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Council Housing

Council housing in West Lothian consists of a mixture of houses, flats and sheltered housing.

  • About Council Housing

    West Lothian Council has approximately 13,500 properties which consists of a mixture of houses, flats and sheltered housing.

  • Applying for a Council House

    This describes how you can apply for social rented housing in West Lothian.

  • Your home

    This article gives you information about your new home and managing it.

  • Tenant's Handbook

    Please find information for all Tenants

  • Paying your Rent

    How to pay your rent, where to pay your rent and details of your rent charge.

  • Request a Repair

    You can report and request non emergency repairs online. We will do all we can to carry out any repairs to council tenancies which we are responsible for within a reasonable timescale. We are responsible for buildings and the outside of the property (including common parts) and for making sure that your home is wind and water tight

  • Tenant Participation

    Tenant Participation is about providing opportunities for West Lothian Council Tenants to take part in decision making processes and influence housing policies, housing conditions and housing related services.

  • Tenant's Self Service

    Welcome to the council tenant's self service portal which allows council tenants to view rent balances and repair status online.

  • Homelessness

    Information and advice on what to do if you are homeless or facing the possibility of homelessness.

  • Servicing and Maintenance

    As your landlord, West Lothian Council has a legal duty to ensure that gas appliances, gas piping and flues provided for tenants use are well maintained and safe.

  • Tenant Information and Publications

    We actively keep tenants up to date of any developments that are happening. We also seek the views of those we come in contact with to allow us to improve the service.

  • Consultation Forum

    This section provides current information on housing developments and consultations.

  • Insurance and Insurance Claims

    The Council strongly advises all tenants to take out a home contents insurance policy to cover personal belongings.

  • Parking and Garages

    Information on garages, lock up plots and parking