If you're looking for tips and guidance on how to find somewhere to live in the private sector in London ready for the new academic year, check out the information in this article, and visit Student News for the latest events from the University of London Housing Service.

If you're looking for information about how to find accommodation, you can check our guidance around the private sector below; the London housing market is vast and fluid, and it is common for tenants to start looking a few months before needing to move in. Alternatively, for details about student halls, please refer to King's Residences.



What are the best ways of finding accommodation?



When should I book private accommodation?



Who should I live with?



Where should I live in London?



What should I check for when I'm house hunting?



What other support can I get to help me find somewhere to live?



Where can I look for family-friendly student accommodation?


For some extra tips from other students, check out the Money Mentors' blog with tips about living and studying in London, including this one about renting: Housing & Renting Emergencies.