Based on the length of time you have lived in public sector housing, this scheme gives you the right to purchase your rented home at a discount. Please note that if your tenancy started after 24 June 2002, you will not qualify for the scheme.
If you have any questions about eligibility, call our Home Ownership team on 0300 3300 900, dialling extension number 7302. or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also get in touch with the Right to Buy Agent service, which is a government official helpline. You can find their details below:
The Right to Buy Agent service offers free advice on:
- The Preserved Right to Buy process.
- The eligibility criteria.
- How to complete the Right to Buy application form.
- Where tenants can get financial and legal advice.
- What tenants can do if their application is delayed.
If you are looking for impartial money and pensions guidance, you can call The Money and Pensions Service on 01159 65 9570 or visit their website.
Are you living in a flat?
If your property is a flat, it’s important to consider that you will be buying a lease from us and will be responsible for annual service charges. You will also need to pay towards the cost of major repairs or improvements to the block in which you live or its communal areas. In addition, you will be responsible for repairs and maintenance inside your flat. For further information, take a look at the Residential Long Leaseholders guide.
Making an application
To apply, please download the Right to Buy application form and the Home Purchase Questionnaire below. When you have completed and signed both of these forms, you can either send them to the address below or send scanned copies to email@example.com
Home Ownership team
Bury St Edmunds
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