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Don’t pay rent for a room you don’t need

List your sublet for free and have someone help cover your rent.

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Not subletting, just landlording?

Get out of your lease

Sublet your room
or entire 2+ bedroom home

Fill your previous lease


Fill your spare room

Help cover your rent

Find a great roomie for
your extra room

Landlord / roomies approved

Don’t know how to approach your landlord / existing roommates for approval? We’ve got you covered. You create your listing, we’ll get their sign off.

Vetted high-quality subletters

We make finding a renter as easy as can be. All applicants are meticulously pre-screened so you know exactly how dependable they are for rent.

Automatic marketing

Don’t worry about posting on Kijiji or, we help spread the word about your listing so you don’t have to.

You're in full control

You decide on who you rent to, what you charge, min and max stay lengths, house rules, and more. Be as firm or flexible as you want / need to be.

Vetted roomie compatability

We specialize in roomies and roomie compatibility - proactively saving you time and headaches. As they say... “happy roomies, happy life.”

Completely paperless

It’s 2020. Let’s start renting like it’s 2020. Say goodbye to paper leases and physical documents and say hello to a fully digital renting experience.

Roommates sharing a meal in a Roost home
Roommates sharing a meal in a Roost home

The safest way to rent out your extra room
Your home can be so much more than a hotel

Have at least 2 months left on your lease? Roost can help you find the perfect subletter

Sublet your room with Roost in just 4 easy steps


List for free

Set up your room listing, including basic details about your current lease.


Receive requests

Review booking requests from pre-screened applicants. Accept or decline potential subletters.


Sign docs

Send your autodrafted sublease or roommate agreement to the applicant - both sign off on it digitally.


Get paid

See the auto-collected initial deposit directly enter your bank account, followed by rent payments each month.

The Roost logo on a glass wall at our office

We’re always there to keep you and your subletter happy

9am - 9pm sublandlord support for you + 24 / 7 Roost concierge for your subletter

Your go-to contact for your sublet and your subletters’ go-to contact for all issues

Where our tenants work

McKinsey & Company
Royal Bank of Canada
Fidelity Investments
Mount Sinai Hospital
The Hospital for Sick Children

Find us in the press

Toronto Star
National Post
The Globe and Mail

Backed by leading investors

Version One Ventures
Panache Ventures

Frequent questions

Does it cost anything to list?

It's completely free to list on Roost! We only charge a 4% service fee on the total booking amount if your room is successfully rented to help us keep the lights on!

Who are your applicants?

Young professionals and mature students aged 22-39 looking for convenience, affordability, community, and a real home in the city.

How should I price my room?

Each room and home is unique, so we leave this up to you. Feel free to contact us if you'd like some more detailed pricing suggestions.

Who does the showings?

All virtual showings are self- guided. While we have tools for all landlords to offer and manage in-person tours, we currently only host tours in:

More questions?

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What are you waiting for?

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