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176 Apartments for rent in Ypsilanti, MI

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Last updated August 15 at 2:11pm UTC
Nautica Pointe
9226 White Wing Drive
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 9 at 6:16pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,499
1622 Washtenaw Road
College Heights
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 15 at 2:11pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,400
232 N Summit St
Midtown
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 14 at 9:49am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,497
1634 Conway Avenue
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 13 at 10:29pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,300
304 Ecorse Rd
Prospect Gardens
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 8 at 9:43am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$950
5660 Hampshire Lane
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 4 at 6:55am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
1068 STUDEBAKER
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 3 at 9:57am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,200
5688 Hampshire Lane
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated July 26 at 10:55pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,550
717 Dorset Ave
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 15 at 11:15am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,000
2620 Verna St
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 15 at 11:14am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,650
6981 Plainview Street
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 13 at 10:29pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,375
505 Washtenaw
Midtown
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 10 at 9:30am UTC
6 Bedrooms
$2,370
141 S GROVE Street
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 9 at 6:49pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,125
108 N Normal St
Midtown
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 9 at 9:51am UTC
5 Bedrooms
$1,800
715 Pearl St
Midtown
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 9 at 9:48am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,400
2630 Woodruff Ln
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 7 at 10:16am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,100
7910 Winterfield Dr
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 6 at 10:40am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,000
106 Ballard St
Midtown
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated July 27 at 9:54am UTC
5 Bedrooms
$2,250
2396 Quarterback Court
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated July 25 at 6:49pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
1062 Rambling Rd
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 8 at 5:21pm UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,475
786 Desoto Ave
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 8 at 9:44am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,100
1032 Red Leaf Ln
Ypsilanti
Ypsilanti, MI
Updated August 6 at 1:16am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,295
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.

August 2018 Ypsilanti Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2018 Ypsilanti Rent Report. Ypsilanti rents declined 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

August 2018 Ypsilanti Rent Report

Welcome to the August 2018 Ypsilanti Rent Report. Ypsilanti rents declined 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 declined moderately over the past month

Ypsilanti rents have declined 0.3% over the past month, but have increased moderately by 3.0% in comparison to the same time last 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 1.3%, as well as the national average of 1.2%.

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 1.3% 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, Dearborn is the most expensive of all Michigan's major cities, with a median two-bedroom rent of $1,310; of the 10 largest cities in the state that we have data for, Flint, where a two-bedroom goes for $720, is the only major city to see rents fall year-over-year (-0.5%).
  • Warren, Livonia, and Sterling Heights have all experienced year-over-year growth above the state average (8.7%, 2.8%, and 2.1%, respectively).

Ypsilanti rents more affordable than many large cities nationwide

As rents have increased moderately in Ypsilanti, 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 1.2% over the past year compared to the 3.0% increase in Ypsilanti.
  • While Ypsilanti's rents rose moderately over the past year, some cities nationwide saw decreases, including Seattle (-2.4%) and Minneapolis (-0.4%).
  • Renters will find more reasonable prices in Ypsilanti than most large cities. For example, San Francisco has a median 2BR rent of $3,090, 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.