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Residential Services Office 

3.02 Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7531

Contact us

Opening hours
Monday to Friday
9am to 5pm 


Private housing queries: private.housing@lse.ac.uk


Residences Fees Team
LRB502 Lionel Robbins Building
Houghton Street
London WC2A 2AE
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 7532 or,
Tel: +44 (0)20 7955 6010

Hall fee queries:




Private housing service

Finding a place to live in privately rented accommodation

Most LSE students live in privately rented housing and commute to the School every day. In order to find somewhere to live, you should come to London before the beginning of the academic session. We would advise you to allow a minimum of two weeks to search for accommodation (students with children should allow longer).  We've put a guide together to get you started: Finding private housing

LSE Studentpad is our online private housing database. Registration is free, and you can search for suitable properties and contact landlords directly: LSE Studentpad

Moving to halls after renting privately

Are you living in privately rented accommodation but wonder whether hall accommodation might be more suitable for you? Contact us for via the contact box on the left, or check our list of : Current vacant rooms in LSE halls of residence.

Staying in halls while flat hunting - late summer temporary accommodation

From mid August until the end of September, a number of places in halls is offered on a short-term basis. Staying in halls while searching for a place to rent is how a lot of students find their housing each year. It's also an opportunity to meet other students with whom you can start a flat share. For more details please see: Temporary accommodation booking 

ULHS Househunting Days and Webinars

The University of London Housing Services (ULHS) will be hosting two househunting days at Student Central. These days are an excellent opportunity for students to meet other students who are also looking for somewhere to live. ULHS will be on hand to give advice, and to give students the tools to head out house hunting together. The events are for current students or offer-holders of any age or study status.

  • Friday 15 September | 3-6pm
  • Monday 18 September | 3-6pm

The ULHS will also be running two webinars for those who cannot attend the househunting days. The ULHS will deliver a short presentation which will be followed by a virtual Q&A session.

  • Thursday 7 September | 3pm
  • Tuesday 26 September | 4pm

Please visit the ULHS Events page for further information on signing up to either of these events.