Off-Campus Housing


Welcome to the University of Toronto Mississauga’s Residence’s Off-Campus Housing Site. Are you looking for a place to live near UTM?

Use our resources to help with your housing search, learn about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant, and discover some handy tips for moving out when the time comes.

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).

Neighbourhoods Near Campus


Not living in Residence? There are various types of off-campus accommodations available to you in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Mississauga is home to a number of neighborhoods that are accessible and close to campus.

Click each community below to learn more:

Port Credit



Square One

Erin Mills


Off-Campus Living Costs


If this is the first time living on your own, you’re probably wondering, what is my cost of living going to look like? We encourage you to read this page for a breakdown of the major expenses a student living in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) might have.

What do my costs include (but not limited to)?:

  • Tuition Fees

  • Rent/Utilities

  • Food

  • Transportation

  • Entertainment

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. No need to worry, we’ve put together a list of the most common rental scams , tips to avoid them, and what to do if you’ve been scammed.

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