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Apartments for rent in Detroit: What will $1,700 get you?

1544-1566 E. Lafayette St.  Photo: Apartment Guide
1544-1566 E. Lafayette St. Photo: Apartment Guide (1544-1566 E. Lafayette St. 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 scoring affordable apartments in Detroit with a budget of up to $1,700/month.

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

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

Photo: Apartment Guide

Photo: Apartment Guide

Listed at $1,610/month, this 796-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is located at 1544-1566 E. Lafayette St.

The apartment offers hardwood flooring, a dishwasher, a fireplace and a walk-in closet. When it comes to building amenities, expect garage parking and secured entry. Pet owners, take heed: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is very walkable, is very bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

6402 Woodward Ave. (New Center)

Photo: Zumper

Photo: Zumper

Next, there's this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment over at 6402 Woodward Ave. It's listed for $1,630/month.

The building has an elevator. The unit also offers granite countertops, air conditioning and stainless steel appliances. Cats and dogs are not welcome. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

Walk Score indicates that this location is very walkable, is great for biking and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

250 Riverfront Drive

Photo: Apartment Guide

Photo: Apartment Guide

Here's a 1,201-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment at 250 Riverfront Drive that's going for $1,644/month.

In the unit, you'll see a dishwasher. Building amenities include secured entry, a swimming pool and garage parking. Pet lovers are in luck: The property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is moderately walkable, is convenient for biking and has excellent transit.

(Take a look at the full listing here.)

1431 Washington Blvd. (Downtown)

Photo: Apartment Guide

Photo: Apartment Guide

Finally, check out this 1,125-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment that's located at 1431 Washington Blvd. It's listed for $1,660/month.

Amenities offered in the building include garage parking and secured entry. In the unit, which comes furnished, expect to find hardwood flooring and a dishwasher. The rental is dog-friendly. Expect a $250 dog deposit.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is extremely walkable, is very bikeable and boasts excellent transit options.

(Take a look at the complete listing here.)

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