To Buy

There are several options for owning your own home with North Devon Homes including being able to own your home outright.

We provide a range of affordable home ownership options that provide you with the opportunity to secure a foot on the home ownership ladder. These options include shared ownership and the use of government Help to Buy schemes. In addition we also develop new homes for outright sale in partnership with developers.

With shared ownership you are able to purchase a stake in a home at an affordable level, while paying a below market rent rent of the share that NDH retain. In most circumstances (depending on the site or planning permission restriction, if any) you are able to purchase further shares and ultimately obtain the freehold of your home.

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Please visit and register your interest as a first step to shared ownership. Help to Buy SW are the regional agents for shared ownership and other similar schemes and their web site provides further useful information.

Click here to read about how our customer Endymion bought her first home using the shared ownership scheme. 

To find out more about buying a new homes from North Devon Homes please contact us on 01271 312528 or email us on

Shared Ownership from North Devon Homes on Vimeo.

Buying Your Home

As a tenant you may be eligible to buy your home at a discounted price under either the Preserved Right to Buy (PRTB) or the Right to Acquire (RTA) schemes.

Preserved Right To Buy

The Preserved Right To Buy is a right that is held by tenants that transferred to us from North Devon District Council and have remained with us ever since (you do not need to be in the same property still).

Right To Acquire

If your tenancy began with North Devon Homes or any other public sector landlord then you may be eligible for the Right To Acquire (please note that homes within a rural location are excluded from the Right To Acquire).


For further information on either scheme please contact our Commercial Servicers Officer on 01271 312510

Application forms and information can be obtained from North Devon Homes or from: