in SoMa South Beach
1 brs start around $2100 / month, less if you don't need parking
2brs start around $2800 / month.
Your SoMa / South Beach Super Broker
40+ units SOLD at the Infinity
20+ units SOLD at One RIncon Hill
The trends are rents are increasing. A small studio in the Downtown area is about $1,100 but a one bedroom I recently rented just outside of SF was $1,350.
Craigslist is the place to go to check out availability.