When you become a tenant of DWP Housing we will automatically register your mobile number to our SMS service, once you have signed your tenancy agreement you will receive a welcome text message.

The service will enable you to have basic access to information about your rent account and also request actions for our team to complete and advise of any repair dates.

Once you receive your welcome text message from us it is a good idea to save our new number 07494 094042 to your mobile phone.

How can you use the service?

You can text the below words to 07494 094042 to receive a reply.

BAL – to check the balance on your rent account
RENT – to receive a call back from our rent payment team
DD – to receive a call back to discuss our Direct Debit payment options available to you

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What do our tenants have to say about us.

  • Very good and I would like to say a big thank you to Michelle and all at DWP Housing for my lovely home with new bathroom, carpets, flooring and all new paintwork not forgetting the pretty net curtains!

    Sue Foyle | Southbourne

  • A brilliant experience I was dealt with profesionally, politely and efficiently my housing offer, Rachelle Gray was excellent in every aspect. Well done Rachelle.

    Heather Brooks | Bournemouth

  • I can’t say anything but good things about this landlord. Even when stuff was difficult they gave me a chance…thanks Mike, Sally and the team. Even when I got into serious rent arrears you were able to help sort a payment plan. So much so I left with my full deposit which shocked us all. Keep doing good stuff and thanks for the chance.

    Isha | Bournemouth

  • Always helpful and quick to act if any issues do arise!!

    Rhian | Bournemouth

  • We were very impressed with the professionalism of the staff at DWP. Also very friendly and helpful. We mainly dealt with Bex, who showed us around the new apartments and helped us deal with all the paperwork etc. She was always ready and happy to answer any questions we had.

    Mr and Mrs Savill | Calendula Place

  • Rachelle was very efficient polite and welcoming and always kept me in the picture with regards to my moving in date, thank you!

    Mr Norgrove | Westbourne

  • We are tenants with DWP Housing and are very happy with the service provided and have recently had some work done by the maintenance team we were extremely happy with Roy Duff who couldn’t do enough for us.

    Allana Sykes | Parkstone

  • The staff are wonderful and very helpful. They looked after me as their customer in a very satisfying way. I’m very thankful for them.

    Mr Jumaily | Bournemouth

  • So fantastic and professional, friendly and extremely patience with me, Michele Steyn was so helpful and kind an Rachelle was great with helping me too.

    C Wyatt | Boscombe

  • Hi, I would like you to add to your testimonials a few words from me. I have been a Tenant for more than six years and would like to say thanks from my heart for the chance I got to keep my flat when I was in a bad situation due to an injury etc.I have been helped in many ways by Dave Wells properties and their wonderfull staff and got myself back on track.Thanks Michelle for rushing to my aid when I came out of hospital. All the negative things I’ve heard about Dave Wells properties is not true if you respect them and your property you will have a wonderful experience.