Apartment List

Apartment List is a provider of an online rental marketplace that offers a map-based application for users to search various apartments for rent in the United States. 

Apartment List is the smart, simple and seamless renting platform that’s dedicated to making the process fair and transparent for all.

Apartment List was founded in 2011 by Chris Erickson, Chris Herndon and John Kobs. The company is based in San Francisco, California.

Apartment List uses a mix of questions, manual filters, and a visual interface that leans on photos and maps, enabling renters to search various apartments for rent and make better decisions about where they live.

Apartment List makes finding a home you’ll love easy and enjoyable, with a personally curated search feature that gets to know you as an individual. So you only ever match with properties that meet your needs.


Apartment List helped more than 175,000 renters find new homes this year, including in Texas cities such as Houston, Dallas and Austin, as well as Denver, Phoenix, Minneapolis and Charlotte, among others. The platform has more than 30 million registered users and over 5.5 million units.


Apartment List is backed by Janus Henderson Investors, Matrix Partners, Canaan Partners, Tenaya Capital, Quantum Partners LP, Industry Ventures, Allen & Company, Passport Capital and others. The company raised $50M in Series C round on Dec 21, 2020. This brings Apartment List's total funding to $159M to date. The lates round valued Apartment List at over $600M post-money. Apartment List has acquired Maguire & Fish & RentAdvisor to date.



  • Year founded: 2011
  • Funding Info: $159M over 7 Rounds (Latest Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: NA
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: Valued at $600M as of Dec 21, 2020
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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