Owerri is considered an expensive city. This is the reason why people are often scared of ever making plans to live in Owerri. However, there are cheap places one can live in Owerri. In this post, we’ll be exploring the cheapest places to live in Owerri.
In choosing these cheapest places to live in Owerri, variety of factors were considered before making a pick. For one, the social amenities present in these places were considered. The security, water, and all other factors were also considered.
Now, let’s look at the most affordable places to stay in Owerri.
Cheapest Places to Live in Owerri
This list is in no particular order. So, you should read the places on this list as different, no one being better than the other. You should simply see them as independent areas in Owerri that are more affordable than most areas in Owerri.
This area is at the outskirts of Owerri. It is a very affordable area in Owerri, and it is close to other important areas in the city. As cheap as it is, you should know that the social amenities in this area aren’t amazing.
The power supply here is terrible. The road network is poor. There is no water supply from the government here but there are private boreholes here.
To rent a self-contained room here, you should have around 120,000 naira. For a room and parlor self-contained, you should have around 200,000 naira, and 350,000 to 450,000 naira for a full flat depending on the age and quality of the house.
This area is a bit better, and it is more manageable. There aren’t great facilities and social amenities in this area as well. They are below average. However, you should know that you can get to anywhere in Owerri from here.
To rent a self-contained room here, you should owe the same amount recommended for Orji. Same thing applies if you want to rent a room and parlor self-contained and a full flat.
This is a popular and more central area in Owerri. Notwithstanding this, it is more affordable than most areas in Owerri. In this area, you can get better social amenities than for those which have been recommended.
In this place, you can get a self-contained room for 100,000 to 150,000 naira. For a room and self-contained apartment, you should be able to get it around 200,000 naira. A full flat goes for around 400,000 to 500,000 naira.
This place is at the same grade with Douglas. This area is affordable. This also means that the social amenities here aren’t bad as the first two areas mentioned in this post.
From here, you can go to the major places in Owerri. It is also secure. The cost of rent of varying types of accommodation in this place is the same as the ones seen in Douglas.
The places mentioned here are the cheapest places to live in Owerri. You can go through them to pick the best ones for you. You can equally visit these areas to select the best one that fits your interest.