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With over 50,000 homes successfully swapped, HomeSwapper is the UK’s largest community of social housing tenants looking for a mutual exchange – a house swap, flat swap or council house exchange.

Ashton Pioneer Homes can help you find the right home for your needs with free membership to HomeSwapper.

You will need to register with HomeSwapper to change your type of home, upsize, downsize, move location, get a garden or find a property that’s adapted for tenants with disabilities or to look what swaps are available.

HomeSwapper helps over 25,000 people to move each year by matching tenants who want each other’s homes.


How does HomeSwapper work?

  1. Log on to HomeSwapper
  2. Enter your details and the details of the type of home you’re looking for.
  3. HomeSwapper will then automatically match you to possible home swaps – it’s that simple!

Want to apply?

HomeSwapper is a way to advertise your property to people all over the country and staff at Ashton Pioneer Homes will be happy to help you.

Top Tips on how to use HomeSwapper to advertise your property:

In order to attract interest in your property from other HomeSwapper users, follow these helpful hints:

Remember if you need help registering and / or using HomeSwapper or if you want help taking pictures, please ask staff at APH who will be happy to help.


What do I do when I find someone I want to exchange with?

Can permission to exchange be refused?

Permission can be refused when:

Permission can also be withdrawn any time before you sign the ‘Deed of Assignment’ should you breach your tenancy conditions.


If I apply for an exchange, can I change my mind?

Yes, you can withdraw at any time before you sign the ‘Deed of Assignment’. Once you have signed the deed you are no longer the tenant of your old property.