Berneslai Homes has partnered with HomeSwapper to provide a free
mutual exchange matching service for Barnsley Council/ Berneslai
The Homeswapper service includes access to a mutual exchange
website, which allows you to find other council or Housing
Association tenants within Barnsley and elsewhere in the country
who would like to exchange their home.
HomeSwapper is the largest mutual exchange matching service in
the UK. Over 90% of people registered on HomeSwapper find
matches within 24 hours. It can also help tenants find a swap
- HomeSwapper has over 261,000 homes available. Any tenant from a
Social Landlord (council, housing association etc.) can register
for this service. You can swap with tenants of any registered
social landlord, not just Berneslai Homes. HomeSwapper covers all
of the UK, so you can find swaps locally or nationally.
- Over 5,000 tenants nationally join HomeSwapper or renew their
membership every week.
- Over 860 landlords are registered with HomeSwapper.
- Over 90% of people find potential swaps within 24 hours of
registering with HomeSwapper.
- By registering with Homeswapper you will see details of any
potential swaps with families who have registered with other mutual
exchange schemes through HomeSwap Direct.
You can search the HomeSwapper website without registering for
the service. You will not be able to find contact details of
potential swaps without first registering with HomeSwapper.
You can also access maps to help work out the location of the home
you may want to swap to.
If you register, HomeSwapper will automatically search every
night for potential new swaps that meet your requirements. For
people with internet/ email access these can be viewed in your
personalised area of the HomeSwapper website. If you have not got
access to the internet/ emails Homeswapper will let us know about
any potential swaps and we will forward that information on to you
at your home.
Homeswapper will send alerts of potential new swaps by email
weekly, if you have email; or text message to your mobile phone
fortnightly, if you have a mobile phone. If you do not have email
or a mobile phone Homeswapper will notify Berneslai Homes and we
will contact you by letter.
The good news is that HomeSwapper service is free to
Barnsley Council (Berneslai Homes) tenants.
For more information on what the service provides and to
register for HomeSwapper visit the HomeSwapper website. Download
the latest statistics for HomeSwapper