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Abolition of the Right to Buy and Associated Rights (Wales) Act 2018

Section 7 – Removal of power to make grants in respect of discounts

33.This section repeals section 21 of the Housing Act 1996. The effect of the repeal is that the Welsh Ministers no longer have the power to make grants to registered social landlords and private registered providers of social housing in respect of discounts given by them to tenants who purchase their homes, unless the tenant was exercising the right to acquire.

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