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Updating your council websites: A Quick Guide

Updating your council websitesUpdating websites about Right to Buy_Final Major changes to Right to Buy have been introduced since April 2012, with further changes to maximum discounts planned in 2014. Landlords have statutory duties to inform tenants about changes to the scheme, yet there are some who are still providing out- of- date or limited information.  The upcoming changes provide you with the perfect opportunity to look more closely at your websites and you should be planning and preparing now to ensure your websites are up-to-date with information about Right to Buy.

DCLG have created this quick 2 page guide to help you update your websites. It includes some top tips, useful contacts and tips on making the most of social media. By keeping your websites up to date it will  help you meet legal obligations and manage increased interest, enquiries and applications more effectively. This quick guide should be read in conjunction with the longer Communications toolkit which provides more detailed guidance on making the most of digital tools.

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.