Finding private accommodation

If you’re looking for privately rented accommodation, you may be wondering what your rights are. The Equality Act 2010 states that providers of housing must not discriminate on the basis of a person’s trans status or sexual orientation, so you should be protected in this regard. Click here for more information about this topic.

However, some of the landlords you encounter may not be aware of this legislation. As with any private housing arrangement, it’s a good idea to follow the tips and advice available from the University website. Remember to stay safe and bring a buddy along to any viewings. If you encounter any issues, you may wish to contact the Accommodation Office for help.