Welcome to Detroit
Detroit’s diversity, thriving arts and food scenes, and legendary music all make the city unique and vibrant, but Detroit’s greatest assets are its people and sense of community.
Living in Detroit
Average rental cost for an apartment is between $730 and $815. AmeriCorps members typically have one to two roommates and live in Midtown Detroit, Ferndale, and Southfield.
- We recommend Apartment Finder and Roommate Finder to help find your new home.
- The majority of City Year AmeriCorps members bring a personal vehicle or carpool with teammates. The bus system is reliable on main streets.
- There are plenty of cheap eats and free activities around the city, or look into Michigan’s Food Assistance program.