Getting Settled

Rental Accommodations

at Guelph
The campus newspaper provides a weekly listing of rentals in the classifieds.

Guelph Tenant and Communities Resources
Guelph Apartments for rent, plus houses and condos.

For a listing of local rentals available for Faculty and Staff, please see the Off-Campus Housing list.

Family Housing

Student Housing Services will consider faculty families for on-campus housing, depending on availability. Please email for further details and an application.

University Real Estate Division

Has a number of rental properties available to faculty. For details check Residential Properties or email

Apartment Rentals across Canada

Apartments Canada
Provides information on apartments and townhouses, listed in alphabetical order by city.


Real Estate Information

The Guelph and District Association of Realtors provides on-line listings for the city and surrounding areas.

The Guelph Mercury New Homes
New homes for sale in the Guelph area.

The University of Guelph's Village By The Arboretum is Ontario's premier adult lifestyle community located adjacent to campus.

The University offers a Guaranteed Housing Loan to eligible faculty and staff, as part of the benefit package.

Temporary Accommodation

For a listing of local accommodations including Bed & Breakfast, Hostels, Hotels and Inns, visit "Where to Stay" on the city website.

Sabbatical Housing - check the classifieds in at Guelph

You can also check, a worldwide academic housing network.

Other Resources

Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation - home buying and rental information

Canadian Relocation Systems - online guide for relocating to Guelph

HomeLink - international home exchange service

Homes Magazine - comprehensive listing of new home and condo developments in Southern Ontario

International Salary Calculator - to guide you in comparing cost of living

Mortgage Calculator - to assist you in calculating monthly payments and what you can afford

Mortgage Rates - check out today's rates for all major lending institutions - provides home listings for cities across Canada (call 1-800-841-3401) for a free copy of The Real Estate Book for Guelph, Cambridge, Kitchener-Waterloo - search for homes in Southwestern Ontario