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Which developments are in the codes?

Find out if a property is accredited under one of the National Codes and who is responsible for managing it.



Download the codes

Get a full copy of the Codes for buildings owned and managed by educational establishments and non-educational establishments.



National Code Complaints Process

If you are having a problem in your accommodation which cannot be resolved directly with your provider then you can make a complaint to the National Code.


Author: Andrew Livesey

Become a member

Find out how to apply to be come a member of the National Codes and how you, your employees and tenants can enjoy the benefits of good standards of housing management and practice.



400,000+ bedrooms

Currently accredited under the Codes


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  • HMO Licensing: Getting it Right

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  • Scabies Guidance

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  • National Codes Student Experience Conference 2024

    The new must-attend event for managers and operational staff delivering front line services in purpose-built student accommodation Read more