Briefing: Help to Buy

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
October 19, 2017
Neil Merrick, LGIU associate
Issues Covered
  • borrowing
  • completions
  • effect on the industry
  • numbers of sales
Economy and Regeneration, Housing and Planning
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Help to buy was launched by the government in 2013 to help more first-time buyers afford a home. By June this year, more than 134,000 purchases had been completed using £6.7 billion worth of equity loans.

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