The Department of Housing and Residences empowers students to make the housing choice that is right for them.
The Department of Housing and residences acknowledges that we live and work on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg, and Haudenosaunee peoples. The University of Waterloo is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land promised to the Six Nations that includes ten kilometers on each side of the Grand River.
NOTICE: Due to COVID-19 Waterloo Region has seen an influx of fraudulent rental postings. We do not recommend sending a perspective landlord any money until you have seen the unit in person or over a video chat, and you have signed a formal lease agreement. Please reach out to OCH@uwaterloo.ca if you have any questions about preventing fraud and your rights as a tenant.
We're here to help
» Are you a student looking for housing?
Find a place to live through our listing service or learn more about tenant rights, subletting, and other off-campus issues.
» Are you a landlord renting to students?
We provide access to a range of resources if you run into any issues along the way.