46 Apartments under 900 for rent in Southfield, MI

Last updated January 20 at 2:48am UTC
Results within 1 miles of Southfield, MI
19268 Telegraph Rd
Redford
Detroit, MI
Updated January 5 at 10:16am UTC
1 Bedroom
$650
19507 Pierson St
Evergreen
Detroit, MI
Updated January 13 at 12:00pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$700
19482 Pierson St
Evergreen
Detroit, MI
Updated January 20 at 2:20am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$850
20010 Grandview St
Five Points
Detroit, MI
Updated January 9 at 11:59am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$750
22325 W 8 Mile Rd
Berg - Lasher
Detroit, MI
Updated January 3 at 1:49am UTC
1 Bedroom
$500
22431 Leewin St
Berg - Lasher
Detroit, MI
Updated January 13 at 12:02pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$800
19266 Telegraph Rd
Old Redford
Detroit, MI
Updated January 17 at 9:59am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$750
21811 Coolidge Hwy
Oak Park
Oak Park, MI
Updated January 18 at 8:13pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$899
20189 Mark Twain St
Pembroke
Detroit, MI
Updated January 3 at 3:50pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$850
19781 Plainview Ave
Evergreen
Detroit, MI
Updated January 4 at 12:10pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$800
19177 Negaunee
Chesterfield
, MI
Updated January 7 at 12:35pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$875
19950 Patton St
Evergreen
Detroit, MI
Updated January 15 at 5:51pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$850
19169 Lahser Rd
Berg - Lasher
Detroit, MI
Updated January 4 at 9:25am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$680
Montrose St
Greenfield
Detroit, MI
Updated January 3 at 8:38am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$750
19750 Prevost
Greenfield
Detroit, MI
Updated January 3 at 3:45pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$825
19152 Grandville
Evergreen
Detroit, MI
Updated January 17 at 8:04pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$750
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January 2018 Southfield Rent Report

Welcome to the January 2018 Southfield Rent Report. Southfield rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Southfield rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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January 2018 Southfield Rent Report

Welcome to the January 2018 Southfield Rent Report. Southfield rents remained steady over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Southfield rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

Southfield rent trends were flat over the past month

Southfield rents have remained flat over the past month, however, they have increased marginally by 0.9% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in Southfield stand at $890 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,160 for a two-bedroom. Southfield's year-over-year rent growth lags the state average of 2.4%, as well as the national average of 2.8%.

Rents rising across the Detroit Metro

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Southfield, but across the entire metro. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in the Detroit metro, all of them have seen prices rise. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the metro.

  • Troy has seen rents fall by 0.2% over the past month, the biggest drop in the metro. It's also the most expensive city in the Detroit metro with a two-bedroom median of $1,310.
  • Warren has seen the fastest rent growth in the metro, with a year-over-year increase of 9.0%. The median two-bedroom there costs $990, while one-bedrooms go for $760.
  • Detroit proper has the least expensive rents in the Detroit metro, with a two-bedroom median of $890; rents increased 1.1% over the past year but remained flat month-over-month.

Southfield rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased marginally in Southfield, a few large cities nationwide have also seen rents grow modestly. Southfield is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Rents increased moderately in other cities across the state, with Michigan as a whole logging rent growth of 2.4% over the past year. For example, rents have grown by 2.8% in Lansing and 1.2% in Grand Rapids.
  • Southfield's median two-bedroom rent of $1,160 is equal to the national average of $1,160. Nationwide, rents have grown by 2.8% over the past year compared to the 0.9% increase in Southfield.
  • While Southfield's rents rose marginally over the past year, many cities nationwide also saw increases, including Fresno (+5.6%), Las Vegas (+4.4%), and Baltimore (+2.0%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Southfield than most large cities. For example, Chicago has a median 2BR rent of $1,250.

For more information check out our national report. You can also access our full data for cities and counties across the U.S. at this link.
City Median 1BR price Median 2BR price M/M price change Y/Y price change
Detroit $680 $890 0.1% 1.1%
Warren $760 $990 0.5% 9.0%
Sterling Heights $820 $1,060 0.4% 2.8%
Dearborn $1,000 $1,300 0.4% 5.7%
Livonia $910 $1,190 -0.1% 2.7%
Westland $730 $950 0.1% 2.5%
Troy $1,000 $1,310 -0.2% 2.6%
Southfield $890 $1,160 0.2% 0.9%
Taylor $680 $890 0.1% 0.4%
Pontiac $720 $930 -0.0% 2.5%
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Methodology - Recent Updates:

Data from private listing sites, including our own, tends to skew toward luxury apartments, which introduces sample bias when estimates are calculated directly from these listings. To address these limitations, we’ve recently made major updates to our methodology, which we believe have greatly improved the accuracy and reliability of our estimates.

Read more about our new methodology below, or see a more detailed post here.

Methodology:

Apartment List is committed to making our rent estimates the best and most accurate available. To do this, we start with reliable median rent statistics from the Census Bureau, then extrapolate them forward to the current month using a growth rate calculated from our listing data. In doing so, we use a same-unit analysis similar to Case-Shiller’s approach, comparing only units that are available across both time periods to provide an accurate picture of rent growth in cities across the country.

Our approach corrects for the sample bias inherent in other private sources, producing results that are much closer to statistics published by the Census Bureau and HUD. Our methodology also allows us to construct a picture of rent growth over an extended period of time, with estimates that are updated each month.

Read more about our methodology here.

About Rent Reports:

Apartment List publishes monthly reports on rental trends for hundreds of cities across the U.S. We intend these reports to be a source of reliable information that help renters and policymakers make sound decisions, and we invest significant time and effort in gathering and analyzing rent data. Our work is covered regularly by journalists across the country.

We are continuously working to improve our methodology and data, with the goal of providing renters with the information that they need to make the best decisions.