What is Swapper Central?

SwapperCentral is written by and for tenants in social housing who are looking to swap homes.
It's designed and maintained by Housing Partners, who run the HomeSwapper website.

Featured Blogs

Refusing a Swap: The Law

We’ve all heard stories of tenants finding a swap, only to be let down at the last minute; even when a council or housing association approves a mutual exchange they can still fall through.

  • 19 Feb 2019

How to reset your password

With passwords needed for almost everything we do these days, it can be easy to forget one from time to time! But on HomeSwapper if you do, don’t worry! It’s very easy to reset it to something more memorable… and here’s how:

  • 15 Feb 2019

Advice from NHS UK: How to stay at your best, from the best

In a nation divided by whether you pronounce it ‘scone like moan’ or ‘scone like gone’, whether the milk goes in before or after the tea, as well as the more serious stuff, there is one thing almost all of us agree on: We love the NHS.

  • 8 Feb 2019

Running a business from home

Over the past 30 years, technology has been changing the way we live and in more recent times, it’s also been transforming the way we work. As part of this change, running a business from home is becoming more and more common.

  • 4 Feb 2019

Meet the Help Desk: Abi

This week we’re bringing you the second in our Meet the Help Desk series with HelpDesk Support member, Abi. We chatted with her about why she loves her job, what the HomeSwapper tenants mean to her and her own experiences with social housing.

  • 25 Jan 2019

How to change locations

If you’ve changed your mind about the areas you’d like to live in, then don’t worry – we’re really flexible! Our simple guide will show you how you can update the locations you put in at the start, whether you want to add to them, delete some, or change them completely.

  • 16 Jan 2019

My home swap – a landlord’s experience

Anne works for one of the landlords who have signed up to HomeSwapper. She helps their tenants find out all about HomeSwapper - a job perfect for her, as she herself has used HomeSwapper to find a new home in the past. Read her story here.

  • 11 Jan 2019

Badges Update

Back in October, we asked our community of swappers for some advice on how we should think about changing the badges system to make HomeSwapper work better for them. We had a great response and some really helpful suggestions.

  • 17 Dec 2018