Why Now Is the Best Time to Look at Apartment Deals in Chicago

Spring is here and that means that apartment deals in Chicago are sprouting up for savvy renters who've timed their apartment search to the peak moving season for Chicago apartments. Renters will find some of the best deals in town curated here in this list of free rent offers and other limited time promotions. Offers as good as 3 MONTHS OF FREE RENT or more are certainly a breath of fresh air, so renters who want the dual advantages of exploring a new Chicago neighborhood from their apartment along with up to 3 months' worth of free rent back in their bank accounts should start their apartment search here.

Explore new horizons with the great deals offered below and get in touch about setting up a virtual apartment tour at one of these Chicago apartment buildings.

An Incredible Deal: Get 3 Months Free in these Chicago Apartments

The Oliver on LaSalle

Refreshed apartments offering 3 months of free rent at the intersection of Old Town and River North, The Oliver on LaSalle gives renters a chance to live in a premium location with great savings.

Wave Lakeview

Lakeview apartments that are bright and bold, plus they're offering 3 months free. What's not to love? We're especially enamored of the views from this Lakeview spot and the recent renovation of this mid-century building brings its 1960s vibe back to life in a fun, trendy way.

Lake & Wells Apartments

Don’t sleep on the brilliant location of these Chicago Loop apartments, especially now that they’re offering renters 3 months of free rent. Think the Loop is an all-work, no-play zone? Think again: the neighborhood is home to more than a dozen free, public art installations and some of the world’s finest art is housed at the Art Institute of Chicago on the Loop’s eastern edge.

2000 North Milwaukee Apartments

These modern apartments have 3 months of free rent to offer renters on top of their great location near the 606 in Logan Square.

1120 N. LaSalle Apartments

Get up to 2 months free at this classic apartment building that sits astride the zone where River North, Old Town and the Gold Coast neighborhoods mingle with one another. This location is superb for access to 3 vibrant neighborhoods as well as its proximity to downtown.

1435 North Wells Apartments

Sleek interior finishes await renters at these bright Old Town apartments. In addition to the nice apartments, renters will find a nice deal: 2.5 months of free rent!

Noca Blu

These crisp Logan Square apartments near the CTA Blue line are offering 3 month free to renters.

Park Lincoln by Reside

Get 3 months free at these Lincoln Park apartments near Clark/Diversey.

Apartments in Chicago Offering Up to 2 Months of Free Rent

The Wilson Club Apartments

These newly renovated Uptown apartments come in studio and 1 bedroom configurations while offering in-unit laundry PLUS up to 2 months of free rent.

4521 N. Malden Apartments

These Uptown apartments are offering 2 months of free rent to tenants who sign on to a longer term lease agreement.

517-525 West Brompton Apartments

Renters who sign a long-term lease agreement at these Lakeview apartments get 2 months free!

2256-64 N. Lincoln Apartments

Enjoy 2 months of free rent at these classic Lincoln Park apartments when you sign a 15+ month lease agreement.

525 W. Cornelia / 520 W. Stratford Apartments

These East Lakeview apartments are offering 2 months free to renters who sign on to a lease of 15 or longer!

424 W. Oakdale Apartments

Renters can get their first and last months free, or 2 months of free rent, at this lovely Lakeview apartment building when they sign on for a long term lease agreement.

Echelon Chicago Apartments

Get 2 months of free rent at these bright Fulton Market apartments that are located walking distance to practically everything! Groceries, transportation, parks and other standout amenities of the happening Fulton Market neighborhood are within reach of these pet-friendly apartments.

Imprint Apartments

Want to live rent-free for 2 months in a new Printer’s Row apartment? Then this building is right up your alley!

14 West Elm Apartments

These Gold Coast apartments are offering up to 2 months of free rent right now for renters who sign 12-month lease agreements. 

River North Park

Renters will find 2 months free at these River North apartments. 

Porte Apartments 

Renters looking for new construction buildings that boast the latest technological bells and whistles can set their sights on Porte Apartments in the city's rapidly growing West Loop neighborhood. This new development has a raised courtyard that lets renters embrace the verve and energy of the West Loop while still keeping the street noise at arm's length. The apartment interiors are decked out with elevated amenities such as integrated appliances, balconies (for select units) and smart thermostats, and renters can score up to 2 months of free rent for a limited time at this West Loop spot. 

The Lofts at River East

Renters can get 2 months free for select units or a $500 Visa Gift Card and waived admin fee if they apply within 24 hours of touring one of these Streeterville loft apartments.

AMLI Evanston 

Renters looking in Evanston will want to highlight this deal: get 2 months free and waived admin fees in this great location near Metra, CTA stations and two of Evanston's best local shopping districts.

NEMA Chicago

This soaring South Loop apartment building is giving renters 2 months of free rent.

1250 LaSalle Apartments

These pet-friendly apartments in the heart of Chicago's Old Town neighborhood are beckoning a return to vibrant urban living with their exquisite rooftop deck and other amenities, plus a special promotion offer of 1.5 months of free rent!

Eight Eleven Uptown 

What's going down in Uptown these days? This classy and glassy apartment high-rise building's giving renters up to 1.5 months free.

Chicago Apartments Offering 1 Month of Free Rent

914 Crain Street Apartments

First-time residents at these grand apartments for rent in Evanston can get 1 month of free rent.

K Square Apartments

These Old Town apartments have an offer of 1 month free right now for their studios and 1 bedrooms.

Four50 Belmont

Renters at this chic Lakeview apartment building will get 1 month free when they sign a lease for 18 months.

452 Oakdale Apartments

Looking for conveniently located Lakeview apartments that are close to shopping, parks and outdoor recreation spots along Lake Michigan? Look no further than these apartments that are also complimenting renters with 1 month of free rent on longer term leases.

Melrose on the Lake 

Apartments in Lakeview that are built with premium finishes also offer renters the chance to get 1 month of free rent.

Chestnut Place

Renters will receive $1,000 of rent credit on select apartments in this Gold Coast building.