asks homeowners to consider renting their spare room to a student

Provided by asks homeowners to consider renting their spare room to a student
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Ontario – August 3, 2022, the company specializing in providing colleges and universities throughout North America with off-campus housing solutions, is reaching out to the public with a plea to help provide housing accommodations for students returning to class this fall.

Students are currently planning to move for the upcoming academic term; however, they are finding it difficult to locate safe and affordable housing accommodations due to low vacancy rates across the country. This poses an even greater challenge for international students travelling from abroad.

Last summer, the company launched a nationwide media campaign encouraging homeowners to consider renting their spare room to a student, because of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on rental housing shortages. This year, the dire situation hasn’t improved much. partners with colleges, universities, and student unions to provide a rental property listing service for students, landlords and affiliates of the schools.

To assist with the dilemma again this year, homeowners are being informed of the benefits involved with renting to students and asked, “Would you be willing to rent your spare room to a student attending college or university in your community?”

“The current rental market with extremely low vacancy rates has created an unprecedented struggle for students to find a place to live while attending school. Our team is doing all we can to help by reaching out to the community and raising awareness. By renting out a room not being used within their house to a student, homeowners can gain a new revenue source and experience other benefits too. It’s a win-win for both!” said Mark Taylor, Director of Accounts with

Some colleges and universities are offering FREE general listings at this time to generate more housing options for their students online (check for offers and details). For more information, please contact 1-866-766-0767, or visit


About is the comprehensive Off-Campus Housing Service that works in conjunction with academic institutions and student organizations to provide off-campus housing solutions for students.  Over 190 college and university campuses throughout North America have partnered with this resourceful website since 2003.  During the last 19 years, has helped over 134,500 landlords and property managers advertise their rental vacancies to students, alumni, and faculty successfully.  Their team is dedicated to helping students find a home away from home!

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