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

80 Seward Ave. | Photo: Zumper
80 Seward Ave. | Photo: Zumper (Photo: Zumper)

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one bedroom in Detroit are hovering around $650. But how does the low-end pricing on a Detroit rental look these days — and what might you get for your money?

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

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

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850 Whitmore Road

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This one-bedroom, one-bathroom dwelling, situated at 850 Whitmore Road, is listed for $600/month for its 1,003 square feet.

The unit includes central heating, a walk-in closet, a dishwasher and hardwood flooring. When it comes to building amenities, expect secured entry and assigned parking. This spot allows cats. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is moderately walkable, is bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

825 Whitmore Road

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Photo: Zumper

Here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom abode at 825 Whitmore Road, which, at 800 square feet, is also going for $600/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect additional storage space, a swimming pool, assigned parking and secured entry. In the unit, expect to find hardwood flooring and large windows. Cat lovers rejoice: Your kitties are allowed at this property. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location is moderately walkable, is bikeable and has some transit options.

(See the full listing here.)

80 Seward Ave.

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Photo: Zumper

Next up is this 550-square-foot studio apartment, located at 80 Seward Ave. and listed for $750/month.

Amenities offered in the building include assigned parking, on-site laundry and secured entry. Also, look for a dishwasher and hardwood flooring in the unit. Both cats and dogs are welcome. Look out for a $55 application fee.

Per Walk Score ratings, the surrounding area is friendly for those on foot, is quite bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(Here's the listing.)

550-560 Parkview Drive

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Photo: Zumper

This studio apartment, situated at 550-560 Parkview Drive, is also listed for $750/month for its 459 square feet.

In the unit, you'll find stainless steel appliances, central heating, hardwood flooring and granite countertops. The building offers additional storage space. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

According to Walk Score, this location is moderately walkable, is fairly bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the listing here.)

2072 Wabash St.

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Photo: Zumper

Lastly, over at 2072 Wabash St. in Millenium Village, there's this studio apartment, going for $800/month.

In the unit, anticipate central heating and hardwood flooring. The building features a resident lounge and additional storage space. Cats and dogs are not welcome. There's no leasing fee required for this rental.

According to Walk Score's assessment, this location is very walkable, is easy to get around on a bicycle and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(View the listing here.)


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