Thousands Use House Swap website After Welfare Reforms
5 April 2013, 05:00
Around two thousand more people in Norfolk and Suffolk have registered on a website to swap their council homes since changes to the benefits system were announced last year.
The House Exchange website is like a dating agency for houses where you can advertise yours to swap to one thats bigger - or smaller.
In Norfolk there has been a 180% increase in people registering their homes as being available for a swap.
In Suffolk its 120%
Kim Doran from the HouseExchange.org.uk website told Heart more about the figures and says they've ben getting steadily more busy...