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.

  • 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

  • Excellent and very efficient.


    J.Hudson | Boscombe

  • 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

  • Rented from DWP for 10 years never had a problem, always quick to help! They really helped me out when I needed it most! Will always be eternally grateful!


    Tracy | Bournemouth

  • 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.



  • 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

  • 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

  • Danny was brilliant. So friendly and worked well. He is a credit to your team. Thank you.


    Sally | Bournemouth

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


    L Kovacs | Bournemouth