Ottawa Roommate Directory
The following Web sites provide roommate listings for Ottawa. Know of a Web site that should be in this list? Please let us know.
- Roomster – Focuses mostly on roommate listings, but also has some full apartment rental listings as well. Those seeking a place to live can post a personal profile and respond to ads. Search filters, aside from location, include rental cost, roommate age/gender/zodiac and pet-friendliness. Posting a profile is free, however you must select from one of the membership plans in order to communicate. Roomster profiles can be connected to social media profiles, allowing for potential matches to learn more about each other.
- Roommates Ottawa – Provides Ottawa roommate listings from various online sources – grouped by neighbourhood, school, and lifestyle. Also provides an updated list of average rental rates in the city.
- craigslist: ottawa-hull-gatineau – The ‘rooms & shares’ section lists 200+ roommate ads for Ottawa. Filters include price range, size, and acceptance of pets and smokers. Whether the apartment is furnished, has parking, and has laundry are also filters. Email alerts can be set up to notify you of new roommate listings that meet your criteria. Craigslist is fairly bare-bones but that makes for an easy browsing experience. Speaking of, you can browse listings in map view which is great if you know what neighbourhood you want to live in. Posting and responding to ads is free, but beware of scams.
- Kijiji Ottawa – The ‘room rental / roommates’ section has a new roommate listing added for Ottawa every 10 minutes or so. Narrow down your search by price range, whether it’s furnished or pet-friendly, and if the ad contains images or video. The site is very ad-heavy, but you can set up email alert notifications. Posting and responding is free, buy beware of scams.