Virginia Commonwealth University Off Campus Apartments
Ready for an Apartment near VCU?
Has the time come for you to get out of the dorm and move into an off campus VCU apartment? Perhaps the options available from the Virginia Commonwealth University housing office no longer meet your needs and you would like to find a cheap apartment close to the VCU campus. If so, you can search for off campus Virginia Commonwealth University apartments with MyNewPlace's college housing search.
Although Virginia Commonwealth University student housing may be very conveniently close to campus, moving to an off campus apartment can be a great way to save money, put some distance in between yourself and an RA, get accustomed to living in your own apartment and building up rental history.
VCU apartments for rent are available close to campus and in other neighborhoods around Richmond, Virginia. Using our map based university apartment finder, you can find off campus housing near campus to ensure you can still get to all the VCU Rodney the Ram games and make it to class on time.
We can help you find off campus VCU apartments that will best suit your collegiate lifestyle; search Virginia Commonwealth University apartments by the number of bedrooms, price, neighborhood or a range of other amenities.
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CAN U RECOMMEND ANY UPSCALE SAFE RENTAL APT BUILDING IN THE FAN DISTRICT
You can search apartments in Fan district with MyNewPlace by using zip code 23221 or 23220. You can get an idea about how safe the apartment is by choosing to display apartments with amenities such as “Controlled Access” box and “Parking” box. Click the 'Search by Amenities' button at the top right of the page to display only those apartments.
What neighborhoods in Richmond are good for eating out?
One of the most fun areas for eating out in Richmond is also one of the newest. The Canal Walk district along the James River is a lot of fun and there are so many choices! In West Richmond, there's a huge selection of places all along West Main STreet. Lots of ethnic and cool places are there.
near vcu for below 400$ per month for 2 members to stay...any option?
We have one apartment for rent in Richmond near Virginia Commonwealth University that is $385 per month. Search Richmond and select $400 for your maximum rent.
Where in Richmond should I live if I'd like to walk or bike to work and to restaurants and bars from my apartment?
Richmond is a highly pedestrian-friendly city. Neighborhoods like Jackson Ward, Church Hill, The Fan, and the Museum District all offer a wide variety of housing to fit any price range, and are located within walking distance from many local amenities as well as public transportation. The only neighborhood to avoid if you would like to walk or bike to work and other destinations, would be the West End, which is only really accessible by car. Also notable, Richmond's James River Park System snakes through most of the city allowing for even more walkability.
I've got dogs. What are the best places in Richmond for being outdoors with pets?
Some of the best places to take your dogs outdoors in Richmond are, naturally, one of the city's many dog parks. These include Barker Field Dog Park (at Byrd Park), Church Hill Dog Park (at Chimborazo Park), Phideaux Field (at Forest Hill Presbyterian Church), and Ruff House Dog Park (at Rockwood Park). Another great place to take your pets for a walk in Richmond is along the river; the James River Park System features multiple parks and trails along the river from Robius Road all the way to the bottom. Wherever you are, always remember to clean up after your dogs in public spaces.
Do most people in Richmond rely on public transportation?
No. Although there is a public transportation system in the Richmond area, routes and schedules are limited. Local transit is provided by the Greater Richmond Transit Company (GRTC). The GRTC, however, serves only small parts of the suburban counties. Intercity bus service to place like Washington, D.C., Hampton Roads, Charlotte, Raleigh, Baltimore, and Philadelphia is provided by Greyhound Lines and Megabus. The Richmond area also has two Amtrak stations, each of which receives regular service from Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, and New York.