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Thinking of Buying your Council Flat?

Thinking of buying your council flat booklet.Thinking of buying your council flat? Things to consider before you buy a flat where the freeholder is a council, housing association or other social landlord.

This guide contains advice for tenants who are thinking of buying their flat where the freeholder is a council, housing association or other social landlord.

It explains possible problems that tenants may encounter and gives advice about where to seek help.

Thinking of buying your council flat booklet – March 2014

Contact us

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.