Find a home

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

1. 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.

You can visit their website here: Homes for Bolton.

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

We've produced a step by step guide:

Searching for a Homes for Bolton property customer guidance[docx] 2MB

2. Homes available to let now

Below are properties that are available to move into straight away. There is a complete and up to date list of these properties on the Rightmove and Homes for Bolton websites.

You can visit these below:


Homes for Bolton

For more information or to apply for one of these properties contact our team on 01204 329933 or email our Homefinder team here

3. Homeswapper

homeswapperIf 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 and you can also view our Mutual Exchange leaflet.

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: Housing Services Admin Support, Bolton at Home, 98 Waters Meeting Road, Bolton, BL1 8SW.

mutual exchange form.docx [docx] 17KB

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.

4. House sharing

Are you struggling to find a place to live? Are rent and bills too high?
Have you considered sharing a house with a friend? 

If you share a home you can split the cost of the rent and other household bills including gas, electicity, water and council tax.

We can offer you a house share option with a joint tenancy and tenancy responsibility.

  • 2 and 3 bed homes available to two friends sharing.
  • Available to young people under 30.
  • Property in all areas of Bolton.
  • Support with money management and bills.
  • Ongoing tenancy support.

To register an interest in a house share please contact us on 01204 329933 to register.
All offers of accommodation will be subject to verification checks.

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How to rent: checklist for renting in England

There is a guide available here 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.

Get more advice on your moving options

Do you need some more help looking at your options?

Read more here: Moving Options Leaflet


phone us on 01204 328000.

Moving options policy

Read our moving options policy in full below:
Moving Options Policy.pdf [docx] 689KB

Downsizing policy

Read our moving downsizing policy in full below:

Downsizing Policy

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Housing and trees

Are you looking for a garage or extra storage?

Block of garages at the end of driveway

  • Available for private motor car/cycle use.
  • May be used for storage with permission.
  • No power or water available.
  • Prices from £8.50 weekly.

For further details, visit Rightmove or call us on 01204 329908.