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Wednesday, 3 October 2023

Download the Right to Buy application form (RTB1)

The Right to Buy scheme gives eligible council tenants the right to buy their property from their council at a discount. Tenants of housing associations who also hold the preserved right to buy may also be eligible for the scheme.

Before you apply

Make sure you are eligible to apply. For details of who is eligible and what discounts apply read the guidance booklet ‘Your Right to Buy your Home’ available from the link below.

If the property you are renting is a council flat read ‘Thinking of Buying your Council Flat’ available from the link below.

This scheme is only available to tenants living in England. If you live in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland contact your government housing office or your landlord for details about similar schemes.

How to apply - the Right to Buy form

If having read the relevant material you still wish to make an application please download the RTB1 application form from the link below, complete it and send it to your landlord.

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