East Lothian Council

Housing Associations

Associations in this area

This topic gives information about the range of housing associations that operate in the East Lothian area, including their contact details. Advice for existing Housing Association tenants is available.

Housing

Association

Location of properties

Appx. no.  in area

House type(s)

Types of tenancies*

Do they have some properties for particular groups?

East Lothian Housing Association (ELHA)
18-20 Market Street
Haddington
EH41 3JL
01620 825032 

Throughout East Lothian

1336

Varied

1307 rented, 57 shared ownership, and a small number of supported units

16 Sheltered
90-100 Amenity
2x HMO Hostels 

Castle Rock Edinvar Housing Association
1, Hay Avenue, Edinburgh EH16 4RW
0131 657 0600

Throughout East Lothian

547 

Varied

255 General needs
95 Amenity (60+)
148 Sheltered (65+)
48 Shared Ownership

Yes 

Homes for Life Housing 57 Market Street Haddington EH41 3JG
01620 829 300

Throughout East Lothian

303 

I bed (116)
2 bed (123)
3 bed (52)

Mostly for rent, 12 shared equity

Yes

Bield
79 Hopetoun Cres. Edinburgh
EH7 4QF 
0131 273 4000

Macmerry, Haddington, Wallyford, Prestonpans, Musselburgh, Dunbar & North Berwick

170

Varied

Mostly supported, retirement, sheltered or very sheltered

Yes

Ark Housing Association The Priory, Canaan Lane, Edinburgh EH10 4SG 
0131 447 9027

Musselburgh and East Linton

1x2 bed house
3x2 bed flats
3x1 bed flats

Supported housing

Adults with Learning disabilities

Margaret Blackwood Housing Association 164 Dundee Street, Edinburgh EH11 1DQ 03457125865

Musselburgh

24

11 wheelchair and 13 general needs properties

Barrier free

Yes

Viewpoint
4 South Oswald Road Edinburgh
Lothian
EH9 2HG
0131 668 4247

Prestonpans

26

Flats and cottages

Alarmed housing

Older People 50+

Link Housing Association 2C New Mart Road
Edinburgh
EH14 1RL
0330 303 0124

Musselburgh,
Cockenzie

21

Varied

Low Cost Home Ownership

No

Dunedin Canmore Housing

8 New Mart Road, Edinburgh,
EH14 1RL
0131 478 8888

Musselburgh, Wallyford, Tranent, North Berwick & Prestonpans

 130

Social Housing
Wallyford 9 x  2and 3 beds houses
Prestonpans  8 x 2 bed flats Tranent  8 x 1and 2 bed flats Musselburgh 62 x 1and 2 bed flats
North Berwick 8x I bed , 6x 2 bed, 2x3 bed
Mid-market 
Prestonpans 4x2 bed flats North Berwick 14x 2 bed
Shared Owner Prestonpans 4x2-bed flats
Tranent 5x1&2 bed flats

General needs social housing. Some for 55+ (Musselburgh)

Some mid-market rental and shared ownership

 Yes

Abbeyfield 14 New Mart Road Edinburgh EH14 1RL
0131 225 7801

Haddington & North Berwick

17

Studio and 1 bed apts.

Supported accommodation for 55+ 

Yes
Also Home cooked meal service and social interaction service to combat isolation/loneliness 

Customers are provided with details of the numbers of each kind of property these housing association have when applying for HomeHunt.

Guidance on rent levels is available in a section about 'Being a Housing Association tenant'.

If you want to know more about your housing options, click on the link or call 01620 827827 and ask for your Local Housing Office - they will be happy to help

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