Right to Buy - Extension to Housing Associations in England

Briefing Paper

This briefing paper considers the government's proposal to extend the 'right to buy' to tenants of housing associations in England, its implications for housing associations and the response of the sector. It contains sections on:

  • The introduction of 'right to buy' in 1980
  • The role of housing associations in housing supply
  • The 'right to buy' and the 'right to acquire' since 2012
  • 'Right to buy' for tenants in housing associations
  • Responses from around the sector
  • Response of the National Housing Federation
  • Response of the Local Government Association
  • Response of Natalie Elphicke
  • Response of the Chartered Institute of Housing
  • Response of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy
  • Housing Associations' responses
  • Conclusions

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Noble's Place in Kendal, Cumbria. A recent development by Impact Housing Association where tenants may soon receive the 'right to buy'


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