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Private accommodation

City, University of London is located at the heart of our capital city, providing you with many options for places to live through the private sector. Find out more about how we can help you to find private accommodation.

The City Accommodation team has joined the University of London Housing Services (ULHS) so that they can give you comprehensive advice, on-line housing guides, access to the ULHS Housing Database and Housing Advisors for legal advice. City students will also be able to attend the annual ULHS Housing Fair which takes place in the first week in May.

Visit our private accommodation help and advice pages.

Private Housing Advice

Students can contact ULHS Private Housing Advisors on +44 (0)20 7862 8880 or email them at housing@london.ac.uk (their offices are open from 10am-5pm Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri and 11am-5pm on Tues).

  • Online Private Housing and Area Guides.
  • Contract Checking and Legal Housing Advice Students can contact ULHS Private Housing Advisors on +44 (0)20 7862 8880 to book an appointment (their offices are open from 10am-5pm Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri and 11am-5pm on Tues).
  • House-Hunting events and Annual Housing Fair: Please see our Housing Events and for more information on these.

Student Homes

This is a service offered by University of London Student Homes and City, University of London where 14 rooms in 4 dedicated City properties are available exclusively for City students. Students interested in these properties should contact Student Homes directly for further details, to arrange a viewing, or to apply for a room. Please telephone +44 (0)20 7664 4836 or email student.homes@london.ac.uk. Please let them know if you are applying as a group.

Housing Events

If you are looking for private accommodation during your studies, City and the University of London both run events throughout the year to help you find out more about the options.

House-Hunting

The University of London Housing Services host their annual house-hunting days around mid-September.  This event offers an opportunity to meet potential flatmates and find out more about house-hunting in London.  Details of University of London Housing events can be found on the ULSH Events webpage.

Private Housing Advice

City have enlisted the services of the University of London Housing Services (ULHS) who run a private housing service for many students in London. Both current students and those with an offer to study can access these services.

The ULHS can offer advice to students on how to find accommodation, which areas to consider, what the options are, pricing and more. They produce a London Student Housing Guide which a vast amount of information on how to search and secure accommodation in London which is also accessible online.