The Housemates affiliate program

Enhance your customer experience with the Housemates marketplace and earn additional revenue through our Affiliate Partner Program. Reduce hassle and increase conversion rates with our quick and secure online booking platform.

Why Housemates?


Rooms for every budget

With access to our wide and growing portfolio of properties across the UK and Ireland, you can meet your customers’ needs - from affordable to luxurious.

Smooth and secure bookings

Provide your students with a safe and speedy online booking experience through our platform. Plus, your customers are protected with our 14-day cooling-off period and advanced cancellation policy.

Support when you need it

Keep the bookings flowing with marketing assets, guidance and technical support whenever you need it from our in-house marketing experts.

Easy management, no paperwork

Use your designated partner link wherever you like. Generate referrals and income in one click. No lead generation, no emails, no paperwork.

Additional revenue, hassle-free

Get full control with your own affiliate dashboard to track referrals easily and with full transparency. Benefit from our industry-leading and clear commission scheme.

What does it take to become an affiliate?


To become an affiliate, you must be one of the following people/organisations who interacts with students:

Visa Agent

Language school

Education Agent

Student brand


How much do affiliates get paid for successful bookings?

At Housemates, we pay affiliates £40.00 (converted to their native currency) for every student they send to book accommodation with us successfully.

Benefits of becoming an affiliate


Earn additional income

You get paid for helping students source accommodation without doing the process yourself - Housemates covers this.

Join a global network

Partnering with us means partnering with a reputable, established brand and international network, all working together to help students.

Security and transparency

Know how much we owe you and when you will be paid by having a complete overview inside your affiliate account.

What do Housemates provide affiliates with?

Affiliate link

We provide all affiliates with their own branded link, which is shareable across all communication channels, i.e. SMS, WhatsApp, Email and Social Media platforms. This link tracks when someone signs up to Housemates and when they book.

Affiliate portal

All affiliates gain access to an affiliate portal that shows all information regarding the students who have used their affiliate link, those that have gone on to book with Housemates and what affiliate commission they are own.

When do Housemates pay an affiliate?

Depending on the property a student books determines whether we pay affiliates either quarterly and yearly. Inside your affiliate portal, you will see the balance we owe you for your traffic.

How do Housemates track student traffic?

Inside your affiliate portal, you will be able to see all the student traffic in the last 90 days that you have sent to us via your branded link and what we at Housemates owe you for those bookings.

Choose the right option for you



Fill out our partner form and we’ll review your application right away. Once approved, you can start helping students and earning extra income straight away from your affiliate dashboard.


Does your network have more than 5000 students? Try our co-branded affiliate offering (see example below)

The Mates Group trading as Housemates. Registered in England and Wales as The Mates Group Limited (No.10130403). 17 St Ann's Square, Manchester, England M2 7PW

Office locations

🇬🇧 UK: Centurion House, 129 Deansgate, Manchester, England, M3 3WR

🇮🇳 India: 1st Main Rd, Sarakki Industrial Layout, Dollar Layout, 3rd Phase, J. P. Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560078

Contact numbers

🇬🇧 UK: +447723398742

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