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About Ottawa

Ottawa is the capital of Canada and the country’s fourth largest city with a population of approximately 934,000. Nestled along the Ottawa River, the city is an important trade center given its location close to Montreal and the United States border. The city is at the cultural, political and educational heart of Canada and has some of the country’s most beautiful pieces of architecture.

Parliament Hill sits right on the river and this breathtaking Neo-gothic structure is home to the country’s legislature. The Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica is the largest church in the city and its mesmerizing spires make it one of Canada’s most historic architectural landmarks. Unwind at Major's Hill Park and enjoy one of the most spectacular views of Ottawa above the Rideau Canal. The canal is a magical place anytime of year that offers scenic boat rides during warmer months and turns into the world’s largest natural skating rink in the winter.

Head over to the National Gallery of Canada to browse through the country’s largest collection of contemporary art featuring thousands of Canadian and European masterpieces. Learn more about Canada’s rich heritage at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa. Or, walk into Quebec across the Alexandra Bridge and bask in the tranquility of Jacques-Cartier Park. The park hosts lots of fun-filled events throughout the year like the plant sculptures of MosaiCanada and the Winterlude winter festival.  

What is Co-living

Co-living, also known as co-housing, house-sharing, or room-sharing, is a growing trend in big cities across the country. Co-living is when a group of people—often strangers—come together to share common living spaces, save money, and enjoy a more affordable lifestyle. Apartment buildings dedicated to co-living situations will offer 2 or 3 bedroom units with common areas including a living room, kitchen and dining area. Bedrooms and bathrooms may be private or shared.

Co-living differs from a typical shared rental (roommate) situation in that co-living spaces are frequently furnished, don’t require long leases, and almost always include WiFi and utilities. They can also include housekeeping services and some even offer catered functions for tenants, housemates, and their guests. Co-living property managers handle billing and repairs of the building, generally through an app.

The typical demographic enjoying a co-living lifestyle are millennials and young professionals in large cities and tech hubs such as San Francisco or Austin, but they are also starting to pop up in cities around the world. People of all ages who find themselves in need of affordable housing are increasingly looking to co-living as a viable option.

Ottawa Co-living

Ottawa residents enjoy one of the highest standards of living in the world, and the city takes pride in being one of Canada’s cleanest. As the Canadian capital, Ottawa thrives as the political and technological epicenter of the country. The city is also home to two major Canadian universities, the University of Ottawa and Carleton University.

Popular neighborhoods include the buzzing nightlife and hip eateries of the ByWard Market, trendy New Edinburgh, and the scenic beauty of Westboro. Prestigious government buildings decorate downtown Ottawa, but the area also treats residents to an eclectic mix of restaurants and pubs. Throughout its vibrant neighborhoods, there is a variety of rentals, including condos, apartments, private rooms, and residential homes.

If you're looking to save money and live with like-minded people, co-living is often the perfect solution. Ottawa benefits from a host of unique co-living spaces that allow residents to enjoy an exciting communal living experience.

For those moving to Ottawa, co-living is an excellent way to reduce rental costs and increase engagement with others. Many co-living spaces have extremely flexible leasing arrangements that make it easy to stay mobile. You won't have to worry about setting up utilities, purchasing furniture, or signing long-term contracts. Co-living in Ottawa has enabled many residents to access excellent neighborhoods without breaking the bank.

Many new entrants to the co-living space find that it's an excellent way to meet new people and enjoy new experiences. In a place like Ottawa, co-living offers a superb route to building new relationships and enjoying an authentic stay on the island.

Ottawa Co-living Options

Anyplace simplifies the process of finding the perfect co-living space in Ottawa. Our platform hosts many of the top co-living venues on the island. New residents can explore a variety of rooms online and apply for a spot that fits their needs. With high-quality, trusted properties, you won't waste time and money looking for the perfect room.

All of our co-living spaces include furniture and amenities. We offer a "turn-key" opportunity to find a great place with enjoyable housemates. Check out our co-living Ottawa options directly on our site!

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