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The Housing (Extension of Right to Buy) Order 1993

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26.  In section 144(1) (tenant’s notice claiming right)—

(a)for subsection (2) substitute the following subsections—

(2) The landlord shall, as soon as practicable, serve a copy of the notice on the freeholder together with a statement containing the following information—

(a)whether, to the knowledge of the landlord, the tenant is precluded from exercising the right to acquire on rent to mortgage terms by section 143(2) (circumstances in which right to buy cannot be exercised) or section 143A (right excluded by entitlement to housing benefit), and

(b)the current amount of the weekly rent (within the meaning of section 143B) and any proposed changes in that amount.

(2A) The landlord shall, at the same time, serve on each intermediate landlord (if any) a copy of the tenant’s notice and of the landlord’s accompanying statement.;

(b)in subsection (3), for references to landlord substitute references to freeholder; and

(c)omit subsection (4).


Section 144 was substituted by section 109 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993.

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