Thinking of buying your council flat?
Guidance for tenants considering buying their flat where the freeholder is a council, housing association or other social landlord.
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This guide explains the things to consider before you buy your flat, possible problems you may encounter and advice on where to seek help.
Published: 3 April 2012
Updated: 26 May 2015
- Guidance updated to take into account the changes made to the eligibility criteria in May 2015, which reduced the requirement of 5 years public sector tenancy to 3 years.
- Guide updated to take into account the changes made to the Right to Buy legislation which came into effect in July 2014.
- First published.