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Private room1515 Webster St
156 sqft.
33 bedrooms
From Jun 13

About the cityOakland, the “Brooklyn by the Bay”

Known as “Brooklyn by the Bay,” Oakland is a vibrant and inclusive city that still maintains its hometown feel. Packed with delicious restaurants, world-class museums, lush public green spaces, and more, Oakland has something for everyone. Soak up the sun by Lake Merritt, head to a cultural festival, or discover the latest hidden gems on your block. Located a quick train or ferry ride from San Francisco, Oakland is the place to be in NorCal.

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Why book with Habyt?

With a mission to provide accessible housing everywhere for everyone, Habyt has revolutionized the co-living and housing rental model. We provide a seamless experience, offering fully furnished, private rooms or apartments in over 25 cities across Europe, North America, and Asia, with all costs included in the rent to avoid any surprises.

Why rent a room in Oakland?

Oakland is a city on the rise, known for its cultural diversity, thriving arts scene, and stunning views of the San Francisco Bay. With its vibrant neighborhoods, progressive community, and easy access to San Francisco, Oakland offers a dynamic urban experience unlike any other.

Where to start?

Get familiar with the neighborhoods, cost of living and amenities in Oakland. Once you’re all settled in, take a stroll around Lake Merritt, where you can enjoy scenic views of the city skyline. Dive into Oakland's rich cultural heritage by visiting the Oakland Museum of California, and don't forget to sample some of the city's culinary delights at local eateries like Swan's Market or the Temescal Alley.

Where should I live in Oakland?

There is no shortage of amazing neighborhoods to explore in Oakland. Our homes are located in Downtown Oakland, a lively area that offers a mix of amenities, cultural attractions, and convenient transportation options, and Temescal, known for its vibrant atmosphere, diverse community, and thriving dining scene.

Rooms for rent available in Oakland

With Habyt, renting a room in Oakland is easy, flexible, and convenient! Our private bedrooms are fully furnished from day one, making your move to your new home as smooth as possible.


Yes! Once you apply and have a chat with our team, you will be able to book a virtual or in-person tour of the apartment.

How are your rooms and flats furnished?

All you need to do is pack your clothes and move into your new Habyt home! Your apartment is fully furnished from day 1, so you don’t have to worry about anything.Your apartment comes fully furnished with a full or queen sized bed-frame, mattress, nightstand, closet, and hangers. Some suites also offer en-suite bathrooms. Outside your private bedroom, you will find a fully-furnished living and kitchen area, with appliances, cutlery, and household essentials including toilet paper, dish washing soap, sponges, and laundry detergent. Some buildings offer a shared laundry room and others a washing machine inside the flat.

All you need is Habyt! Your monthly rent payment includes a fully furnished flat, utilities and WiFi, household necessities, and free weekly cleanings of shared spaces. You will also enjoy a handful of amazing amenities, community events, exclusive discounts, access to your digital Habyt Accounts (Habyt app and Habyt Member portal), our support team, and many more!

While we love animals, we only allow pets at our private studios and 1- and 2-bedroom apartments. In our coliving apartments, pets may be allowed as an accommodation for tenants with a qualified disability.

Much like the rest of California, Oakland has a high cost of living. Housing will be a big part of your expenses, so make sure to search for more affordable options like coliving, which offers flexible rents and amazing amenities for a fraction of the price!
Oakland is connected to the rest of the Bay Area via various bus and train lines. Thanks to the AC Transit bus network and BART train service, it’s easy to live here without a car. BART provides daily service to nearby neighborhoods, downtown San Francisco, and even the airport. The Bay Ferry service is another convenient way to travel between Oakland, San Francisco, and Alameda—a scenic route that takes only 20 minutes to cross the Bay. In addition to public transportation, Oakland is known to be highly walkable and bike-friendly.
As of January 2024, the minimum wage in Oakland is $16,50.
Oakland offers the ideal balance between city living and the great outdoors. Unwind on the shores of Lake Merritt, or rent a kayak or canoe from the Brooklyn Basin. After a beautiful day outside, treat yourself to delicious cuisine—from the taco trucks and tequila bars in Fruitvale to the Oakland Vegan Trail, showcasing the city’s incredible vegan food. If you’re interested in soaking up the city’s arts and culture, check out the innovative Oakland Museum of California, the Black Panther walking tour, or one of the many local art galleries and lively street murals.
As a student moving to Oakland, there are a few documents you may need, including proof of identity, proof of enrollment, and proof of income or financial support. If applicable, you may also need to provide an employment contract and visa or residence permit.
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