5 Cheapest & Decent Places To Live And Work In Nairobi To Save Your Salary

Are you tired of living from pay check to pay check just to clear your monthly rent? You are probably not alone because, with the high cost of living, Nairobi is sure becoming an expensive city to live in. Worse still, a recent survey revealed that Nairobians spend 30% of their income on rent alone.

However, there are cheaper and decent places you can live in if you are earning a small salary.

If you are struggling to keep up with the housing costs in Nairobi, we have a few places you might be interested to live in.

1. Rongai

Although the place is commonly referred to as the diaspora, Rongai is one place that has affordable houses.

If you are looking for a one bedroom house, the price ranges from between 8-10K a month.

The place offers affordable and spacious houses and the cost of living is also low. The main challenge would be commuting to work because of the traffic jam.

2. Kinoo/Uthiru

The quiet place which is situated along Waiyaki way can give you a luxury of living in an affordable house. A one-bedroom house can be acquired at Ksh 10,000 which is almost cheaper compared to other major towns in the city.

The place is very convenient for anyone who works in the CBD as it can take approximately 20 minutes assuming there is no traffic.

3. Kasarani

With the construction of the Thika superhighway, traffic in the region is less likely to be a problem. For the bachelors, Bedsitters range from 5000 to 7000 and also one or two-bedroom houses can be acquired at fair prices.

4. Embakasi

This is an affordable neighborhood for all potential job seekers because life is relatively cheap and decent.

The availability of rail transport makes it easier for anyone living in the neighborhood to go to work on time without worrying about traffic.

So there you have it. Instead of complaining about the high cost of rent, visit these places as soon as possible.