Both Sears and Best Buy sell compact washer and dryer sets for apartments, with the cost starting around $1,100, as of 2015. Individual washers or dryers fare also available in smaller sizes, but even the smallest units start at around $2,000 for the pair.
The highest-rated stacked compact washer and dryer set from Sears is the Kenmore 24-inch laundry center. This set features a gas dryer and is rated with four stars out of five stars. The price is approximately $1,162, and free delivery is available. This set has seven dryer cycles and nine wash cycles and is designed with tight living spaces in mind.