Bedford Housing is a boutique family owned business founded in 2014 led by Elliot Joelson who has been involved in apartment development and management for over 20 years. Since the beginning, our team at Bedford Housing has specialized in providing quality furnished apartments throughout the Los Angeles area. We are active members of CHPA and hold ISAAP Quality and Comfort Accreditations.
Our guests can book with confidence, knowing they are staying with a company that holds ISAAP Certified status and that we have met the established standard of ISAAP assessment requirements, giving assurance to the consumer that high quality standards are consistently being maintained. Our staff members speak English, Spanish, Arabic, Tagalog, French and Hebrew as we are used to a highly international clientele throughout the year.
What sets us apart from other corporate housing providers is that our team is completely local and focuses solely on the LA Market. Bedford’s entire team has been working together since 2015 providing you with consistency, experience, knowledge and continuity to make your stay as comfortable and hassle free as possible. We issue a single point of contact for each guest for each accommodation which allows us to give a higher quality service as we make certain that we’ve provided everything needed during each stay. The team includes our own housekeepers along with maintenance staff allowing elevated day-to day service. We hand select each property to ensure our clients can enjoy full amenities in highly desirable and walkable locations throughout Los Angeles. Because our team is entirely local, we can provide extra insight and intimate information for each surrounding community. Our main goal has always been to provide an easy, comfortable, and personalized experience while staying in our apartments.
ISAAP: INTERNATIONAL SERVICED ACCOMMODATION
ACCREDITATION PROCESS GLOBAL ACCREDITATION FOR CORPORATE HOUSING ACCOMODATIONS
In 2023 Bedford Corporate Housing successfully achieved ISAAP Quality & Comfort Certification assessment process, with ISAAP being the leading global quality standard for the corporate housing and serviced accommodation sector of the hospitality industry.
ISAAP Quality & Comfort Certification confirms-
Our guests can book and stay with confidence, knowing they are booking with a company that holds ISAAP Quality & Comfort Certified status and that we have met the established standard of ISAAP assessment requirements, giving assurance to the consumer that the prescribed QCC standards have been achieved for the guest’s enjoyment.
Through the Corporate Housing Providers Association (CHPA), Bedford Corporate Housing has a Company Accreditation as a mark of quality of the corporate housing apartments provided to our clients and guests who choose to do business with us. Therefore, you can have confidence and peace of mind when booking a stay with Bedford.
Current CHPA Member
Bedford Corporate Housing is a member of the national and international trade organization for the furnished housing industry, Corporate Housing Providers Association (CHPA).
Years of Membership
Bedford Corporate Housing has been a member of CHPA since 2015.
Code of Ethics
Bedford adheres to CHPA’s Code of Ethics.
Bedford attended the annual CHPA Conference every year since 2016.
Credit Report in Good Standing
For approval CHPA to run a credit report on Bedford Corporate Housing through CHPA’s primary credit bureau is Experian. Also ran a Duns & Bradstreet credit check using Bedford’s D-U-N-S number.
Good standing is considered by the following metrics: (a) paying bills within 50 days of invoice due dates (b) credit score indicates a medium to low risk (c) no bankruptcy in the last 10 years (d) any judgments or liens will need documentation (e) combined outstanding collections are under $5,000 (above this threshold a letter of explanation will be required)
Please note that to maintain accreditation over the three-year period, credit is run annually to meet the above criteria each time it is run.
Bedford holds a certificate of company insurance. The minimum amounts for this accreditation are $1 million for each occurrence and $2 million aggregate of commercial general liability insurance.
Bedford is required to submit reference letters with their application.
Originally from London, England, Elliot came to Los Angeles back in 1984 go to Pepperdine University. After graduation he moved to Pennsylvania for several years.
He has the Certified Corporate Housing Professional (CCHP) designation from the trade organization, Corporate Housing Providers Association (CHPA) Back in 1997, Elliot originally started in the unfurnished apartment sector in both apartment portfolio for acquisitions, value adding, property management and ground up apartment development construction in the Sylmar, Redlands & Panorama City.
He first ventured in Corporate Housing back in 2005 in Redlands, CA in the Inland Empire near Loma Linda Medical Center whereby there was a large demand for furnished apartments. In 2007, obtain an apartment in San Antonio TX, and discovered a demand in for furnished apartments to. In 2014, he decided to first start Bedford Housing to solely focus on providing furnished rentals on the Los Angeles market and has steadily established the company’s growth.
He is very “direct” with the day-to-day operations of the company, including evenings and weekends. He is married and is the father of two grown daughters and loves to go hiking and short local excursions in his free time.
Originally from New York, Julie is now officially an adopted “Angeleno,” having more years in the area than her hometown. Formerly a TV producer, she brings her passion, creativity, and organizational skills to Bedford Corporate Housing.
She has the Certified Corporate Housing Professional (CCHP) designation from the trade organization, Corporate Housing Providers Association (CHPA).Julie assists clients from around the city and globe find just the right “home away from home.”
A graduate of Smith College and Columbia Journalism, Julie enjoys traveling, spending time with her three kids. As well as, walking on the beach and meeting new people. She speaks English, French, and Hebrew.
Maricel has been an Executive Assistant to Bedford’s parent Company since 2009.
Originally from the Philippines where she finished her degree of Bachelor of science majoring in computer science, her passion of providing exceptional service in an upscale environment naturally carried over as her desire to focus on the real estate industry began to unfold.
Leveraging her experiences in the industry as a successful, known for outstanding client service 24/7 availability, high tech marketing techniques, personal touches and as a skilled negotiator with her client’s best interest at heart.She is very enthusiastic about her community and giving back, and eagerly helps volunteering in any way she can.
When not working, she finds herself seamlessly juggling life as a mother to two impressive kids, wife to an amazing husband, and sneaking away to a wine country spa on occasion for a day to myself!She enjoys going on road trips with family and friends to explore the West coast’s national parks and nature.
Pat Beck has been the operations supervisor for Bedford housing for over 5 years, Mr. Beck takes great pride in helping all our clients that stay with us to have a worry free home away from home experience , He is a Native of Southern California and a member of the California Apartment Association of Los Angeles,He has 18 years’ experience in Building and engineering and 24 years in maintenance apartment management, He will assist you with the check-in process and make sure that your move-in goes as smoothly as possible making sure you have all keys, Wi-Fi and TV codes and functions, parking and overall tours of the property.If you have any trouble shooting issues through out your stay, No Problem, with all his experience, he is an expert trouble-shooter and will make sure you are back up and running in no time including after business hours and weekends so that you are not inconvenienced. He Enjoys playing golf and snow skiing as well as camping every chance he gets.
Hailing originally from Guadalajara Mexico, he has been with Bedford since 2016. Coming from a Customer Service with DirecTV and a Hotel management background, Alfredo has much experience in helping clients with any specific needs they might have.His primary duty is to do detailed inspections of each apartment after they have been professional cleaned. His duties include making sure your apartment is in tip-top condition in all furniture’s, walls and cleaning levels are of the highest standard. He helps to supervise and coordinate all the cleaning companies work with to verify that their standards are of the highest level possible. That way he ensures you have the perfect apartment upon your arrival. With his personable demeanor, his other duties include assisting with check-in process and make sure your stay is as comfortable as possible.Alfredo is married with two adult daughters.
Chris has been with Bedford since 2015. His duties include coordinating all furniture deliveries, customizing your furnished apartment with desks, furniture configurations to make sure the apartment fits your specifications. Also bed swaps and furniture changes. If we take a new apartment for you, he is in charge of managing our furniture warehouse and makes sure the apartment is put together correctly to make your stay as comfortable as possible.He also covers check-ins, troubleshooting and assisting you throughout your stay. Chris is married with two young children.