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Apartments for Rent in Pontiac, MI
134 Rentals Available

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    2083 S Telegraph Rd, Bloomfield Township, MI 48302
    1 BED $1,560+
    2 BEDS $1,875+
    3 BEDS $2,224+
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    860 Walton Blvd., Pontiac, MI 48340
    1 BED $999
    2 BEDS $1,115
    3 BEDS Ask for Pricing
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    94 Stegman Ln, Pontiac, MI 48340
    2 BEDS $1,350
    3 BEDS $1,500
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    311 S Telegraph Rd, Pontiac, MI 48341
    1 BED $950
    2 BEDS $1,050
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    601 Seville Blvd., Pontiac, MI 48340
    2 BEDS $1,205+
    3 BEDS $1,245+
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    44 Birwoode Drive, Pontiac, MI 48340
    1 BED $995+
    2 BEDS $1,225+
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    370 West Hopkins, Pontiac, MI 48340
    1 BED $850
    2 BEDS $950+
    3 BEDS $1,500
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    1301 Woodlake Lane, Pontiac, MI 48340
    1 BED $930
    2 BEDS $1,055
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    5 Carter Street, Pontiac, MI 48342
    1 BED $1,322
    2 BEDS $1,583
    3 BEDS $1,822
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    160 E. Huron Street, Pontiac, MI 48342
    1 BED $750+
    2 BEDS $1,553
    3 BEDS $544+
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    174 E. Pike St., Pontiac, MI 48342
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    1 BED $554
    2 BEDS $691
    3+ BEDS $752
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    850 Golf Drive, Pontiac, MI 48341
    Income Restricted
    1 BED $1,029
    2 BEDS $1,139
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    26 Leanee Lane, Pontiac, MI 48340
    Income Restricted
    1 BED $666
    2 BEDS $702
    3 BEDS $739
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    2870 Greyberry Drive, Waterford, MI 48328
    1 BED $1,022+
    2 BEDS $1,257+
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    1655 Bloomfield Place Drive, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
    1 BED $1,001+
    2 BEDS $1,181+
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    950 Village Green Lane, Waterford Township, MI 48328
    1 BED $720
    2 BEDS $850
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    201 N Squirrel Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
    2 BEDS $1,870+
    3 BEDS $2,020+
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    3161 Bloomfield Ln, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
    1 BED $1,120+
    2 BEDS $1,270+
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    3300 Five Points Drive, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
    1 BED $1,716
    2 BEDS $2,004+
    3 BEDS $2,607
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    2891 Olden Oak Lane, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
    1 BED $1,125+
    2 BEDS $1,245+
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    850 Williamsbury Dr, Waterford, MI 48328
    1 BED $899+
    2 BEDS $999+
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    Barrington Square Luxury Apartments, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
    Studio Ask for Pricing
    1 BED $1,495
    2 BEDS $2,195
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    3280 Adams Rd., Auburn Hills, MI 48326
    1 BED Ask for Pricing
    2 BEDS $1,365+
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    2510 Woodrow Wilson Blvd, West Bloomfield, MI 48324
    1 BED $1,025
    2 BEDS $1,138
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    2770 Pine Knoll Dr, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
    1 BED $1,396+
    2 BEDS $1,403+

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Average rent in Pontiac, MI

$1,036/mo Pontiac, MI average rental price, March 2024
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Pontiac, MI is $1,036.

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Getting around in Pontiac, MI

58 /100
Somewhat Walkable
47 /100
Somewhat Bikeable
Walk Score®: 58, Bike Score®: 47

Frequently asked questions

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

Prices and availability in Pontiac, MI were last updated on 14 Jul 2024.

What are the best apartments in Pontiac, MI?

The best apartments in Pontiac, MI are: Bloomfield on the River Apartments, Auburn Heights Apartments, Grosvenor North Townhomes, The Wind Song Apartments and 24 at Bloomfield.

What is the average rent in Pontiac, MI?

The average rent in Pontiac, MI is $1,036. Start your search for apartments in Pontiac, MI now.

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

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pontiac, MI is between $850 and $1,923. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Pontiac, MI now.

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

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Pontiac, MI is between $950 and $2,539. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Pontiac, MI.

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

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Pontiac, MI is between $850 and $2,547. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Pontiac, MI.

What type of rental buildings are in Pontiac, MI?

In Pontiac, 57% of the residents are renting compared to 43% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 12% of Pontiac’s rentals, 49% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 38% are single-family rentals.

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

The age and size of multifamily buildings are among the most visible characteristics of the rental market in a city.  In this case, the apartment buildings in Pontiac are about 49 years old, on average. Of these, 2% have been built since 2000, representing the newer options on the market and typically offering more amenities. Rental buildings in the city have an average height of 3 stories. About 89% of the rental communities here are low-rise, garden-style communities, 8% are mid-rises, and 4% are high-rise buildings. These are true especially for large-scale multifamily buildings with over 50 apartments.

What apartment floorplans are common in Pontiac, MI?

Studio apartments in Pontiac are around 8% of rentals, while 1-bedroom floor plans represent 41% of the total stock. For those in search of larger rentals, 2-bedroom floorplans make up 45% of all rentals. More generous apartments with 3 bedrooms or more are also available in this city for those in search of more space.

Living in Pontiac, MI

Pontiac, MI, is a city in Oakland County and also the county seat. Its unique name is after a war chief of the Ottawa Tribe, which was in the area before the European settlers. Renters in the city have access to different attractions and fun things to do in Pontiac: It’s known for the Sea Life Michigan Aquarium and many concerts and shows take place at The Crofoot. The Oakland County Pioneer Historical Society is also popular among renters who are interested in history. Another popular spot is the Cranbrook Institute of Science, which is a natural science museum and planetarium. Pontiac has a cold and temperate climate: Renters can enjoy warm summers and windy, freezing and snowy winters. Pontiac gets 32 inches of rain and 35 inches of snow per year. There are also 175 sunny days in the city and about 124 days of precipitation.

Renting in Pontiac, MI

The Pontiac neighborhoods have different areas for rent with a dense, suburban feel. Here, there are more renters than there are homeowners in the city. Specifically, there are 18 constituent neighborhoods available in Pontiac, with most of the apartments for rent being single-family homes, townhomes and condos. Renters in Pontiac usually look for pet-friendly homes, swimming pools, basements and affordable homes. The most affordable areas to rent a house are in the west, while the northeastern part has more popular neighborhoods. Pontiac also has a lower cost of living than the national average, thereby making it popular among renters on a budget. Notably, landlords in Pontiac cannot increase the rent by more than 5% or evict renters without a court order. Renters should also ensure that the late fees are included in the lease. Renters also have the right to habitable homes and must pay the rent within seven days of the due date to avoid eviction.

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Shopping in Pontiac, MI

Pontiac provides different shopping opportunities to its renters, including Oakland Pointe Shopping Center. It’s the most popular in the city with a wide range of shopping opportunities. Other options include Galloway Retail Center and Silver Lake Center. Otherwise, renters prefer to shop for their groceries at Pontiac Foodland, People’s Food Market, Save Plus Mart, Pike Food Center and Special Way Food Store. Granted, there aren’t a lot of popular brand stores in the city, but there is a downtown area in Pontiac where renters get access to local stores and eateries.

Transportation in Pontiac, MI

Pontiac offers decent walkability throughout the city, but there are not a lot of bike lanes, except for those in gated communities. The city’s downtown area is the most walkable, and it’s easy for renters to run errands without using public transportation or cars. Alternatively, the SMART bus provides public transportation to renters in Pontiac, and there’s also a senior transportation service for older renters. Greyhound also provides a Pontiac Bus Center, and it’s easy to travel to neighboring cities with Amtrak train services. Finally, the nearest airport to Pontiac is Detroit Metropolitan Airport, which is located in Detroit.

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