• Returning students are scrambling to find apartments amid an already tight housing market.
  • Below are listed apartments for a range of budgets and living situations.

Finding an apartment is one of the most stressful and annoying things to do, especially when you are moving to a new city.

With the fall semester quickly approaching, I know that a lot of students are looking for a new place to live.  

Students look for affordable units in good areas and since I know how irritating the search can be, I figured I would help you out and show you some of the most student-friendly apartments for rent in Montreal.

Though the Montreal apartment hunting season (roughly April-June) is over, and many of the apartments that offer the best value have already been snagged up, there are still some options our there for students who are about the return to the city.

This list is divided into three price categories, including apartments for less than $950/month, less than $1,250/month, and multi-bedroom apartments for less than $1,700/month.

Note that all of these apartments are still available as of the time of writing. Listings are subject to change or removal at any time.


Less Than $950


View Of The Oratory

Where: 3355 Chemin Queen Mary

Size: Studio or 1-Bedroom

Cost: $900/month  

This charming and well decorated unit is a great place for any student — perhaps especially for a student couple.

It's close to the Université de Montréal and the Côte-des-Neiges blue line metro station but also commands some pretty great views.

For only $900/month, you could live in a gorgeous 1-bedroom apartment and get access to the building's rooftop sun deck, indoor heated pool, and sauna.

Check it out here!


Crémazie

Where: 8655 Rue Foucher  

Size: Studio

Cost: $645/month  

This is a great apartment for a student because of its cost and proximity to the metro. Situated a block away from Crémazie station, this newly renovated apartment complete with hardwood floors and air conditioning is a great find.

The building includes a laundry room, elevator and janitorial service and has unlimited high speed internet available.  

There is currently a promotion through which successful applicants could receive one month of free rent!

Check it out here!


LaSalle

Where: 604 Boulevard Bishop-Power  

Size: 1-Bedroom

Cost: $760/month  

This beautiful and affordable apartment for rent is located in LaSalle, which is fairly close to downtown, on the green line, and a convenient spot for a student.

This fully renovated one bedroom is a studio style bachelor apartment that is in a beautiful duplex.

This location is perfect for students because it is right across the street from a bus stop!

Check it out here!


Private Dorm-Style Apartment

Where: 1430 City Councillors S  

Size: 1-Bedroom 

Cost: Starting at $895/month 

Located on rue des City Councillors, the Marq 515 is a great spot for students studying at McGill, Concordia or UQAM.  

Not only are these units in a great location and at a great price, but also they come furnished and including Wi-Fi.  

Check it out here!


Less Than $1,250/month


Dr. Penfield

Where: 1530 Dr Penfield   

Size: 1-Bedroom

Cost: $1,250/month  

Located in downtown Montreal, this is a dream location for any couple. The cost is reasonable for 2 people, especially considering its location.

Included in this price is a stove, dishwasher, refrigerator and hot water. There is also a gym and outdoor pool for residents of the building to use. 

Check it out here!


Westmount

Where: 201 Avenue Metcalfe  

Size: 1-Bedroom

Cost: $1,040/month  

This gem of an apartment is located in one of Montreal Island's most coveted areas, Westmount.  

Residents of Westmount enjoy a high quality of life and proximity to the downtown and Mount Royal.

The building has a 24 hour doorman, a basement laundry room, and is surrounded by numerous shops!

Check it out here!


The Village

Where: 1927, Rue Alexandre-DeSève

Size: Studio

Cost: $1,050/month  

Located close to both Beaudry and Papineau metro stations, this charming apartment for rent comes fully furnished.

The large kitchen has lots of storage room and even a little breakfast nook. The open living room and bedroom areas make this apartment feel very spacious.  

It is also a five minute walk to Parc La Fontaine Park.

Check it out here!


Plateau Condo

Where: 3468, Avenue des Érables

Size: Studio

Cost: $1,050/month  

Located in the Plateau, this apartment is ideal for a student. Not only are you close to downtown, but you are also steps away from so many awesome restaurants and shops.  

The one-bedroom apartment has a lot of character.

Check it out here!


Under $1,700


3-Bedroom in Rosemont-La-Petite-Patrie

Where: 6685 Boulevard Pie-IX  

Size: 3-Bedroom

Cost: $1,600/month  

This big 3-bedroom apartment is an amazing spot in an even better neighbourhood.  

This home is great for you and your friends to rent together. It includes a driveway, a garage and a nice yard. Split between 3 people, rent is only about $533/each!

Check it out here!


Sherbrooke Condo

Where: 377 Rue Sherbrooke O.

Size: 2-Bedroom

Cost: $1,650/month  

Located in the Plateau, this gorgeous two bedroom, two bathroom apartment is a great place for any student to live.  

The two level condo for rent has two big bedrooms including one master with an en-suite bathroom. There is a nice, functional kitchen and two entrance doors. There is also an indoor garage space for an additional fee.

This spot is close to McGill University and steps from Place-des-Arts green metro line station.

Check it out here!


Quiet Street in Côte-des-Neiges

Where: 3445 Ave. Ridgewood  

Size: 3-Bedroom

Cost: $1,700/month  

Ridgewood is a quiet street in Côtes-des-Neiges.

Not only are you one short bus ride away from Concordia, but you are close to pretty much everything in the city.

This three bedroom, two bathroom apartment is an ideal spot to rent out with some friends while in school.

Check it out here!


Classic Montreal 3-Storey

Where: 1033 Ave. Girouard  

Size: 4-Bedroom

Cost: $1,700/month  

This charming four-bedroom one bathroom apartment is also in Côte-des-Neiges

The apartment offers a lot of space and natural light and is close to numerous bus stops.

This is a great space for an even better deal and it is perfect for a group of student looking to move out on their own.   

Check it out here!


The semester is just around the corner!

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