I've had a good amount of colleagues who have lived there. I think it's very much relative to your expectations... though that may go without saying. The lower rent does match the fact that the student family apartments are very small. At the same time, you could end up paying twice as much for something just as small and poorly maintained trying to find affordable housing elsewhere.
It's kind of a mixed bag, in my opinion. I've had friends complain about late night street noise (Yonge St.), bug problems on the bottom four floors, heat problems on the higher up floors, and sun probl