Welcome to Sussex Homemove


Homemove is the lettings scheme for council and housing association homes in Adur, Brighton & Hove, Chichester, Eastbourne, Hastings, Lewes, Mid Sussex, Rother, Wealden and Worthing, giving you more choice about where you want to live.

You can use homemove if you are an existing tenant seeking a transfer within your council's area or a homeseeker applying for the first time. The scheme covers all the available council and housing association homes, including sheltered housing.

You need to log in with your homemove number before you can see the property adverts and place your bids. If you’re not registered, you need to fill in a housing application form. Please go to the registering page of this site to find out how to do this.

The demand for council and housing association rented homes in Sussex far exceeds the supply. We regret we are not able to help everybody who applies to us. Therefore we positively encourage you to consider other housing options, such as renting privately, low cost home ownership or mutual exchange. (See the tabs on the left for more about other housing options).

Get Moving Event

Want to swap, transfer or move within Brighton & Hove or further afield?

Come to our Get Moving Event on

9 September between 11am and 2pm at Friends Meeting House.

We’ll have the Swap Shop advert boards to help you find a mutual exchange, as well as information on some of our brand new properties just being built.

Interested in moving further afield? We’ll have representatives from Homefinder UK to help you find the right property in other parts of the country.

Contact Nick Kitson on 01273 293354 to display your exchange advert!

IMPORTANT: information on benefit changes

There are some benefit changes which might affect you if you will be under 35 on 1 April 2018. If you are single, under 35 and claim benefits towards your housing, there may be a deduction from your benefit after this date.

To find out more, click here


Mutual exchange service

Our mutual exchange service was upgraded with improvements so you can:

  • search more easily for the right person to swap with
  • search in different areas of the country
  • upload photos to your advert

Just log in the same way as usual and follow the instructions.

Tenants in Worthing can now register for mutual exchange through Homemove.

Tenancy Strategy in Brighton & Hove

Go to the Homemove News tab to find out more.

Homemove was developed by Sector [UK] Ltd in partnership with LHS
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Web Bidding on cycle 291 will begin at 4pm on Thursday 1 September 2016

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