This document provides general and financial information about looking and paying for accommodation whilst at University. It considers average rental prices, deposits and agency fees plus guarantors. There is also advice on what to do if you are struggling to pay your rent. 

Key Information

  • University Halls of Residence include all bills in the cost.
  • It is important to consider the cost of moving into private accommodation after living in halls. Manchester Students Homes offers a free housing service to students looking for private accommodation.
  • You will be required to pay a deposit prior to moving in which should be paid back to you at the end of the year. Deposits are roughly equivalent of 4-5 weeks rent.