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Rent a student house or student room in Southend-on-Sea, for University of Essex, Surrounding Colleges & Dance Academies

View the property. Decide which room you want
Contact our officeto pay your initial reservation fee of £250.00 by cash or card.
The next installment of £250.00 is required within two months of the first payment to fully secure the room.
You will then recieve your online login details via email so you can begin your online application.
Guarantor will then be credit checked..
The website will guide you through each stage of the process.
Once the online process is complete your balance due before moving in will need to be paid.
Once paid the website will allow yourself and guarantors to sign the contracts online
Once signed you can contact our office to arrange collection of your keys.
All rent payments are made through your online account using your login details.
What Does it Cost?

Host Student charge an Management fee of

£115 + vat per Student for each room taken, £35 + vat for referencing per

Student / Guarantor and £20 +vat for The tenancy deposit scheme. Total £204.00 inclusive of Vat

Host Student portfolio includes properties for Four to Six students sharing in various locations in walking distance to Southend University, surrounding colleges & Dance Academies.

Host Student has a range of Rooms starting from £99 up to £123 per week depending on facilities (ensuite where applicable,size and location. The weekly price includes Utility costs Electricity, Gas,

Water and Broadband at a set fee included but please be aware anything over will incur an additional cost so you are responsible for your usage.

When and where do I pay my rent?

Host Student have developed a secure EPDQ online payment portal, encrypted and password protected, for each individual student.

Host recognized that students receive funding from various sources and at different times of the year (student loans, savings, parents etc.) so rather than phoning our office to make the payments the site enables the student to see at any time what they owe for the remainder of the tenancy and to make a secure payment via a debit card which you authorize and settle.

The student login enables you to upload important information to Host and likewise you can view your documentation and sign leases, all self explanatory.

Via a payment centre the student chooses one of four options which ever best suits your needs,  based on a 43 week or 52 week tenancy.

Option 1 per Term     

1st terms payment (15 weeks rent, 4 weeks deposit & Host fee) 

2nd Terms payment 14 weeks

3rd terms payment 14 weeks when on a 43week tenancy if 52 week tenancy  a final 4th Term payment of 9 weeks

Option 2 Student Loan
1st initial Terms payment (4 weeks rent 4 weeks deposit and Host fee)followed by the balance of the first 15 weeks i.e. 11 weeks when student loan received.

Then based on a 43 week contract, 2 further payments  2nd   Terms payment being 14weeks, 3rd   terms payment 14weeks

Based on a 52 week contract,  3 further  payments,  2nd   Terms payment being  14weeks, 3rd   Terms payment being 14weeks,  & then 4th Term payment of 9 weeks

Option 3 Monthly / Bursary 

Initial payment (1 months rent 1 months deposit & Host fee)

Then monthly payments either 10 months or 12 months depending on contract length


4 annual or Yearly
one off payment equivalent to 43 or 52 weeks plus deposit & Host fee)

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