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Housing Associations and Landlords

There are a number of housing associations operating in West Lothian.

Below you will find information about registered housing associations (sometimes referred to as Registered Social Landlords, or RSLs) operating in West Lothian. If you are looking for advice about private landlord properties you will find this information in the Home Owners and Private Renting section.

Registered Social Landlord New Build Programme

Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) who operate in West Lothian are also planning to deliver over 500 houses in the 5 years from 2022/23. If you would like further information on the developments you can contact the Registered Social Landlord directly.

Housing Associations in West Lothian

Almond Housing Association

Almond Housing Association (opens new window) is a locally-based non-profit making voluntary organisation, with the aim of providing people with the right to rent quality housing. Most of the near 2500 properties are located in the Craigshill, Eliburn, Howden and Ladywell areas of Livingston.

Bield Housing and Care

Bield Housing and Care (opens new window) provide quality housing and services for older people, including amenity housing, retirement housing, sheltered or very sheltered housing.

Cairn Housing Association

Cairn Housing Association (opens new window) offer a range of affordable housing and related services throughout Scotland, including in Bathgate and East Whitburn.

Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association

Hanover (Scotland) Housing Association (opens new window) provide affordable, modern and safe housing and related services to older people.

Home Group

Home Group (opens new window) are a new Registered Social Landlord to West Lothian. They are currently building 69 new 2 and 3 bedroom homes at the Calderwood development in East Calder. These homes will be available for Social Rent by late 2021.

More information on applying for these homes can be found  here [1MB] .

For more information on registering for housing provided by Home Group, visit their Find a Home webpage (opens new window).

Horizon Housing Association

Horizon Housing Association (opens new window) are a social housing provider and social enterprise which promotes and provides affordable housing and related services across Central Scotland, including West Lothian.

Link Housing Association

Link Housing Association (opens new window) provide housing management services to over 7,000 tenants in social rented accommodation - both general needs and sheltered housing.

Margaret Blackwood Housing Association

Margaret Blackwood Housing Association (opens new window) are a national Housing and Care provider specialising in homes and car services for people with disabilities.

Places for People

Places for People (opens new window) are a property management, development and regeneration company providing homes to rent in West Lothian.

West Lothian Housing Partnership

West Lothian Housing Partnership (opens new window) (WLHP) has around 400 affordable homes in Bathgate, Blackburn, Boghall, Broxburn, Craigshill, Stoneyburn, West Calder, Whitburn and Winchburgh.

Homes to rent with West Lothian Housing Partnership (WLHP), Wheatley Homes East and Barony Housing Association are advertised every Tuesday and Friday on My Housing (opens new window)

MyHousing is the online housing information, advice and letting service from Wheatley Group. The Group includes six housing associations: West Lothian Housing PartnershipWheatley Homes East, Barony Housing Association, GHACube and Loretto Housing.

MyHousing offers personalised and honest advice to help people make the right choices about housing.

Homes are advertised in priority Bands. Customers register for free and note an interest in homes advertised in their Band and which suit their needs.

Wheatley Homes East

Wheatley Homes East (opens new window) owns and manages around 6,400 homes in Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife.