Right to buy your home

Using the Right to Buy scheme

Find out how to apply for Right to Buy (RTB) - a government scheme which gives qualifying council tenants a chance to buy their homes. You will usually qualify for a discount from the full market valuation of their property if you have been a secure public sector tenant for at least three years.

Applying for the Right to Buy scheme

Buying a home can be a long process. The same applies when buying through the Right to Buy scheme.

Get an explanation of the full Right to Buy process at the Right to Buy website and from the information on this page below.

When you are ready, apply online for the Right to Buy scheme.