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The Right to Buy Notice Period. Buying your Home before Right to Buy Ends. Information for Scottish Secure Tenants

The Right to Buy Notice Period. Buying your Home before Right to Buy Ends. Information for Scottish Secure Tenants

Friday, November 21, 2014

ISBN: 9781784129194

This guidance provides information for tenants who may wish to exercise a right to buy before right to buy ends on 1 August 2016.

Executive Summary

The Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 provides that right to buy will end for all tenants of social housing in Scotland on 1 August 2014. This is a short document providing guidance for the use of tenants of social housing who may be thinking about exercising a right to buy during the notice period before 1 August 2016. The guidance gives general information on whether tenants may have a right to buy and whether or not they may be able to exercise it. It also outlines he importance of seeking financial advice.