Government Publishes Consultation on Building Safety Levy

DLUHC has launched a consultation seeking views on the design and implementation of the Building Safety Levy. Read more

2022 Annual Report to Government

This year the Report has been substantially reformatted to provide a useful reference document about the PBSA sector and the Codes with commentary on sector issues. Read more

Why there should be no surprises about the growing student housing shortages

The Chief Executive of Unipol wrote a blog on the Higher Education Policy (HEPI) website in November summarising trends in the student housing sector that was resulting in student housing shortages in many University towns and cities. Read more

Licensing Guidance

A guide to what National Code members should be doing with respect to the different types of local authority licensing Read more

Energy Bills in PBSA - What Students Need to Know

See the latest National Code advice on energy bills for students. Read more

UK Student Accommodation Forum - View Previous Events

The notes and recordings of previous UK Student Accommodation Forum events can be viewed here. Read more

UK Student Accommodation Forum - Initial Views on the Renters Reform Bill

The recording of this event held on 6th July 2022 is now available to view. Read more

Remedial Works and Rectification Guidance

The Codes Consortium has agreed some guidance for members on what to do in circumstances where their buildings are undergoing remedial and rectification work. Read more

New National Code for Non-Educational Establishments Launched

Find out more about the updates and changes to the National Code for Non-Educational Establishments Read more

National Codes: Students from Ukraine and Russia

Guidance from the National Codes for Providers regarding students from Ukraine and Russia Read more

Three Providers Leave Code Membership

Clever Student Lets, INTO UEA & Condor Properties are no longer members of the ANUK/Unipol National Codes. Read more

Joint Codes Conference 2021 - Event Recording Now Available

The 12th annual Joint Codes Conference was held on 11th November at the British Library, London. Read more

Accommodation Costs Survey 2021 Launched

Find out about the cost of UK student accommodation in 2021 with the Unipol / NUS report. Read more

Upper Parliament Street, Nottingham, Suspended From The Code

This site, operated by Stoney Street LLP, has been temporarily suspended from membership following a recent verification visit. Read more

MARA Inc Suspended from the Code

This provider, with a development in London, has been temporarily suspended from membership of the Code. Read more

New Buildings 2021 and Construction Delays Affecting Students

An update on the current situation with new and delayed buildings across the student accommodation sector in 2021. Read more

National Codes Newsletter - September 2021

Stay in the loop with the latest news and updates from the National Codes - featuring a new blog from the Information Commissioner’s Office, the closing of the Accommodation Costs Survey, and the launch of Unipols Training and Events programme Read more

Report: International Students and Factors Affecting Accommodation in the UK

Universities are preparing to welcome their second pandemic cohort but the international education sector seems far from a pre-pandemic sense of ‘normal’. Read more

National Codes Newsletter - August 2021

Stay in the loop with the latest news and updates from the National Codes - featuring new information on COVID-19, a special edition the UK Student Accommodation Forum, and new complaint case studies. Read more

How to Rent Guidance

The Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government has recently clarified the legal position with regard to this guidance and its application to the PBSA sector. Read more

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

Athena Hall Re-Instated

Following confirmation that Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service are content with the fire management arrangements that Collegiate AC have put in place at this development, the Co-Chair's of the National Codes' Audit Panel have agreed to lift the suspension of Athena Hall. 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