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The Place Where Kern County Goes To Rent


Apply for a Rental. Click APPLY NOW above to begin. You will be prompted to complete a non-refundable application fee, followed by an application to rent. A rental reference and employment verification can be completed in the process. These additional attachments are required to be completed along with the rental application. 

NOTE: ONLY USE THESE FORMS (CLICKABLE LINK BELOW OPENS DOCUMENTS) IF YOU WERE UNABLE TO COMPLETE THE APPLICATION ABOVE. These forms are available in print versions upon request free of charge or can be downloaded/printed here. 

***A rental application fee still applies for processing*** If you need an application in other languages, are visually impaired or need other accommodations, please contact our offices for assistance.


*During these unique times, please see Rentals above to take a virtual tour. We're always here to chat if you have any questions!




To submit a service request, please send us an email to: 

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"As a first-time travel nurse 9 months ago, I was apprehensive about trying to find housing in an unfamiliar area, but Kern Apartments quickly laid all my fears to rest. They listened to what I wanted and needed, and the apartment that I rented was perfect for my needs. It was a large studio with lots of windows and natural light, completely renovated, energy-efficient, and conveniently located in the downtown area. My drive to Kern Medical Center was approximately 5-7 minutes; Bakersfield Memorial would be even closer, and of course San Joaquin Community is half a block away. Parking was easy, right at the front door, and I never had a problem finding a spot. I'm back in the situation of looking for housing in Santa Maria; I wish I had Hope and Kern Apartments there!"

"We have rented from the Kern Apartment management for three months but because our contract has ended we will be leaving. They were a super staff who promptly attended to all of our needs. It's been a pleasure dealing with each and every one at Kern Apartments. If we come back this way, you will be the first people we contact."



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