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.

  • Rachael Gray is a professional person, she was from the moment I walked in – Super! Adam the rent collector was excellent he even brought the key to the front door (as it was not working properly) to my old accommodation, so far for rating 10/10

    Mrs Morgan | Parkstone

  • We had a most very good experience and we have met some wonderful DWP staff and most loving company.

    John Williams | Boscombe

  • Was very helpful everything went very well, very happy.

    L Kovacs | Bournemouth

  • My experience with DWP Housing is the staff are really friendly and nice.

    Amy | Bournemouth

  • Everyone has been very helpful and considerate. I can find no fault with anyone.

    P.A Sims

  • Michelle and the team have been fantastic. So friendly and have kept me informed throughout the whole process of moving.

    Laine Grew | Boscombe

  • Thanks everyone at DWP we’ve now bought our own flat, having been able to save a deposit because of your cheap rent. A big thanks to the maintenance team the guys always made me feel very comfortable when they came in to do any work. We have no complaints – if anything didn’t work – the maintenance team would come out and fix it. My cooker broke, they sent a new one within a couple of days. We’ve been very well looked after.

    Jo | Boscombe

  • I am very happy with the layout of the flat, very happy with the service received Colt was brilliant and helped loads.

    L Rowell | Bournemouth

  • This is my third move the first two were with private landlords this is the first time I’ve been treated as a person and not just someone renting. I cannot stress enough how excellent a team you have and I would highly recommend you.

    Gary Stratton | Calendula Place

  • Dear DWP, many thanks for arranging the boiler repair visit and thanks for fixing door latch quickly. Staff sent, very quick and efficient.

    Michael | Bournemouth