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Apartments for rent in Detroit: What will $1,600 get you?

1544-1566 E. Lafayette St.   | Photo: Apartment Guide
1544-1566 E. Lafayette St. | Photo: Apartment Guide (Photo: Apartment Guide)

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Detroit?

We've rounded up the latest places for rent via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to locating apartment rentals in Detroit if you've got a budget of up to $1,600/month.

Take a look at the listings, below. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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250 Riverfront Drive

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Listed at $1,522/month, this 1,175-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment is located at 250 Riverfront Drive.

In the unit, you can expect a dishwasher. The building boasts a swimming pool, secured entry and garage parking. Pet owners, take heed: The property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is somewhat walkable, is relatively bikeable and boasts excellent transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

1544-1566 E. Lafayette St. (Lafayette Park)

Photo: Apartment Guide

Next, there's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment situated at 1544-1566 E. Lafayette St. It's listed for $1,530/month for its 780 square feet.

The building boasts garage parking and secured entry. In the apartment, you'll see a fireplace, hardwood flooring, a dishwasher and a walk-in closet. Good news for animal lovers: This property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is friendly for those on foot, is quite bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

1352 Robert Bradby Drive (Elmwood Park)

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Here's a two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom townhouse at 1352 Robert Bradby Drive that's going for $1,550/month.

You can expect to see a fireplace, a walk-in closet, a balcony, carpeted floors and a dishwasher in the townhouse. The building boasts garage parking. Animals are not welcome. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address is somewhat walkable, has some bike infrastructure and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

1431 Washington Blvd. (Downtown)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Next, check out this 1,150-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment that's located at 1431 Washington Blvd. It's listed for $1,565/month.

Building amenities include secured entry and garage parking. The unit comes furnished and has a dishwasher and hardwood flooring. The rental is dog-friendly. Expect a $250 pet deposit.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address has excellent walkability, is quite bikeable and boasts excellent transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

2905 W. Grand Blvd. (New Center)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Located at 2905 W. Grand Blvd., here's a 687-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment that's also listed for $1,565/month.

In the unit, you'll see a dishwasher, a walk-in closet, in-unit laundry and hardwood flooring. The building features secured entry. Pet owners, take heed: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. Look out for a $150 pet deposit.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address has excellent walkability, is convenient for biking and has some transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

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