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Renting in Detroit: What's the cheapest apartment available right now?

1 Lafayette Plaisance St. | Photo: Apartment Guide
1 Lafayette Plaisance St. | Photo: Apartment Guide

If you're seeking new digs, you know how hard it can be to find a quality spot for a reasonable price. So what does the low-end pricing on a rental in Detroit look like these days — and what might you get for your money?

We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments in Detroit via rental sites Zumper and Apartment Guide to find out what price-conscious apartment seekers can expect to find.

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

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8140 E. 7 Mile Road

Photo: Zumper

Listed at $475/month, this 350-square-foot studio apartment, located at 8140 E. 7 Mile Road, is 56.8% less than the median rent for a studio in Detroit, which is currently estimated at around $1,100/month.

Assigned parking is listed as a building amenity. The residence also features air conditioning. Animals are not welcome. There's no leasing fee required for this rental.

According to Walk Score, the area around this address is very walkable, is relatively bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

14825 Joy Road

Photo: Zumper

This one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, situated at 14825 Joy Road in Fishkorn, is also listed for $475/month.

In the unit, look for hardwood flooring and central heating. Animals are not welcome. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

According to Walk Score, this location is somewhat walkable, has minimal bike infrastructure and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

19645 Marx St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Then there's this apartment with one bedroom and one bathroom at 19645 Marx St., listed at $525/month.

In the unit, you're promised carpeted floors and air conditioning. Neither cats nor dogs are permitted. The building features assigned parking and on-site management. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

Walk Score indicates that this location is somewhat walkable, is bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the listing here.)

850 Whitmore Road

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next up is this 1,003-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom dwelling, located at 850 Whitmore Road and listed for $600/month.

Amenities offered in the building include assigned parking and on-site laundry. The residence also comes with hardwood flooring and a walk-in closet. Pets are not allowed. There's no leasing fee required for this rental.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area is moderately walkable, is fairly bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(Here's the listing.)

1 Lafayette Plaisance St.

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Over at 1 Lafayette Plaisance St. in Lafayette Park, there's this 540-square-foot studio apartment, going for $896/month.

In the unit, look for carpeted floors and a dishwasher. Attention, cat owners: Your kitty is allowed here. Building amenities include a swimming pool and on-site laundry.

Walk Score indicates that the area around this address is friendly for those on foot, has some bike infrastructure and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(View the listing here.)


This story was created automatically using local real estate data from Zumper and Apartment Guide, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.