Housing advice

Information and advice on social housing, Housing Benefit, rough sleeping, private renting and homes for older people.

Rough sleepers

If you are aware of someone sleeping rough in the borough, find out what you can do to help.  

Housing strategies

To ensure we provide the right housing services to meet local needs and priorities, we produce strategies and action plans.

Tenancy fraud

Bedford Borough Council takes fraud very seriously and are committed to protecting public funds and services from fraud and abuse.

Empty homes

How to report an empty home and find out about the support we offer to owners of empty properties.

Disabled facilities grants

If you or someone living in your property is disabled you may qualify for a grant to help pay for adaptations to your home.

Housing enforcement

We have statutory responsibility for enforcing the minimum housing standards set out in the Housing Act 2004.

Boiler replacement loan scheme

If you received an interest-free loan from Bedford Borough Council replace the boiler your home you can repay it online here.