50 Apartments for rent in Elgin, IL

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Last updated July 26 at 6:35AM
1635 Maple Ln
North Country Knolls
Elgin, IL
Updated July 13 at 1:41AM
2 Bedrooms
$875
1508 Arbor Ln
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated July 20 at 5:58PM
2 Bedrooms
$1,600
1155 CLOVER HILL Lane
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated July 17 at 8:39PM
4 Bedrooms
$2,250
161 N Bend Way
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated July 19 at 10:53AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,995
481 MOORESFIELD Street
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated July 22 at 3:32AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,500
717 Villa St
Southeast Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated July 26 at 1:42AM
2 Bedrooms
$990
336 Lilac Lane
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated July 13 at 2:34AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,400
1578 Mark Ave
Eagle Heights
Elgin, IL
Updated July 20 at 5:38PM
2 Bedrooms
$875
357 Washburn Street
Southwest Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated June 21 at 10:54AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,100
342 Snow Drop Lane
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated July 21 at 12:02PM
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
15 Creekside Circle
Century Oaks West
Elgin, IL
Updated July 2 at 2:12AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,300
267 Comstock Drive
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated July 15 at 2:43AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,950
150 North Bend Way
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated July 20 at 4:52AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,995
1204 Frederick Court
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated July 19 at 10:55AM
3 Bedrooms
$2,850
3883 Eagle Ridge Drive
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated July 14 at 2:55AM
3 Bedrooms
$2,100
123 Jewett St Apt A
Near West Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated June 1 at 1:01PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,275
224 Jefferson Ave Apt 3
Northeast Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated July 19 at 10:52AM
Studio
$675
3338 Cameron Drive
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated July 15 at 7:45PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,650
140 College St
Gifford Park
Elgin, IL
Updated July 23 at 9:52AM
1 Bedroom
$600
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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!