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.

£337,360.23
Average price for sale in The UK
Cities with council houses for sale
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Land Adjacent To Tri Color Farm, Littley Green Road, Chelmsford, Essex, Cm3 1bt
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Land Adjacent To Tri Color Farm, Littley Green Road, Chelmsford, Essex, Cm3 1bt
£475,000
- For Sale - Detached House - 4 bedrooms
Of this former light industrial use building into a single dwelling house by chelmsford city council under application number 17/01858/cupapa occupying a stunning countryside...
Sarisbury Green Planning Permission Granted For A 3 Bed Det House
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Sarisbury Green Planning Permission Granted For A 3 Bed Det House
£475,000
- For Sale - Detached House - 3 bedrooms
Of which can be found on fareham borough council website, reference p/17/1386/fp...
Picton House, Talley, Llandeilo
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Picton House, Talley, Llandeilo
£365,000
Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire - For Sale - Detached House - 5 bedrooms
3/4 mile talleysituated at grid ref: 633 323, accessible via a short, quiet council bye road, short distance from talley, famous for the abbey. 8 miles from the market...
London Road, Leigh On Sea
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London Road, Leigh On Sea
£825,000
- For Sale - Detached House
House style properties, 8 parking spaces, amenity area and bin and cycle stores. Interested parties should contact southend borough council for further information...
Dockenfield, Farnham, Surrey, Gu10
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Dockenfield, Farnham, Surrey, Gu10
£1,000,000
- For Sale - Detached House - 4 bedrooms
Has been granted by waverley borough council (wa/2016/0305) to build an outstanding contemporary country house in 2 acres in a superb rural setting overlooking open countryside...
South Crescent, Southend On Sea
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South Crescent, Southend On Sea
£150,000
- For Sale - Detached House - 2 bedrooms
Outline planning permission has been granted by southend-on-sea borough council... Plans and documents on the council planning portalsouthend-on-sea - planning application...
Frilsham Lime, Frilsham, Berkshire, Rg18
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Frilsham Lime, Frilsham, Berkshire, Rg18
£1,500,000
- For Sale - Detached House - 6 bedrooms
Chance to build an exceptional architectural and innovative new build - the house... Fulmaj) was granted by west berkshire council on 10 may 2018 for the construction...
Redenham, Andover, Hampshire, Sp11
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Redenham, Andover, Hampshire, Sp11
£1,250,000
- For Sale - Detached House - 5 bedrooms
Through the test valley borough council website: www.Testvalley.Gov.Uk the house... Development opportunity with full residential planning consent to create a fantastic new house of over...
4 Bedroom Semi Detached House For Sale In Leesons Hill, Chislehurst Br7, London
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4 Bedroom Semi Detached House For Sale In Leesons Hill, Chislehurst Br7, London
£1,250,000
London, Greater London - For Sale - Semi Detached House - 4 bedrooms - 2 bathrooms
Imposing four bedroom house set on an expansive plot on the edge of marlings park and close to national trust woodland.This attractive house is approached...
2 Bedroom Terraced House For Sale In Balliol Road, N17, London
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2 Bedroom Terraced House For Sale In Balliol Road, N17, London
£395,000
London, Greater London - For Sale - Terraced house - 2 bedrooms - 1 bathroom
Associated with these lovely old cottage-style houses. Features include: two bedrooms... County council between 1904 and 1913. It is one of the first garden suburbs in the world...