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Platt's Lane Estates
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Rental Rates & Payment Options
Rental Rates

Each unit is rented for a twelve-month calendar period, depending on the month the lease commences.

Base Monthly Rental Rates for May 1, 2024 to April 30, 2025 (12 month lease):

  • One-bedroom Apartment from $1,220
  • Two-bedroom Apartment from $1,450
  • Two-bedroom Townhouse from $1,480 (+ utilities)
  • Three-bedroom Townhouse from $1,600 (+ utilities)

All rates reflect unfurnished apartments.

Current tenants will be advised of new rental rates before their existing lease expires. The new rental rates are applicable to tenants applying for a new lease.

Income Tax Information
The Platt's Lane Estates are property tax exempt, therefore, tenants are not eligible to claim the full amount of their rent as per CRA Guidelines. Tenants may claim an Ontario Energy and Property Tax Credit of $25 on Form ON-BEN. No receipt is required for this claim. For more information on the Ontario Energy and Property Tax Credit, please visit the Ontario Ministry of Finance website.

Payment Options

Rent must be paid monthly and is due on the first day of the month. Once your payment has been processed an e-mail confirmation will be sent to your UWO e-mail address.

  1. Online Banking (preferred)

    Internet banking payments can be made through the following Canadian financial institutions:

    If you already use your bank's web services, go to your banking website, log in and use the search word "Western" to find and add Western Univ - Apartments as a payee. The account number for your bill is your nine-digit student number (starting with either 25 or 00).

    If you currently do not bank online, please contact a representative of your bank to register for this service. Please note that online banking payments sometimes take two to three business days to be received by our office.

  2. Online Payment using Mastercard, Visa, Debit Mastercard & Visa Debit

    Payments can be made through the myHousing Portal by logging in using your Western University credentials.

  3. Bank Draft, Money Order, Certified Cheque, or Personal Cheque

    Please make your payments payable to The University of Western Ontario. Please include your name, building, unit number and student number on all bank drafts, money orders, certified cheques and personal cheques.

    For your convenience, a series of post-dated cheques are accepted by the rental office.

  4. Interac (Direct Debit) & Credit Card (Visa / Mastercard)

    Direct debit and credit card payments can be made at the Platts Lane Rental Office during office hours from Monday to Friday (excluding statutory holidays) 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Rental Application

Western University is becoming smoke free!
Effective July 1, 2018 smoking will only be permitted in six designated smoking areas on campus. In July 2019 the campus will become completely smoke free. This will include Platt's Lane Estates.

Townhouses & Apartments
Link: Interior Photos & Layouts. Check it out!
Link: Virtual Tour of an Apartment. Check it out!
University Apartments
The University Apartments are focused on providing accommodations to upper year single students, while Platt's Lane Estates provides accommodations for students with families.
Check out our University Apartments website