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Right to Buy Scheme

Question for Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities

UIN 95970, tabled on 24 November 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, whether his Department plans to roll out a takaful-based funding structure for mortgages for right to buy tenants.

Answered on

1 December 2022

The legislation governing the Right to Buy scheme requires direct transfer of ownership from the seller to the buyer (the tenant). Any transfer made to a third party is not compatible with the scheme, including Islamic mortgages that operate on this basis.