Services

  1. Right to Acquire: application form (RTA1)

    This form is for housing association tenants who wish to apply to buy their home through the Right to Acquire scheme.

  2. Right to Buy: application form (RTB1)

    The RTB1 form is the notice claiming the Right to Buy that tenants need to complete.

  3. Right to Buy: initial notice of delay form (RTB6)

    The RTB6 form is for a tenant to use if their landlord is not completing parts of the Right to Buy application within set time limits.

  4. Right to Buy: operative notice of delay form (RTB8)

    The RTB8 form is for a tenant to use if they do not get a response to the initial notice of delay form.

  5. Right to Buy: notice in reply to a tenant's claim (RTB2)

    The RTB2 form is the notice that a council sends to a tenant who has applied to buy their home through the Right to Buy scheme.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Right to Acquire discounts by location
  2. Your right to buy your home: a guide
  3. Right to Buy: summary booklet
  4. How to buy a home
  5. Thinking of buying your council flat?
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News and communications

  1. Almost half a million new keys exchanged with Help to Buy
  2. Council for Licensed Conveyancers conference 2019
  3. More than 400,000 first time buyers step onto the housing ladder with Help to Buy
  4. Budget to support new housing, high streets and local services
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Research and statistics

  1. Live tables on social housing sales
  2. Northern Ireland House Price Index Q1 2019
  3. Help to Buy (equity loan scheme) statistics: April 2013 to 31 December 2018
  4. Right to Buy sales in England: October to December 2018
  5. Help to Buy (equity loan scheme) statistics: April 2013 to 30 September 2018
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Redress for purchasers of new build homes and the New Homes Ombudsman
  2. Use of receipts from Right to Buy sales
  3. Improving the home buying and selling process: call for evidence
  4. Starter homes regulations: technical consultation
  5. Housing associations and the Right to Buy: government response to the Select Committee report
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