Right to Buy: summary booklet

'Want to make your home your own?' Right to Buy summary booklet.


Right to Buy: summary booklet

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This booklet was last updated April 2019

This summary booklet is for tenants interested in taking up their Right to Buy. It provides an overview of eligibility criteria, discount levels, the application process, how to take the next steps and useful contacts for free, unbiased advice, including the Right to Buy Agent service.

Published 3 April 2012
Last updated 8 April 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated the Right to Buy summary booklet.
  2. Guidance updated to reflect change in the discount.
  3. Right to Buy booklet 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.
  4. Right to Buy summary booklet updated.
  5. First published.