Buying your home
You can buy your home if you have the 'Right to Buy', the 'Preserved Right to Buy' or the 'Right to Acquire'. In these cases you can buy your property for a reduced price.
What is the Right to Buy?
The Right to Buy means you may be entitled to buy your home for less than its full market value. Your discount is based on the number of years you have been the tenant of a council, a housing association or the armed forces (a public sector tenant).
What is the Preserved Right to Buy?
If you were a tenant of a council and your home was transferred to us, you may have what is known as the Preserved Right to Buy. This means that you can buy your home for a reduced price in the same way as with the Right to Buy. The Preserved Right to Buy only applies if you were living in your home at the time of the transfer and are still living there.
What is the Right to Acquire?
The Right to Acquire applies to properties a council or housing association built or bought on or after 1 April 1997. However, it only applies if the Government gave the council or housing association funding towards the cost of building or buying the properties.
How do I apply?
If you are interested in buying your home and want more information about any of the options above, please contact:
Leasehold Services Team
London W13 8AG
Phone: 0800 432 0077
We will use the information you give us to decide if you have the right to buy your home and how much discount you will be entitled to.
Find out what you will need to pay if you decide to buy your home.