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About Optivo

Optivo is a housing association and a registered charity committed to offering affordable student accommodation across London and the south east of England. As part of the organisation’s commercial services, it offers a wide range of accommodation, specialising in halls of residences and accommodation for NHS workers.

Following a successful amalgamation process Viridian Housing and AmicusHorizon became Optivo on the 22 May 2017. Learn more about Optivo here

We offer fully furnished single and twin rooms with either ensuite or shared bathroom facilities. Our residents have full access to shared kitchen and dining facilities, lounge areas to relax, meet other students or use for group study, as well as outdoor space to enjoy during the summer months.

All bills are included; our residents don’t need to worry about huge deposits,  internet, council tax, heating, water, or electricity bills –even room contents insurance is included in the price. Cleaning is provided in all communal areas from Monday to Friday.

About Student Living for Less

Our student rooms in London not only offer great value for money but are also located in buildings  with onsite management staff during office hours to ensure each residence is maintained to a high standard. Your safety is extremely important to us so we have security officers outside office hours and on weekends. Electronic key access and CCTV cameras operate on each site for added security.

All our properties are ideally located for quick and reliable transport links across London – many of our properties are within walking distance of the most popular university campuses in Central London.

Optivo works in partnership with several higher education institutions including SOASMiddlesex University, Brighton University, Southampton Solent University and several NHS hospital trusts, to provide affordable accommodation for their students –including nurses and junior doctors–in various key worker sites in England.

Our Mission

Optivo Students aim is to provide affordable, clean, safe and secure environments for its residents regardless of their social or economic background, helping our residents to focus on their student experience. In a rental market that is increasingly pushing more and more students into debt, we strive to offer rooms to rent in London that are modern and high quality – for rates below commercial market value.

Over the last four years our Study4Success accommodation scholarship has to date, awarded accommodation scholarships to six university students with a background in social housing for their work in their local communities.

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