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

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

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