Apartments for Rent

Spanning from the shoreline to the hills, the city of Hayward, California, in Alameda County, offers a vibrant community for renters looking for the excitement of the San Francisco Bay Area and a small-town feel. Hayward is conveniently connected with the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge, the Hayward BART station, and Interstate 880, making cities like Fremont, Oakland, and Union City easily accessible. Locals can enjoy plenty of dining, shopping, entertainment, and recreation options within the Hayward area. Those searching for nature can explore the shoreline or foothills and the city's many parks. Shopping and dining are concentrated in Downtown Hayward's several small commercial districts conveniently located near many apartments for rent. These communities offer prime access to a variety of restaurants and cafés as well as the local movie theater and casino. More great apartments are in the hills near California State University, East Bay offering outdoors-loving renters access to recreation and students proximity to campus.


Set against lush landscaping, our community amenities include playgrounds, BBQ areas, swimming pools, and fitness centers. Others may feature a clubhouse and recreation room or tennis and volleyball courts. Within the comfort of their pet-friendly apartment homes, renters can appreciate air conditioning, large closets, high ceilings, stainless steel appliances, and private balconies. Some apartments feature in-home washers and dryers, a kitchen island, or a fireplace. Our Hayward apartments offer floor plans ranging from studio apartments and one-bedroom apartments to two-bedroom apartments and three-bedroom apartments, perfect for all living arrangements. Contact Essex Apartment Homes for more information and available listings in the East Bay locale of Hayward, California