Following these 5 tips will help give you and your housemates reassurance that the private accommodation you arrange is suitable and safe.
Privately rented accommodation
The ResLife Support team is here to help you with looking for a house or issues you might encounter when renting.
When it's time to move out of University accommodation there are all sorts of things to think about.
You'll need to find somewhere to live, know your rights and responsibilities and who can help if something goes wrong.
That’s why our ResLife Team continues to support you beyond your time living with us.
We offer a range of services and events to support you, including:
- Studentpad, our own website for searching for student accommodation
- networking groups to help find housemates
- a contract reading service - we can check your accommodation contract to help you understand your responsibilities and rights
- the Uob Guide to Housing - a talk for first year students searching for private accommodation for the first time
If you are moving out of, or not eligible to live in University accommodation, there is a range of private accommodation options available to you.
We can help get you started with your search for your new home in Bath.Find the right accommodation for you
Learn more about finding family accommodation in the private sector
Read our guidance to help protect yourself when searching for accommodation in the private sector.
Most private accommodation will not include bills and utilities in the rent. Here's our guide to help you set them up and avoid unwanted costs.
Energy bills are on the rise for various reasons and we want to help you to limit the impact.
A Shared Living Agreement is a set of ‘rules’ that you, as a house or flat, have agreed to follow for the year.