Five housing associations are piloting the voluntary Right to
Buy Scheme ahead of the national roll-out later this year. Their
tenants are the first in the country to be able to apply to the
scheme. The latest figures on the take up are now available.
It follows the Voluntary
Agreement between the government and the National
Housing Federation to extend the RTB to 1.3 million housing
Under the agreement, housing associations have promised that
every home sold will be replaced nationally with a new affordable
home in return for the government agreeing to reimburse housing
associations for the cost of RTB discounts given to their
The government intend to...
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