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Rooms for rent in Detroit

Detroit is one of the most important hubs in the United States and is the largest city along the US and Canada border, making this a rather unique coliving destination to have as your home base. If you are a remote worker who has frequent business in Toronto but you're an American citizen, then Detroit is the ideal city for you to reside, be it for short-term or much longer. The city has a rough back story but with this story, there comes plenty of authenticity and history too. Motown Records was founded in Detroit in the late 50’s, bringing new world-class acts to life such as Stevie Wonder, Jackson 5, Diana Ross, and many more.

With the vibrant heritage in Detroit there is no question about the incredible nightlife. Great bars and clubs are abundant here, along with live music and even underground music settings. Living in Detroit the average rent is quite high, so it’s recommended you look for coliving housing slightly outside of the city to save you money in the long run. If you're a sports fanatic, then you may just find yourself a new team or favorite sport as this city is home to the four major professional sports teams including the Detroit Lions (NFL), Detroit Tigers (MLB) and the Detroit Pistons (NBA). Hockey and soccer are also popular here. Be sure to attend one of these sporting events during your stay.

As already mentioned, living outside of downtown will be a huge money saver for you. You will have easy access to the Public bus system along with the train system to get you downtown in a breeze. Detroit is home to a major Amtrak hub too which will get you anywhere in the country if you're not pressed for time. But if you do need to get somewhere in a squeeze then Detroit Metropolitan Airport is just outside the city. The airport is a hub for Delta Airlines and is one of the largest international ports of entry into the United States as well.

Fun facts about Detroit:

- The city is home to the only floating post office in the United States, the J.W. Westcott II
- Detroit is the oldest city west of the original thirteen colonies on this side of the Mississippi
- It’s called the Motor City for a reason. Detroit was home to the first mile of concrete highway

Renting a room in a room-share in Detroit from $400

Discover an expanding selection of rooms for rent in Detroit. Browse our comprehensive apartment share listings to find the perfect roommate in Detroit. Our apartment shares, available for a minimum of 1 month, typically feature 3 or more bedrooms. Home-sharing or room-sharing is often more flexible and can be rented on a monthly basis. Choose between rooms with private bathrooms or those with shared facilities. With the rising cost of living in Detroit, sharing an apartment becomes an economical choice, making our listings ideal for student accommodations. To find your next room in Detroit, start your roommate search with us today.

Finding affordable communal living in Detroit

Finding affordable housing in Detroit can be tough, especially in cities with high rent prices. One solution that many people turn to is communal living with shared spaces and roommates. This can be a cost-effective way to have a private room while still being able to afford rent in a desirable location. There are a few different options for finding a shared living arrangement in Detroit. One option is to look for a private room for rent in a coliving home. This can be a good option for people who want some privacy, but still want to be part of a community. Another option is to look for a shared room, where you'll be sharing a bedroom with one or more roommates. This can be more affordable, as you'll only be responsible for paying for your own bed. The downside is that you'll have less privacy, as you'll be sharing a bedroom with others. You can find both accommodation options on We can help you find a compatible roommate based on your preferences and lifestyle. Some hosts do background checks and eviction history checks to ensure that the roommates you're living with are trustworthy individuals. When looking for a shared living arrangement, it's important to do your due diligence and make sure that you're comfortable with the living arrangement and the people you'll be living with.

What is coliving?

Coliving is a new trend amongst millennials for renting shared apartments. Whether you're moving to Detroit for work or just looking for a new apartment, coliving in Detroit is a good way to save money and live with like-minded people. Co-living places people from different backgrounds together and encourages them to interact, collaborate and form new friendships. When compared to dorms, coliving is much more attractive, since it's relatively inexpensive, all-inclusive and allows you to rent a furnished room with an individual lease.

Affordable and social housing in Detroit

Looking for an affordable and social housing option in Detroit? Consider coliving, a trend in shared apartment rentals that brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds to live, work, and form new friendships. Coliving in Detroit is a cost-effective alternative to dorms, offering furnished rooms with individual leases and all-inclusive pricing.

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Why stay with us

  • Flexible Monthly stays Choose the convenience and flexibility of monthly stays – our short leases make it easy to relocate quickly if your job demands it.
  • Convenient Move-in-ready Don't move around with heavy furniture. All coliving spaces are fully furnished for comfort and convenience.
  • Affordable All-included Affordable rent without having to compromise on quality. Utilities, Wi-Fi, and cleaning costs are included in one price.
  • Social Built-in community Join a built-in community that is supportive and welcoming – Sharing with others helps you find meaning, belonging and acceptance in life.


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