The majority of of houses in East Lothian are owner-occupied (more than 60%) whilst houses let at ‘social’ rents, either by the Council or Housing associations’ make up about 25% of the housing stock. The remainder are private lets. Housing of all types tends to be more expensive than in neighbouring areas, other than Edinburgh. There are long waiting lists for most social housing.
You can find out more about your chances of being housed in East Lothian, by checking out our Housing Information and Advice guide - click the button on the right, above.
If you are looking for a private let, click on the button on the left hand side, which takes you to a website run by the East Housing Hub. This lists lets currently available across East Lothian and in neighbouring authorities.