If you have a college affiliation, your college may be able to offer you rented accommodation, at least on a temporary basis. The Graduate Accommodation Office has some accommodation for couples and families around the city.
The University's Residential Lettings Team manage a portfolio of properties of varying sizes which may be rented by University members and the general public.
The following specialist letting agencies operate in Oxford (please note that administrative fees will be payable):
Serviced short lets (all bills included, Wi-Fi access and linen changes) are offered by:
You may be able to get a room in a private hall of residence such as the North Oxford Overseas Centre in Summertown, or Commonwealth House on Pembroke Street.
Homeshare Oxfordshire is a project run by the charity Age UK which matches older homeowners with people looking for affordable accommodation, in exchange for 10 hours a week of companionship and practical help.
The following property search engines list a range of properties available for rent through estate agents (realtors), and can be useful when beginning your search to get an idea of the local property market and typical rental prices:
Many people make their own arrangements for private rentals by using the following online property listing pages, although you should be careful to avoid scam landlords.
- Daily Info
- SpareRoom (house share)
- Oxford Mail
- Oxford Times