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Everything you need to know about finding a place to live in the private sector

Moving into private accommodation needn’t be stressful. These pages provides a handy overview of what you can expect to encounter at each stage of your private housing journey.

The Student Hub is able to offer support and advice every step of the way. 

We know that due to the current pandemic, the process of searching and viewing your potential new home is likely to be different from the norm and particularly difficult for international students. Make sure you visit our dedicated Private Accommodation and Covid-19  pages with useful FAQs to guide students through your private housing search. 

Road to private housingOver the next few months, our #RoadToPrivateHousing campaign will help you navigate the private housing market and will share tips on property viewings, budgeting, fees, signing contracts, and information on how COVID-19 may impact your search. Follow us on Twitter to stay connected and use the hashtag #RoadToPrivateHousing to ask questions.