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Edinburgh marks 10-year anniversary of EdIndex

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Published by Brian Church for 24dash.com in Housing

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Scotland’s largest choice based letting system for social housing has celebrated its 10-year anniversary.

EdIndex was first introduced in 2003 by the City of Edinburgh Council to allow people to bid for social housing, while providing greater choice when applying for homes.

EdIndex was used to replace a complex system that involved numerous applications to individual landlords. It provided access to 23 housing associations and co-operatives throughout the city, through one single application.

Since it was created, more than 32,000 people have been housed in Edinburgh through EdIndex.

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