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Revised Allocation Scheme

Published: Tuesday 13 April 2021

From 4th April 2021, applications received by Bedford Borough Council will be assessed in accordance with the revised Allocations Scheme.  A copy of this can be found in the 'Policies' section at the top of this page or by clicking here.

New: Uploading Your Documents

Published: Wednesday 1 April 2020

You can now upload your documents directly to your My Home Options account, using your smart phone, tablet or computer.  Please see the Supporting Documents section above for the list of documents we will need

In line with government advice about social distancing, please only send your documents to us by using this system. However, if you experience any technical difficulties, please email your documents to

Delays to housing register assessments

Published: Thursday 19 March 2020

Please note we are currently experiencing some delays in the assessment of applications, this may affect your application being processed.  If you have contacted us regardng your application, please allow 10 working days for a response.