Ottawa Apartments Guide

Ottawa typically has a low apartment vacancy rate, but relatively high turnover due to the high number of students and government employees. This guide links to several apartment listing sites, as well as resources to help if you're stuck in a dispute with your landlord.

With over 4,500 Apartments in Ottawa Paramount Properties offer great locations at an extraordinary value.

Our 15 properties offer a high standard of living where our tenants enjoy a safe, clean and inviting environment. For more information about our Ottawa Apartment Rentals visit us online.

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Things to ask

  • Are there any apartments available?
  • What is the rent?
  • What utilities (water, heat, hydro) are included in the rent?
  • What appliances are include in the rent?
  • What is the parking charge for outdoor and indoor?
  • Where is the laundry facility?
  • Which floor is the apartment located?
  • How many floors are there in the building?
  • How old is the bulding?
  • Are there any elevators and how many elevators?
  • Which direction is the apartment facing?
  • What is the area size in square foot?
  • Is the floor hardwood, parquet or carpet?
  • Is there a private balcony?
  • Can we install satelite dish?
  • What do I need to bring along when applying?

Check for...

  • smoke detector
  • electrical outlets
  • doors and windows
  • locks
  • lightings

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Need help?

Having problems with your landlord? These organizations can help:

  • Community Legal Services (Ottawa-Carleton)
    1 Nicholas Street, Suite #422
    (613) 241-7008
  • South Ottawa Community Legal Services
    1355 Bank Street, Suite #406
    (613) 733-0140
  • West End Legal Services
    1299 Richmond Road
    (613) 596-1641

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