Right to buy
Buying your home
The Right to Buy scheme allows tenants of council owned flats and houses to buy their homes at a discount to the full market value. The discount is based on the number of years spent as a public sector tenant.
- maximum discount is currently £80,900 nationally with a view ro increase to £82,800 from April 2019.
You will be taking on new responsibilities as owner including the maintenance and repair of your home. View the right to buy your home website to check your eligibility.
The Money Advice Service provides financial advice and a mortgage payment calculator can help you work out how much you will be paying should you decide to take on a mortgage.
Tenants who are purchasing flats within a housing complex should also refer to the Council Leaseholders information.
Last updated Tuesday, 5th February 2019