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Right to Buy: A guide for Local Authorities

RTB - A Guide for LAs Right to Buy: a guide for local authorities 2020

This guide is intended to provide practitioners with information and good practice, advice and tips on the operation of the Right to Buy scheme. It sets out the Right to Buy legislation as a guide. It is not intended to be a definitive interpretation of legislation.

Practitioners should ensure they continue to comply with their statutory requirements. We are very interested in receiving feedback on the guide, so please let us know what you think: [email protected]

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For free, friendly, impartial advice contact the Government's Right to Buy Agent service. Our advisers are available Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm (except bank holidays). Please remember to give the name of your landlord in any correspondence.

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