Considering that Vancouver has recently been voted the world’s best city to live in, it also ranks as Canada’s most expensive city to rent in. A studio just for you in the West End or Kitsilano is going to cost you in the region of $850, while a one bedroom apartment in the same areas could reach $1100. Even sharing a larger two or three bedroom apartment in these areas could be as much as $700-$800. But do shop around, we are only giving you a rough guide here so be persistent and take your time, you could find a great place to share with your friends for $600-$700 each.
Average Rent in Vancouver Hoods – $ – October 2010
|Neighbourhoods||Studio||1 Bed||2 Bed||3 Bed|
|Zone 1: West End/Stanley Park||$875||$1100||$1720||$2580|
|Zone 2: English Bay||$895||$1080||$1590||$2500|
|Zone 3: Downtown||$920||$1140||$1725||$2580|
|Zone 4: South Granville/Oak St||$830||$1040||$1455||$1840|
|Zone 5: Kitsilano/Point Grey||$850||$1050||$1460||$2090|
Date adapted from the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation rental market report for October 2010.