Renting Accommodation Privately

Whether you are looking for, moving into, living in, or moving out of a house in the private sector, we want to inform, support, and empower you to make the best decisions every step of the way.

Community Living

Rent Right is a joint initiative between the University and the Guild of Students to give the best housing advice to students during their time at Birmingham. Together, we have created step-by-step guides to help you make the transition into the private housing sector as easily as possible.


Contract checking

Contract checks are a part of how we support students who are living in, or planning to move in to, Private Sector Housing.

You can get your contract checked at either Community Living hub in Bournbrook Pavilion, or at the Living shop at University Centre.

This year we are introducing an appointment system for Contract checks, so you  can book an appointment by

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Community Living is here to facilitate and encourage community cohesion. Our vision is for Selly Oak to be a thriving community in which local residents, businesses, and students, flourish and live well, and for the University of Birmingham to take its place within this thriving community in collaboration with all those who live and work in the area.


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