Private Sector Housing at UON

Help with private sector accommodation

We can help you to find suitable private rental properties. Our Housing Team produce a housing list on our Student Pad site that provides you with details of properties that meet our high safety standards.

If you live in private rented accommodation, you may need to consider costs other than rent, for example utilities, including water and electricity, council tax and car parking.

The Private Sector Housing options are available on the Student Pad page. Please create your account using your University email address. You will be prompted by password. Please read the housing advice and watch the helpful videos prior to signing any documents. Please check our Private Sector Accommodation guide for more information on the Do’s and Don’ts of renting private accommodation.

Private Sector advice

There is a small provision of Nursing accommodation at Northampton General Hospital, that is owned and managed by the Hospital. For further information please contact the Accommodation Office on 01604 545455.

International students

If you are an international student thinking about living in the private sector, you should read our advice for international students living off campus and UKCISA’s excellent information for students looking for housing (UK’s national advisory body supporting international students). Once you have an understanding of the practicalities of living in private accommodation, email privatesector@northampton.ac.uk to discuss your needs. There may be financial or cultural differences to renting in the UK; our Housing Team will be able to guide you through any unfamiliar processes and legal aspects.

If you are looking for accommodation with a host family, email Privatesector@northampton.ac.uk. To obtain a Housing Guarantor in UK, visit the Housing Hand website.

If you are having difficulty finding somewhere to live, please contact International Students’ Support for advice and guidance.

Contact

Email: Privatesector@northampton.ac.uk

Phone: 01604 892482

Landlords

We work in partnership with Northamptonshire County Council, Derby County Council and the Northampton Student Landlords Network (NSLN) to offer students a list of regulated private accommodation.

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