National Code Responds to Government Consultation on Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEPs)

The Government are consulting on PEEPs in High-Rise Residential Buildings following recommendations from the Grenfell Tower Inquiry Phase 1 report Read more

Building Suspended from the Code

Athena Hall, in Ipswich, has been suspended from accreditation under the Code following concerns raised about health and safety issues. The building was visited by a member of the National Code verification team in March 2021, which raised questions about the developments external cladding. Read more

National Codes Newsletter - July 2021

Stay in the loop with the latest news and updates from the National Codes - featuring information on how to participate in the Accommodation Cost Survey, the latest from Unipol Training and Events, and updated How to Rent Guidance from MHCLG. Read more

Code Consultation Launched

The final draft of the revised Code for Non-Educational Establishments is now available for members and stakeholders to comment on. The Consultation process runs for 4 weeks and closes at 5pm on Monday 16th August 2021 Read more

National Codes Newsletter - June 2021

Stay in the loop with the latest news and updates from the National Codes - featuring an update on the Code Review, an Accommodation Cost Survey Preview, and the latest from Unipol Training and Events. Read more

Non-Educational Code Review Update

A revised review timetable for the Non-educational Code is available to view Read more

National Codes Newsletter - April & May 2021

Stay in the loop with the latest news and updates from the National Codes - featuring the upcoming UK Student Accomodation Forums and information on Mental Health First Aid training, and confirmation of the location for this years City-wide visits Read more

National Codes Newsletter - March 2021

Stay in the loop with the latest news and updates from the National Codes - featuring new Government guidance on preventing the spread of COVID-19 in housing and an update on our National Code occupancy levels research project Read more

New and Late Buildings 2020 - Overview

An overview on the response to late buildings from the sector in 2020. Read more

National Codes Newsletter - January 2021

Stay in the loop with the latest news and updates from the National Codes - featuring information on the Code renewal deadline, new buildings and the late buildings protocol, and the outset of the UK Student Accommodation Forum 2021 programme Read more

National Codes Newsletter - December 2020

Stay in the loop with the latest news and updates from the National Codes - featuring the headline results from the PBSA/University Communications Survey Read more

Purple Frog and Student Digs Removed from Membership

Both of these accommodation providers were referred to the Codes Tribunal as a result of not having paid their membership fees. The Chair has considered the evidence and has agreed that they be removed from membership. Read more

The Cube, Bolton

On the anniversary of the fire at The Cube in Bolton, the National Codes issue the following news item Read more

Paragon Site, West London

The National Codes have been made aware with issues at this site. Read more

National Codes Newsletter - October 2020

Stay in the loop with the latest news and updates from the National Codes Read more

Congregational Federation and Portsmouth Student Accommodation Suspended from Mebership

These two providers, who operate accommodation in Nottingham and Portsmouth, have been suspended from the National Code by the Codes' Audit Panel for failings identified during visits Read more

Incident at Marsden House, Leeds

Responjse from the National Codes Read more

National Codes Newsletter - September 2020

Stay in the loop with the latest news and updates from the National Codes Read more

Latest Members Letter

Details of the new co-chairs of the Audit Panel, changes to governance procedures to allow for the suspension of individual buildings, an update on new buildings coming on line for 2020-2021, and how the complaints system is dealing with Covid-19 rent refunds and collection of personal possessions Read more

National Codes Newsletter - August 2020

Stay in the loop with the latest news and updates from the National Codes Read more

Complaints About Rent Refunds

Some guidance has been issued to Code members about how the Codes' complaints system is operating in respect of such complaints Read more

Late New and Refurbished Developments Protocol

The protocol that Code members are asked to follow with respect to late buildings has recently been updated in anticipation of delays caused as a result of Covid-19 issues. Read more

Student Living Removed from Code Membership

This provider's suspension has been made permanent Read more