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At some point you may want to move home. There are a few options that you can consider when you are thinking of moving.


You can apply for a transfer through Homes in the City. Visit the Homes in the City Website and fill in the housing application form. If your home is too big for you, we may be able to offer you extra help to find a smaller home.

We let our homes in accordance with the City of Wolverhampton Council's Housing Allocations Policy.

Other Housing Providers

You can also regsiter with other lettings websites to find a new home with other housing providers:

Mutual Exchange 

A mutual exchange or house swap can be a quick and easy way to move to a home that suits you better - and you don't need to be on a waiting list or have a housing need. Find out more about a mutual exchange.

Low Cost Home Ownership

You may want to think about low cost home ownership, there are different options to help you buy a home that’s affordable for you and meets your needs. Visit Help to Buy.

Moving to a Private Rented Property

This can produce a quicker move than waiting for a property through Homes in the City however the tenancy you will sign may be less secure than a council tenancy. Available private rented properties can be found by searching online.


If you are moving to private rented accommodation or are buying a home and you need us to provide a reference for your new landlord or mortgage provider, there will be an admin charge of £75. All you need to do is send us a signed letter with the fee and we'll provide the reference within seven working days. (There is no charge for references for social landlords.)

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