We use cookies

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience on our website. By continuing to browse this site, you give consent for cookies to be used. For more details, please read our Cookie Policy.

Skip to content

Steps to homeownership

Find out what options there are if you're currently renting and thinking about buying your home.

Buying your home from a public sector landlord

If you've had a public landlord for more than three years, you may be able to buy your home at a discounted rate under the government’s Right to Acquire scheme.

Options for secure or assured tenants

If you have a secure or assured tenancy with a protected Right to Buy, you may be able to buy your current home at a discounted rate under the government’s Right to Buy scheme.

Extending Right to Buy

If you're a housing association customer in England, find out about Voluntary Right to Buy, a proposed government-backed scheme to extend Right to Buy to all housing association tenants in England.

Buying a share in a home

If you want to own a home but you're not able to buy outright, shared ownership might be a good place to start.

How much can it cost to buy a home?

There are various costs to think about when owning a home, find out more here.

Questions about your options?

Your homeownership options can be different depending on where you live and how long you've lived there. Get in touch with us if you have any questions and we'll do our best to help you.

Help us improve our website. Did you find this web page useful?

Thank you for your anonymous feedback about our website. If you need help with a non-website issue please use our get in touch option.

Please add your comments below: