This consultation is now closed. If you have any queries please get in touch with Housing Services.


Council tenants and Registered Tenant Organisations in East Ayrshire are being encouraged to have their say on rent setting proposals for 2021-22.

The Council has a statutory duty to consult on the level of council house rent increase each year.

Proposal document

We have outlined the two options for rent increases:

  • Option 1 - increase rents by 1.5%
  • Option 2 - increase rents by 2.5%

Download our detailed rent consultation proposal document to find out more about the proposals for each rent increase option.


The formal consultation period will commence on Monday 7 December 2020 and end on Friday 15 January 2021.

How to comment

You can respond to the consultation via the following:


Complete an online smart survey 

Please read the proposal document above before completing the survey.If you would like to respond via the online survey but don’t have internet access, please contact your Neighbourhood Housing team

By post

By completing a printed copy of the survey from the consultation guide and returning it free to: East Ayrshire Council

Housing and Communities (Customer Liaison Team)


Civic Centre North

John Dickie Street



By emailing your completed survey to

How the findings will be used

The views and comments provided will be considered in setting the council house rent level for 2021/22.  We will publish the results online and also include details in a report to Cabinet in early 2021.   

Contact Information

Customer Liaison Team
Civic Centre North
John Dickie Street
Mobile: 07786 661223