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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 (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 finding apartment rentals in Detroit if you've got 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 $1,655/month, this 1,018-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment is located at 1544-1566 E. Lafayette St.

In the unit, you can anticipate hardwood flooring, a dishwasher and in-unit laundry. The building features 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 very walkable, is very bikeable and has good transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

1431 Washington Blvd. (Downtown)

Photo: Apartment Guide

Photo: Apartment Guide

Next, there's this two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment over at 1431 Washington Blvd. It's listed for $1,660/month for its 1,125 square feet.

The building offers garage parking. In the unit, which comes furnished, the listing promises a dishwasher, a walk-in closet and a balcony. The property is dog-friendly. The listing specifies a $250 dog deposit.

According to Walk Score, the area around this address has excellent walkability, is very bikeable and has excellent transit.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

1538 Centre St. (Downtown)

Photo: Zumper

Photo: Zumper

Here's a 500-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom residence at 1538 Centre St. that's going for $1,700/month.

You can expect a dishwasher in the furnished unit. The building boasts garage parking. Pet owners, take heed: The property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area has excellent walkability, is bikeable and is a haven for transit riders.

(See the full listing here.)

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