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Right to buyLegislation is Changing - On 26 May 2015 the Right to Buy Qualifying Period Reduces from 5 years to 3 years. For applications received on or after 26 May 2015, to qualify for a discount through the Right to Buy you must have been a tenant of a council, housing association or public sector landlord for 3 years. The 3 years do not have to be continuous and it could have been in different homes with different public sector landlords.

The  Right to Buy Maximum Discount Cap increased from £77,000 to £77,900 on 06 April 2015 (in line with the Consumer Price Index (CPI). If your application was received on or after 06/04/2015 then the new Maximum Discount Cap figure of £77,900 will be applied where applicable to your application.  

Further information about the Right to Buy

Date of last review: 01 May 2015
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