59 Apartments for rent in Elgin, IL

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Last updated November 23 at 8:21pm UTC
40W697 Wild Briar Lane
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated October 26 at 2:21am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$3,200
481 MOORESFIELD Street
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated November 23 at 11:07am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,200
352 St. Charles Street
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated October 1 at 6:00pm UTC
1 Bedroom
$845
1572 Maple Lane
North Country Knolls
Elgin, IL
Updated November 6 at 9:49am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,350
121 Oak Street
Southwest Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated September 3 at 2:11am UTC
1 Bedroom
$850
1535 Yellowstone Drive
Forest Ridge
Elgin, IL
Updated November 19 at 1:28am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,700
2444 Emily Lane
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated November 22 at 9:39am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,550
575 Littleton trail
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated November 23 at 12:21pm UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,650
1519 Meyer Street
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated November 13 at 5:23pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$900
429 MOORESFIELD Street
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated November 22 at 9:36am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$2,000
718 Parkway Ave
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated November 23 at 5:49pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,195
106 South LIBERTY Street
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated November 16 at 10:47am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,540
6 National Street
Southwest Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated November 9 at 10:48am UTC
2 Bedrooms
$950
2183 Vernon Dr
North Country Knolls
Elgin, IL
Updated November 9 at 2:07am UTC
Studio
$710
1036 Hill Avenue
Northeast Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated November 19 at 1:31am UTC
6 Bedrooms
$1,750
267 Comstock Drive
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated October 12 at 2:03am UTC
3 Bedrooms
$1,850
6 S Union St
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated November 15 at 2:20am UTC
1 Bedroom
$775
39W742 PLANK Road
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated November 10 at 1:42am UTC
4 Bedrooms
$1,395
2153 Vernon Dr
North Country Knolls
Elgin, IL
Updated November 9 at 12:12pm UTC
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
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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!