DSS Lettings in Bedford

Bedford DSS Housing

Benefithousing has been setup to help anyone who is looking for a rental property and that are in receipt of DSS, Housing Benefit or Local Housing Allowance.  Make sure you take a good look around the relevant towns page so you can make full use of the resources, useful links and information.

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Bedford Housing Benefit

Listed below are some useful links to help you with your search for houses or flats that allow housing benefit.

Bedford Resources and Property Links

Bedford Housing Benefit Council Website

Letting Agents in Bedford who take on  DSS Tenants

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Bedford Council Information

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Bedford Council – DSS Lettings

Some useful information below regarding the Bedford Housing service and how this works with the local council.  Every council is different so it does pay to take the time to check out what services they offer and the processes that are in place for you to follow when you are looking for a rental property via the council.

(1) Housing Services Bedford

Some of the Bedford Borough Council services were outsourced to the BPHA (Bedford Pilgrims Housing Association) back in 1990.  However some important aspects to housing have been kept on with the council and these include the below:-

Affordable Housing

Housing Association Partners

Housing Advice

Prevention of Homelessness

Empty Homes

Improving the Private Sector Housing Condition

(2) Housing Benefits Bedford

This changed in Bedford from the 7th April 2008 to the Local Housing Allowance, this works in a new way compared to the old housing benefit and presents a new method to work out the benefits for low income households.  So how does it work?

It takes into consideration a number of different factors including the area that you are renting in, how many people and who you live with, what other income you have and any savings you may have

It is very important that you understand how this works and for more information regarding dss lettings in Bedford and the LHA it would be advisable to check the Bedford Borough Council website

To get more information on what the services you can apply for in regards the rental property for dss in Bedford then you can contact the council directly from their local website or keep browsing the Benefithousing website for more advice and information.



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