Rio Vista Detroit Co-op
1250 18th Street
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48216

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About The Property:

Rio Vista Co-op is located in the heart of Detroit’s Mexican Village. This 3-story, 65 unit senior community offers the enjoyment and freedom that comes with independent living aged 62 . Rio Vista Co-op apartments are nationally recognized as “A Community of Quality” by the National Affordable Housing Management Association. Rio Vista is one of the newer buildings in the CSI family of cooperative senior living communities, completed in 2001.

Be a part of our co-op community and take part in the peace and privacy of their apartments, but also enjoy participating in the frequent community activities. Do not miss out on bingo, gardening, card playing, Nintendo Wii bowling or just relaxing in front of the large screen TV with friends during movie night. There are occasional catered events and many other chances to be a part of a lively community.

Rio Vista is conveniently located within a few blocks of the expressway. Only minutes from downtown Detroit and the numerous entertainment opportunities available there, which include casinos, restaurants and museums.

Rio Vista is affordable for everyone. Rent is based on a percentage of the household's income. So don’t wait! Call for tours! Join us today!

Unit Information

Unit Bed/Bath Rent
Mobility impaired 1/1 $
One bedroom 1/1 $

Property Amenities

  • Elevator
  • Assigned Parking

Unit Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Carpet

Nearby Amenities

  • Close to Business District

Office Hours

Monday 8:30am 5:00pm
Tuesday 8:30am 5:00pm
Wednesday 8:30am 5:00pm
Thursday 8:30am 5:00pm
Friday 8:30am 5:00pm
Saturday 0 0
Sunday 0 0

Lease Terms

12 month lease. Pets 20 lbs. and under are welcome. Pet deposit required.

Pet Policy

1 pet, 20 lbs. and under, with pet deposit.

Managed By CSI Support & Development

Funding Programs

Rio Vista Detroit Co-op was developed and operates with Federal housing financing. The property utilizes the Section 202 Federal housing program to make rent affordable to lower income tenants.

Section 202

The property was developed with funding through the HUD Section 202 program which provides funding for housing for seniors who are 62 or older. The program provided both capital financing to construct the property and operating subsidies that work as rental assistance like the Section 8 program. Rio Vista Detroit Co-op is among only 172 Section 202 properties in Michigan and 6,166 in the country.


Rio Vista Detroit Co-op is an affordable apartment community located in Detroit, Michigan which is located in Wayne County. The property is located in Michigan's 14th Congressional District served by Representative Brenda Lawrence (D), Senator Gary Peters (D) and Senator Debbie Stabenow (D).

Rent Subsidies

Rio Vista Detroit Co-op provides rental subsidies to renters. The type of subsidy provided to apartment renters in Detroit, MI by this property is Section 202 Rental Assistance.

This subsidy allows the renter to pay 30% of his or her income for rent while the subsidy pays the difference. To qualify, a renter must earn 50% or less of the Area Median Income.

There is no minimum rent at this property for residents receiving a rent subsidy but in recent years, there has been discussions in Congress to implement a minimum rent in the Section 202 Program to reduce cost burden on the Federal budget.

Michigan's 14th

Congressional District


Section 202 Units


Senior Units


% of Fair Market Rent


Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

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