Elgin, IL: 136 apartments available for rent

Last updated May 28 at 6:28PM
640 North Lyle Avenue
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated May 22 at 11:27PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,700
1700 Corron Road
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated May 20 at 8:10AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
345 Silver St
Grant Park
Elgin, IL
Updated May 12 at 5:39PM
1 Bedroom
$825
2183 Vernon Dr
North Country Knolls
Elgin, IL
Updated May 12 at 5:39PM
Studio
$725
923 Larkin Avenue
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated May 10 at 3:21PM
1 Bedroom
$800
3307 Batley Street
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated May 22 at 11:25PM
4 Bedrooms
$2,700
56 North Liberty Street
Gifford Park
Elgin, IL
Updated May 24 at 6:52AM
4 Bedrooms
$1,650
682 Dickie Avenue
Southeast Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated May 4 at 6:07PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,650
50 S Grove Ave
Downtown Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated May 18 at 5:43PM
1 Bedroom
$1,400
263 GARDEN Drive
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated May 5 at 2:42PM
4 Bedrooms
$2,800
2464 Anna Way
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated May 18 at 6:05PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,650
512 Clark Street
Grant Park
Elgin, IL
Updated May 9 at 5:40PM
1 Bedroom
$895
3032 Seekonk Avenue
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated May 18 at 6:44AM
3 Bedrooms
$2,695
757 Shady Oaks Dr.
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated May 20 at 11:20AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,400
638 Virgil Avenue
Southeast Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated May 26 at 9:56AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,900
315 Mountain St
Grant Park
Elgin, IL
Updated May 25 at 12:10PM
1 Bedroom
$790
1025 Chaucer Court
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated May 8 at 8:09AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,275
3138 Taunton Street
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated May 11 at 6:30PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,800
743 Jefferson Ave
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated May 19 at 5:29PM
1 Bedroom
$850
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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!