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Social Tenants offered House Swap Options

Social tenants in England to get wider home swap choice

People who live in social housing in England will be able to swap homes more easily with other tenants anywhere in the country, under government plans. The Freedom Pass will allow them to see details of every council and housing association tenant looking to exchange. They have previously only been able to do this in their local area, or through a more complicated system elsewhere

For example - The National Home Swap Scheme database will allow people in unsuitable accommodation - such as a pensioner who wants to move to a smaller home - to swap for something more suitable for them.

Check out the full article at the BBC website



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