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We work with partners in the public and private sectors to develop affordable housing in many different ways.

New-build or ex-rental homes are listed on our Space Property website.

Our Help to buy website has lots of new build properties available to buy as well as information about schemes to assist you financially.

Right to buy

If you were a tenant of Rydale or Craven local authorities and your home was transferred to Yorkshire Housing, and if you have had a public sector landlord for at least 3 years then you may be eligible to buy your home through the Preserved Right to Buy. This is primarily for customers in the Ryedale or Craven districts who have a tenancy known as an Old Assured or Secure – Fair Rent. Applications can be submitted on-line at: portal.helptobuy.co.uk/ApplyOnline/RightToBuy.

Please see the Department for Communities and Local Government’s guide (PDF) for full details on this scheme and the application process. Alternatively, you can visit the righttobuy.gov.uk website for all the latest information.

If you are unable to apply on line you can contact us on 0345 366 4404 to request a copy of the application form.

Voluntary right to buy

The government recently announced plans to extend Right to Buy to housing association tenants but is yet to provide any guidance on how and when this scheme might work. Until this is clear, we are not in a position to accept applications from social tenants seeking to purchase their property under the new scheme. If you are a social tenant thinking about buying your home through Right to Buy we recommend waiting for the government to announce details about how this will work before taking any further steps in your application. Any information will be posted on our website as soon as it becomes available.

Right to acquire

If your property was built or purchased by Yorkshire Housing and was funded through social housing grant on or after 01st April 1997 and you have had an assured tenancy for at least three years then you may be able to purchase your home through Right to Acquire. Discounts are of a fixed amount with the value determined by the area where you live. Please see the attached guide for full details on this scheme and the application process. Applications can be submitted on-line at: portal.helptobuy.co.uk/ApplyOnline/RightToBuy.

Please see the Homes and Communities Agency’s guide (PDF) for full details on this scheme and the application process. Alternatively, you can visit the gov.uk website for all the latest information.

If you are unable to apply on line you can contact us on 0345 366 4404 to request a copy of the application form.