Transfers & Exchanges


If you already live in one of our properties but it is no longer suitable for you then you may be able to transfer to a more suitable property. For details of our properties and how to apply please click here.

Mutual exchanges

Tenants of Railway Housing Association have a legal right to exchange with a tenant of another Registered Social Landlord or Local Authority. Permission to exchange can only be withheld in certain circumstances and your application will be processed within 42 days. Home Swapper is the UK’s largest and most successful home swap (mutual exchange) service and it is free to all tenants of Railway Housing Association.  

If you need a bigger home, or a smaller one, would like to move a mile or a hundred, HomeSwapper can help you find your ideal home. To join simply log on to  All mutual exchanges must be approved by both of the landlords involved before the exchange can go ahead but you can register to find potential swaps straight away.