Guidance

Transfers of public housing estates (PG47)

Advice on the transfer and registration of publicly owned housing estates and on the preserved right to buy (practice guide 47).

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This guide gives advice on the transfer and registration of publicly owned housing estates and on the preserved right to buy. It is aimed at conveyancers, local authorities, social landlords and other bodies acquiring public housing estates and their legal advisers. Senior HM Land Registry staff will also refer to it. For this reason, some footnotes make reference to our computer codes.

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Published 13 October 2003
Last updated 26 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. Section 4.1 has been amended as a result of a change of name of the Homes and Communities Agency to Homes England on 9 January 2018.
  2. The guide has been amended following the coming into force of section 92 of, and Schedule 4 to, the Housing and Planning Act 2016 on 6 April 2017 and which removes the requirement for consents to most disposals, where formerly required, by the Regulator of Social Housing.
  3. Link to the advice we offer added.
  4. First published.