Right to Buy Scheme:Written question - 64181

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Asked on: 24 June 2020
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Right to Buy Scheme
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what progress his Department has made on extending eligibility to Right to Buy discounts to Housing Association tenants.
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Answered by: Christopher Pincher
Answered on: 29 June 2020

This Government strongly believes in supporting social housing tenants to buy their own home. The Voluntary Right to Buy for housing association tenants is currently being piloted in the Midlands, which is giving thousands of tenants in the East and West Midlands the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of home ownership. The pilot will be fully evaluated after its completion. As set out in the 2019 manifesto, we will be evaluating new pilot areas, and we will announce more details on this in due course.

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