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Almshouses: Right to Buy Scheme

Question for Department for Communities and Local Government

UIN 16364, tabled on 16 November 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what plans he has to revise the agreement reached with the National Housing Federation on right to buy to remove references to almshouses in the table of discretionary sales.

Answered on

19 November 2015

Almshouses are exempt from the Right to Buy for council housing. This long-standing exemption will also apply to the extended Right to Buy for housing associations.

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