Housing Hand University Guarantor Service

Over the past 6 years at Housing Hand we’ve offered a range of support and advice to Universities and Student Unions across the UK.  The services we provide are tailored to your Universities’ needs, our partnerships are always free for the institution involved and vary purely on the level of support required. Each arrangement we have established with Universities has added value to Housing Hand and the institution involved as students are informed about alternative solutions to their issues.

Outlined below are the benefits of working with Housing Hand and different University partnerships we currently provide.

University of Bristol Guarantor Service

Housing Hand are proud to work with the University of Bristol, read on for more information about our University Guarantor Service that helps UK and International students.

University of Bristol Guarantor Service

University of Salford Guarantor Service

Housing Hand are proud to partner with the University of Salford, read on for more information about our University Guarantor Service that helps UK and International students.

University of Salford Guarantor Service

Goldsmiths University Guarantor Service

Housing Hand are proud to partner with the Goldsmiths, University of London, read on for more information about our University Guarantor Service that helps UK and International students.

Goldsmiths University Guarantor Service

Information partnerships

We support and provide relevant information about the issues relating to guarantors by supplying the Accommodation, International, Welfare and Student Union departments with information materials and brochures along with our expert advice.

This is the basic level of service we provide to over 20 Universities across the UK.

Referral  Service

Universities actively refer Housing Hand to their students who cannot provide a guarantor with direct web links on the relevant University Accommodation, Advice and Student Union web pages.

With Housing Hand representatives attending University Housing Fairs across the UK as well as routinely drop by to the University with  brochures for students enquiring into solutions for the guarantor issue.

This is the preferred relationship of over 50 HEI across the UK.

University Guarantor Service

We have developed a service for Universities that want a genuine solution for both International and UK students who cannot provide a qualifying rent guarantor.

We can create a bespoke service your University, this is essentially a white label product, where the University actively promotes the service to their students and Housing Hand provides integration, co-branded application pages with an affiliate link as well as marketing materials.

By partnering with Housing Hand and establishing a Guarantor Service ALL students applying from your University pay a reduced fee. We undertake all the administrative requirements and remove the need to set up a designated team or employ additional staff.

For more information about how to set up a guarantor service for your University, please contact us by telephone on 0207 205 2625 ext. 313 or via email [email protected]

Benefits of your University working with Housing Hand

Safe, secure and financially insured Guarantor Service

Housing Hand is a well recognised, proven and trusted brand. We are an official corporate partner of CUBO. Universities that partner with us take on no financial risk. We take the financial risk and comply with the requirements of the FCA.  Housing Hand can be referenced as a guarantor with companies such as HomeLet, Lettings Hub, Rent4Sure etc.

Rental Arrears

We are insured to cover the full amount of rental arrears as well as damages/dilapidations and professional eviction costs.

We cover everyone!

All students from the UK and aboard can use the service, irrespective of whether they are undergraduate or postgraduate student at University. Therefore Housing Hand complies with EU discriminatory laws.

Tenancy Agreements

All tenancy agreements are checked for fairness and suitability by our dedicated team. We sign the accommodation providers guarantor deed and therefore are accepted by all and we accept tenancy agreements with Joint and Several Liability.

A dedicated partnerships manager

We assign all of our a Universities a dedicated partnerships manager who will work with you to answer any questions or discuss any concerns. They attend your Universities Housing fairs to advise students about the issues of renting in the private rental market.

For more information contact Saasha on [email protected] or call her on 0207 205 2625 ext. 313

From Students to Working Professionals

We help and advise all students before, during and after their tenancies. Housing Hand can extend the Guarantor service to students once they have graduated and are transitioning into the next phase of their professional life.


Register as a Housing Hand University partner to begin working with us!

Letting Agents

Instead of turning away potential tenants who don’t want to pay considerable amounts of rent up front, we can now become their guarantor.

Letting Agents


In addition, rent loss is eliminated, and the rental process is streamlined for you, prospective tenants, and letting agents, all at no cost to you.