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Housing Associations: Right to Buy Scheme

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 27th April 2017.

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Photo of John Healey John Healey Shadow Secretary of State for Housing

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, how many housing association tenants have bought their home through the right to buy scheme to date.

Photo of Gavin Barwell Gavin Barwell Minister of State (Department for Communities and Local Government) (Housing, Planning and London)

There are different types of schemes through which housing association tenants can buy their own home through Right to Buy.

Since 1997, over 101,000 tenants have bought under these schemes.

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