Right to Buy Scheme

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 21st October 2015.

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Photo of Ben Howlett Ben Howlett Conservative, Bath

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to revise the agreement reached with the National Housing Federation on right to buy to clarify that it does not cover almshouse residents.

Photo of Brandon Lewis Brandon Lewis Minister of State (Communities and Local Government)

Almshouses are exempt from the Right to Buy for council housing. This long-standing exemption will also apply to the extended Right to Buy for housing associations.

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