pool, on-site maintenance and property manager, laundry facilities and a balcony.
7. Gladstone Creeks – Gladstone
Finally, one last option in Northland. The Creeks of Gladstone has small studio apartments that rent for just $575 a month. However, income restrictions apply.
For example, a single-person household must earn no more than $36,720 per month.
Community amenities include a swimming pool and sundeck, business center, on-site laundry and maintenance services, playground and business center.