Latest News

Find out what's going on in student housing locally and nationally.

Nottingham Rental Standard launched to Improve standards for renters

Unipol, DASH Services and Nottingham City Council have introduced new initiative to enhance standards in private rental accommodation.

The Ten Cities Rent Survey is now available

The Report capture the latest data on rents in purpose built student accommodation across 10 core university cities, and seeks to understand the factors driving steep increases

Renters Reform Bill Latest Update

With the bill getting a second reading on Monday 23rd October Unipol look at what impact it may have on students

Avoid Housing Contract Scams

Unipol has become aware of an increase in rental scams circulating via social media, particularly on Facebook.

A Level Results 2023 - How Unipol can help

If you’ve now confirmed your place for September, Unipol is here to help with all your student accommodation needs!

Ten Cities Rent Survey Underway

Unipol is undertaking an survey of purpose built student accommodation rents

Moving Out Responsibly

Unipol are repeating the successful collaborative project with Uni of Leeds, Leeds Beckett, the respective Students’ Unions, and Leeds City Council to promote a better way of moving out of a student h...

Unipol Chief Executive

The trustees of Unipol Student Homes have announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive

Short term lets over summer

Unipol has short term summer accommodation available to students in Leeds, Nottingham and Bradford. Find out more and book!

Research on international students and their experience of accommodation in the UK

Student-facing research to understand the international student experience of finding accommodation and any challenges they have encountered.

HEPI Blog: The latest developments in student accommodation

There are significant housing shortages throughout all segments of society within the UK. There is a point where students will also be affected by supply problems – why would they be exempt?

Eldon Court Evacuated and Suspended from National Code

Eldon Court, operated by Northend Management, has been suspended from the National Codes following a Prohibition Notice served by fire services.

Owners' Briefings 2022 - 2023

Our latest briefings took place in December 2022 and looked at student intake trends, both nationally and locally in Nottingham and Leeds; supply and demand; accreditation and the potential impact of ...

Damp and Mould

Excessive damp is unpleasant and can lead to mould growth. It can cause damage and could potentially be harmful to health if left untreated

The Best Student Landlords - As Voted for by You

Next time you’re house-hunting make sure to look out for the Rate Your Landlord sticker! All ratings are submitted by students so you can be sure to know you’ll be a happy tenant during your time at u...

Deposits

Here is a quick guide about the rules regarding deposits and what you can do if you are worried you aren’t being treated fairly.

Is your tenancy agreement all bills inclusive? It’s time to check the small print

All-inclusive tenancy agreements are becoming more and more common and with energy prices increasing drastically across the UK and cost volatility likely to remain, it’s worth having a look at your te...

Changes to the National Codes

The National Codes have just had their latest round of amendments. Here are the key details.

The Mill Street Murals

The newest addition to Unipol’s growing number of mural commissions around Leeds is on site at One Mill Street.

Area Focus: Headingley

Headingley is full of character; it has a great community feel, with lots of independent cafes, bars and shops, as well as larger chain stores, AND it’s not far from Leeds Uni, Leeds Beckett, and the ...

Leeds Student House Hunting Checklist

Here are 5 important things to consider before starting your house hunting journey in Leeds.

Understanding Your Heating This Winter

It’s getting colder again and we want to make sure you know how to use your central heating properly, to keep your home warm and cosy this winter.

Accommodation Costs Survey 2021 Launched

Figures from the survey show the average rent of student accommodation is now £7,374 and that student loans only just cover this with little leftover for other living costs.

The Urban Garden Arts Project – Get to know the artists…

The project has provided local artists with the opportunity to showcase their work in a public space as well as bringing a wave of colour and nature to an urban area which was previously strewn with g...