Social housing in Bedford
We allocate social housing to people with the most urgent housing need. For example, priority is given to:
those faced with an emergency
people with a severe disability or medical need
those who are homeless
Read how we allocate social housing as set out in Bedford Borough's allocation scheme (PDF).
Social housing and the housing register
Please be aware the demand for affordable social housing in Bedford Borough is very high. There is a limited supply.
Social housing is not always the right option for everyone. We recommend you talk to our Housing Assessment and Advice team before you apply.
To find out more:
call us on 01234 718058. Lines are open: Monday to Thursday 8:45am to 5:15pm and Fridays 8:45am to 5pm
you can apply for social housing in Bedford Borough at Register