Tenants

Tenants


Octopus Residential Ltd specialise in providing good quality and affordable rented houses and apartments for students and professionals across Leeds and West Yorkshire. We pride ourselves in offering great service to our customers and we’ll do all we can to keep you happy in your home.

Professionals

We recognise that, as a professional, you require quality and value accommodation in locations with excellent transport links and that can offer good local amenities. We promise to respond to problems quickly and do all we can to make you happy in your new home.

Students

We’ve got lots of great value places ideally located for student life in Leeds, all without an administration fee!

We have properties in locations suitable for Leeds University and Leeds Met students and we also have great properties suitable for students at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance.

As a supporter of the Unipol Code, all our houses are Unipol rated and offer above average levels of décor, comfort and quality. Some houses are available on an all bills included basis to make your budgeting easier and save on arguments about splitting bills!

  1. We’re a friendly team and happy to help you with any questions or problems before, during and after your tenancy.
  2. Quality and great value accommodation in great locations.
  3. Flexibility with rent payment terms to suit you: weekly, monthly or per academic term.
  4. No hidden extra costs
  5. Fast 24 hour reaction to maintenance problems.

Rent Payments

We can accept payment by cash, cheque, bank transfer, standing order and debit cards. The easiest way to pay your rent is to set up a standing order whereby your rent is paid directly from your bank account to ours on the same date each month.

Giving Notice

All tenants are required to give Octopus Residential Ltd one calendar months’ notice in writing to end their tenancy. The rent is payable up to the final date of the tenancy

Tenants Insurance

While it is not compulsory, we strongly advise our tenants to take out their own possessions insurance policy to cover damage, theft or accidental loss of personal belongings. Insurance will cover items such as clothes, computer equipment, DVDs, iPads, iPods, TVs, DVD players, MP3 players, jewellery, sports equipment, musical instruments, glasses.

We’ve teamed up with Endsleigh Insurance to offer great value insurance for everyone. Endsleigh offer specialist policies for all situations, whether you are living in rented/shared accommodation, buying your first home or just looking for the most competitive price, Endsleigh will find the best policy from their panel of leading insurers.

Student possessions insurance with Endsleigh could cost you less than you think. We insure more student rooms in the UK than anyone else and we are the only student insurance provider endorsed by the National Union of Students.

Please click on a links below or call 0800 783 5499. Be sure to mention Octopus to receive the best rate!

Click Here to get an immediate quote and cover today for Student Possessions Insurance!

Click Here to get an immediate quote and cover today for Contents Insurance

 

Other Useful Information for Tenants

Emergency numbers:

Emergency calls: Call: 999

Police non-emergency: Call: 101 www.westyorkshire.police.uk

Electricity Emergencies: Northern Power Grid – Call: 0800 375 675

Gas emergency line: National Grid – Call: 0800 111 999 www.nationalgrid.com/uk

Water emergency line: Yorkshire Water – Customer Helpline: 0345 1 24 24 24 www.yorkshirewater.com

 

Public transport information for Leeds & West Yorkshire:

Public transport information for West Yorkshire: www.wymetro.com

National train information: www.thetrainline.co.uk

First bus Leeds website: www.firstgroup.com

 

Visitor Information about Leeds

www.leeds-uk.com

www.vrleeds.co.uk