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Apartments for Rent in Ottawa

Ottawa is the capital city of Canada, but only the country’s fourth largest city. This makes it a manageable size for anyone who doesn’t want the big city life of Toronto or Vancouver but still wants easy access to all the amenities and opportunities that a major city offers. Many expats come to Ottawa for those opportunities, especially since the city has such low unemployment rates. Employment is available in a variety of sectors, such as technology, public service, tourism, and healthcare.

As you might expect, a lot of expats living in Ottawa have come from the USA, but there are also many expats from all over the world, including Europe and further afield. Many students from the US and other countries also come to Ottawa to study at The University of Ottawa or Carleton University. The cost of rent for Ottawa apartments is not the cheapest but is much lower than that in many major US cities. A one-bedroom apartment in the centre of Ottawa costs, on average, €850 or almost $1300 CAD. Outside of the city, costs are closer to €650.

When looking for apartments for rent in Ottawa, you have to know which areas to look in for cheap apartments in Ottawa. Rent in downtown Ottawa will obviously be more expensive, while areas like Gatineau are better for lower rent prices. You can browse apartments for rent in Ottawa here on Nestpick for a better idea of the prices in different areas.

Furnished Apartments in Ottawa

If you’re visiting Ottawa on business, whether that’s for a week or a month, then you’re likely to be short on free time. In this case, you don’t want to have to deal with things like cooking, cleaning, and finding a local supermarket. You want an apartment in a central location that provides you with all the necessities. Then you need a furnished apartment. Furnished apartments in Ottawa, give you the convenience of not having to worry about furnishing an apartment yourself. This makes the process of relocating to a new city or country much easier, so you can settle in straight away. They are also ideal if you haven’t found an apartment to move into yet in Ottawa and are looking for somewhere to stay on a temporary basis.

Types of Accommodations in Ottawa

Ottawa Student Housing

Student Apartments & Rentals in Ottawa

Students of Carleton University and the University of Ottawa make up a large section of the population, with more than 70,000 students between the two institutes. Ottawa student housing is in plentiful supply for students of both universities. Sandy Hill is one of the most popular neighbourhoods for students of the University of Ottawa. This area is close to the main campus and is known to be a safe and student-friendly area with plenty of student apartments available with affordable rent.

For Carleton University, a lot of student apartments in Ottawa are found in areas like South Keys and Nepean. You’ll also find accommodation in Glebe and Old Ottawa South, which are close to the campus, but the rent prices here are not especially cheap. You can find student rentals in Ottawa here on Nestpick by using the search tool above.