Buying your rented home
'Voluntary Right to Buy' - Pilot scheme for Housing
Details of the Voluntary Right
to Buy scheme for Riverside tenants.
Right to Buy, Preserved Right to Buy &
the Right to Acquire
The majority of Riverside tenants do
not have Right to Buy. Depending on your tenancy
and how or when your rented home was
built, some Riverside tenants may have
the Preserved Right to Buy or Right to Acquire their home at a
To find out whether you are eligible to purchase your home
through these schemes, please visit http://righttobuy.communities.gov.uk/ where
you can see if you may be eligible, or contact us.
The government's Right to Buy Agent service also offers free and
impartial advice on Right to Buy. If you decide that home ownership
is the right choice for you, their advisors can also help you
through the process.
Home Ownership Scheme for Tenants (HOST)
As most Riverside tenants do not have the Right to Buy or Right
to Acquire, Riverside has developed its own voluntary scheme to
assist eligible tenants to buy their property. If you live in a
house (not a flat, maisonette, bungalow etc.), in an eligible area,
you may be able to buy your home at full open market value, without
To find out whether you are eligible for the HOST scheme,
Other Affordable Purchase Schemes
If you or your property don't qualify for any of these
schemes, have you thought about buying another home
through our affordablehome ownership schemes?
If you're still not sure, just drop us a line to talk through your