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Last updated February 26 2024 at 9:44 PM

West Lafayette, IN
40 Dog Friendly Apartments for Rent

Finding an apartment in West Lafayette that accepts your pet may not be easy, but it’s very possible. Keep in mind, most of the time you’ll have to pay a premium for bring... Read Guide >
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City Guide for West Lafayette, IN

Greetings, Boilermakers, and welcome to your apartment-hunting headquarters! Situated on the banks of the Wabash River across from its sister city, Lafayette, this community is one of America’s most charming and historic little college towns. It’s also a city that boasts some of the most attractive and affordable apartments for rent in the Midwest. If this sounds like your kind of town, then start scouring the listings in this snazzy little apartment finder we’ve assembled, because we guarantee ...

Since renters account for nearly 65 percent of the city’s residents, you shouldn’t be surprised to find apartments galore in our West Lafayette listings. Looking for an inexpensive apartment rental? Studio apartments and modest one and two bedroom units (many of which are within walking distance of the university) are typically available in the $500 - $700 range. Are you a high roller looking to land a family-sized (1,100-plus square foot) luxury apartment? They, too, are readily available (for between $1,000 and $1,500), and usually come equipped with super sweet amenities such as modern interiors, walk-in closets, vaulted ceilings, clubhouses, gyms, swimming pools, and balconies. In other words, there’s something for penny pinchers and big ballers alike in the West Laffy apartment market.

Pet friendly apartments in West Lafayette are surprisingly easy to come by, and a smattering of furnished apartments for rent and short term lease deals are available as well. Whether you’re staying in town for the long haul or looking for a short-term crash pad, we’ve got you covered. Just arm yourself with a basic renting arsenal that includes proof of income, bank account info, and a list of previous residences, and you’ll be living it up in Boilermaker Country before you know it!

Although a few apartment complexes have vacancies year-round in West Lafayette, many of the most coveted apartment complexes near campus fill up completely by mid-summer. If you’re a Purdue student, faculty, or staff member looking for a campus area apartment, loft, or townhouse for rent, we recommend beginning your apartment search no later than April or May to ensure you have the pick of the litter. Also, if you’re a student with no income, no credit, and no renting history (we bet you’ve got a cupboard full of Ramen and a fridge full of beer, though!), you’ll need a reputable cosigner (aka parent) to help you seal the deal.

Playing host to a wide range of shops, eateries, outdoors attractions, culture, and nightlife, West Lafayette holds tons of appeal to Boilermakers of all shapes and sizes. So what are you waiting for? Start clicking away in search of your dream dwellings, and happy hunting! See more

What to keep in mind when looking for dog friendly apartments in West Lafayette, IN

Finding an apartment in West Lafayette that accepts your pet may not be easy, but it’s very possible. Keep in mind, most of the time you’ll have to pay a premium for bringing your dog along in your new apartment. Some apartments require you to pay monthly pet rent, others will ask for a non-refundable pet fee or a refundable pet deposit.

While landlords and property management companies have varying pet policies, most of them limit the number of dogs you can bring to your apartment and include breed and weight restrictions.

If your pet falls under some of the restrictions outlined in the pet policy, it’s still worth asking the landlord if they can make an exception for your dog. Preparing a pet resume ahead of time could help you build the case for your furry friend. Make sure to include information on behavioral training your dog went through over the years and proof of vaccinations. If you can, include references from your former landlord and/or neighbors.