A national housing and homelessness charity.
one-to-one personalised help with housing issues and homelessness
housing advice online (click here)
free webchat with an adviser (click here)
free legal advice (click here)
Free Emergency Helpline
If you are:
have nowhere to stay tonight
are worried about losing your home in the next two months
are at risk of harm or abuse
Call 0808 800 4444
Housing departments have a duty to house anyone fleeing domestic abuse.
For the Oxford City Council Housing Department, call 01865 249811. You will be able to book an appointment with an Options officer.
If you are at risk of becoming homeless, click here for information.
In an out-of-hours emergency, you can call the Emergency Duty Team on 0800 833 408.
A registered UK charity offering free information and confidential, impartial advice on your options and rights. They offer detailed information pages online, as well as advice over the phone and in person. They help millions of people every year across the UK including in Wales and Scotland.
Call (open Monday to Friday)
0800 144 8848 (England)
0800 702 2020 (Wales)
18001 then 0800 144 8884 (Relay, textphone)
Oxford SU Resources - Living Out Guide
The Oxford SU's Living Out Guide outlines what to look out for when searching for privately rented accommodation in Oxford.
An online property finder run by the Oxford SU, designed to search for all types of short or long-term accommodation, specifically for students.
One of the UK’s largest online classifieds sites. Can be used to find flats and houses to rent in Oxfordshire, including house shares.
The UK's largest online real estate property portal, useful for finding long-term (10-12 months or longer) rentals.
College Accommodation Manager
If you are uncomfortable with your current living situation, wish to move from private accommodation into college accommodation, or are being told to move out of your current college accommodation (e.g. because you are rusticating/suspending your studies), you can contact your college Accommodation Manager for help and advice.
Alice House is a privately-run, off-campus student hall located by the river Cherwell, offering studio apartments. It is run by iQ Student Accommodation, a British student housing provider.
Address: 25 St Clement's St, Oxford OX4 1GG
Cambridge Terrace is a privately-run, off-campus student hall located in the city centre, offering studio apartments. It is run by Unilodgers, a large global student housing provider.
Address: 4-6 Cambridge Terrace, Oxford OX1 1RN