The City of Kentwood is a great place to raise a family. The city offers friendly neighborhoods, great schools and beautiful parks. Visit the Kentwood Farmers Market starting June 10th, you'll have the opportunity to buy locally grown produce as well as sample vendors like K Gourmet Bake Shoppe, The Great Bread Company, Country Harvest Greenhouse and many more.
There are 31 apartment complexes within Kentwood according to the Kentwood MI Apartment Directory including 4 senior apartment complexes and 3 low-income apartment complexes. Many of the 31 apartment properties adjust the rental rates daily to maximize revenues. Almost all the rental properties in Kentwood will accept section 8 housing vouchers or count the voucher amount as income for qualifying. As a general rule, the minimum income requirement is 3 times your monthly rental payment (rent payment + pet rent + water fee + sewer fee + trash fees + carport or garage fees, etc). All properties will complete a criminal and background check and most will not accept tenants with felonies. In 2017, some of the apartment complexes started charging a $300 admin fee plus a $300 upfront cleaning fee.