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Information for Landlords

We are now accepting listings for 2014.TidyFlat

The Student Accommodation Centre accepts listings from landlords to advertise their properties to students and staff at the University of Otago.
If you would like to receive a 50% discount on the listing fee, please register your property on the STARS Website then enter the STARS property ID number onto this website to receive this discount.

The Accommodation website is one of the first sites that prospective students and staff view if they are coming to Otago.

To list your properties online, please follow the simple steps below:

  1. If you have not previously listed with the University of Otago please Register.
  2. Login with your Username and Password.
  3. Confirm or update your Landlord Details then follow the prompts under Properties to Add New Property or amend an existing property.
  4. You can pay by credit card or print out an invoice and forward this, with a cheque, to the Cashiers Office for processing.
  5. Add photos to your listing by emailing up to 4 JPEG images per property to, noting the property's address.
    Please ensure that your images files are between 100KB and 3MB.
  6. Once your property has been rented please mark as Taken and click the Submit button.

Additional Information


The listing fee is $50.00 per property. The listing will expire six months from the date of listing but can be renewed online.

If your property has a STARS rating, the listing fee is discounted to $25.00.

You can register with the Student Tenancy Accommodation Rating Scheme (STARS) and rate your property or view rated properties at

If you are a member of the OPIA, but do not have a STARS rating for the property, the listing fee is discounted to $45.00.

If your property becomes available again during the six months that you have paid for, you can go online to readvertise this property at no extra cost.

Using this online service, you can review and update your contacts details, and property listings at any time.

In order to advertise with the Student Accommodation Centre we require all landlords to accept the University Code of Ethics. (View Code of Ethics)

If you do not wish to use this online service, please contact the Student Accommodation Centre for alternative options via email or phone 64 3 479 5100.

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