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Housing Guide

Detroit Mercy Law does not have on-campus housing. The following is a listing of nearby properties and specials offered to Detroit Mercy Law students.

Disclaimer: Detroit Mercy Law assumes no responsibility for contracts/leases between individuals and is not responsible or liable for the consequences of any student housing arrangement. In addition, Detroit Mercy Law does not endorse or sponsor any of the agencies, services, or properties included in this listing. Landlords have the right to change listed offers at any time.

Detroit area apartment listings from ApartmentList.com

Miles have been calculated, one way, from Detroit Mercy Law to each apartment location and do not reflect delays due to roadwork or peak traffic times.

Highlighted apartment title indicates properties recommended by Detroit Mercy Law students.

For Housing Questions, please contact: Barbara Stockwell-Buslepp.

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    Detroit

    Renaissance City Apartments - 0.3 Miles

    555 Brush Street 
    (313) 222-1500
    Website

    • Waived application fee and waived $100 administration fee
    • Security Deposit as low as $150 (depending on credit)
    • Fitness center, tennis courts, jogging track, and indoor pool (tennis court and jogging track under construction)
    • 6, 9, and 12 month leases, $150 parking
    • Utilities not included
    • Pets under 35 lbs with $400 deposit, $250 is refundable
    • All apartments are renovated with new flooring and appliances
    • Detroit Mercy Law student discounts
    • Suites available
    • 1 bedroom - $1230-$1400
    • 2 bedroom - $1500-$1850

    Cadillac Square Apartments - 0.5 Miles

    111 Cadillac Square
    (313) 962-0718
    Website

    • Includes all utilities (except cable and internet)
    • 10% student discount
    • 12 month lease
    • Allows dogs (nonaggressive) under 25 lbs and cats
    • Parking next door for $75 a month or covered lot around the corner for $100 a month
    • Work-out facility
    • Move in specials with good credit report
    • Studio        - Market Value
    • 1 Bedroom - Market Value 

    Jean Rivard Apartments - 0.5 Miles

    930 E. Lafayette
    (313) 567-9126

    Website

    • 3, 6, and 12 month leases; 12 month lease specials
    • Free parking
    • Garage parking available for $50 a month
    • Outdoor pool
    • Utilities included, except electricity
    • 1 Bedroom - Market Value
    • 2 Bedroom - Market Value 

    The Lofts at Merchants Row - 0.8 Miles

    1247 Woodward Ave 
    (877) 826-1027
    Website

    • 12 month lease only
    • Pets allowed under 25 lbs with deposit up to a full months rent plus $25 monthly charge
    • Residential referral program
    • Fitness center
    • Washer/dryer in apartments
    • Free shuttle service to Detroit Mercy Law until 11:00 p.m.
    • $90 a month parking
    • $25 per occupant for water & trash
    • Studio        - Market Value
    • 1 Bedroom - Market Value
    • 2 Bedroom - Market Value 

    Pavilion Apartments - 0.8 Miles

    One Lafayette Plaisance Street
    (866) 898-9265
    Website

    • 6-12 month lease; 12 month lease specials
    • Full-time students receive waived security deposit, with credit approval
    • Utilities included, except electricity
    • Fitness center, pool, and community center
    • $40 a month parking
    • Cat-friendly with a $250 non-refundable deposit and $10/month fee
    • Vending Machines available
    • Studio        - Market Value
    • 1 Bedroom - Market Value
    • 2 Bedroom - Market Value 

    The Lofts @ Woodward Center - 0.9 MILES

    1448 Woodward
    (313) 496-3000

    • $50 non-refundable fee
    • 12 month lease available
    • Washer and dryer, central air and heat, refrigerator, stove, dishwasher & garbage disposal
    • One parking space included; valet parking available from 5pm-5am; additional parking $100 a month
    • Water, sewer, and trash included; residents are responsible for gas and electric
    • Small dogs, under 20 lbs (non-aggressive breeds), and cats are welcome; one time $100 fee required with each pet; two pet maximum
    • Intercom entry; security guard on-site from 5:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m.; gated parking
    • 1 Bedroom - Market Value
    • 2 Bedroom - Market Value 

    Lafayette Towers - 0.8 Miles

    1301 Orleans Street
    (313) 567-6100
    Website

    • Detroit Mercy Law students receive $150 off their first full month's rent
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • 24/7 fitness center; outdoor pool
    • $50-$80 gated outdoor parking
    • $85-$160 indoor garage parking
    • Free basement storage area
    • Utilities included, except electricity
    • 24 hour laundry center
    • 48 hour on-site dry cleaning
    • Studio        - Market Value
    • 1 Bedroom - Market Value
    • 2 Bedroom - Market Value 

    Detroit City Apartments - 1.1 Miles

    1431 Washington Blvd.
    (313) 961-5820
    Website

    • 6, 9, and 12 month leases
    • Detroit Mercy Law students receive discount
    • Pets under 35 lbs with a $400 deposit and $20/month; $250 is refundable
    • Business and fitness center
    • Sky Club with roof-top pool, a clubhouse, and a sports court for volleyball and singles tennis
    • Separate sauna in locker rooms
    • 24 hour laundry center
    • 24 hour pick-up/drop-off dry cleaning
    • Free Wi-Fi on Club and Sky Club floors
    • Tennis and track
    • People Mover stop across the street   
    • $120 parking
    • 1 Bedroom - Market Value
    • 2 Bedroom - Market Value 

    Riverfront Towers - 1.4 Miles

    250 Riverfront Drive
    (313) 393-5030
    Website
    • Spectacular river views
    • 24 hour gated community
    • Washer & Dryer in unit
    • Laundry room available for larger loads
    • Parking is $65 per vehicle (five level covered structure)
    • Pets under 40 lbs; $250 one-time fee and $25 a month
    • Tennis court, jogging track, volleyball court
    • Fitness center includes heated pool and step in jacuzzi
    • Salon and dry cleaners
    • Signature Bar & Grille (11:00 a.m. to midnight)
    • Comerica ATM
    • Mini-Market
    • Direct access to People Mover and Joe Louis Arena
    • Short and long term leases available
    • 1 BR/1 Bath - Market Value
    • 1 BR/DEN    - Market Value
    • 2 BR/1 Bath - Market Value
    • 2 BR/2 Bath - Market Value
    • 2 BR/DEN    - Market Value
    • Unique Combined Apartments - Market Value

    Circle Drive Commons Apartments – 2.1 Miles

    1440 Robert Bradby Drive
    (313) 393-2550
    Website

    • No security deposit program, pending credit approval
    • Water included
    • Full size washer/dryer
    • Free parking
    • Hardwood floors on first floor units
    • Carpeted floors on second floor units
    • 12 month lease
    • No pets
    • 2 BR Lower Unit – Market Value
    • 2 BR Upper Unit – Market Value

    River Place Apartments - 1.6 Miles

    500 River Place
    (313) 259-5666
    Website

    • Free parking for first month; $50/month after first month
    • Some units include washer and dryer
    • Laundry center available
    • Water included
    • Fitness center
    • Pets allowed; $250 non-refundable fee and $25/month
    • 1 Bedroom - Market Value
    • 2 Bedroom - Market Value

    Harbortown - 1.9 Miles

    3500 Harbortown Drive 
    (313) 259-3020
    Website

    • 12 or 18 month leases available
    • Washer/dryer in each unit
    • Free parking
    • Fitness center with tennis courts and pools (Summer 2016)
    • Picnic area
    • Water and trash removal included
    • Pets allowed under 25 lbs; $300 non-refundable fee and $35 a month fee
    • 1 Bedroom - Market Value
    • 2 Bedroom - Market Value

    Central Park Apartments - 3 Miles

    621 Orleans Street #49
    (313) 567-0400
    Website

    • Gated & covered parking 
    • Hi-speed 1 GB internet & WIFI available
    • Private enterances
    • Laundry facilities
    • Online payment & resident services
    • Private pet play area
    • Onsite resident manager
    • 24 hour emergency maintenance
    • Professional snow removal

    Trombley Lodge - 3.5 Miles

    1050 Hibbard Street
    (313) 822-0808
    Website

    • 12 or 18 month leases available
    • Parking: $20-$25 a month
    • All utilities included
    • 24 hour laundry center
    • Cats allowed with $275 non-refundable fee
    • Studio        - Market Value
    • 1 Bedroom - Market Value

    Alden Towers – 2.9 Miles

    8100 E. Jefferson
    (313) 824-1310
    Website

    • 12 or 18 month leases available
    • All utilities, except parking and electricity
    • Parking: $60 a month for outdoor parking; $85 a month for full valet parking
    • Laundry center available
    • Fitness center
    • Wi-Fi
    • Cats and service dogs allowed; $275 non-refundable fee
    • 1 Bedroom - Market Value
    • 2 Bedroom - Market Value

    Water's Edge – 2.0 Miles

    3500 E. Jefferson
    (313) 259-3020
    Website

    • 12 or 18 month leases available
    • Water and trash removal included
    • Washer/dryer in each unit
    • Free parking
    • Fitness center with pool and tennis courts (Summer 2016)
    • High–Speed Wi-Fi
    • Pets allowed; $250 non-refundable fee and $35 a month
    • 1 Bedroom - Market Value
    • 2 Bedroom - Market Value

    Parkstone & Parkhurst Apartments - 3.2 Miles

    1415 Parker St.
    (313) 823-0300
    Website

    • An array of floor plans and amenities
    • Most units with hardwood floors, generous closets, storage space, modern appliances, etc.
    • Upgraded units boast of panoramic views of the city and river
    • Gas, electric, water, and trash included in a flat $50 a month fee
    • All units pre-wired for phone, cable, and internet
    • Wi-Fi in sitting room
    • Restaurant
    • Laundry room
    • Cat-friendly: $250 Fee + proof of vaccination + picture of the cat
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    Furniture

    Cort Student Furniture

    Sheri Bretz - Sheri.Bretz@cort.com
    Website

    Student Package

    $119 a month with a 12 month lease

    $129 a month with a 9 month lease

    Includes:

    Sofa, chair, cocktail table, end table, lamp, dining table, four dining chairs, queen mattress and box spring, headboard, dresser, mirror, nightstand, and lamp

    Add a bedroom (to any student package) $55 a month

    Additional deluxe student packages available

    Two locations in the Detroit area:

    42350 Grand River
    Novi, MI
    (248) 449-7560

    28241 Mound Road
    Warren, MI
    (586) 578-9560

Local Newspapers

Grosse Pointe News      Website
Royal Oak Tribune        Website
Woodard Talk                Website
Observer & Eccentric    Website

Grosse Pointe Housing Foundation

The Grosse Pointe Housing Foundation Student Grant program is still available in Grosse Pointe Park for full-time law students. This grant program will offer qualifying students up to 50% off the rent but not to exceed $350 per month.

For more information, applicants, student eligibility requirements, and location of the rental units in Grosse Pointe Park, please email info@gphousing.com or visit www.gphousing.com.

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