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Whether you choose to rent via an agency or directly from a private landlord, it's important to know your rights and responsibilities, so take a look at the section on legal responsibilities, and feel free to contact us if you need more information.

College accommodation

Many students are accommodated in college for the duration of their time at Cambridge.

Living out

However, if you have to live out – or if you think you might – this section provides some useful starting points.

With house-hunting, monthly rent, bills and deposits, moving into privately rented accommodation can seem very daunting. However, if you're happy with the people you're sharing with and have time to plan ahead, it can be fairly relaxed and even fun.