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Housing Advice

Manchester Student Homes is a department of The University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University. We work in partnership with The University of Salford and UCEN, BIMM, ICT, SFS and BPP. We are here to make sure you find good quality student accommodations.
We run a landlord accreditation scheme and can help if you have any problems with your accommodation provider. or if you have any issues living off campus. Our services are free to students attending one of our partner institutions. 

For more information about the service we provide, please see below:

Student Housing Journey

House Hunting

  • Who to live with?
  • Property viewings
  • Average rent levels / Bills inc
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Avoid Scams!

  • How to Avoid Scams
  • Scam Aware for UoM Students
  • Scam Aware for Man Met Students
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  • Sign-ups and Tenancy Agreements
  • Property viewings
  • Guarantors
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  • Deposit Protection
  • Type of Schemes
  • Deposit Protection Contacts
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Moving In

  • Moving in
  • Inventories
  • Utility bills
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Living in your home

  • Rights, Responsibilities and Repairs
  • Being a Good Neighbour
  • Safety and Security
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Moving out & deposit returns

  • Avoid Deposit Deductions
  • Moving Out
  • Deposit Returns
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Useful Contacts

  • The Universities
  • Manchester City Council
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Housing literature

  • Viewing Check List
  • Top Tips
Items to download
International Students

Searching for Accommodation

  • Advice on Searching for Accommodation
  • Students with Families
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  • International Student Friendly Standard
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International Student Safety

  • International Student Safety
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