East Lothian Council

Document Downloads: Housing

The following documents are available for download. Documents in PDF format can be read using Adobe Reader.

MS Word and Powerpoint documents can be read by using their respective applications or any alternatives.

Available downloads

Tenant Participation - ELC documents

Documents relating to tenant participation (TP) in East Lothian

Tenants Handbook

East Lothian Tenants Handbook

Housing Allocations Policy information

Information about how East Lothian Council's housing allocation system works

Local Housing Strategy

Documentation relating to East Lothian Council's Housing Strategy

Affordable housing - policies and plans

East Lothian's affordable housing policies and plans

Care & Repair, East Lothian

Care & Repair service leaflets

Housing education

Information about local housing and homelessness issues talks in schools

Buying a house in East Lothian

Information about buying a property in the county

Council house stock list

List of council house stock in East Lothian

Homelessness Strategy

East Lothian Council's Homelessness Strategy

East Lothian Area Report

Lothian Housing Needs and Market Study Area Report

ELC Summary: Housing Needs and Market Study

Summary of Tribal report on EL Housing Needs and Market Study

Area Maps


  • Area Maps PDF (PDF)
  • Size: 1.41 MB
  • Estimated download time: (56k = 3 mins 32 secs)


Quarterly magazine for Council Tenants

Sheltered Housing (Council)

Sheltered Housing complexes run by ELC

Antisocial Behaviour

Antisocial Behaviour documents

Minority Ethnic Housing Needs Assessment

Copy of Minority Ethnic Housing Needs Assessment

East Lothian Fuel Poverty Strategy 2008

Copy of Fuel Poverty Strategy 2008

Comfort Plus Control

Energy efficiency advice leaflets - heating (electric storage heaters)

Fuel Poverty Strategy

Copy of East Lothian Fuel poverty strategy - November 2008

Fuel Poverty Strategy Update June 2009

Fuel Poverty Strategy update and monitoring and evaluation framework

Fuel Poverty Explanatory Note

Information in relation to Fuel Poverty

Domestic Abuse Strategy

East Lothian Domestic Abuse Forum: Domestic Abuse Strategy 2002

Accommodation Needs of Gypsy / Travellers

Report on the accommodation needs of Gypsy Travellers

Muirpark Wynd - Development News

Solid Fuel Guide

Guidance on different types of solid fuels

Solid Fuel Energy Efficiency

A guide on great ways to save money on your heating bills

Mutual Exchanges

Information to help tenants swap their homes with other tenants

  • Mutual Exchanges PDF (PDF)
  • Size: 511.38 KB
  • Estimated download time: (56k = 1 mins 15 secs)
  • Under occupation PDF (PDF)
  • Size: 540.07 KB
  • Estimated download time: (56k = 1 mins 20 secs)

Local Housing Strategy 2012-17

Documentation relating to East Lothian Council's Housing Strategy

LHS Bulletin

What's On

Housing news, housing consultations, housing events

Private Landlord Registration Form

Form and guidance notes for registering with the Council, as a private landlord

Empty Homes

empty homes, house sales, landlords

East Lothian Local Housing Strategy 2012-17 (Full version)

New East Lothian Local Housing Strategy 2012-17 document

Tenancy is ending

Eviction advice

Home needs repairs

House repairs (all types)

Living independently

Enabling independent living at home

Getting a Housing Association house

Housign Association houses

Housing choices for older people

Housing opportunities for senior citizens

Information for Gypsy Travellers

Housing information fo gypsy travellers

Help with a current Council tenancy

Help and advice for Council tenants

Help for people in other kinds of housing

Housing assistance for non council tenants

Homefront Magazine - Issue 54 - Autumn 2013

East Lothian Council tenants magazine

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency East Lothian briefing note

  • Energy Matters PDF (PDF)
  • Size: 279.41 KB
  • Estimated download time: (56k = 41 secs)

Making a housing complaint

Housing complaints

Landlord Report to Tenants

Annual report to tenants of how East Lothian Council is performing in line with the Social Housing Charter Outcomes


Housing for Armed Forces veterans

Housing Information updates

Leaflets and documents relating to policy changes in housing in all tenures

Energy efficency 2016

Energy leaflets provided by Changeworks

Affordable Housing

Affordable Housing to rent or buy in East Lothian. Please note that our Affordable Housing leaflet is currently being revised.

Housing Perfomance

Housing performance statistics 2017

Advice during cold weather

Worried about burst pipes or heating concerns?

Universal Credit Guide 2018

A Guide has been produced by East Lothian Council to assist local residents who are claiming Universal Credit

East Lothian Council, John Muir House Brewery Park Haddington East Lothian EH41 3HA.