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130 apartments for rent near Elgin, IL

Last updated March 23 at 8:37PM
Blackhawk Apartments
926 Congdon Ave
Elgin, IL
Updated March 23 at 8:37PM
1 Bedroom
$950
2 Bedrooms
$1,075
3 Bedrooms
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710 Kenneth Cir
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated March 23 at 10:46AM
1 Bedroom
$925
1137 RESERVE Drive
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated March 19 at 7:22AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
2175 Vernon Dr
North Country Knolls
Elgin, IL
Updated March 1 at 1:47AM
1 Bedroom
$795
765 Terrace Court
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated March 14 at 6:53AM
1 Bedroom
$900
123 Jewett St
Near West Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated March 17 at 4:09PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,325
856 North SHADY OAKS Drive
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated March 16 at 4:34PM
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
154 Dawson Drive
Downtown Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated March 10 at 12:32AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,800
736 Ripple Brook Lane
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated March 17 at 10:11PM
2 Bedrooms
$1,350
3124 Primrose Street
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated March 23 at 5:28PM
5 Bedrooms
$2,790
2171 Vernon Dr
North Country Knolls
Elgin, IL
Updated March 15 at 10:33AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,050
704 SHADY OAKS Court
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated March 18 at 8:41PM
2 Bedrooms
$1,450
1260 BRADLEY Circle
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated March 23 at 5:28PM
2 Bedrooms
$1,725
377 South Commonwealth Avenue
Sunset Park
Elgin, IL
Updated March 18 at 7:46AM
1 Bedroom
$1,100
286 COMSTOCK Drive
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated March 20 at 1:12PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,675
6 National Street
Southwest Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated March 17 at 10:11PM
2 Bedrooms
$950
2461 Anna way
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated March 20 at 11:11PM
2 Bedrooms
$1,650
1308 Borden Drive
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated March 13 at 8:32PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,700
709 Diane Avenue
Eagle Heights
Elgin, IL
Updated March 21 at 8:52PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,650
682 Dickie Avenue
Southeast Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated March 20 at 1:12PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,800
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City Guide
Elgin
What’s so special about Elgin, anyway?

There’s a reason Elgin is one of Illinois’ fastest growing communities: The city boasts a mixture of ornate Victorian homes, newly-constructed estates, and rental units of all varieties for remarkably affordable prices. 1-BR rentals usually go for between $700 and $900, while lucky leasers can often find spacious luxury units for under a grand.

Is it easy to find an apartment there?

Yep. Waiting lists are nearly unheard of in Elgin, and plenty of complexes have vacant units year-round. Whether you’re in the market for a basic studio unit, a lavish condominium, an ultramodern downtown loft, or any other type of crash pad, you’ll find a variety of options in Elgin. Just arm yourself with proof of income, banking statements, and a list of previous addresses, and you’ll be living it up in Elgin!

How about entertainment? Am I going to be bored in Elgin?

The city is dotted with parks, equestrian paths, biking and hiking trails, as well as a petting zoo, symphony orchestra, and sports complex. The downtown area serves up a handful of chic lounges, pubs, and club. The Grand Victoria Casino downtown features live bands, karaoke, national comedy acts, and a variety of dining options.

Where are the best places to rent in Elgin?

Downtown Elgin has undergone a renaissance in the past couple decades and now boasts an assortment of chic lofts and spacious condos, most of which are available for under a grand. The various rental properties in South and West Elgin has a more suburban vibe. Featuring tons of newly-constructed homes and apartments replete with all kinds of bells and whistles.

What’s my best option for bumming around town?

The Metra rail service, which runs daily routes between the Elgin and Chicago. The PACE city bus, meanwhile, is a viable option for bumming around Elgin alone, but your best bet for navigating the streets of Chicagoland is via your own set of wheels. Elgin’s attractions, businesses, shopping centers, banks, and restaurants are so spread out that the only way to work and play conveniently is with your own vehicle.

Any other tips for renting in Elgin?

Just be sure to read your lease carefully and give your new pad a solid inspection before settling in. Make sure your appliances function properly, your pipes and sinks don’t leak, your toilets flush, and your walls, floors, and ceilings are blemish-free. Keep in mind that it’s always easier to get management to fix things up before you’ve moved in than after, so ensure that your new place is in tip-top shape from day one.

And now, we’re happy to say, you’re ready to begin your bold apartment hunting adventures! So welcome to Elgin, and happy hunting!

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