Falkirk Council

Falkirk Council
Telephone: 01324 506070

How much discount am I entitled to on my Council House?

The discount to which you are entitled is based on the length of your qualifying tenancy as tenancy as indicated by you in your application from and as verified by the Council's Housing & Social Work Services. The maximum discount you are entitled to receive is 60%.

Your discount entitlement is now also dependant on when your present tenancy commenced. The information below shows the discount you are entitled to if your tenancy commenced either before 30 September 2002 or on or after 30 September 2002.

Tenancy commenced prior to 30 September 2002

House

30% plus 1% for every year you have been a tenant. The maximum discount you are entitled to is 60%. The table below is a useful guide to assist you in calculating your discount entitlement.

Discount

No. of years as a tenant

*32%

2

40%

10

50%

20

60%

30

Flat

40% plus 2% for every year you have been a tenant. The maximum discount you are entitled to receive is 70%.

Discount

No. of years as a tenant

*44%

2

50%

5

60%

10

70%

15



Tenancy commenced on or after 30 September 2002

All properties - house or flat

15% plus 1% for every year you have been a tenant. The maximum discount you are entitled to is 35% or £15,000, whichever is lower.

Discount

No. of years as a tenant

**20%

5

25%

10

35%

15

If you or a joint purchaser has previously purchased a property in terms of the Right to Buy Scheme this will be deducted from the discount you received in any future purchases.

* This includes the minimum 2 years tenancy
 
** This includes the minimum 5 years tenancy 

Contact Us
  • By Post:
    House Sales Unit
    Governance
    Falkirk Council
    Municipal Buildings
    West Bridge Street
    Falkirk
    FK1 5RS
  • By Telephone:
    01324 506101
  • By Email:
    chs@falkirk.gov.uk