Off-Campus Housing

Living off campus is a great way to get to live independently and discover the unique tapestry of the many neighbourhoods in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Check out our services for tools and advice on how to find a place that suits you! There are various types of off-campus accommodations available to you in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

Need Help?

For assistance navigating your off-campus search, refer to the Off-campus Housing Resources summary sheet for additional community resources.

If you would like to speak with someone directly about off-campus housing, please email oc.utm@utoronto.ca

Neighbourhoods near Campus

Not living in Residence? The Mississauga area is home to a number of neighbourhoods that are accessible to campus. Click each community below to learn more.

Port Credit

Streetsville

Cooksville

Square One

Erin Mills

Erindale

Off-Campus Living Costs

Getting a clear picture of the cost of living can help you budget for the year. Read this page for a breakdown of some typical costs of living in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

Plan ahead with the U of T Financial Planning Calculator

Your rights and responsibilities

For your peace of mind and confidence in dealing with landlords, get to know your rights and responsibilities as a tenant.  

Housing scams and how to spot them

So, you are looking for a place to live and have heard stories about renters being scammed. We want your housing search to go smoothly, so we’ve put together a list of the most common rental scams (that we know about), tips to avoid them and what to do if you have been scammed.