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Apartments for Rent in Lansing, MI
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    5303 Ivan St., Lansing, MI 48917
    1 BED $860
    2 BEDS $960
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    926 Downer Ave., Lansing, MI 48912
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    7606 Briarbrook Drive, Lansing, MI 48917
    1 BED $1,132+
    2 BEDS $1,441+
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    315 E. Edgewood Blvd, Lansing, MI 48911
    Studio $720+
    1 BED $820+
    2 BEDS $940+
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    229 Parkwood Dr, Lansing, MI 48917
    1 BED $850+
    2 BEDS $995+
    3 BEDS $1,255+
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    4915 Belle Chase Blvd., Lansing, MI 48910
    3 BEDS $1,525
    4 BEDS $1,625+
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    4540 Collins Road, Lansing, MI 48910
    1 BED $1,410+
    2 BEDS $1,745+
    3 BEDS $2,370+
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    8156 Roslyn Hill, Lansing, MI 48917
    2 BEDS $1,799+
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    232 S. Clippert St., Lansing, MI 48912
    3 BEDS $470+
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    2601 E. Grand River, Lansing, MI 48912
    1 BED $990+
    2 BEDS $882+
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    3120 Holiday Drive, Lansing, MI 48912
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    900 West Edgewood Blvd, Lansing, MI 48911
    2 BEDS $1,100+
    3 BEDS $1,240+
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    7877 Celosia Drive, Lansing, MI 48917
    2 BEDS $2,199+
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    831 Brookside Drive, Lansing, MI 48917
    1 BED $1,199+
    2 BEDS $1,245+
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    1900 Redbud Lane, Lansing, MI 48917
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    4030 Hartford Road, Lansing, MI 48911
    1 BED $849+
    2 BEDS $995+
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    2505 Showtime Drive, Lansing, MI 48912
    Studio $1,313+
    1 BED $1,416+
    2+ BEDS $1,980+
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    1250 & 1260 Oakridge Ave., East Lansing, MI 48823
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    1028 Chester Rd, Lansing, MI 48912
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    1275 Oakridge Ave., East Lansing, MI 48823
    2 BEDS $770+
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    3001 Trappers Cove Trail, Lansing, MI 48910
    1 BED $792+
    2 BEDS $949+
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    1115 Chester Road, Lansing, MI 48912
    2 BEDS $971+
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    5332 W Michigan Ave #201, Lansing, MI 48917
    1 BED $910+
    2 BEDS $995+
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    829 Montevideo Drive, Lansing, MI 48917
    1 BED $1,023+
    2 BEDS $1,321+
    3 BEDS $1,894+
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    1710 Barritt St., Lansing, MI 48912
    1 BED $830+
    2 BEDS $890+
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Average rent in Lansing, MI

$1,121/mo Lansing, MI average rental price, July 2023
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Lansing, MI is $1,121.

    Lansing, MI apartment rent ranges

    About 35% of apartment rents in Lansing, MI range between $1,001-$1,500. Meanwhile, apartments priced over $1,501-$2,000 represent 8% of apartments. Around 48% of Lansing’s apartments are in the $701-$1,000 price range. 6% of apartments are priced between $501-$700.

    Lansing, MI rent trends

    Getting around in Lansing, MI

    46 /100
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    51 /100
    Bikeable
    Walk Score®: 46, Bike Score®: 51

    Frequently asked questions

    When were prices and availability in Lansing, MI last updated?

    Prices and availability in Lansing, MI were last updated on 28 Nov 2023.

    What are the best apartments in Lansing, MI?

    The best apartments in Lansing, MI are: Ivan Woods, White House Apartments, Canal 2 Apartments, Capitol Village - Lansing, MI and Plumtree Apartments.

    What is the average rent in Lansing, MI?

    The average rent in Lansing, MI is $1,121. Start your search for apartments in Lansing, MI now.

    What is the price range for a studio apartment in Lansing, MI?

    The price range for a studio apartment in Lansing, MI is between $720 and $2,313. View all studio apartments in Lansing, MI.

    What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lansing, MI?

    The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Lansing, MI is between $810 and $3,078. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Lansing, MI now.

    What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Lansing, MI?

    The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Lansing, MI is between $770 and $3,539. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Lansing, MI.

    What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Lansing, MI?

    The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Lansing, MI is between $470 and $3,785. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Lansing, MI.

    What type of rental buildings are in Lansing, MI?

    In Lansing, 48% of the residents are renting compared to 52% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 11% of Lansing’s rentals, 55% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 33% are single-family rentals.

    What do typical apartment communities look like in Lansing, MI?

    The average age of rental buildings in Lansing is 42 years old, with 15% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 3 stories, of which 89% are garden-style apartment communities, 11% are mid-sized buildings, and 2% are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

    What apartment floorplans are common in Lansing, MI?

    Rental apartments in Lansing come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 2% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 42% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 45% of all rentals in Lansing. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

    Renter's guide to Lansing, MI

    So much to discover in Lansing, Michigan. It's the state capital and a thriving city, home to technologically advanced automobile assembly plants, Michigan State University, and a diverse community that speaks over 63 languages, ensuring you get all the culture you could ask for.

    At 36 square-miles, Lansing is four times smaller than Detroit, which is just 90 miles away. Grand Rapids is 70 miles away, and Mason is 15 miles.

    Lansing was named the 16th Brainiest City by The Atlantic Cities, and Kiplinger’s ranked it one of the Nation’s Top 10 Best Cities for Young Adults.

    The weather in Lansing can get fairly warm during the summer, with July temperatures averaging in the low to mid 80s. High humidity is also a factor on summer days. Average winter temperatures are in the low 30s and can drop even into the teens and 20s at night.

    The city receives around 30 inches of rain per year, along with 25 inches of snow during the winter months. 

    Tips for renting in Lansing, MI

    Ready to call the capital of Michigan your home? You’ll love it here. But first, here's a little info about renting in Lansing.

    Your landlord is required to keep the apartment in good repair. And if they fall behind, you have the right to withhold rent until necessary repairs are made or “repair and deduct”. Just make sure it complies with the State of Michigan first.

    There are no rent control laws here, so a landlord has the right to raise the rent as much as they see fit at the end of the lease, so long as it's not retaliatory.

    Rental agreements can vary depending on the apartment complex or landlord – make sure to read the lease carefully before signing.

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    Living in Lansing, MI

    Lansing was ranked #16 for Best Work-Life Balance in the United States!

    It offers many sides of life, from the small town communities to the urban city centers. Being near the main campus of Michigan State University means there's a major sports vibe, especially when the Spartan football or basketball teams are competing for championships. Lansing is also a two-hour or less drive from 90% of the population of Michigan, which includes major cities such as Detroit, Ann Arbor, and Grand Rapids.

    See world-class theater productions and art galleries, or just enjoy the multiple parks in the area when you call Lansing your home.

    But living here does have its drawbacks. The winters can get fairly cold and snowy, and they winters can seem like they last forever. Public transportation leaves something to be desired, and as a sprawling city, you’ll want to have a car to get around – especially on the snowy and icy days.

    Things to do in Lansing, MI

    You'll never be short of places to enjoy the outdoors in Michigan, and Lansing is no exception. Hawk Island County Park is a beautiful spot and features a beach, Splash Pad, paved 1.5-mile trail, and snow tubing in the winter. Looking for more long distance trails? The Lansing River Trail winds along for 13 miles amid the scenic Grand River and Red Cedar River.

    The Michigan History Museum is a marvelous place to explore the rich history of the Wolverine State. And the Michigan State University Museum is one of the oldest in the Midwest and boasts 15 galleries on three floors.

    Downtown Lansing is filled with various districts, such as the Washington District and Old Town, where you’ll find amazing restaurants, bars, art galleries, and great places to soak in the urban scenery.

    There are many events in Lansing throughout the year, including the Lansing JazzFest, the Michigan BluesFest, and Trick-Or-Treat on the Square. The city also hosts the Capital City Film Festival, as well as the BWL Chili Cook Off in the fall to coincide with football season. Enjoy the various kinds of chili from multiple vendors, and stay for the live music!

    Things to do

    There are many events in Lansing throughout the year, including the Lansing JazzFest, the Michigan BluesFest, and Trick-Or-Treat on the Square. The city also hosts the Capital City Film Festival, as well as the BWL Chili Cook Off in the fall to coincide with football season. Enjoy the various kinds of chili from multiple vendors, and stay for the live music!

    Local sports in Lansing include the Michigan State Spartans, for everything from basketball to hockey to football, but there’s also the Lansing Lugnuts for Class-A baseball and the Lansing Capitals for basketball.

    In Detroit, which is 90 miles away, you’ll find professional sports, such as baseball’s Detroit Tigers, football’s Detroit Lions, and hockey’s Detroit Red Wings. Ann Arbor is about an hour away and features the University of Michigan campus and the Hands-On Museum, which is a fun and educational place to take the kids.

    Or just spend the day discovering the city's downtown shops, the MSU campus, or checking out new ethnic food at a highly-rated restaurant.

    Or just spend the day discovering the city's downtown shops, the MSU campus, or checking out new ethnic food at a highly-rated restaurant.

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    Lansing, MI employment & economy

    Lansing was ranked #88 as the Best Place for Starting a Business in the United States, and #2 in the state of Michigan according to NerdWallet.

    Along with government, Lansing has four other major industries in the area including: education, insurance, healthcare, and automobile manufacturing. Michigan State University and the State of Michigan are two major employers.

    There are four national insurance companies headquartered in Lansing: Auto-Owners Insurance Company, Jackson National Life, the Accident Fund, and Michigan Millers Insurance Company.

    Education in Lansing, MI

    The Lansing-East Lansing area is where you'll find Michigan State University, so you can expect to see a lot of green and white from Sparty fans. MSU is the 8th largest university in the country and was named #1 in Nuclear Physics by U.S. News & World Report. It also boasts a stellar athletic program, competing in the NCAA Division I Big Ten Conference.

    Other notable Lansing schools include the Thomas M. Cooley Law School and Lansing Community College. The city is also served by several public school districts, along with enough private schools to meet any need.

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