Off campus housing


Consult our handy checklist, where you will find answer to question like

  • When and what to search for?
  • What to ask your landlord?
  • How to inspect the facilities?

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Ottawa / Gatineau Neighbourhoods

New in town? For an effective search, come to Ottawa and stay in residence while doing so. 
To book: 1-888-564-4545

Explore the city and its different neighbourhoods and find out how long your commute will be to and from Campus

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Average monthly rents in the Ottawa/Gatineau area

Accommodation Category Ottawa Gatineau
Furnished single room in a private house or apartment * $ 660 $ 565
Bachelor $ 965 $ 689
1-bedroom apartment $ 1,140 $ 755
2-bedroom apartment $ 1,480 $ 1,073
3-bedroom apartment $ 1,880 $ 1,128
4-bedroom house $ 2,753 $ 1,708
  • Telephone, Internet, cable, electricity, meals and transportation are not included.
  • * All or some services may be included in this case.
  • Sources: University of Ottawa Student Housing Billboard (Off-Campus section), e-billboards, local newspapers and magazine ads (Jan. 2020), CMHC Rental Market Survey (Nov. 2019).

Resource Centre

Choosing a place to live is always an important decision. Not sure where to start? Overwhelmed? 
Spend some time with an expert in a welcoming atmosphere. You will be guided through the steps for an effective search strategy.

Available on site:

  • Free consultation: orientation, guidance and advice
  • City maps
  • Checklists
  • Phones
  • Desktop computers

Call 613-562-5621 for an appointment, or simply drop in!

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