Housing policies

To view our housing policies and strategies please download our PDFs below:

Asbestos Management Policy (PDF 326.7KB) - details the arrangements and procedures that the Housing Service will use to comply with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.

Central Bedfordshire Empty Homes strategy (PDF 1.6MB) - since the Empty Homes Strategy was approved and published, changes have taken place with respect to Council Tax charges and therefore you are encouraged to seek up to date advice from the Customer Accounts Team on 0300 300 8306.

Central Bedfordshire Council Housing Allocation Scheme

Central Bedfordshire Council Housing Assistance Policy (PDF 188.2KB)

Central Bedfordshire Park Home Site Licensing Fees Policy 2014

Frequently Asked Questions about Fixed-term and Introductory Tenancies (PDF 45.9KB)

HECA Update report 2015 – 17 (PDF 503.7KB) outlines activity towards the original, 2013 HECA report action plan.

Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Review

Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy, 2020 to 2025

Homelessness Strategy Action Plan (should be read in conjunction with the Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy, 2020 to 2025, above)

Independent Living in Central Bedfordshire (PDF 175.8KB)

Let's Rent Offer (PDF 1.2MB)

Park Homes in Central Bedfordshire a Unique Environment and Place to Live

Policy to Discharge the Council’s Homeless Duty to a Suitable Private Sector Property (PDF 320.3KB)

Tenancy Strategy – this sets out Central Bedfordshire’s vision for the way social housing providers in the local authority area should let their properties to meet the needs of residents.

Transitional Accommodation Placement Policy (PDF 482.5KB) - this document sets out our approach to the placement of households in transitional accommodation, both in and out of the Central Bedfordshire area.