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1. What is the ULHS Property Platform?
2. Pricing & Payments
Prices for Student Hall Providers
Fee Private Hall Charitable Hall One off set-up fee £600 £300 Booking request 2% 2% Enquiry Free Free
In addition to this, we will make a charge for every booking request made through the system. This means that once you have paid the one-off accreditation fee you will only be charged further once you have accepted a booking made through the platform.
Boosting / Featured listings
You can 'boost' your advert and have it appear as a Featured Listing for an additional fee. This fee varies depending on the time of year.
Peak (February - September) Off-peak (October-January) PBSA/ Hall boost per building £250 £100
Please note that our new platform does not accept American Express (AMEX) or cards registered outside the UK & EU for payments. This is due to the cost of processing these payment types. If you use one of these incompatible cards on our platform you will be shown an error message and should then use a different card type to proceed.
3. Is the accreditation fee per company or per property?
The fee is per company and is a one-off fee. Once you have registered your company, you can list as many rooms and properties as required.
4. What is a booking request?
When a student views your advert, they will have two options. To send an enquiry, or request to book.
There is no charge for enquiries.
However, if the student requests to book, you will be sent their details. This will include their University, course start and end date, and student status. You will then have the option to accept, decline, or request more information.
You will only be charged when you accept the booking request.
5. What happens after a booking request is accepted?
Once you have accepted the booking request, you will be charged for a successful booking. You will then be given the students contact details to proceed with the booking directly. The booking process is not administered on the University of London platform.
6. How Are Students And Staff verified on the platform?
We collect photo ID and a copy of the student’s ID or an offer to study letter to verify their status as a student at one of our registered member institutions. You can find the full list of those here
For university staff members, we collect photo ID and staff ID or a letter offering employment.
Please note, our ID checks are purely to check for student or staff status and do not include a full reference nor do they cover a landlord’s legal obligation to carry out ‘Right to Rent’ checks on tenants. You may wish to consider additional reference checks if you feel they are necessary.