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

What is a Mutual Exchange?

HomeSwapper, the UK’s most popular mutual exchange service, has helped more than 260,000 families and individuals swap their homes over the last 10 years, saving their landlords £200 million on potential voids. But what does mutual exchange mean?

  • 23 Nov 2017

HomeSwapper Badges

Badges are a great way for you to identify quickly what type of swapper another user is. The badges currently available to earn are...

  • 16 Jun 2017

Add Photos

90% of successful swaps in 2016 had at least one photo of the home.

  • 9 Jun 2017

Benefits being restricted to 2 kids per family

April 6th 2017 – Tax Credit and Universal Credit benefits restricted to just 2 children per family. This is expected to affect one million families in the UK.

  • 24 Apr 2017

Parents to go back to work sooner

April 3rd 2017 - changes to Universal Credit means parents go back to work when child is 3yrs, not 5yrs.

  • 10 Apr 2017

ESA is being chopped for new claimants

April 1st 2017 - ESA being chopped from £102 to £73 a week for new claimants.

  • 6 Apr 2017

Housing Benefit Scrapped for 18-20yrs

April 1st 2017 - 18-20yr olds will no longer be entitled to Housing Benefits

  • 3 Apr 2017

The Best Ways to Protect Your Home

This week guest blogger Rachel writes her tips on how to protect your home when mutually exchanging.

  • 22 Mar 2017