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Right to Buy

If you are a secure tenant and have been a council or social housing tenant for three years or more, you may have the Right to Buy. You can learn more about the Right to Buy scheme on the government's website.

Check if you're eligible for Right to Buy

The government's Right to Buy discount calculator will also give you an idea of the discount you can expect.

If you buy your flat or maisonette through the Right to Buy scheme, you will become a leaseholder. As a leaseholder, you will have ownership rights to your property for the period of the lease, which is 125 years.

Learn more about becoming a leaseholder

If you buy your house through the Right to Buy scheme, you will become a freeholder. As a freeholder, you will own your house and the land it is built on, and you will be responsible for all maintenance and repair.

Some properties, such as bungalows, are not included in the Right to Buy.

Apply to buy your home

Download application

Once you have downloaded the application, your must fill it in and upload it using our online form. You must sign the document, as we do not accept electronic of typed signatures.

Upload your application

Alternatively, please post the completed form to the Home Sales team at: Wednesfield Housing Office, Alfred Squire Road, Wednesfield, WV11 1XU.

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More Right to Buy information can be seen here