Some of the most common ways to look for a place to rent include:
- Local newspaper
- Internet search engines (padmapper, kijiji, craigslist, view it, etc)
- Talking to friends, housing support workers, business owners
- Walk around the neighbourhood and look for ‘For Rent’ signs posted
It can always be helpful to have another person searching with you. Feel free to drop into our Housing desk Monday to Friday between 9am and 4pm if you have any questions about where to search for housing in Kitchener Waterloo. A housing support worker can help explore how to use some of these housing search tools together.
The links below are other online ways of searching for a place to rent. By using some of these links you may also get a better sense of the 'market value prices' for the city of Kitchener-Waterloo. Market value is a term with describes what the average cost of rent is for the various types of housing (bachelor, 1 bedroom, 2 bedroom, townhouse, etc).