Ottawa Rental Guide

The Ottawa real-estate market is not only flourishing in terms of home sales and property values, but Ottawa’s is a hot rental market as well, which can make it difficult to find that perfect apartment or townhouse.

Whether you’re new to the area, looking for a a place closer to work, or a student renting your first apartment, it can be a stressful process. Below are some quick links to help make the renting process go as smoothly as possible, and make your new apartment feel like home.

Property Management Companies:
Paramount Properties
Sleepwell Management Co.
Commvesco Levinson-Viner
Megacorp Property Management

Tenant Resources:
ample Letters and forms:
Tenant rights
Fair Rental Policy Organization (FRPO)
Housing Help
Ontario ministry of housing
Landlord and Tenant Board
Ontario Tenants Rights
Ottawa Newcomers' Club
Glossary of moving terms
Public Transit


With smoking, snoring that shakes the walls and nude sleepwalking, finding a compatible roommate is often just as hard as finding the perfect apartment. Here are some online tools that can help you find a roommate who can handle all of your bad habits… well maybe not the sleepwalking.
Canada Roommate
Roommate Express

City Of Ottawa Links:

City of Ottawa Housing Directory
City of Ottawa Housing

Classifieds / Rental Directories: - Ottawa Apartment Guide
Ottawa Sublet
Sun Classifieds - Homes, Rentals
Citizen Classifieds - Rentals
Canadian Apartments to Rent Online (CAROL)
Ontario Tenants Directory
Ottawa For
Renters Hotline
ott.housing (newsgroup)
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