Right to buy your home

How the Right to Buy scheme works

Your discount is calculated by how many years you have been a secure tenant.

Three to five years as a secure tenant gives you a 50% discount when you buy your flat or maisonette and 35% when you buy your house.

If you have been a secure tenant for six years or more, you will get an extra 2% discount per year for flats or maisonettes and an extra 1% discount per year for houses. This is capped at 70% or the maximum cash discount - whichever is lower.

Right to Buy Discount Calculator

Current discount cap

Please note the new Right to Buy Maximum discount on or after 6th April 2021. The discounts do not apply retrospectively to applications made before 6 April 2021.

London: £112,800

Outside London: £84,600

These discounts will apply to applications which are served on the landlord by the tenant on or after 6 April 2021.