Getting a home

We know how important it is to have a roof over your head. But finding the right type of home for you can be difficult.

Our expert staff can help with advice and support to make the process quicker and easier. The right home for you won’t always be with Wheatley Homes East – but we can point you in the right direction to find a home which matches your housing needs.

If you are homeless, you should contact  your local authority who will be able to provide you with assistance. Click homelessness advice for local authority contact details.

How do I apply?

There are different ways to apply for a home with Wheatley Homes East depending on where you want to live.

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Where we have homes

We have homes in communities across Edinburgh, West Lothian, Midlothian, East Lothian and Fife.

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Housing options

Find out about other mutual exchanges, mid-market rents and private rents.

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Common Housing Register

Apply for a home with different landlords at the same time.

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Mid and full-market rents

Lowther Homes has mid-market and full-market homes for rent.

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Older tenants

We have sheltered housing for people over the age of 60 who need extra support.

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Asylum seekers and refugees

Help for asylum seekers and refugees looking for a home.

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Turnover of homes

Check out the number of homes we had available in 2021 and 2022.

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