6. UtawalaAnother estate that is not really populated and would be a good choice for those looking for cheap houses. A bedsitter could go for Sh6,000 whereas a one bedroom house costs at least Sh10,000 on average.
It is one of the oldest estates in Nairobi and has over the years witnessed the mushrooming of multi-storey apartments and flats. It is preferred by the bachelor and newly employed youths.
One bedroom goes for between Sh 10,000-Sh 18,000 per month, while a bedsitter goes for Sh 5,500-Sh 12,000 per month.
It is a favorite among many Kenyans as seen from the over 6,000 inhabitants who reside there. Situated along Mombasa Road, Mlolongo has affordable houses with one bedroom going averaging between Sh8,500-Sh15,000. A bedsitter will cost you about Sh6,500 a month.
9. Kahawa Sukari/Wendani
Besides being inhabited by a lot of Kenyatta University students, the estate is a good place for the working class even though rent prices keep rising especially for those living around Quickmart Supermarket in Kahawa Sukari.
A bedsitter goes for about Sh8,000 while one-bedroom averages between Sh10,000-Sh15,000.
10. Kangemi/UthiruThey are located in Westlands, Nairobi and plays host to both the middle class and lower class.
Uthiru is one of the cheapest estates to live in Nairobi; one bedroom goes for between Sh.8,000-Sh.13,000, bedsitter goes for between Sh 5,000-Sh 8,000.