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Step 5. Housing

Useful Information

It can be challenging to find an apartment for a short period (4 - 5 months) since leases are usually signed for a period of 12 months. That is the reason why the School offers the following options to HEC Montréal exchange students.


A On-campus Residence Hall

B – Off-Campus Housing for Exchange Students

C – Searching for an apartment on Your Own


To find out more about the various Montreal neighbourhoods


Please note that the Student Services (SAE) and at the International Exchange Program office (IEP) can help you in your housing search.

Facebook: Housing for exchange students



A – On-campus Residence Hall

HEC Montréal now has its own brand new Residence that was inaugurated in August 2015.  HEC Montréal-Darlington Residence comprises 14 apartments with 2 to 3 individual bedrooms each. It is situated within walking distance of Côte-Sainte-Catherine Building and close to many services.


For Winter 2017 semester, 6 fully-furnished bedrooms are available for exchange students:

  • 4 ½ month lease
  • Rent from $985 CA to $1,095 CA per month.
  • Included: high speed Internet and Wi-Fi, heating and electricity.
  • Safe environment.
  • Laundry room and lockers for storage in the basement.

About the Residence Hall



B – Off-Campus Housing for Exchange Students

HEC Montréal has partnered with companies to offer to exchange students fully-furnished bedrooms located in different areas. The rooms include all services (electricity, heating and Wi-Fi) .

Visit the following websites to see room availabilities, check the various offers, read about the reservation process and ask for any further information.

Get Your Place – password incoming2017

Student Flat – no password required

Student Housing Mtl – no password required

Booking system opens:

Fall 2016

Winter 2017

May 26, 2016

October 27, 2016


  • First come, first served
  • Read contract and conditions carefully
  • Only one booking
  • Online deposit required
  • Booking confirmed by PayPal payment


C- Searching for an apartment on Your Own

In the process of finding an accommodation by yourself, we suggest you to take a look at the listings of landlords ready to welcome HEC Montreal students, as well as offers from other HEC Montreal students leaving for a semester abroad during your stay here in Montreal:



Important Note

  • The School makes no selection of the announcements on these sites, it does not visit housing and it assumes no responsibility in connection with these offers of accommodation.
  • Visit our Information Section on Accommodation for more information about housing in Québec.


Temporary Lodging

When searching for your apartment, you may need temporary accommodation at the very beginning of your stay in Montreal. Here are the different options you may take advantage of: hotel, youth hostel, couchsurfing, etc. We recommend the following places that are all situated close to the School:

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