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Discover Houses for Rent in Albany, CA

Albany is a city found directly alongside San Francisco Bay. The city is close to Berkeley, an urban location notable for its heavy role in the 1960's counter-culture, and El Centro. Families searching for homes for rent should consider living in Albany, given the vast and diverse opportunities to be found in the city. A resident can head over to the Golden Gate Fields, a famous Albany location. It has gained recognition for both its horse races and vibrant location. A prospective Albany renter will also find a family-friendly atmosphere exuded from the city. This is on display in the Albany Bowl, a bowling alley in the city, perfect for family gatherings. Residents will find a number of malls and restaurants - an excellent reward for hardworking families and renters.

Interesting Facts About Albany 

  • The Native American tribe called Costanoans inhabited the area around Albany in its early history. 
  • The Spanish divided the partitioned the land of contemporary Berkeley and Albany. They used the area for cattle ranching, a development that was prevalent among Spanish settlers in California.
  • The gold rush brought numerous people to California in search of their fortunes. Albany was renowned for its dynamite production, capitalizing on the need for explosive devices to uncover hidden gold. 
  • The notorious San Francisco fire and earthquake of 1906 had a significant impact on life in Albany.

Resources for Renters

  • The city's expansive website will help a potential renter garner indispensable information on life in the area. The site has pages on city government, various city departments, services and information pertaining to the history of Albany. Residents and families trying to discern if Albany is right for them should visit the website to find out.
  • Albany Unified School District has a website that will help parents discover the best educational paths for their children. 

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The Rexford

The Rexford

Fremont, CA 94536 (28.54 miles)

Price: $1,750-$2,925

(510) 509-3115

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Furnished Studio - Oakland

Furnished Studio - Oakland

Alameda, CA 94502 (11.74 miles)

Price: From $2,700

(510) 899-5593

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Furnished Studio - Oakland

Furnished Studio - Oakland

Alameda, CA 94501 (6.96 miles)

Price: From $3,000

(510) 899-5589

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Park Regency

Park Regency

Walnut Creek, CA 94597 (13.34 miles)

Price: $1,449-$2,849

(925) 937-7275

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Pet Friendly Home w/ a Big Backyard. Close to Lots

Pet Friendly Home w/ a Big Backyard. Close to Lots

Vallejo, CA 94589 (16.78 miles) (#1631749)

Price: $1,879

(866) 607-9084

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials Waypoint Real Estate Group
Near plenty of Entertainment - Home could be Yours

Near plenty of Entertainment - Home could be Yours

Vallejo, CA 94589 (18.30 miles) (#1631746)

Price: $1,879

(866) 607-4214

Beds: 4, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials Waypoint Real Estate Group
Gated Driveway and Front Yard at this Pet Friendly

Gated Driveway and Front Yard at this Pet Friendly

Richmond, CA 94801 (6.01 miles) (#1627228)

Price: $1,699

(866) 837-6780

Beds: 4, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials Waypoint Real Estate Group
Beautiful, New Remodeled Clean House.

Beautiful, New Remodeled Clean House.

Hayward, CA 94544 (19.54 miles) (#1634198)

Price: $2,000

(866) 933-8518

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

Current Rent Specials Juanita Tovar
NorthPoint Apartments

NorthPoint Apartments

San Francisco, CA 94133 (8.32 miles)

Price: From $2,350

(415) 889-6128

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Venue

Venue

San Francisco, CA 94158 (9.38 miles)

Price: $3,080-$5,451

(415) 592-7766

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Channel Mission Bay

Channel Mission Bay

San Francisco, CA 94158 (9.28 miles)

Price: From $3,244

(415) 614-4299

Beds: Studio - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Club Pacifica Apartment Homes

Club Pacifica Apartment Homes

Benicia, CA 94510 (14.14 miles)

Price: $1,255-$1,785

(707) 679-4031

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Sycamore Green

Sycamore Green

Concord, CA 94518 (15.20 miles)

Price: $1,450-$1,850

(925) 265-7715

Beds: 1 - 2, Baths: 1 - 2

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Furnished Studio - Oakland

Furnished Studio - Oakland

Alameda, CA 94502 (11.74 miles)

Price: From $2,700

(510) 899-5593

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

Current Rent Specials
Furnished Studio - Oakland

Furnished Studio - Oakland

Alameda, CA 94501 (6.96 miles)

Price: From $3,000

(510) 899-5589

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Furnished Studio - San Ramon

Furnished Studio - San Ramon

San Ramon, CA 94583 (19.91 miles)

Price: From $1,913

(510) 999-7879

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Furnished Studio - Pleasant Hill

Furnished Studio - Pleasant Hill

Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 (13.46 miles)

Price: From $2,700

(925) 344-4460

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Furnished Studio - San Ramon

Furnished Studio - San Ramon

San Ramon, CA 94583 (19.22 miles)

Price: From $1,913

(925) 307-7071

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Furnished Studio - San Rafael

Furnished Studio - San Rafael

San Rafael, CA 94901 (11.43 miles)

Price: From $2,933

(415) 691-8679

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Furnished Studio - Richmond

Furnished Studio - Richmond

Richmond, CA 94806 (6.44 miles)

Price: From $2,550

(510) 516-7071

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Furnished Studio - Oakland

Furnished Studio - Oakland

Oakland, CA 94608 (4.09 miles)

Price: From $2,850

(510) 747-9652

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Westlake Village

Westlake Village

Daly City, CA 94015 (16.54 miles)

Price: $1,495-$3,795

(650) 835-7627

Beds: Studio - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

Current Rent Specials

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