New York State, One of the biggest topics since the start of the pandemic has been the price of housing across the country, including here in New York state.

The housing market exploded, with bids on homes coming left and right, which made it very difficult to be purchasing a home during that time. It feels as if it's gotten a little better, but the renting market is still rough.

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Rent prices continue to climb and there are now quite a few stipulations before landing a new apartment; income requirements, no pets, paying for extra amenities, etc.

Finding an affordable place to rent is not easy to do but there are some pretty affordable places to live here in New York. Of course, none of them are New York City, which is to no one's surprise.

What is the cheapest place in New York to find an apartment?

Rent dot com recently did a study which says that Carthage, New York is the cheapest place to find an apartment in the state.

The average rent for a one-bedroom apartment is around $655, which is extremely cheap for these days. Anything below $1,000 is considered a huge win in most places, so finding a place for less than $700 is impressive.

SEE ALSO: 9 States With Higher Rent Increases Than New York State

As for other cheap places to find an apartment, Elmira and Glen Falls came in second and third; so if you're looking for a new apartment, check out these New York towns. Hey, if you work remotely, you can move there without worrying about switching jobs.

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