Rental housing

UBC has 840 rental housing units on-campus in Vancouver for full-time faculty and staff at reduced rents, and over 800 market rental units on campus for faculty, staff and the general public, available at market-appraised rents.

On the Vancouver campus

There are a number of rental options on campus, some at market price and others at reduced rent for faculty and staff, as well as short-term stays. 

For information on renting in Kelowna near the UBC Okanagan campus, see our relocating to Kelowna.

Rent-geared-to-income programs

UBC currently administers two pilot programs for faculty and staff, offering rental housing to employees at a rate based on their income. View program details and online applications

Reduced-rent rentals

UBC has 840 rental housing units on-campus in Vancouver for full-time faculty and staff at reduced rents. These units are contained in 12 buildings in the residential neighbourhoods on campus known as Hawthorn Place, Wesbrook Place, and East Campus. 

All units are relatively new (between one and 15 years old) and are all within an easy and beautiful walk or bike ride from the main academic campus, parks, schools, community centre and daycares.

Market-price rentals

UBC also has over 800 market rental units on campus for faculty, staff and the general public, at market appraised rents. The market rental units in the buildings listed below are owned and operated for the university by Wesbrook Properties, a subsidiary of UBC Properties Trust.

Short-term rentals

On-campus options in Vancouver include hotels as an option

    Looking to rent off-campus?

    Recognizing that some faculty and staff prefer to live off campus, here's a list of resources that can help you find a rental apartment elsewhere in Vancouver.

       

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