Housing Options

Applying for one of our homes

The Co-operative’s waiting list is open and anyone 16 years and over may apply and be assessed for housing at any time. If you are successful in securing an offer of housing with the Co-operative you must buy a £1 share to become a member of the Co-operative, as all tenants are members and all members are tenants.

You can apply for rented accommodation with Hawthorn Housing Co-operative. Application forms and our guide to applying for a house are available from the downloads section of our website. Alternatively, you can try our new online application form.

If you wish additional information or require assistance in completing a form, please contact us by telephone on 0141 336 2138 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Alternatively, you can call into our office, where our staff will be happy to help.

Properties for rent

The Co-operative has a housing waiting list which is open to everyone aged 16 years and over. We let our properties in accordance with our Allocations Policy which is based on the applicant’s circumstances and needs. At 31 March 2020, we had 253 applicants on our waiting list.

Last year the Co-operative owned 316 rented properties. Our ability to re-house applicants on our waiting list relies on properties being vacated by existing tenants. The table below shows the number of properties let for the period April 2018 to March 2019 by apartment size:

Totals 17 40 12 2 71

Mutual Exchange

If you are looking to stay within the local area and would like to advertise for a mutual exchange, please let us know.

Other Housing Options

The housing options open to you depends on your current circumstances. You may consider renting a home from another registered social landlord, renting from a private landlord, securing a mortgage to buy a property outright or to buying a shared ownership property.

For further information on all of these housing options you may wish to look at the following websites: www.glasgow.gov.uk Housing Options, http://scotland.shelter.org.uk Housing Options & Advice