Council houses for sale

Council houses for sale in The UK

Council houses are also known as local authority houses. This is a form of social housing and is a type of publicly owned property in the UK and Ireland. These houses are built with the purpose of providing working people with decent housing at a good rental rate. The houses were mainly looked after by the local councils of the town or city until recently. In the 60s, 70s and 80s newly built council housing tended to be tower blocks containing small flats. The trend since has been away from this type of construction towards semi detached and terraced houses.

Under the Thatcher government tenants of council housing were given the opportunity to purchase the house they lived in. This lead to a sharp decline in available council housing and increased rents for those who chose not to buy their houses. Increasingly social housing is in the hands of private housing associations and many of the tower blocks built in the 60s and 70s have been demolished to make way for houses and low-rise flats.

£382,814.2
Average price for sale in The UK
Cities with council houses for sale
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    2 Bed Bungalow For Sale New Council Houses Southam
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    2 Bed Bungalow For Sale New Council Houses Southam
    £145,000
    Salford, Salford - For Sale - Bungalow - 2 bedrooms
    Workfull vacant possessionlocation:the property is situated on new council houses... Avon dassett offers a public house, playground and church with further amenities...
    Flat For Sale Jameson House Sunderland
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    Flat For Sale Jameson House Sunderland
    £39,995
    Sunderland, Sunderland - For Sale - Flat
    Relocated to the city, catering to over 25,000 employees.Sunderland city council is investing...
    5 Bed Town House For Sale Cooper Lane Bradford
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    5 Bed Town House For Sale Cooper Lane Bradford
    £200,000£225,000
    Bradford, Bradford - For Sale
    To be made into a 6 double bedroom h.M.O subject to council planning. Early viewing...
    2 Bed Flat For Sale Orchid House Exeter
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    2 Bed Flat For Sale Orchid House Exeter
    £149,950
    Exeter, Devon - For Sale - Flat - 2 bedrooms
    • gas central heating • double glazing • allocated parking space • close to local shop • council...
    3 Bed Property For Sale Addlestone Weybridge
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    3 Bed Property For Sale Addlestone Weybridge
    £375,000
    Weybridge, Surrey - For Sale
    House. The property offers a magnificent open plan living/dining room, kitchen... Schools and amenities. Epc:c, council tax band: d...
    1 Bed Land For Sale Treruffe Hill Redruth
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    1 Bed Land For Sale Treruffe Hill Redruth
    £35,000
    Redruth, Cornwall - For Sale
    House. Designed in an open plan style to maximise on space and light, there is an option... More information can be found on the cornwall council planning portal ref: pa16...
    Barn Conversion For Sale Barns At Corner Farm Woodbridge
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    Barn Conversion For Sale Barns At Corner Farm Woodbridge
    £325,000
    Woodbridge, Suffolk - For Sale
    Barns for which mid suffolk district council have given prior approval under general... -op store, public houses and a primary school.The proposal drawings show accommo...
    4 Bed Detached For Sale North End Pulborough
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    4 Bed Detached For Sale North End Pulborough
    £750,000
    Pulborough, West Sussex - For Sale - Detached House - 4 bedrooms
    (dc/15/1399) through horsham district council. Main house;the ground floor comprises...
    3 Bedroom Property For Sale In Addlestone, Surrey Kt15, London
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    3 Bedroom Property For Sale In Addlestone, Surrey Kt15, London
    £375,000
    London, Greater London - For Sale
    House. The property offers a magnificent open plan living/dining room, kitchen... Schools and amenities. Epc:c, council tax band: d...
    House Warrington
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    House Warrington
    £47,000£49,000
    Warrington, Cheshire - For Sale - House - 1 bedroom
    Reduced - a one bedroom mid town house, gas central heating, with private... Of 130.00 pcm payable to warrington borough council. Situated within a cul-de-sac...