Do you have a Protected or
Assured Tenancy? If so, you can mutually exchange your
Mutual exchange means
swapping homes. You can swap your home with another mhs homes
tenant, housing association tenant or local council tenant.
Both of you need to agree to
swap your home and get the property owners permission. You could be
- You have rent arrears or anti-social behaviour
- The property is too big or too small for the needs of the
- There are disabled adaptations in the property and the
new tenant does not need them
- Please be aware that you will
take on the terms and conditions of the tenancy of the person you
are swapping with; so find out if any of your protected rights are
Go and look at the property
first to make sure it is suitable.
If you are happy to swap remember you
also take on the property in the condition it is in. We will not
decorate during the swap, although we will carry out any work that
we are responsible for.
Before considering your
application a gas safety check has to be carried out.
Visit the HomeSwapper Website to
find out who is looking to swap their home.
If you don’t have access to
a computer come down to mhs express and we will help you
register and search for properties.
For more information
email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.