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Apartments for rent in Detroit: What will $1,200 get you?

1 Lafayette Plaisance St. | Photo: Zumper
1 Lafayette Plaisance St. | Photo: Zumper

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 hunting down apartment rentals in Detroit if you don't want to spend more than $1,200/month on rent.

Read on for the listings. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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1 Lafayette Plaisance St. (Lafayette Park)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Listed at $1,118/month, this 705-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is located at 1 Lafayette Plaisance St.

The unit has carpeted floors and a dishwasher. Amenities offered in the building include a gym, on-site laundry and a swimming pool. The rental is cat-friendly.

According to Walk Score, this location is very walkable, is quite bikeable and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

9000 E. Jefferson Ave. (Joseph Barry Subdivision)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Next, there's this one-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment situated at 9000 E. Jefferson Ave. It's listed for $1,155/month for its 1,030 square feet.

The building boasts secured entry, garage parking and on-site laundry. In the unit, which comes furnished, you can expect a dishwasher and a walk-in closet. Pet owners, take heed: This property is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly. Expect a $250 pet deposit.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address is moderately walkable, is relatively bikeable and has some transit options.

(Take a gander at the complete listing here.)

250 Riverfront Drive

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Finally, here's a 690-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment at 250 Riverfront Drive that's going for $1,254/month.

In the furnished unit, the listing promises a dishwasher and a fireplace. The building features garage parking and secured entry. For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly.

According to Walk Score, this location is somewhat walkable, is quite bikeable and boasts excellent transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

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