Housing

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Notice to User

Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD) provides this content for the convenience of its students, faculty, and staff. KCAD makes no representations about the truth or accuracy of the information on outside pages, nor does it make any representations as to the habitability or quality of the housing properties listed. Each individual user should check out the housing unit and potential roommate for themselves prior to entering into a rental agreement. Please use your discretion in using this resource.

Looking for a Roommate?

If you would like to connect with other students in search of housing, request to join the private Facebook group for that purpose. Connect with people like you in a secure environment. If you don't have a Facebook page already, you'll need to create one. Otherwise, just follow this link! For every request to join the private Facebook group, we confirm the person requesting is a KCAD applicant, current student, alumni or employee. Requests made using names other than your legal name may be denied.

General Tips

Housing Information Resources

Subsidized Housing Options

Some properties have specific requirements regarding income and student status to qualify. For more information and resources, refer to the websites listed below.

  • Grand Rapids Housing Commission - Affordable Housing for West Michigan website FAQ
  • Kent County Housing Commission - Low Income Housing website
  • Subsidized Housing - Hope Network website

Finding Bus Routes

Visit Grand Rapids' bus system website and use the Trip Planner and Nearest Stop fatures on the homepage to plan travel from your apartment to KCAD. Use the system map to find bus stops nearest to KCAD. This include routes 13, 6, 9, 51,and 60 and routes 14, 1, 3, and 4 have stops just a few blocks from KCAD.

Complexes, Associations, and Management Companies

  • 616 Lofts website
  • Access Property Management website
  • Acc-Sell Property Management website
  • American Realty website
  • AppleRidge 306 Manzana Court website
  • Bayberry Pointe Apartments 530 Bayberry Pointe Dr NW website
  • Castle Bluff 2791 Castle Bluff Ct SE website
  • College Hill Apartments 510 College Ave NE website
  • Compass Property Management website
  • The Fulton Group 1055 E Fulton St NE website
  • Fulton Place website
  • Green Property Management website
  • GR Historical Rentals website
  • Heritage Hill Association website
  • Heritage Management website
  • Hidden Creek Apartments 1513 Hidden Creek Circle NE website
  • Highland Place 405 Washington St SE website
  • Hopson Flats 212 Grandville Ave website
  • Loose Leave Lofts 333 Commerce St website
  • Lighthouse Property Management website
  • The Lofts @ 5 Lyon 5 Lyon St NW website
  • Oakwood Manor 547 Cherry St SE website
  • Off-Broadway Apartments 555 7th Street NW website
  • The Orchards Apartments website
  • Plaza Towers 201 W. Fulton St website
  • The Preserve at Woodland 2351 Valleywood Dr SE website
  • QWEST Property Management website
  • Regency Park Apartments & Townhomes 2518 Normandy Dr SE website
  • Stonebrook Townhomes 1880 Stonebrook Dr NE website
  • Urban Pharm Property Management website
  • Water's House 500 East Fulton website
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