So you're interested in finding a place to rent. You've come to the right place! Welcome to the official University of Toronto Housing Finder. Read more...
Watch our URent Finding A Place Workshop
Looking for a place to rent? We suggest you watch our recent URent: Finding A Place video for a step-by-step guide to finding a safe and affordable rental in Toronto!
Learn about the typical living costs for a student in the Greater Toronto Area to plan your budget accordingly.
Apartment Viewing Checklist
A handy checklist to inspect potential units! Print and take with you to viewings.
Interested in a unit? Ask prospective landlords these key questions.
Roommate Compatibility Checklist
Find the right roommate by assessing your lifestyles to see if your differences are dealbreakers.
Once you've agreed to be roommates, set out some house rules for happy cohabitation.
Ontario Standard Lease Form
Make sure to use the Ontario Standard Lease when signing your lease agreement!
Tenant's insurance is important. Learn more about covering your liability, others' injuries, and replacement of your belongings.
Food Delivery Options
List of food delivery options for those in self-isolation / quarantine
Self Isolation / Quarantine Accommodation Options
Resources for campus community members who may require a place to self-isolate / quarantine when arriving in Toronto
Toronto Area Hotel / Hostel Information
Learn More About Toronto Neighbourhoods
Learn about apartment building standards and how to get help from the City of Toronto if you're having ongoing maintenance / repair issues.
- Neighbourhood Rankings (Toronto Life)
- Fire Safety Downloadable Resources
- U of T Fire Prevention Resources
- Fire Safety for Student Accommodations
- Residential Fire Safety for Rooming Houses and Basement Apartments
Rent Increase Guidelines (2021)
Know your rights about rental increases!
Printable Rent Receipts
Always ask for a rent receipt for any money paid, per your legal rights as a tenant.
U of T Financial Planning Calculator
Use this great tool to establish a monthly budget for yourself!
Tenant Rights - Rent Increases
Learn about your rights related to legal rent increases!
Issues with Paying Rent
Learn more about how to manage if you are unable to make a rent payment.
- Understand your tenant rights
- Harassment & discrimination
If you have a safety or bylaw concern, first discuss it with your landlord. Make sure to put it in writing. If you need to escalate, the City of Toronto's Rent Safe program is here to help.
Landlord & Tenant Board – Tenant Forms
Landlords and tenants are both responsible for utilizing appropriate documentation for matters like rental increases and ending tenancies. Find the appropriate forms on the Landlord & Tenant Board site.
Submit feedback to U of T Housing Services
The info you provide in this feedback form is confidential. If feedback includes a complaint about an ad/landlord that listed with Housing Services, the manager of Housing Services may contact you for further details, and will only contact the landlord in regards to your complaint with your permission. Housing Services reserves the right to de-list an ad for any reason, but seeks to get information on all sides of an issue before making a decision.