Providing a single access point to social housing throughout the City

EdIndex is a partnership between the Council and 17 housing associations/co-operatives in Edinburgh. You only need to complete one application to apply for houses provided by the landlords.

16 landlords let their homes through Key to Choice .

Hanover Scotland Housing and Muirhouse Housing Association let their homes through a traditional points system and will contact you directly if a suitable home becomes available.

Our Guide to applying for social housing in Edinburgh provides more information on the process of applying to EdIndex.

There is a high demand for social rented housing in Edinburgh so it can take a while to be housed through EdIndex. Please read our Guide to waiting times so you can get an idea of how long you may need to wait. You can view details of where houses became available and the demand for them using the supply and demand tool. You can also check out the other affordable housing options using our Guide to Other Housing Options.

Register with EdIndex

Complete your EdIndex application form.

Key to Choice

Bid on available homes.

Supply and Demand

Details of where homes became available in the last 12 months and how many people bid for them.

Other Housing Options

Some other options that may be suitable for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions and answers.


Contact details for all the EdIndex landlords.