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

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one-bedroom in Detroit are hovering around $677. But how does the low-end pricing on a Detroit rental look these days — and what might you get for the price?

We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments from Zumper and Apartment Guide to find out what budget-minded 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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14825 Joy Road

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Listed at $475/month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, located at 14825 Joy Road in Fishkorn, is 29.8 percent less than the median rent for a one-bedroom in Detroit, which is currently estimated at around $677/month.

Expect to find central heating and hardwood flooring in the apartment. Animals are not permitted. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

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

(See the complete listing here.)

825 Whitmore Road

Photo: Zumper

Next up is this 800-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom address, located at 825 Whitmore Road and listed for $600/month.

The building offers a swimming pool and assigned parking. Cats are permitted. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

According to Walk Score, this location is moderately walkable, has some bike infrastructure and has some transit options.

(Here's the listing.)

9932 Lawton St.

Photo: Zumper

Then, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment, situated at 9932 Lawton St., is also listed for $600/month.

In the apartment, expect in-unit laundry, hardwood floors and a balcony. Good news for cat lovers: Kitties are welcome. There isn't a leasing fee associated with this rental.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address isn't very walkable, is bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the listing here.)

80 E. Hancock St.

Photo: Zumper

And here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom residence at 80 E. Hancock St. in Midtown, which, with 345 square feet, is going for $675/month.

Amenities offered in the building include a fitness center, an elevator and on-site laundry. For those with furry friends in tow, know that cats and dogs are allowed on this property.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location is a "walker's paradise," is a "biker's paradise" and offers many nearby public transportation options.

(Check out the listing here.)


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