If residents are tenants of the Housing Association, would they have the Right to Buy their homes?

No. This is because tenants cannot buy their homes under the Government’s new Right to Buy where there are legal barriers to prevent it. For CLTs, the legally binding planning agreement (known as a Section 106 Agreement) requires the homes to be affordable in perpetuity. In addition, the CLT’s long-term lease with its HA-partner would prevent the HA from ever selling homes under the Right to Buy without the CLT’s permission.