The Bedford Housing Authority operates several housing assistance programs which provide direct housing in…More government-owned developments or subsidized housing in privately-owned dwellings for persons of low or very low income. Our 80 unit elderly housing is located at Ashby Place. In addition, our Elm Street Development offers housing for families in two and three bedroom duplex homes. Other subsidized housing plans are also available.
The Housing Authority is governed by our Board of Commissioners, four of whom are elected by Bedford voters, and one who is appointed by the Governor. The Executive Director, charged with the day to day administration of the Authority, is assisted by a part-time staff. We receive no operating funds from the Town of Bedford. All funding is from the state government.
The Shawsheen Funeral Home is a small, family-owned facility catering to Bedford and the surrounding communities. It…More offers a variety of services, such as cremation and green burials, veterans benefits counseling and pre-need planning.
Traditional funeral services can be performed here as well as non-traditional and non-religious services. This location houses two chapels and a family meeting area. Appointments are required to make funeral arrangements.