61 Apartments for rent in Elgin, IL

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Last updated October 20 at 10:19AM
1519 Meyer Street
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated October 11 at 10:03AM UTC
2 Bedrooms
$900
37 Creekside Circle
Century Oaks West
Elgin, IL
Updated September 26 at 2:28AM UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
352 St. Charles Street
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated October 1 at 6:00PM UTC
1 Bedroom
$845
2444 Emily Lane
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated October 1 at 3:51AM UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,595
1860 West HIGHLAND Avenue
Valley Creek Southwest
Elgin, IL
Updated October 13 at 2:29AM UTC
1 Bedroom
$1,100
426 Heine Ave
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated October 19 at 9:51AM UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,200
1253 GETZELMAN Drive
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated October 9 at 8:55PM UTC
2 Bedrooms
$895
271 South State Street
Near West Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated October 5 at 2:17AM UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,050
1622 Mark Ave
Eagle Heights
Elgin, IL
Updated September 26 at 1:32AM UTC
1 Bedroom
$795
166 Harding Street
Southwest Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated October 4 at 10:35AM UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,150
453 E. Chicago St
Gifford Park
Elgin, IL
Updated October 19 at 1:32PM UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,150
106 South LIBERTY Street
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated October 16 at 2:21AM UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,575
481 MOORESFIELD Street
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated October 12 at 2:06AM UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,200
123 Jewett St Apt A
Near West Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated October 20 at 10:19AM UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,250
267 Comstock Drive
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated October 12 at 2:03AM UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,850
423 Azalea Street
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated October 6 at 4:01AM UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,700
1616 Mark Ave
Eagle Heights
Elgin, IL
Updated October 5 at 7:08PM UTC
1 Bedroom
$795
3042 Settlers Parkway
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated October 14 at 10:31PM UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,600
2153 Vernon Dr
North Country Knolls
Elgin, IL
Updated October 9 at 9:23AM UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
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City Guide

Greetings, present and future residents of Elgin! Situated about 40 miles northwest of downtown Chicago on the banks of the Fox River, Elgin is a popular residential destination for leasers who covet Chicagoland lodgings without having to pay typical Chicagoland prices. Sound like a good fit for you? Then journey on, bold apartment hunter, because the dwellings of your dreams may be just a few clicks anyway.

First, though, let’s take a moment to answer the questions we know you must hav...

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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!