I am a shared owner
We want to help you to make the most of your home and community you live in. Information and guidance for shared owners.
This information and guidance for shared owners describes your rights and responsibilities as a shared owner of a Stroud District Council property. It also provides information on our responsibilities.
This information is not legally binding and does not replace your lease agreement.
What is shared ownership?
Shared ownership helps people buy a home outright.
A shared ownership lease sets out legal responsibilities.
Your rights and responsibilities
Living in and using the property.
Rent and service charges
The rent is the amount you pay on the share of your home which remains in Stroud District Council ownership. Service charges cover the cost of providing services.
Repairs and improvements
Information about property maintenance, gardens, defects period, alterations, improvements and value of improvements.
Insurance for home contents.
'Staircasing' - Buying more shares in your home.
Selling your home
What you must do if you want to sell your home.
Shared ownership fees
Legal and administration fees.