Useful Links

Please download the following leaflet which provides you with further details on the HomeSwapper Scheme.

Get in touch with your local citizens advice bureau at  or other local advice agencies

Further information on the Government proposals and details of changes which have already been introduced can be found at

Get more information about the cap on benefits by calling the Government’s information line on 0845 605 7064

See the latest updates from the DSD about Welfare Reform at

Talk to Rural Housing Association or the Northern Ireland Housing Executive about where to apply for extra financial help, for example extra financial assistance may be sought through the Discretionary Housing Payment scheme. While Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) will be available to help in the short term, particularly for very vulnerable tenants, the budget for this is limited.

Use the online Housing Benefit calculator accessible at

Funded by the Housing Executive and managed by Housing Rights Service, HousingAdviceNI  provides detailed advice on a range of housing issues, including information on the selection scheme and he legal rights of different types of tenant, including Housing Association tenants. 


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