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Right to Buy

If you have been a secure Council tenant for at least three years (not necessarily at the same property) you could be eligible for a discount on the purchase price of your property of up to a maximum of £84,600, depending on how long you have been a social tenant.


Contacting the Right to Buy team during the COVID-19 pandemic

Stroud District Council’s office at Ebley Mill is currently closed with officers working from home. You will find the answer to most of your questions at

Delay in processing Right to Buy applications

Due to the backlog of Right to Buy applications we are dealing with as a result of Covid 19, a high volume of new applications and a reduction in staff numbers due to illness there is currently an 8-10 week delay in registering new Right to Buy applications, please bear with us.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and appreciate your co-operation and patience.

If you need to contact the Right to Buy team, please do so in the first instance by email on

Applying to buy

You can apply on your own, or make a joint application with someone who shares your tenancy or with members of your family who have lived with you for the past 12 months.

Return your completed forms to Right to Buy Officers, Stroud District Council, Ebley Mill, Stroud, Glos, GL5 4UB

If your matter is urgent and you wish to speak to the Right to Buy Officers, you can call them on 01453 766321.



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