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How it works

Kin homes are specifically designed 
to student’s needs.

So what makes us different?

Superfast Broadband

All our homes are equipped with high-speed broadband, so you can complete your coursework, video-chat with family, and stream music and films in your downtime. Stay productive and stay connected in our student homes.

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Furnished ready for living

Our homes have all the furniture you need. Kitchen, bedroom, living room, bathroom, dining area – everything’s ready for you. And don’t worry, there’s plenty of space to study too!

Great locations

With houses in the best neighbourhoods of the UK’s top university towns, you’ll feel right at home. We chose our locations carefully, so that you’d have your university, restaurants, shops, and green spaces all nearby.


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When you’re ready to move in, there’s no need for an extra fee. We don’t collect deposits from our student residents so you don’t have to worry about greedy landlords keeping your deposit after the term ends.

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Smart Maintenance

App based issue reporting so that we can get any problems sorted before you know it. We also include handy tips so that you can troubleshoot small issues without the need to wait for a call out.

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All Inclusive Billing

Your monthly bill includes your share of rent and utility expenses – and that’s it. No sharing bills with housemates or pestering them to pay their share. You’ll pay for your housing bills only.

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Answers to frequently asked questions

Do I have to pay a deposit to reserve a home with We Are Kin

We ask that you pay a small holding deposit to secure your home and take it off the market. This is then deducted from your 1st month’s rent. We do not charge a security deposit, we instead provide deposit replacement insurance via our partner, Canopy. This means you don’t have to fork out a large lump sum and worry about it being kept unfairly at the end of your tenancy.

Will my contents be insured if I rent a home with We Are Kin?

Yes! We provide all our residents with free contents insurance via Endsleigh. For no extra charge your basic contents (including laptops up to 1k) are insured against theft. If you would like to upgrade your cover please let us know and you will benefit from our discounted rates through Endsleigh.

Are all bills included in my rent?

Yes they are! We include all utilities and complimentary superfast fibre broadband in our homes so you don’t have to worry about splitting bills or setting up joint accounts with your housemates, just one payment covers everything. It is worth noting that council tax is not included however if you are a student then you are entitled to a full council tax exemption.

How can I report a maintenance issue?

When you move into a We Are Kin home you will be given instructions on how to download and use our smart maintenance app. This will allow you to report any issues immediately to us and attach photos & descriptions of the issue. We will then send out the appropriate contractor to fix the problem sharpish. If you have an emergency out of hours then please call the emergency number provided when you moved in.