A Guide to Student Renting in Missoula
If you are from out-of-town or new to renting, this guide is a great resource for you to learn about the rental scene in Missoula.
Stats on renting in Missoula:
½ of Missoula rents (30,000 people), around 10,000 are student renters.
Missoula has a current rental vacancy rate of around 2 - 5%, the national average is 10%, Seattle's is around 9%.
What does this mean?
- It is difficult to find a rental.
- It is difficult to find a rental near the University and even more difficult to find a rental that accepts pets.
- Some landlords take advantage of the fact there aren't many rental units available so they may charge higher rates and/or don't do repairs, etc.
Although it may be tough, many students have found great living situations!
Get the facts. Keep reading this guide.