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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 $650. 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.

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

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14918 Joy Road

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

This studio apartment, situated at 14918 Joy Road in Fishkorn, is listed for $500/month.

In the unit, expect carpeted floors. Cats and dogs are not welcome. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

Per Walk Score ratings, the surrounding area is moderately walkable, has minimal bike infrastructure and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the complete listing here.)

9932 Lawton St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Then there's this apartment with one bedroom and one bathroom at 9932 Lawton St., listed at $550/month.

The apartment comes with a balcony and a mix of hardwood floors and carpeting. Hairball alert: Cats are permitted. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

According to Walk Score, the area around this address is car-dependent, is bikeable and has a few nearby public transportation options.

(See the listing here.)

2023 Tuxedo St.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next up is this 550-square-foot studio apartment, located at 2023 Tuxedo St. and listed for $595/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect bike parking and on-site laundry. In the unit, anticipate hardwood flooring and central heating. Pet lovers are in luck: Cats and dogs are permitted. Look out for a $55 application fee.

Per Walk Score ratings, this location requires a car for most errands, is somewhat bikeable and has some transit options.

(Here's the listing.)

850 Whitmore Road

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

And here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom abode at 850 Whitmore Road, which, with 1,003 square feet, is going for $600/month.

The building features assigned parking. The unit also includes a dishwasher. There's no leasing fee required for this rental.

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

(Check out 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. Additionally, if you’re an agent or a broker, read on for real estate marketing ideas to promote your local listing.

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