56 Apartments for rent in Elgin, IL

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Last updated September 24 at 2:24AM
426 Heine Ave
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated September 21 at 5:46PM
2 Bedrooms
$1,250
1620 Maple Ln
North Country Knolls
Elgin, IL
Updated September 22 at 7:04PM
3 Bedrooms
$1,275
1572 Maple Lane
North Country Knolls
Elgin, IL
Updated September 10 at 11:14AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,450
429 MOORESFIELD Street
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated September 4 at 7:09PM
4 Bedrooms
$2,250
363 Yarwood St
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated September 23 at 9:37AM
2 Bedrooms
$995
1308 SHAWFORD Way
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated September 20 at 2:50AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,260
603 Donegal Drive
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated September 24 at 2:24AM
4 Bedrooms
$2,300
47 N Jane Dr
North Country Knolls
Elgin, IL
Updated September 22 at 7:04PM
1 Bedroom
$825
1840 W Highland Ave # E204
Valley Creek Southwest
Elgin, IL
Updated September 22 at 10:50AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,150
2404 Emily Lane
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated September 21 at 2:49AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,699
121 Oak Street
Southwest Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated September 3 at 2:11AM
1 Bedroom
$850
309 Kathleen Dr
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated September 10 at 2:29AM
2 Bedrooms
$925
50 South Grove Avenue
Downtown Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated September 21 at 2:48AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,575
2096 CONSTITUTION Court
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated September 15 at 9:38AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,595
352 St. Charles Street
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated September 24 at 2:19AM
1 Bedroom
$895
1207 FALCON RIDGE Drive
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated September 8 at 3:41AM
3 Bedrooms
$2,250
40W697 Wild Briar Lane
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated September 6 at 2:53AM
4 Bedrooms
$3,300
106 Kenneth Circle
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated September 16 at 10:51AM
2 Bedrooms
$1,150
Evergreen Ln
Elgin
Elgin, IL
Updated September 20 at 7:26AM
3 Bedrooms
$1,950
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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!