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Property adverts and how to bid for housing

New choice-based lettings system

Our new choice-based lettings system, My Home Central, is now live. If you haven't created an account, you'll need to register before you can place any bids.

When you register, you'll:

  • need your email address
  • your application number (this is your Bedfordshire Homefinder user ID/application number)
  • set up a password
  • need your tenancy number, if you're already our tenant
  • be sent a code by email to verify your account

Register online

How to bid for housing

If you qualify for the Housing Register, you will be able to express a preference (bid) for vacant social rented properties advertised through My Home Central, our choice-based lettings (CBL) System.

To log in, you'll need your email address and the password you used when you registered your account.

Log in to My Home Central

Available properties are advertised weekly from Thursday to Tuesday. Properties you can bid for will be shown on the ‘bid on a property’ page within your My Home Central account. To place a bid, follow the how to bid guidance (PDF).

Need help?

Get help with My Home Central

Properties available for bidding

View or download list of current properties (PDF)

Please be aware that there are delays in being able to re-let our advertised properties, due to a national shortage of building materials.


For more information regarding auto-bidding, please email

Other properties available

We have agreed, through our planning powers, for Clifton Park Homes to offer a proportion of new park homes to people over 55 in housing need in Central Bedfordshire. Applicants must meet the park homes and housing need criteria. Read more about the park homes, including eligibility.