East Lothian Council

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Service Outline

The Council provides sheltered housing for older East Lothian residents. You can find more information about what is available, and where, in our Housing Information and Advice Guide.

Private companies or not-for-profit housing associations build or own most retirement housing in East Lothian.

Private sheltered housing can be rented or bought. The minimum age for residents is usually around 55 or 60 (although this age restriction doesn't apply to purchasers).

You can search for housing association sheltered housing developments in East Lothian on the Elderly Accommodation Counsel website.


Further Information

Community Housing Services

Telephone: 01620 827827

John Muir House, Haddington, EH41 3HA

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