“Comprehensive support is given to those vulnerably housed or sleeping rough, they recover more quickly and can then get back into education...
A 20-unit facility providing housing for the homeless will be open to residents next month, less than six months after building work began. The Mayor of Bedford, Dave Hodgson, SMART CJS CEO...
A Government planning inspector has rejected a second attempt to build homes on back gardens in Cople. Five landowners, including the Shuttleworth Trust, took their case for building up to five homes on land...
Bricks - Building
Two new settlements with thousands of homes each are on the drawing board as the Government tells Bedford Borough Council that it needs to find space for an extra 12,500 homes...
If you've lost count of how many times you've looked around a potential new house, only to be disappointed that it doesn't have a pub in the cellar hidden behind a secret door, then look no further...
Councillors rounded on one of their colleagues when he queried how the council chooses which properties to buy to house the homeless. Bedford Council has £10million set aside to buy 80 properties to provide temporary accommodation...
Ashburnham Court
A fifty-five-home high rise in the heart of Bedford has been given the green light for a multi-million-pound refurbishment...
Bricks - Building
Bedfordians are being asked to make sure they put their views across on the Borough Council's housing strategy up to 2026. The consultation, which is now open until 18 August...
Terraced houses
Bedford Borough Council is proposing that the number of 'houses in multiple occupation' (HMOs) is restricted to 30% of properties within an area...
A Bedford housing association has become the first in the UK to use innovative Body Worn Video (BWV) to help keep its employees safe when working...
Terraced houses
Bedford Borough Council is taking steps to tackle unlicensed shared houses - or ‘Houses in Multiple Occupation’ (HMOs) across the Borough...
Illustration by Harry Woodgate
From unaffordable rental properties to the under-funded implementation of the Homelessness Reduction Act 2017, central government funding cuts are prevent...