Accommodation for Newcomers in Oxford

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Immigration Accommodation in Oxford Canada

As a new immigrant arriving in Oxford one of the first tasks is to find short term and long-term accommodation in Oxford for you and your family.

Your first accommodation on arriving in Oxford may be temporary. This is ok, and is the route that most new migration arrivals in Oxford take. Some individuals opt of a good hostel or Serviced Accommodation in Oxford, while some are lucky enough to be able to stay with family or friends in the area. Most new arrivals take a short-term rental while they look for something long term. As with any city, it’s always easier to find someplace new to live once you are already there and Oxford is no different.

Accommodation for newcomers in Oxford Canada guide

You’ve been through the stress and emotional roller coaster involved with securing a visa for Canada and you’ve chosen Oxford as your destination. It’s a charming place with plenty or heritage. Oxford is well known to be extremely welcoming to new migrants.

Here is some background on Oxford for new immigration arrivals.

Oxford is a city in England. It is the county town and only city of Oxfordshire. In 2020, its population was estimated at 151,584. It is 56 miles (90 km) north-west of London, 64 miles (103 km) south-east of Birmingham and 61 miles (98 km) north-east of Bristol. The city is home to the University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world; it has buildings in every style of English architecture since late Anglo-Saxon. Oxford’s industries include motor manufacturing, education, publishing, information technology and science.

Finding Immigration Accommodation for Newcomers in Oxford Canada

Most searches begin with a search engine. Local papers in Oxford may well be online and of course, listing sites such as Craigslist and Rentfaster Oxford can be of great help.

What is the cost of short term accommodation in Oxford

The cost of short-term newcomer accommodation in Oxford varies greatly depending on requirements and neighborhoods. Lots of new arrivals to Oxford use Airbnb to give them an indication of short term rental process in Oxford and also the option to book with confidence and security.

Another website that offers the same accommodation as Airbnb.

Rental accommodation in Oxford for newcomers

One you decide to rent an apartment or house there are certain things specific to Canada to keep in mind. For example, make sure to agree who pays for utilities, and who is responsible for removing snow!

Property owners and landlords will usually require payslips or proof of income, bank statements and occasionally they may require references from previous landlords although lots of new immigrants to Oxford were homeowners in their previous country. Sometimes it does help to already have secured employment in the greater Oxford area.



All renters in Oxford have rights, so you need to familiarize yourself with those rights before you sign any agreement. Thankfully there are a number of Organizations set up in Oxford to help. These are called Newcomer services and a list of these can be found here: newcomer service

Newcomer subletting in Oxford Canada

Sometimes when a renter leaves for a few months they will sublet their accommodation. Quite often they leave some furnishings behind and for some newcomers to Oxford this can be an ideal option, especially if you’ve yet to buy furniture or if your shipment is delayed.


Newcomer Immigration Accommodation in Oxford

Newcomer Immigration Accommodation in Oxford Canada

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