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

Top 6 things people forget when moving home

Once you’ve found your swap and made it through the swapping process, you can get moving! When it comes to moving house though, it’s not just about the big things… there can be so many small details to remember. It’s no wonder that there are some things that slip minds. We’ve written this guide to work as a helping hand on moving day.

  • 18 Apr 2019

Moving house with pets

We can’t deny it - moving house is a stressful experience and when you add pets into the equation, it can take it to another level.

  • 2 Apr 2019

Meet the Help Desk: Nirvana

This week we’re chatting with our Team Leader, Nirvana! She’s just come back from maternity leave, so we’ll be talking about how she’s been getting back to grips with working life, what she loves about working on HomeSwapper and how her team have been making her proud…

  • 27 Mar 2019

Our Help Centre

We've been really busy the past couple of months creating a new Help Centre website for all tenants who are either using, or thinking about using HomeSwapper. And we’re now very pleased to say that it’s launched!

  • 22 Mar 2019

Getting ready for viewings on a budget

You’ve been chatting to another swapper for a while, you both like the sound of each other’s homes on paper and the pictures look good… time for that all-important viewing! But how to prepare?

  • 15 Mar 2019

Meet the Help Desk: Dot

Across the Help Desk team most of us are ‘product champions’, which means we have one specific Housing Partners product that we specialise in

  • 6 Mar 2019

Working to improve HomeSwapper

As all active swappers will know, back in September 2018 we started to make updates to the HomeSwapper site in order to persuade some swappers to use the site better. Here we look back at how these changes have made a difference to how the site is being used.

  • 27 Feb 2019

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