5 Handy Places to Look for Hard to Find Apartments in Yakima

Many Yakima residents have advice for those looking for a place to live and these locals say these are the 5 best spots to find an apartment in Yakima (we'll get to them in just a moment).

Apartment Hunting Is VERY Stressful in Yakima

If you are moving to Yakima of course the first thing you want to do is find out where you are going to live. Take a number, pal, because finding an affordable or even an available apartment or single-family home is hard to come by. We've been keeping our ears to the ground to learn if there are any great places opening up.

Here are some questions with answers to help you on your search for a place to live in Yakima.

IS IT EASY TO FIND AN APARTMENT IN YAKIMA?

NOPE.

There has to be a better and easier way to find an apartment in Yakima, but the occupancy rate is pretty full and openings are hard to come by!

WHAT IS THE POPULATION OF YAKIMA?

Estimate: 93,200

WHAT IS THE RENTAL HOUSING OCCUPANCY RATE IN YAKIMA?

Estimate: 5%

WHAT IS THE MEDIAN COST OF RENT IN YAKIMA?

$789

If You Are Moving to Yakima, Here Are 5 Good Suggestions to Find an Apartment

1. Craigslist

Go to Yakima.Craigslist.org to see what housing options are available. Many homes are being rented out by private owners and won't necessarily have a "For Rent" sign in the front lawns. Click here to see current vacancies.

2. Homesource

Some residents seem to find luck using this website to find a place to live. According to their website, they will help you find properties that are available for rent and help you process your application with the owner. Click here to see vacancies.

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3. Facebook Marketplace

Did you know that Facebook is a resource for finding a place to live? Not many people we know did either. Click here to search for apartments, condos, townhomes, and houses for rent.

4. Hotpads.com

A little-known website to some, Hotpads is another tool that can help you find housing in Yakima. Click here for open listings.

5. Apartments.com

Get a bird's-eye view of available apartments in the city of Yakima. You can even search by "Move-In Date". That's kind of cool! Click here to see what they've got.

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