Homelessness

If you are homeless and want to apply for a home with us, you must first register with the Council, as we cannot provide temporary accommodation.

East Lothian Council has a Housing Access Team to help if you are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless. They can provide you with temporary accommodation, advice and support.

ELC Housing Access Team
Brunton Hall
Musselburgh
EH21 6AF

Tel: 01620 827536
Out of hours emergency: 0800 169 1611
E-mail: homelelessness@eastlothian.gov.uk

Once you are registered with the council and with homehunt you can apply to us for a Platinum Priority Pass. Read more about Priority Passes.

We allocate 50% of our available properties to Platinum Pass holders so it's important to apply if you think you may be eligible.

Services

  • Healthy Happy Homes
  • Scottish Federation of Housing Associations
  • get texthelp Browsealoud
  • Happy to Translate
  • Disability Confident Employer