51 Apartments for rent in Elgin, IL

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Last updated August 23 at 6:33AM
40W697 Wild Briar Lane
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated August 16 at 11:09AM
4 Bedrooms
$3,800
1262 Christopher Court
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated August 17 at 4:17AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,350
732 Cheyenne Lane
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated August 15 at 5:09AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
2171 Vernon Dr
North Country Knolls
Elgin, IL
Updated August 1 at 9:28AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
267 Comstock Drive
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated August 15 at 5:06AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,895
2493 Emily Lane
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated August 15 at 5:28AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,650
1499 Meyer St
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated August 5 at 1:44AM
2 Bedrooms
$875
2404 Emily Lane
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated August 15 at 5:37AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,750
1690 Maple Lane
North Country Knolls
Elgin, IL
Updated August 15 at 5:30AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,385
1578 Mark Ave
Eagle Heights
Elgin, IL
Updated July 20 at 5:38PM
2 Bedrooms
$875
336 Lilac Lane
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated August 15 at 5:09AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,400
1204 Frederick Court
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated August 17 at 4:22AM
3 Bedrooms
$2,650
6 S Union St
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated August 16 at 9:21AM
1 Bedroom
$775
813 PRESTON Avenue
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated August 17 at 4:18AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,600
1155 CLOVER HILL Lane
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated August 15 at 5:28AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,150
50 South Grove Avenue
Downtown Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated August 15 at 5:37AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,625
1320 Brunswick Court
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated August 15 at 5:19AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,400
10 S Geneva St
Gifford Park
Elgin, IL
Updated August 10 at 10:07AM
1 Bedroom
$750
370 Littleton Trail
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated August 19 at 10:08AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,595
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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!