Are you a member of the Unipol Code?

Being  a member of the Unipol Code demonstrates commitment to continuing improvement in student housing and provides a market advantage. Find out why you should join today.

Searching for Halls in Bradford? Go with the National Code for peace of mind

Searching for Halls in Bradford? Go with the National Code for peace of mind.

Student Notice Board - advertise or look for a room

Your guide to the Student to Student Notice Board.

Unipol gives the Thumbs Up to hundreds of Nottingham landlords

Choosing a Unipol Code landlord will lead to a positive year ahead.  Find out why Unipol is championing accredited landlords.

Megaclose suspended from the Unipol Code

Megaclose have been suspended from the Unipol Code in Nottingham following a recent Tribunal.

NUS releases guidelines for university guarantor schemes

The NUS has released guidelines for universities wishing to establish their own guarantor schemes, as part of their ‘Housing How To…’ briefing series.

Rate Your Landlord

Over 2,200 reviews are available and the number grows daily.

Right to Rent Legislation - How could this affect you

Find out more about the Right to Rent legislation  

Unipol wins a White Ribbon Award

Awarded in recognition of Unipol's commitment to safeguarding individuals from domestic abuse and for supporting Bradford College

Choosing Your Room in Halls

When choosing a room in halls make sure you look at the recommended ones.  

Which area will you choose?

Not sure which area to live in?  Let us help with our area guide

New Unipol Bradford Housing Magazine available now

Be a clever house hunter - pick up a copy of the new Housing Magazine for a selection of the best properties in Bradford - read online too! 

Rate Your Landlord Awards 2018

2018 winners announced

Moving in or out of a property?

If you are moving in or out of property use our handy guide to make sure you have the basics covered.

Student Exemption Certificates for Council Tax

Need to provide information to your landlord that you are eligible for Council Tax Exemption?

Shields Student Homes - Latest News

The Chair of the Code Tribunal suspended Shields Student Homes from membership of the Unipol Code on 19th January and they are not an accredited supplier.

Leeds Tenant Satisfaction Survey 2018 - How Did We Do?

Find out about the results from the 2018 survey. 

Unipol and Homestay at the University of Leeds

Over the last 3 years Unipol has been working closely with the Language Centre to support new international students in finding accommodation. 

Nottingham Tenant Satisfaction Survey 2017 - How Did We Do?

Find out about the results from the 2017 survey 

Leeds Housing Hub - the place to find your home

Come visit the Leeds Housing Hub! 

The Letting Year 2018 - What is happening?

Find out how the 2018 lettings year is progressing and what is happening with student intake.

Changes to minimum Energy Efficiency Standards: What does this mean for landlords?

The new regulations on EPCs came in to effect on 1st April 2018.

Latest Housing Market Assessment for Inner NW Leeds

An update to the 2011 research on the housing market in Inner North West Leeds

Time to renew you Code Membership

The new Unipol Code cycle starts on the 1st of September 2018. Current members of the Code are now being encouraged to renew their status to maintain continuous membership until 2021 and access to licencing fee discounts. 

Selective Licensing and what it means for Nottingham landlords

Do you rent out a private property in Nottingham? If so, you need to be in the know about the Selective Licensing scheme, which came into force on 1st August 2018.     

Nottingham Trent University House Hunting Advice

Find out more about what support is available for new students attending Nottingham Trent University that are house hunting.

The Unipol Code Event- 11th September 2018

Join Unipol on the 11th of September for a Unipol Code event 

Understanding inclusive energy costs in Unipol Housing

Find out how Unipol supply energy to our tenants and help keep costs down.

Where to eat once all the moving in is done?

Wanting to thank the folks for helping you to move in this week? Why not treat them to a delicious dinner before they leave you to your own devices?

Landlord Garden Competition 2018

Gardens can often get overlooked but having a nice outdoor space can make such a difference to both the street scene and the students’ enjoyment of their home - the Unipol garden competition celebrate those owners who put in that extra bit of effort.

Prepare for House Hunting

House hunting in Nottingham this year begins on Saturday 10th November 2018. But what does this actually mean?

The Nottingham Letting Year 2019 - House Hunting has started

Find out the latest statistics and analysis on the start of house hunting 2019.  

Accommodation Costs Survey 2018 - released

The 2018 NUS / Unipol is available to download here

Accommodation Costs Survey 2018

Would you like to be involved in producing a nationwide report into the costs and quality of student accommodation in the UK?

Fight the January blues

January, however, can be a slog for some, especially with exams looming, but there are some steps you can take to help you through the month

Before signing a contract

Unipol wants to ensure your university renting experience is a good one and for this reason we recommend getting your contract checked before signing for your next property. 

House Hunting 2019 in Leeds

Latest statistics from the 2019 house hunting season in Leeds 

Doris Housing Redirect

Doris Birdsall 360 Tour 

Cooking on a student budget

Although you may not be a gourmet chef (yet), there are lots of easy ways to cook cheap, delicious meals at uni. Read our top tips.

Live in 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 city centre.

Nottingham - Current Trends & Future Developments

Find out about the latest trends in student accommodation in the city

The Tenant Fees Ban

The changes mean that landlords and managing agents will no longer be legally allowed to charge tenants for unnecessary fees, like ‘admin’ and referencing fees, and credit checks.

Unipol Housing Tenant Satisfaction Survey

Thank you to everyone who completed the survey last month and told us about their experiences as a Unipol tenant! 

Rate Your Landlord Awards 2020

The 2020 Rate Your Landlord Awards took place on 10/09/2020

Easter at Royal Park Road & Mill Street

This year for Easter, tenants at Royal Park Flats and Mill Street were invited to enter a competition at each of their developments.

Rate Your Landlord Awards Winners 2019

Thanks to all who came to the awards last night. Congratulations to all the winners!

Moving In

A quick guide for students to ensure their move is as stress free as possib;e

Leeds Tenant Satisfaction Survey 2019 - How Did We Do?

Find out about the results from the 2019 survey. 

National Code Consultation on New Health and Wellbeing Standards

The National Code is launching a consultation on adding a new section into the Code recognising the importance of wellbeing and mental health support

Leeds' Street Art

Noticed the wave of colour sweeping its way over the streets of Leeds?

A Level Results 2019

If you need to sort uni accommodation at this point, Unipol are here to help.

Preparing for uni in Leeds?

Here’s a bit of advice to help you feel more relaxed AND excited for September!

Preparing for uni in Nottingham?

Here’s a bit of advice to help you feel more relaxed AND excited for September!

Preparing for uni in Bradford?

Here’s a bit of advice to help you feel more relaxed AND excited for September!

Nottingham Trent University House Hunting Advice

Find out more about what support is available for new students attending Nottingham Trent University that are house hunting.

Here to Help

A huge welcome to this year's Residents' Assistants!

Tenancy Support and Wellbeing

I’m Jan, the Tenancy Support & Wellbeing Coordinator for Unipol and I’m here to help when life gets a bit challenging.

Getting to know Leeds

New to Leeds? Our handy guide will give you some inspiration on what to do and where to go when you're not at Uni.

Investigation into Late Buildings within the ANUK Unipol Codes

Unipol have announced an investigation to ensure that where members have a late building they have complied with the requirements of the Code.

Nottingham: Getting to know the city

Here’s a brief look at some of the must see places in a city full of culture, nightlife, sport, big on fun, and small on cost,  the perfect place to embrace your independence!

What is the Unipol Code?

Find out how the Unipol Code can help you  

Sandhills: Brand new student development in Nottingham

With its contemporary design and open plan social areas, Sandhills puts students’ wellbeing at the forefront of their university experience.

How to Rent

How to Rent, Who to Rent from, Viewings and the Unipol Code

Let’s Talk About the Serious Issue of Fire Safety

There is understandable anxiety about fire safety in properties, particularly high rise properties – so it’s time to take stock of where we are and how things work in Unipol Housing.

House hunting on your own?

Here are a few pointers for you if you haven’t yet found a group of potential house mates.

Leaving for Christmas?

Going home for Christmas? Read our tips on home safety.

House hunting on your own?

Here are a few pointers for you if you haven't yet found a group of potential house mates.

Featured blog for NSCD students – How can Unipol help with housing?

Working in partnership with Northern School of Contemporary Dance, we provide support, information and advice on student housing. 

Personal Shopping Experience

Thinking about looking for your next student home but don’t know where to start? Let Unipol do the hard work for you!

Why I’ve chosen to live at New York Street Apartments for another year

Hannah, second year Vocalist at Leeds College of Music has written this week’s blog post about why she has chosen to stay at New York Street Apartments for her third year…

Information and Advice on Coronavirus from the government

Advice on the pandemic from the UK Government

What does Doris mean to me?

A poem about Doris Birdsall

What to do in Bradford?

Places to visit in Bradford

Information to Tenants and Staff on the Effects of Coronavirus on Unipol’s Services

The latest information on how the virus outbreak is affecting Unipol services

University Mental Health Day 2020

Following the success of last month’s Wellness Event at our Mill Street development for Time to Talk Day, here at Unipol we hosted another event at the offices for University Mental Health Day.

Unipol Training - Events postponed due to Coronavirus

Our training programme is now suspended until June 2020

Garden House, Headingley

“As the Residents’ Assistant it has been a pleasure to get to know so many lovely characters and I am lucky to have spent my postgraduate year here."

Coronavirus - advice for students

Advice on how to follow government lockdown rules for students renting accommodation 

Keep your mind and body active

This week’s blog post has been written by Kelly-Anne who organises Unipol’s events for tenants.

Coronavirus Advice for Landlords and Tenants

This article looks at questions around rent, self isolation and arrangements during the current lockdown

Building a healthy immune system during isolation

Why not use your extra time at home to try out some new recipes and build up your immune system at the same time?

Mental Health and Wellbeing during the Coronavirus Outbreak

If you are struggling, we want you to know you’re not alone, so we’ve put together a list of resources and contacts in case you need any extra support.

House Hunting in Bradford 2020/2021

House hunting in Bradford commenced on 3rd February 2020.        

Latest from the Owners' Briefings - 28th May and 4th June 2020

Unipol discusses tenancy changeover and the 2020 - 2021 academic year

Time to renew your Nottingham Code membership

It's time to renew your membership of the Unipol Nottingham Code

Rate Your Landlord Awards 2020

Rate Your Landlord Awards 2020 will be happening soon.  If you're a landlord get your tenants to leave a review.  If you're a student help decide the winners! 

Unipol Tenant Satisfaction 2020

Thank you to everyone who completed the Tenant Satisfaction Survey this year and told us about their experience as a Unipol tenant.

Looking after your Wellbeing at Uni

You’ll be better placed to make the most of your university experience if you take some time to invest in your wellbeing.

Unipol: How we can help

New to student accommodation? Read how we can support you 

Unipol: How we can help

New to student accommodation? Learn how Unipol can support you whilst you live in Nottingham

Unipol: How we can help

New to student accommodation? Learn how we can support you in Bradford

How to Budget Your Money at Uni

Sorting out a budget from the get go helps you manage your money so you don’t get into trouble later on.