Housing policies

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

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.

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 Council Housing Assistance Policy (PDF 188.2KB)

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 (PDF 1.2MB)

Independent Living in Central Bedfordshire (PDF 175.8KB)

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

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

We're in the process of producing a new review of homelessness, with a view to developing and publishing a new Homelessness and Rough Sleeper Strategy in December 2019. We're planning a consultation on the proposed new strategy during the summer.

Homelessness Strategy, 2015 to 2020 (PDF 303.3KB)

Homelessness Strategy Action Plan, 2017 to 2020 (PDF 82.2KB)

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

Central Bedfordshire Park Home Site Licensing Fees Policy 2014

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

Let's Rent Offer (PDF 1.2MB)