Fighting for a Fair Deal for StudentsBack
Being a student should be the best time of your life. But for many people who are renting rooms from private landlords, it’s a living nightmare.
We’ve spoken to students about their experiences – and we’re shocked at what they’ve had to put up with.
Mouldy walls. Landlords withholding deposits. Rodent-infested kitchens.
Does it really have to be this bad?
At Here! Student Living, we believe that safe, comfortable, and high-quality safe student accommodation should be a right – not a luxury.
By exposing the scale of the problems in private rentals and giving advice to help people make the right decisions about where to live, we’re fighting for a fair deal for students.
And we want you to get involved.
Discover what the most common accommodation issues are, learn how to get more savvy when dealing with private landlords, and share your student rental horror stories.
Across the UK: the state of private student rentals
From toxic housemates to even more toxic bathrooms, read about the biggest problems students are battling in private rentals across the UK.
Revealed: The Biggest Student Housing Problems in the North
Revealed: The Biggest Student Housing Problems in the South
Revealed: The Biggest Student Housing Problems in Cardiff
Revealed: The Biggest Student Housing Problems in the Midlands
Revealed: The Biggest Student Housing Problems in the UK
Student accommodation and guides
Get the knowledge you need to make the right decisions about where to live with our helpful guides to budgeting, red flags, and more. Knowledge is power.
Spot Renting Red Flags with Our Student Property Viewing Checklist
Five Key Benefits of Having Student Contents Insurance
Student Bills: How to Avoid Hidden Housing Fees and Stick to Your Budget
Your Complete Student Guide to Student Tenancy Agreements
Your real-life student rental horror stories
Get it off your chest. Tell us your experiences renting from a private landlord and you could win vouchers worth up to £400. Tag Here! Student Living when sharing your stories on social media.