Right to Buy and Right to Acquire

Abolition of Right to Buy & Right to Acquire in Wales


Please be aware that the Welsh Government passed the Abolition of the Right to buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Act 2018.

Under the Act, the rights of council and housing association tenants to buy or acquire their home ended on the 26 January 2019.


The Welsh Government has made a number of other processes available in order to assist with purchasing properties and these are explained on their website:



Tai Calon, as your landlord cannot give advice or recommendations on any of the alternative options the Welsh Government have made available, as shown on the website above.