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Purchasing through Right to Acquire

Purchasing through Right to Acquire

Tenants who have been a Havebury Housing assured tenant for the past 3 years may be eligible for the Right to Acquire Scheme.

Right to Acquire gives tenants a right to buy their property with a fixed sum discount.

To qualify the tenant and the property need to be eligible for the scheme. Properties that are in a designated rural area will not qualify for this scheme. Properties that were from a local a local authority, or built/purchased since 1 April 1997 using public funds will be eligible.

Thinking of buying your Havebury Home Guide

Are you living in a flat?

If your property is a flat it’s important to consider that you will be buying a lease for your flat. You will be responsible for annual service charges to Havebury. Plus costs when Havebury carries out major repairs/improvements. Whether this to the building or communal/shared areas. You will be liable for your own repairs and maintenance inside your flat. For further information please read through the Thinking of Buying your Council Flat booklet.

Making an application – Right to Acquire

If you wish to make an application, please complete the RTA1 application form and Supplementary home purchase Questionnaire and return it to:

The Havebury Housing Partnership
Havebury House
Western Way
Bury St Edmunds
IP33 3SP

Download RTA1 application form
Download Supplementary home purchase Questionnaire

If you are unsure of what you might be entitled to, please contact the Home Ownership Team on 0300 3300 900 who will be pleased to assist, or for further guidance please read through the Guide to the Right to Acquire from Homes England.

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