Are you looking for affordable homes to rent in Bradford? If so, we can help!
Accent Housing provides quality, affordable homes to residents who don’t want to go down the private renting route. Because of the lack of security private renting comes with, or the ridiculous prices they charge, renting from a housing association is a reliable and secure option.
Despite the reputation Bradford has, it is an excellent place to call home. In this article, we are discussing your options to rent affordable homes in Bradford and more importantly, what it is like to live there.
Is Bradford A Nice Place To Live?
Yes! Bradford is an excellent place to live.
However, Bradford has a reputation for being a ‘bad' place to live. The perception of this is often untrue the city doesn’t quite get the credit it deserves.
Besides the affordability of living in Bradford, we’d probably say the best thing about Bradford is its location. You can live the city life, just without the hustle and bustle of actually living in one.
Situated in between two of the biggest cities in England, Bradford is perfect for commuting. It has great transport links to the surrounding areas of Leeds, Manchester, Huddersfield and Sheffield.
If you are raising a family, or are looking to settle down, then Bradford has a wonderful selection of primary, secondary, and special schools in the area. Check out our latest blog to find out more: What Are The Best Schools In Bradford?
What Is There To Do In Bradford?
The city is perfect for families and couples and over 55’s who love the great outdoors, culture and food.
Bradford has been awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award which includes 6 parks. Lister Park and Peel Park are situated in the heart of the city and seem to be the firm favourites of the locals.
Ilkley Moors and Cow and Calf rocks are ideal for the adventurous residents looking to walk, hike, scramble and climb.
Diving deeper into the history and culture of the city, we have the Bradford Cathedral, which is 500 years old and in our eyes, it is a must-see attraction. Take a step back in time and enjoy a family day out!
The National Science And Media Museum makes for a cultured trip out, The Alhambra Theatre, St George's Hall, The Studio and King's Hall and Winter Garden offer a variety of comedy shows, musicals and more.
When it comes to restaurants and cafes, you definitely won’t be disappointed with the choices of cuisine on offer.
With the diversity of people living in Bradford, (1 in 4 residents of Bradford describe themselves as Asian/Asian British ethnic origin), the city has gained a reputation for excellent international restaurants and takeaways. The city has been named the ‘curry capital’ of the UK for 6 years running!
Renting From A Housing Association In Bradford
There are two ways you can rent a home in Bradford through Accent Housing. You can register through the Accent Housing website on Let’s Move (Accent’s new online application system), or through your local council choice-based lettings scheme.
We would recommend registering through Let's Move directly, as this is where many of our homes in Bradford will be available.
You can personalise your account by setting up alerts for the location and homes you would be interested in. Once they become available, we’ll let you know – Register for your Let’s Move account here.