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

1214 Griswold St. | Photo: Apartment Guide
1214 Griswold 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 if you don't want to spend more than $1,600/month on rent.

Take a peek at what rentals the city has to offer, below. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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1214 Griswold St. (Downtown)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Listed at $1,525/month, this 639-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is located at 1214 Griswold St.

In the apartment, you can anticipate a dishwasher and stainless steel appliances. Amenities offered in the building include on-site laundry and a swimming pool. Pet lovers are in luck: This rental is both dog-friendly and cat-friendly.

Walk Score indicates that the surrounding area is a "walker's paradise," is very bikeable and boasts excellent transit options.

(Take a look at the complete listing here.)

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

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

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

When it comes to building amenities, anticipate garage parking. In the apartment, you'll see a dishwasher, hardwood flooring and in-unit laundry. For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly.

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location is friendly for those on foot, is very bikeable and has good transit options.

(Check out the complete listing here.)

250 Riverfront Drive

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Next, check out this 1,125-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment that's located at 250 Riverfront Drive. It's listed for $1,554/month.

The building has a gym. In the unit, which comes furnished, expect to see a dishwasher, in-unit laundry and a walk-in closet. For those with furry friends in tow, this property is pet-friendly.

According to Walk Score, the surrounding area is moderately walkable, is bikeable and boasts excellent transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

1431 Washington Blvd. (Downtown)

Photo: Apartment Guide
Photo: Apartment Guide

Located at 1431 Washington Blvd., here's a 1,000-square-foot two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment that's listed for $1,595/month.

In the unit, you'll find a walk-in closet, a balcony and a dishwasher. Building amenities include on-site laundry. The rental is dog-friendly. The listing specifies a $250 dog fee.

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

(See the complete listing here.)

1515 Cherboneau Place (Lafayette Park)

Photo: Zumper

Finally, there's this two-bedroom, one-bathroom condo situated at 1515 Cherboneau Place. It's listed for $1,600/month for its 870 square feet.

The building features on-site laundry, assigned parking and secured entry. The unit has stainless steel appliances. Cats and dogs are not permitted. The listing specifies a broker's fee equal to one month's rent.

Walk Score indicates that this location is very walkable, is quite bikeable and has good transit options.

(Take a gander at the complete listing here.)

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