Where to look for off-campus student housing
There are many resources available to help you look for housing. The following resources are provided to help you get started on your search.
Disclaimer: The Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning (“Sheridan”) provides listings of accommodations from landlords through Places4Students.com as a resource (“Resource”) for the convenience of students only. Sheridan does not screen, inspect, warrant or approve any landlord, student, information or accommodation provided, and cannot guarantee the quality, accuracy, suitability, or condition of the accommodation. Sheridan does not assume any responsibility for agreements or arrangements made between students and landlords, actions of students or landlords, information contained in the Resource, or information provided by you to the Resource. Any risks or liability, including loss, associated with the use of the Resource are assumed by you as a user of the Resource. By using this Resource, you agree to all of the terms and conditions.
Places4Students.com is the largest online accommodation posting site for students in Canada. Sheridan has now partnered with Places4Students in order to provide this easy-to-use platform to our students.
- An easy-to-use database with postings organized by campus.
- A roommate profile tool to help look for the ideal roommate.
- A sublet listing tool for students who sign 12-month leases but will be away during the summer months, helping maintain their 12-month agreement.
Information for students:
Places4Students is a FREE service for students to use to find a new place and to also post roommate profiles and sublet listings.
To get started, choose your campus from the links below:
Never used Places4Students before? Check out the Places4Students User Guide!
Information for landlords:
If you're a landlord looking to post your listing for students, Places4Students is also a great place to start. The Places4Students platform provides many tools to help your listing stand out, such as Google Maps, a live up-to-date database, descriptive listings with photos, floor plans and amenities logos, as well as customer service support if you need help.
For assistance using Places4Students, their customer service information is below:
Monday – Thursday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Canada Homestay Network:
Sheridan College has partnered with Canada Homestay Network (CHN) to offer a unique all-inclusive housing option for our students.
When you choose homestay with CHN, you become a member of the family you live with, part of the community you live in, and make the most of your time in Canada. CHN hosts – who are carefully screened and now receive special health and safety training – are committed to including you in meaningful family time including meals, conversations, and excursions. That means immersion in Canadian culture and many more opportunities to learn practical English!
Where to start
There are a number of factors to consider before deciding where to live. If it's your first time renting, we are here to help! There are many things to consider as you begin the process. Use the resources below to help.
Where to look
There are many resources available to help you look for housing, including Places4Students.com, online classifieds, homestay and on-campus residence options.
Your safety is important
When living off-campus, your safety is an important factor to consider and plan for. It’s important to be aware of your safety in all situations, including your home. You need to plan for your own safety and the security of your personal belongings by taking simple precautions.
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