Housing Options

We advise all applicants to complete a Housing Options interview along with their housing application. The interview takes approximately 45 minutes depending on your circumstances.

Housing Options is an approach which offers personal advice to anyone who may need housing advice or assistance. It aims to support you if you feel you are struggling to stay in your current home, to help you make informed choices about your housing options/future and to prevent you from becoming homeless.

Depending on your current housing circumstances there may be other Housing Options availbale to you. 

With demand for Social Housing increasing, it is important that you have awareness of the different types of housing options that are available.  This will allow you to make informed choices regarding your housing situation, whilst also maximisng your chances of being rehoused or potentially remaining in your current home. 

Glasgow City Council

Glasgow City Council have a dedicated Housing Options page available on their website providing useful information and advice on a broad range of housing options, such as

  • Social rented housing
  • Mid-market rented
  • Specialised housing for older people and people with disabilities
  • Advice and support for people leaving the army
  • Asylum seeker support
  • Health & Social Care Support

You can find out more information about these options by visitng Glasgow City Council Housing Options  

Homelessness Application & Advice - Contact your Local Authority

If you have found yourself homeless or are threatened with homlessness within 56 days, for example, due to your landlord serving you notice to vacate your home, you should contact your Local Authority for information and advice and to make a homeless application.  The Local Authority you apply to can also provide temproary accomodation if this is required.  You can find details for Glasgow City Homlessness Services on the website Your Support Your Way Glasgow.  

Common Housing Register

Pineview Housing Association is part of a Common Housing Register known as 'Drumcog' with two other social landlords in the Drumchapel area - Cernach Housing Association & Kingsridge Cleddans Housing Association.  If you wish to be considered for one or all three landlords, please complete an online application form by clicking here - Drumcog. 

Each landlord will assess your application in line with our common Housing Allocation policy and will write to you individually once your application has been processed and points assessed.  

If you are unable to complete an online application form, please let us know by emailing mail@pineview.org.uk or by calling 0141 944 3891.  


If you are a tenant of a social landlord, you are eligible to have medical adaptions carried out to make it easier for you to remain in your current home.  If you are a Pineview tenant and feel this would apply to you, please contact the pffice for further information.  Please note that any adaptions we carry out will need to be approved by an Occupational Therapist and Pineview.

Wheatley Homes Glasgow

Wheatley homes is the largest social housing provider in Glasgow with over 40,000 homes.  If you would like to make an application for a Wheatley Homes property you must do this online via the website My Housing.

If you are vulnerable, or if you require support to complete your online application, please telephone Wheatley Homes on 0800 479 7979 for assistance. 

Mutual Exchange  

If you rent a property from a social landlord, you have the option to exchange your tenancy with another household of a social landlord.  

If you are a Pineview tenant and have found a household you wish to exchange with, please contact our office to request a Mutual Exchange Form.  Both households must complete a Mutual Exchange Form and return to each landlord.  Your Housing Officer will liaise with you on the progress of the application and a decision will be made within 28 days.  You can also register for HomeSwapper to advertise and find a suitable match - to register please visit HomeSwapper. 

Home Ownership, Shared Ownership & Lift Scheme for 1st Time Buyers

If you are employed and have personal savings, you may be eligible to access home ownership or receive financial assistance from the Scottish Government via The LIFT Open Market Shared Equity (OMSE) scheme.  For more information on this, please visit the Scottish Government's website Low-cost Initiative for First Time Buyers (LIFT) - Homeowners - gov.scot (www.gov.scot)  

Additional Housing Options Support

For additional Housing Options Advice and support, please click the links below:

Housing Options Scotland | Right Home, Right Place

Get Housing Advice - Shelter Scotland