Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council

Right to buy

Conditions and limits

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Tenants can apply to buy their Council home if:

  • It is your principal or primary residence
  • It is self-contained
  • You are a secure tenant
  • You have been a public sector tenant for at least 5 years
  • You do not live in sheltered accommodation



There are certain limits to the amount of discount that can be made to the purchase price of your home.  These are:

  • cost floor - this allows the council to reduce the discount applied to reflect what they have spent on building, buying, repairing, or improving your home during the last 10-11 years before the tenant applies to buy
  • previous purchases - where a tenants has previously bought another council property, any discount that was awarded at that time will usually be deducted from the discount awarded when applying to buy again

  1. Introduction
  2. You are here: Conditions and limits
  3. Preserved right to buy
  4. Alterations to former council properties
  5. Reselling your home

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