Women's PioneerHousing Opportunities

Housing Opportunities

This section has information on opportunities for existing Women’s Pioneer tenants to move home, do a mutual exchange or transfer to another property. If you’re interested in renting from Women’s Pioneer Housing, find out about our waiting list process or how you might swap with an existing tenant.

Existing tenants

Transfers

We endeavour to offer available properties to our existing tenants who want to move first. The majority of Women’s Pioneer’s stock are studios and one bedroom properties so if you need to move to a two or three bedroom property it will probably be quicker to try a mutual exchange.

Mutual Exchange & Other Options

A mutual exchange involves two tenants swapping properties with one another. It is an alternative way to getting a move and often quicker than waiting for a transfer. When you swap properties you also swap tenancies.

Buying your home

When the government gave secure tenants the right to buy their homes in 1980, 90 of our tenants bought long leases on their flats. Many have since been sold on the open market.

Potential tenants

Waiting Lists

We have changed the way we operate our waiting lists. From 2019 we will operate three waiting lists. The lists will open on 1 April 2019 for two weeks, during which time you can add your name to the list. We will then check you meet our criteria and tell you your priority order on the list by the end of April.

Homeswapper

HomeSwapper is the UK’s most popular mutual home exchange service, with more than half a million other social tenants. Women’s Pioneer Housing are members of Homeswapper, and so existing WPH tenants may use this service to swap with other social tenants.

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