Swap Your Home

Swap Your Home

Information for those who are looking to swap their home with other tenants.

Swap Your Home

A mutual exchange allows tenants to swap their homes with other tenants.

Properties are exchanges as they are seen, certain fixtures and fittings that are in the properties at the time of exchange will be your responsibility.  You will be asked to sign a disclaimer as part of the exchange and will therefore be made aware of what is your responsibility and what is the Council's responsibility.

Eligibility for Exchange

If you live in a Broxtowe Borough Council property, you have to hold a secure tenancy to be eligible for a mutual exchange.

You will need to someone to swap with.  The Council is signed up to Homeswapper (Opens in a New Window), which is free to use and helps tenants to find a swap. 

Exchanges Outside of Broxtowe

You can move to other social housing providers, such as housing associations.

Restrictions on Exchanges

Property size, type and certain personal circumstances can lead to the refusal of a mutual exchange.  Further information is available on the application form and by talking to your Housing Officer.

Exchange Process

The Council has 42 days to make a decision on your application.

tel: 0115 917 7777