Off-Campus Housing

There is a variety of housing options for students looking to move closer to the college without living on campus. If you need help starting your search for off-campus housing review the resources below for tips and assistance as you search for your new home. offers a wide range of housing options, from single rooms to apartments, townhouses and more. options include:

If you are planning to live off campus, please be aware that the City of Oshawa introduced a bylaw in 2008 that requires the licensing of residential homes that are used for rental purposes within a specific catchment area.

As a renter you should be aware of the bylaw, what it means to you, and your responsibilities. The City of Oshawa provides details about the bylaw and answers to frequently asked questions on the Tenant Information webpage.

Other online rental listings:


The online housing listings information has been submitted by individuals not associated with Durham College. The accommodations listed have not been inspected by Durham College and the college makes no representation as to the accuracy of the information posted, the worthiness of the landlord or the suitability of the accommodation for student use. Durham College assumes no responsibility in regard to any lease made with the landlord or any arrangements made by students sharing the accommodation. Students are advised to meet with the owner and inspect the premises before signing a lease. Further, students seeking housing in the area immediately surrounding the Durham College campus should ensure that prospective landlords have current licenses, according to the City of Oshawa By-Law 20-2008 regarding Residential Rental Housing Licensing.