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Bungalow doesn’t just list rooms for rent in shared homes - we work with our homeowners to hand select each property to make sure it is up to our standard. We then help our residents find their roommates and build a unique community in their home. Finally, we have an incredible team behind the scenes that are always a message away through our app if and when you need us. Beautiful homes. Incredible locations. Pricing that makes sense. Find a room in a shared home that hits the sweet spot between great quality and sensible pricing. Bungalow homes are hand-selected across major markets to match your lifestyle. Find it. Try it. Feel 100% before you rent. Love where you live or you're free to go. Our 30-day trial, option to transfer to other in-network Bungalow homes, and flexible lease terms are all designed to help you rent with confidence. Live in good company. Our Meet & Greet Chat takes the stress out of finding a roommate by making sure everyone in the household is a match from day one. We pre-screen all residents because your safety is our top priority. Enjoy the benefits of living together with the freedom of operating solo. Use our Meet & Greet chat to select roommates with similar lifestyles. Then, sign and pay separately within our app.
For the vast majority of our properties, Bungalow partners with Conservice, to manage, separate, and bill utilities removing the need for arguing over venmo each month. You will only pay for the exact amount your home uses and Bungalow takes care of splitting these costs evenly between you and your roommates.
Bungalow’s Shared Homes include furnished common areas (living, dining, and kitchens), along with a Smart TV, and kitchen essentials! The only furniture you'll need to move in is whatever you'd like to put in your bedroom.
Some Bungalow Shared Homes are pet friendly, while others are not. You can find pet information by clicking on a particular home. That said, service and emotional support animals (ESAs) are accepted in every Bungalow home with proper supporting documentation.
Bungalow takes the hassle out of your housing search. We offer beautiful homes (entire and shared) in the country’s most vibrant neighborhoods, and can help connect you with roommates you’ll love coming home to. And finally, we believe you should be able to still afford to explore your new city as well. We pride ourselves on the fact that Bungalow residents save an average of 30% on rent compared to studio apartments in the same neighborhood.
Moving into a Bungalow shared home is the easiest way to find great roommates. Our Meet & Greet Chat helps you connect with roommates you look forward to living with to form a one-of-a-kind household together.
According to Zumper, the average 1 bedroom apartment in Chicago is $1,600. Nationwide, Bungalow residents save an average of 30% on rent compared to studio apartments in the same neighborhood.
The CTA is Chicago's public transit system. CTA has an extensive bus and train system that covers most of the city, as well as connections with surrounding cities like Milwaukee County, Joliet, and Naples. Alternatively, some travelers recommend Uber for those who want some independence without renting a car. With Uber drivers all over town, you can get where you need to go reliably and affordably.
Chicago is a city full of life and energy, both natural and manmade. It has a vibrant music scene with a range of venues from the House Of Blues to Lincoln Hall to smaller local bars all over town that hosts small live bands. There are also lots of places for drinks or coffee in Chicago, from coffeeshops to bars downtown. In addition, there are plenty outdoor experiences such as the Shedd Aquarium's Oceanarium, John G. Shedd Foundation for Botanical Science's garden, Lincoln Park Zoo and more!
Chicago is a vibrant and diverse city with plenty of universities to choose from. The main options are the University of Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Northwestern, DePaul and Loyola University Chicago. Given that the city has such a large population and offers so much for people to do education wise it's no surprise that there are so many universities in this great city.