With our Blake and Shefford Residence: Yes! We realize that things change and sometimes it's difficult to predict the future. That's why we're proud to be one of the only leasing companies in Ottawa that give you total flexibility to switch your lease term to any of our 2 lease options at any time (8 months or
Yes, you will receive a 100% refund of any deposit paid if your selected residences get full before we can reserve you a spot.
Residences are reserved on a first-come-first-served basis. The rate at which our residences fill up each year varies, so it's a good idea to apply well in advance to ensure you are able to get a spot. Applying early also gives you the best chances of getting your first choice room size and options. If our residences
General Policy At Ottawa Student Housing Inc, we allow students to schedule their desired move-in date instead of dictating a mandatory move-in date. A few weeks before the start of your lease, we will send you an email and text message containing a link you can use to schedule your move-in. The move-in date you
Yes, we accept lots of international students from countries all over the world. We've had tenants from USA, England, Ireland, Australia, Mexico, China, India, and more.
Yes, you will need to have a guarantor (typically a parent) co-sign your lease, even if you are over 18 years. This is because students typically do not have a source of income to cover their rental payments during their full-time studies, and even if they do, they typically do not have enough credit history
To schedule a tour, please click the "Book a Tour" button at the bottom of our website. If possible, please try to provide us at least 24 hours notice before you'd like to come in for a tour.
I just found out that someone I know is moving into your residence. Can I request to be in the same suite as them?
Yes, that shouldn't be a problem provided you make a request before residents start to move in, and both of you send us an email with this request in writing.
For your convenience, we accept virtually every form of payment: Pre-Authorized Bank Transfers from Canadian Banks Interac e-Transfers Cheques Visa/Mastercard/Amex Credit Cards (+1-2% Surcharge charged by the credit card companies) International Wire Transfers (International Students Only, +$14 surcharge charged by the bank)
A lease is a legal contract, and once your application has been accepted, you are obligated for all rental payments until the lease term ends or another student is found for your room, whichever happens first. Management should be notified as quickly as possible so that we can help you find a replacement. We'll do