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i want to buy my council house which lived in over 30years

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i want to buy my council house which lived in over 30years .my husband claims housing benefit and income support as he is on D.L.A.we are fostering at the moment ,have i the right to buy our council house.Thankyou . mrs J Chambers
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Senior Partner replied 3 years ago.
Hi Mrs Chambers
You certainly have the right to buy - it is not dependent on income but on whether you have been a tenant for 5 years or more.
You will be entailed to a very large discount.
Whether you can get a mortgage or not will depend upon income

You can find out everything you need to know here:
http://righttobuy.communities.gov.uk/faqs/