There are always houses and units for rent in Armidale, though students need to be aware that during the 4-6 weeks before semester commencement there is a much higher demand for housing and they need take into account the extra time it may take to find suitable accommodation. When deciding to rent a house or unit, students need to take into consideration whether they will live on their own or with other people, and the cost of setting up a house, which will include a bond (equal to 4 weeks rent), furniture, electricity connection, phone connection and other setup costs.
Approximate rental costs in Armidale:
|AU$ per week|
|Room in a share house||65 – 110|
|1 bedroom unit||110 – 160|
|2 bedroom house||140 – 200|
|3+ bedroom house||160 – 360|
Properties for rent can be located through Armidale Real Estate Agents. See the Property Guide website http://www.une.edu.au/recruit/app_info/realestate.php.
For additional information about renting in Armidale, click here to download this brochure.