Advertise Property in Portsmouth

Studentpad and University of Portsmouth offer landlords the quickest and most cost effective method of advertising their property(ies) for let in and around Portsmouth. Studentpad helps around 1 million students search for accommodation each year. Take the first step to finding your new tenants today.

Studentpad works very closely with The University of Portsmouth and as such you need to join The University of Portsmouth Scheme (see below for details) to be able to advertise on the web site. The University of Portsmouth solely use the studentpad software to advertise your properties. In turn, all of the students are referred to The University of Portsmouth website and it is therefore very successful for registered landlords.

Should you require a paper-based format of the Landlord Registration Criteria and/or the registration form, please contact Student Housing directly.

The Advert.

Your property will be displayed as a full page advert detailing all of your properties' important featuresand can include up to six photographs and a link to a location map.

Property Management Module

By registering you will also be able to utilise a number of features which will help you in your day to day tasks, free of charge. These functions include the ability to allow you to manage your maintenance works, send automatic rent reminders to students and remind yourself when gas certificates are due. New features including contract management, online fault reporting and key management will be available soon.


Although not compulsory, photographs make a huge difference to your advert and students find them very helpful. Photographs can only be accepted in electronic form and must be jpeg or gif files.

Scale of Charges

Your property is advertised for 12 months Free of Charge

Register Online

Details may be submitted over the internet by clicking on the purple box below.

SHARED HOUSE/FLAT LANDLORDS - Please forward copies of the following documentation to Student Housing. We will not advertise any property if the necessary and up-to-date documentation is not provided:

  • Title Deeds (Student Housing require proof of ownership of the property. Copies can be purchased for approximately £7 per document from
  • Letter of Authority (if required. A Letter of Authority will be required from the landlord/owner of the property being registered if it is being managed by a different, independent person. NB: if your property is being managed by a letting agency, you cannot register for advertising with Student Housing)
  • Current Gas Safety Certificate (if the property has any gas-fired items provided)
  • Portable Appliance Test (PAT) Certificate
  • Electrical Installation Certificate Report (EICR) (if applicable) 
  • Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) (required if a landlord is using joint assured shorthold tenancy (AST) agreements not individual AST’s) 
  • House of Multiple Occupation (HMO) Certificate (if required)
  • Landlord Accreditation Certificate from Portsmouth City Council if you are a member of the scheme.

RESIDENT LANDLORDS: please submit the following documentation (where applicable; please read the registration criteria for further details if you think these apply to you):

  • Gas Safety Certificate (if there are any gas fired appliances at the property)
  • Portable Appliance Test (PAT) Certificate (not mandatory but it is advisable if you provide any electrical items in the property).
  • Electrical Installation Certificate Report (EICR) (if applicable)

Copies of the above housing documentation can be sent to Student Housing by:

  • Email – please scan and email any documents to Please make sure any scans are legible before sending.
  • Post – please send paper copies of your documents to Student Housing, Floor 6, Mercantile House, Hampshire Terrace, Portsmouth, PO1 2EG
  • Drop-in – please bring copies of your documentation to Student Housing, Floor 6, Mercantile House, Hampshire Terrace. NB: we are happy to take photocopies of any original documentation you bring in.”

Contact Details

University of Portsmouth Student Housing Team

Address: Student Housing
Floor 6, Mercantile House
Hampshire Terrace

Student & Neighbour Liaison Service

Address: Student Housing
Floor 6, Mercantile House
Hampshire Terrace

Please note that Advertising Terms & Conditions apply to any contract to advertise your property and that by completing and submitting your details, it will be deemed that you have read and accepted those conditions.