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Right to Buy: What is Right to Buy?

Unfortunately, due to government guidance on non-essential travel and contact, we are suspending any new Right to Buy applications until the government advises that non-essential travel and contact is permitted.  Applications require home visits and interviews, and therefore we are unable, at this time, to process them. We apologise for this, but the situation is unprecedented and the guidance is changing continually.

We will be in contact with anyone who has already commenced the process, please bear with us as we try to contact all customers over the next week or so.  

If you were a secure tenant of Peterborough City Council at the time your property was transferred to Cross Keys Homes in October 2004, you might qualify for the Preserved Right to Buy your property. If you move to a different property owned by us, your Preserved Right to Buy will go with you to your new home.

You don’t have the Preserved Right to Buy if:

• You’re an assured tenant and don’t hold an assured protected tenancy
• Your home is rented to you in relation to your employment
• The courts have issued a possession order for you to leave you home
• You are undergoing bankruptcy proceedings
• You live in housing specially provided for older people and, in certain cases, disabled people.

Download a  Right to Buy Application Form.pdf[pdf] 571KB and the Right to Buy Guide.pdf[pdf].

If you're not eligible for Right to Buy, you might be able to buy your home using the Right to Acquire.

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