Toronto is the fifth largest city in North America, only surpassed by New York Los Angeles, Chicago and Mexico City. And so, living in Toronto has a lot to offer. Be it world class universities, a thriving business environment, a robust startup scene, and of course a slew of restaurants and entertainment. Torontonians also have access to parks all around the city, are steps away from cottage country and can cheer for seven major sports teams. It’s a fantastic place to live, however it comes at a price. Toronto is Canada’s most expensive city. This means that you should consider getting a room for rent within a house share to make things more affordable. Just moving to Toronto? Then a great roommate can help make for a softer landing as well as lower your living costs. Despite the common notion that finding house shares is difficult, Diggz makes it easy to someone fantastic you’ll love living with.
Rents have been fallen in Toronto since the pandemic but seem to on the rise again. Yet it is still a good time to find an affordable rental in Toronto, with the average rent of a two-bedroom apartment being ~$2,300. However, the neighborhood you’ll move into will significantly impact the of rent price. Neighborhoods like the Fashion District, Cabbagetown, Riverdale or Regent town offer an average rent of between $2,350 to $2,700 for two-bedroom apartments. While to a one-bedroom apartment goes for ~$1,850 for in these neighborhoods. So by just renting a room instead of an entire apartment, you can still live in the more expensive areas, and still save money on rent. For around $1,900 for a two-bedroom, you could live in Glen Park, Victoria Park Village, Bendale, Topham Park, or Cliffside. For much lower rents, you can find neighborhoods like Humber Summit, Caribou Park, Steeles or Scarborough Junction. If you don’t want to stress about affording rent while still being able and take advantage of everything Toronto offers, joining a house share is a good idea.
Not sure which neighborhood is the best fit for you? read our Toronto's 10 Best Neighborhoods guide and find your ideal place to live in the GTA.
Finding a good room for rent may seem difficult. Everyone's wants can be different, so we aim to match you with listings and roommates who share similar lifestyles and preferences. First, tell us a little about the basics such as your budget, move date and preferred areas. Then, define your lifestyle and preferences, such as your schedule, habits and sociability. The more you share, the better we can match you with the right listings and roommates.
Diggz makes it easy to find a place you’ll love. Once you sign up, review your top prospects and check out their listing details. If you like what you see and read make sure to engage by "liking" them or send a message to introduce yourself. You’ll be able to chat with those offering rooms for rent directly on our platform, and schedule to meet in person or do a virtual tour if they seem as a good fit. It won’t be long before you find the perfect place, and start making plans to move in.
With the right house share and with the right roommates you can spend less on rent and more on everything else Toronto has to offer. So don't wait, start looking through our platform today. A free Diggz account is all you need to start looking for the perfect place. Let us help you find your perfect room for rent in Toronto.
How do I find rooms for rent on Diggz?
Finding rooms for rent on Diggz is easy. Just enter your desired location and use filters such as rent range and room type to browse listings that match your preferences.
What types of rooms for rent are available on Diggz?
Diggz offers a wide range of room types, including single rooms, shared rooms, and full apartments. You can find rooms from individual renters, subleases, and coliving partners, with options to filter by location, rent price, amenities, and more.
Is it safe to use Diggz to find a room for rent?
Yes, Diggz prioritizes safety. Users sign up with verified email addresses or phone numbers, and listings are vetted by both AI and human review to prevent scams. The messaging system ensures secure communication within the platform.
How does Diggz match me with potential roommates?
Diggz's algorithm considers your personality, lifestyle, and preferences to match you with suitable roommates and rental options, ensuring a positive living experience.
Can I post a room for rent on Diggz?
Absolutely! You can post a room for rent on Diggz by creating a listing that includes location, rent price, and room type. Your listing will be visible to potential roommates, and you can communicate with interested tenants.
Does using Diggz cost anything?
Using Diggz is completely free. You can post room listings, find roommates, and use essential app features without any charges. Premium features for boosting listings are available but not mandatory.