If you are a secure tenant, you may be entitled to buy your home through the right to buy scheme.
You may be entitled to a discount to enable you to buy your home for less than the open market value.
The maximum discount that you can receive has been increased to £110,500 for all new applicants who applied on or after 6 April 2019.
You can visit GOV.UK right to buy to find out more information.
You may be able to buy your home if:
- it's your only or main home
- it's self-contained
- you're a secure tenant
- you've had a public sector landlord (eg a council, housing association or NHS trust) for 3 years (it doesn't have to be 3 years in a row)
You can share the right to buy with up to 3 family members who are not joint tenants - as long as they have all lived with you for at least 12 months prior to submitting the right to buy application.
How to apply
Download the application form and return the completed form to us.
Tenants of certain housing associations may also be able to buy their homes through the right to buy scheme - they should contact their housing association for further information.