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.

£389,368.15
Average price for sale in The UK
Cities with council houses for sale
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    New Development Wokingham
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    New Development Wokingham
    £280,000
    Wokingham, Berkshire - For Sale
    And 5 bedroom houses. Offering superb transport links to london paddington in under 1... To first time buyers and growing families. Wokingham borough council survey...
    Plot 5 24 The Maple House Type, Red House Mews, Brettell Lane, Amblecote, Stourbridge
     1
    Plot 5 24 The Maple House Type, Red House Mews, Brettell Lane, Amblecote, Stourbridge
    £190,000
    Stourbridge, Staffordshire - For Sale - Semi Detached House - 3 bedrooms
    Tenure: freehold an exciting new development by dudley metropolitan borough council of 20 high quality 2 and 3 bedroom semi-detached homes. The properties which...
    2 Bedroom Terraced House For Sale
     2
    2 Bedroom Terraced House For Sale
    £48,000
    Hull, Yorkshire And The Humber - For Sale - House - 2 bedrooms
    Investment opportunitythis two bedroom, mid terrace property, benefiting from recent council regeneration including new rendering, guttering and insulation...
    3 Bedroom Semi Detached House For Sale
     12
    3 Bedroom Semi Detached House For Sale
    £149,950£150,000
    Walkerville, North Yorkshire - For Sale - House - 3 bedrooms
    Make a lovely family home. Council tax band b, energy rating d. To arrange a viewing...
    2 Bedroom Property For Sale
     3
    2 Bedroom Property For Sale
    £450,000
    - For Sale - House - 2 bedrooms
    A traditional 19th century brick built detached barn with full planning permission for conversion to three, 2 bedroom homes. Shropshire council planning ref: 18...
    6 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
     32
    6 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
    £625,000
    - For Sale - House - 6 bedrooms
    District council, the property has been made into a large dwelling that would make... For second generation living and/or as an air bnb. The main body of the house...
    2 Bedroom Terraced House For Sale
     9
    2 Bedroom Terraced House For Sale
    £119,950
    WV10, Wolverhampton - For Sale - House - 2 bedrooms
    * council tax band: aviewing highly advised to fully appreciate size and standard...
    3 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
     24
    3 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
    £250,000£280,000
    - For Sale - House - 3 bedrooms
    The size and potential of the accommodation on offer. Council tax band: e...
    4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
     26
    4 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
    £550,000
    Derby, City Of Derby - For Sale - House - 4 bedrooms
    From the council and planning department.The cabin itself is a detached property of charm...
    5 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
     28
    5 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
    £395,000
    NG9, Nottingham - For Sale - House - 5 bedrooms
    Borough council planning ref: 13/00185/ful granted...