About Alameda, CA


Perched on Alameda Island in the San Francisco Bay, Alameda's views are breathtaking. Established in 1853, and the word “Alameda” means “tree-lined avenue” in Spanish, an adjective that is still applies to this day. Travel and Leisure magazine named Alameda in its list of America’s top ten “Coolest Suburbs Worth a Visit”. With charm and natural beauty, a “green” attitude, and beautiful Victorian homes, residents enjoy an excellent quality of life. .


  • Harbor Bay

    Alameda's Harbor Bay neighborhood has many of the city's nicest rentals, just use MyNewPlace to find the perfect one! Have specific needs or a limited budget? Click the search button above, then select the rent range and other amenities that meet your needs. You can get several answers to your Harbor Bay apartment questions by clicking through to floor plans, maps, photos and videos on each property's details page.
  • Bay Farm

    Try Alameda's Bay Farm neighborhood for some of the city's cutest rentals, regardless of whether you want a pink bedroom or a built in dishwasher. MyNewPlace's apartment search can help you search for that unequaled Bay Farm apartment.
  • Gold Coast

    Tons of the nicest rentals in Alameda are in the Gold Coast neighborhood, your new place is waiting for you on MyNewPlace! Let MyNewPlace help you locate that spotless apartment that meets both your needs and your budget. Use our "Ask a Question" feature on this page to get answers about Alameda's neighborhoods from our local experts! Best of luck in your search!
  • Marina Village

    Lots of the most cost effective rentals in Alameda can be found in the Marina Village neighborhood - just use MyNewPlace to find the perfect one! The MyNewPlace apartment search can help you find the perfect apartment rental that meets your budget constraints. You can get a ton of answers to your Marina Village apartment questions by clicking through to floor plans, maps, photos and videos on each property's details page.
  • East Shore

    Try Alameda's East Shore neighborhood for lots of the city's nicest apartments. You can get several answers to your East Shore apartment questions by clicking through to floor plans, maps, photos and videos on each property's details page.
  • Marina District

    The apartments for rent in Alameda's Marina District are tons of the cutest in the city - make sure to check out all the options listed on MyNewPlace! Looking for that perfect apartment but have a specific spending limit? No worries - our apartment finder will help you search for that perfect Marina District apartment for rent that will meet your needs and fit your budget. You can get a ton of answers to your Marina District apartment questions by clicking through to floor plans, maps, photos and videos on each property's details page.
  • South Shore / Shoreline

    Alameda's South Shore / Shoreline neighborhood has some of the city's nicest apartment rentals. MyNewPlace's apartment search can help you search for that perfect South Shore / Shoreline apartment.
  • Bronze Coast

    Some of the nicest rental apartments in Alameda are in the Bronze Coast neighborhood, your new place is waiting for you on MyNewPlace! MyNewPlace's apartment search can help you look for that spotless Bronze Coast apartment. Browse through the above 'popular rentals' listings in your new neighborhood in Alameda! Good luck finding your new place!
  • Ballena Bay

    The apartment rentals in Alameda's Ballena Bay are lots of the prettiest in the city - let MyNewPlace help you finally find that perfect living room you've been looking for. Looking for that perfect apartment but have a specific spending limit? No worries - our apartment finder will help you find that spotless Ballena Bay apartment for rent that will meet your needs and fit your budget.
  • Alameda Point

    The apartments in Alameda Point are lots of the most cost effective in Alameda, and you will find this neighborhood full of friendly people and convenient amenities. Browse through the above 'popular rentals' listings in your new neighborhood in Alameda! Good luck finding your new place!
  • Central Alameda

    Central Alameda has some of the prettiest apartments in Alameda. Looking for that perfect apartment but have a specific spending limit? No worries - our apartment finder will help you find that ideal Central Alameda apartment for rent that will meet your needs and fit your budget. The MyNewPlace apartment guide can help you not only learn about living in apartments in Central Alameda but also other neighborhoods throughout Alameda. Want to learn more before deciding if Central Alameda is the neighborhood for you? Get started now. You can get several answers to your Central Alameda apartment questions by clicking through to floor plans, maps, photos and videos on each property's details page.
  • Fernside

    A lot of the best rental apartments in Alameda are in the Fernside neighborhood, and you will find this neighborhood full of friendly people and convenient amenities. Apartment living in neighborhoods like Fernside is just one of a lot of things you can learn about from the MyNewPlace's apartment blog. Want to learn more about Fernside? Check out MyNewPlace for local tips and insider information. Want to start searching right away? Check out floor plans, photos, maps and videos on MyNewPlace! Best of luck in your search!
  • College of Alameda

    Has the time come for you to get out of the dorm and move into an off campus COA apartment? Perhaps the options available from the College of Alameda housing office no longer meet your needs and you would like to find a cheap apartment close to the COA campus. If so, you can search for off campus College of Alameda apartments with MyNewPlace's college housing search.

    Although College of Alameda student housing may be very conveniently close to campus, moving to an off campus apartment can be a great way to save money, put some distance in between yourself and an RA, get accustomed to living in your own apartment and building up rental history.

    COA apartments for rent are available close to campus and in other neighborhoods around Alameda, California. Using our map based university apartment finder, you can find off campus housing near campus to ensure you can still get to all the COA Cougars games and make it to class on time.

    We can help you find off campus COA apartments that will best suit your collegiate lifestyle; search College of Alameda apartments by the number of bedrooms, price, neighborhood or a range of other amenities.

    Have more questions? Check out our articles with renter tips in our apartment guide and search through http://alameda.peralta.edu/homex.asp?Q=Homepage.