Find a home

If you’re looking for a new home we can offer you two options. Please see below. 

Homes for Bolton

If you'd like to search for homes with Bolton at Home or another social housing provider from Bolton and even the rest of Greater Manchester you'll need to register with Homes for Bolton.

Click here to visit the Homes for Bolton webiste.

If you need help registering, bidding or searching call Homes for Bolton on 01204 335811.

More information on Homes for Bolton:
Looking for a new home to rent with us or another social housing provider in Bolton? 

See what's available and stay up to date with the latest listings on the Homes for Bolton website.

Confused by the similar sounding names? Don't worry, you're not alone. Homes for Bolton is the choice based lettings service operated by Bolton Council on behalf of the Bolton Community Homes (BCH) Partnership. We’re one of the affordable housing providers in the BCH partnership and so Homes for Bolton is where you’ll find our homes listed as they become available.

Check out the available properties on the website and select the property you wish to apply for. PS: You’ll need to register if you haven’t already. 

This new system has replaced Pinpoint and hopefully you’ll find it more user friendly.

Need more information? Click here to see 22 questions and answers about how Homes for Bolton works.

Homeswapper/Mutual Exchanges

Homeswapper advertisement graphic, which links to you're already a Bolton a Home tenant you can apply to do a mutual exchange, which is a swap with another social housing tenant.

To find someone to swap with you can join Homeswapper, a website that allows you to get in touch with other social housing tenants looking to swap properties.

You can search for swaps locally or nationally.

For more information, visit the homeswapper website at

If you'd like more information from us on Mutual Exchanges before you continue, click here.

If however, you've already found someone you'd like to swap homes with, and you've viewed each others properties; each household will need to complete a mutual exchange application form available below which needs to then be emailed to: or alternatively post to: 

Homefinder Admin Support,
Bolton at Home,
98 Waters Meeting Road,


Please be aware that a live reference number must be provided during the application and all the people that will be moving with you must be on that application or your exchange will not be processed.

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Get in touch

If you are currently registered with Homes for Bolton, you can view available properties on their website.

If you would like further advice on finding a home, email us on or call 01204 328000.

How to rent: checklist for renting in England

There is a guide available for tenants and landlords in the private rented sector to help them understand their rights and responsibilities. It provides a checklist and more detailed information on each stage of the process.

Click here to view a checklist from Government on how to rent a home.

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