Best Metro Denver Apartments for Under $1,200

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Additional photos below. Zumper
Last month, as we've reported, rent prices in Denver finally started heading down after years of increases that contributed to the difficult many had making a living in Denver despite the strong economy. As a result, there are finally some good rent deals in the metro area, as exemplified by the available spaces below.

The selections are drawn from the Zumper post headlined "The 10 Best Denver Area Apartments for Under $1,200" — and they definitely reflect the recent positive changes in the market from a renter's perspective.

The item was originally published on September 19, and since then, one of its choices has inched above the $1,200 mark, which is why we've omitted it. However, the prices of the rest are either the same as they were just under three weeks ago or, in several cases, a little bit lower.

Check out the nine remaining apartments below, complete with photos, Zumper text and links to the original listings.

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Inside an apartment at 970 Pennsylvania Street.
970 Pennsylvania Street
Capitol Hill
"With studios starting at $1,130, this Capitol Hill residence is newly renovated and ready for you to move in and make it home. Each unit features hardwood floors, stainless steel appliances, quartz counters, air conditioning, and more. With a building fitness center, bike storage, and garage parking, this pet-friendly building would make the perfect home for a brand new Denver resident or one that’s just looking for a change."

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A look inside a unit at Cottonwood Creek, 8801 West Belleview Avenue.
Cottonwood Creek
"If you’re looking for something a little quieter and removed from the hustle and bustle of the city, then Littleton Apartments at Cottonwood Creek might just be the perfect fit for you. Between the tall trees and mountain views, you’ll find the exact escape from the city that you’re looking for. Each apartment features a fireplace, walk-in closets, and in-unit laundry. And if that wasn’t enough, it’s located moments away from tons of shopping and dining options at the Southwest Plaza Mall, as well as the highway that takes you right into the center of the action."

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A look at Chestnut Ridge, at 3655 South Verbena.
Chestnut Ridge
Hampden South
"Less than a mile away from the Denver Tech Center and the Light Rail directly to Downtown Denver, Chestnut Ridge offers open floor plans, tons of natural light, a fireplace in each unit, and in-unit laundry. The building also features a fitness center, and clubhouse with WiFi, a pool, and flat screen TVs. Got a cat? No problem. Got 2 cats? Don’t even worry about it. They’re more than welcome. Pups too (up to 2 per apartment). Grab a one-bedroom for $1,175 and make Hampden South your home."

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An angle on the Archer Tower apartments, 901 Sherman Street.
Archer Tower
Capitol Hill
"Archer Tower might just be the most pet friendly apartment building in Denver. All pets are welcome, and no weight limits are applied. Grab your furry friends and check out this building which features remodeled studios starting at $1,191 containing new appliances, cabinets, and flooring, plus an onsite fitness center, laundry facility, rooftop patio, and convenience store."

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