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Right to Buy Scheme

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN 15203, tabled on 9 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, with reference to the Right to Buy scheme announced by the Prime Minister in his speech on 9 June 2022, whether housing associations will be under a legal obligation to use the proceeds from selling their houses to tenants to invest in more social housing stock.

Answered on

14 June 2022

This Government is committed to the Right to Buy, which has helped nearly two million council tenants to realise their dream of home ownership.

As the Prime Minister has announced, we want housing association tenants to have the same opportunity as local authority tenants to be able to enjoy the benefits that homeownership brings.

We will be working closely with the housing association sector as we develop the scheme and will announce more details in due course.

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