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636 Apartments for rent in Ypsilanti, MI

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Last updated October 17 at 6:33am UTC
Nautica Pointe
9226 White Wing Drive
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated October 11 at 10:05pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,499
660 Eugene St
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated October 14 at 10:02am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$925
1392 Holmes Rd
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated October 12 at 2:21am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,375
106 Ballard St
Midtown
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated October 11 at 11:01am UTC
5 Bedrooms
$2,250
3022 Orinoco
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated October 11 at 7:25am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,595
9537 GLENHILL Drive
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated October 8 at 3:04am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
7607 Abigail
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated October 6 at 10:26am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,150
414 Emerick
Prospect Gardens
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated October 5 at 10:41am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,350
5790 Hampshire Ln
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated October 5 at 10:41am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
948 Sheridan St
Normal Park
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated October 3 at 10:33am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,800
8391 Stamford Road
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated October 3 at 10:09am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
7970 Hallie Drive
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated October 1 at 4:45am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,100
217 North Normal Street
Midtown
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated September 27 at 4:18pm UTC
7 Bedrooms
$4,500
217 North Normal
Midtown
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated September 27 at 4:18pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,600
9460 Nature View Ln
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated September 27 at 11:50am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,400
925 North Terrace Lane
East Prospect Park
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated October 13 at 11:44pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
1756 Lynn Ave
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated October 9 at 9:25am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,000
1314 Davis Drive
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated October 3 at 2:58pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
1023 Washtenaw Road
Normal Park
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated October 3 at 10:40am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,150
217 North Normal
Midtown
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated September 27 at 4:19pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$550
217 North Normal
Midtown
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated September 27 at 4:19pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,195
113 Perrin St
Midtown
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated September 27 at 1:30am UTC
1 Bedroom
$850
City Guide
Ypsilanti
Living in Ypsilanti

The culture in Ypsilanti is a lot more edgy than Ann Arbor. Where Ann Arbor talks about social change from ivory towers, Ypsi puts it into action. Ypsi was the first city in Michigan to elect a Muslim to office way back in the 1970s, and the first city in Michigan to pass a living wage ordinance in the 1990s. The city also passed an extremely broad ban on discrimination in housing and employment based on sexual orientation, body weight and gender identity/transgender status, and defended it twice against repeal efforts. This is a city that welcomes everyone and wants you to know it.

Moving to Hip Ypsilanti

So if you’ve decided that Ypsi is where you want to be, let’s just say congratulations. You’ve made a good choice. Now you need to start looking for an apartment to rent in Ypsilanti. Fortunately, Ypsi is the much cheaper alternative to Ann Arbor, so this is a better place to look if you have any challenging situations like bruised credit or irregular employment.

If you do have good rental history references and a decent job history, you shouldn’t have any difficulty finding a good apartment in Ypsilanti. If you do have any special circumstances, such as needing to bring pets or to be close to public transportation routes, you might want to check with an apartment locator to get their help in helping you find what you’re looking for. Yes, pet-friendly apartments in Ypsilanti are even available! You might have to pay an extra security deposit or slightly increased monthly rent, but there’s probably no need to leave your furry friend behind. You may even be able to find all bills paid apartments in Ypsilanti, because there's a pretty wide variety of housing.

Getting Around This Cool Town

Many people can choose to get by without a car in the Ypsilanti area. The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority, or The Ride, offers fixed-route buses, van pools, door-to-door service and express buses between and through Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. A lot of locals also choose to walk and ride bikes, especially during the times of year when there isn’t a lot of snow on the ground.  

It’s pretty rare that the cooler neighborhoods are also the cheaper ones, but Ypsilanti happens to be that exceptional community.

October 2018 Ypsilanti Rent Report

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

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Ypsilanti

October 2018 Ypsilanti Rent Report

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

Ypsilanti rents held steady over the past month

Ypsilanti rents have remained flat over the past month, however, they are up moderately by 2.9% year-over-year. Currently, median rents in Ypsilanti stand at $840 for a one-bedroom apartment and $1,010 for a two-bedroom. Ypsilanti's year-over-year rent growth leads the state average of 1.0%, as well as the national average of 0.9%.

Rents rising across cities in Michigan

Throughout the past year, rent increases have been occurring not just in the city of Ypsilanti, but across the entire state. Of the largest 10 cities that we have data for in Michigan, 9 of them have seen prices rise. The state as a whole logged rent growth of 1.0% over the past year. Here's a look at how rents compare across some of the largest cities in the state.

  • Looking throughout the state, Troy is the most expensive of all Michigan's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $1,330; of the 10 largest cities in the state that we have data for, Flint, where a two-bedroom goes for $710, is the only major city to see rents fall year-over-year (-0.8%).
  • Warren, Dearborn, and Troy have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (3.9%, 1.8%, and 1.5%, respectively).

Ypsilanti rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased moderately in Ypsilanti, a few large cities nationwide have seen rents grow more modestly, or in some cases, even decline. Ypsilanti is still more affordable than most large cities across the country.

  • Ypsilanti's median two-bedroom rent of $1,010 is below the national average of $1,180. Nationwide, rents have grown by 0.9% over the past year compared to the 2.9% rise in Ypsilanti.
  • While Ypsilanti's rents rose moderately over the past year, the city of Seattle saw a decrease of 1.6%.
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Ypsilanti than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,110, which is more than three times the price in Ypsilanti.

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.

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.