Help searching in the private sector
Unipol is a registered charity which specialises in both student and professional housing. They can provide lots of help and advice in finding a suitable property.
One of the UKs prime search engines for finding properties to buy or rent. They also have several handy guides to house searching in the UK
A major search engine for finding properties to buy and rent. Zoopla can also estimate the running costs of the property from council tax band to the amount you will pay for electricity and gas.
Airbnb is an online marketplace and hospitality service, enabling people to lease or rent short-term lodging including vacation rentals, apartment rentals, homestays, hostel beds, or hotel rooms
This site lets you search adverts left by people who have a room in their flatshare or their own home that they wish to rent out. Again you can also leave messages stating that you want to find a room. Over 300 adverts for the Leeds area.