A majority of Scottish councils wanted the right to buy policy, introduced in 1980, to be scrapped.
In 2010 the Scottish government scrapped it for new tenants, and it is expected to be abolished altogether by 2016.
Since its introduction in 1980, 455,000 tenants have bought their houses under the scheme.
Two thirds of residential properties in Scotland are now owned by their occupiers. But there is a big shortage of homes for rent, particularly social housing.
This is in marked contrast to policy in England. In this year's budget, the UK government increased the discount available to tenants in London. Gideon also promised to reduce the qualifying period from five to three years to widen access.
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