Looking for private rented accommodation?
If you are studying at the University of Liverpool and are looking for accommodation to rent privately from a landlord or letting agent, then make sure you do so through Liverpool Student Homes (LSH). LSH is a free support service, owned and managed by the University of Liverpool, LJMU, Liverpool Hope University and LIPA, offering free, confidential housing advice and advertise the widest range of private student accommodation in Liverpool, including shared houses, flats and private halls, plus individual rooms in different property types.
They can help with:
- Property search, comparing locations, price and facilities offered by over 200 landlords and agents in the city
- Finding housemates
- Free contract checking
- Advice on deposits
- Your rights and responsibilities as a tenant
- General house-hunting advice and tips
- Landlord/agent disputes
- Disrepair advice (even if your accommodation is not LSH registered).
Ensuring a high standard
Liverpool Student Homes have an accreditation scheme in place and all landlords/agents who wish to advertise must ensure that accommodation meets the quality and safety criteria in the LSH Standards.
LSH Housing Fairs
These are a great opportunity to meet over 40 Liverpool Student Homes-registered landlords and agents to find out more about your options, and ask any questions you may have.
You can register to attend future events on the Liverpool Student Homes website.
For more information, you can also visit our Halls Life platform.
Housing advice drop-in sessions
LSH also offer free and confidential housing rights advice, and your property doesn’t need to be registered with LSH to access this service. You can contact their Housing Advisor Peter Webb on 07970 247209 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Peter is usually available for drop in consultations at the Liverpool Guild of Students during term time, with drop-ins also available at the LSH Office, but you can call to double check his availability. All advice given is free and confidential.
Looking for housemates?
If you are looking for others to live with or have a spare room in an LSH registered property, Liverpool Student Homes can help with:
- 'Find a Housemate' meet-ups - these are held in September and February each year
- LSH Message Board - a free service for students to meet and chat with other students who want to live together in the Liverpool area.
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