Right to Buy
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Sources of information
The government has produced a booklet that covers useful things to consider.
There is a government website just for the RTB.
You can contact the government's official Right to Buy Agent Service by phone, email or web chat. The Agent Service is free and they offer impartial advice.
We suggest that you use these sources before you contact us and before you submit an application to buy your home.
Things to consider
When you think about buying your home, you should consider that there are costs and new bills that you will be liable to pay.
Once you own your home, you will have to pay a mortgage, plus service charges if you buy a flat. There will also be buildings and content insurance, plus you are responsible for repair or maintenance costs.
As part of buying your home, you will need to pay for a solicitor, conveyancing fees, stamp duty and land registry fees.
If you get housing benefit, you will no longer be able to claim this to pay your mortgage.
How we use your information
Information about your application will be held securely on NFDC's Housing Systems and will be used to administer your application. NFDC is under a duty to protect the public funds it administers and to this end may share information internally and with other public landlords or government agencies including those responsible for auditing or administering public funds, for the prevention and detection of fraud.