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Mutual Exchange

Mutual exchanges, sometimes called House Swaps or Transfers

A Mutual Exchange is where a tenant of West Lothian Council swaps houses with another Scottish Secure Tenant of West Lothian Council, a Housing Association or of another Local Authority.

By swapping you may be able to get the kind of house you want without waiting on the housing waiting list.


West Lothian Council works in partnership with UK's leading mutual exchange service - HomeSwapper. As a valued tenant you are able to use this service for FREE to help you find a new home.

More information on HomeSwapper and Mutual Exchange is available on the pdf icon helpful fact sheet [220kb], which gives you all the details you need to use the Mutual Exchange service.