Coming to university often involves moving into new accommodation, which can be expensive, and you may encounter a few problems along the way. Whether you’re living in university halls or renting in the private sector, alone or with friends, we can help.
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Checklists and fact sheets

Taking a bit of care at the start can reduce the number and severity of any problems that might arise, but even the most careful tenants can experience problems. It’s important to be aware of your rights and responsibilities, so we’ve created some checklists and fact sheets to help.

Read through our fact sheets below. If you need to know more, you can book an appointment with one of our advisers or alternatively email your enquiry to

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Disrepair and poor conditions can affect your health and safety. Find out who is responsible for the most common housing issues.

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Moving In

Are you looking for your new home? Download our checklist for property viewings.

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Moving Out

Find out what you’re responsible for before moving out of your property.

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Tenancy Agreements

A tenancy agreement is a contract between you and your landlord. Find out what your rights are.

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Tenancy Deposits

Deposits are one of the biggest student concerns. Find out how you can make the process smooth and what to do if things go wrong.

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Top 10 House-Hunting Tips

Check out our tips for finding your perfect home.

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