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HELP FOR HOME BUYERS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1255: tabled on 26 March 2013

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 14 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the Government's recent announcement of measures to make housing more affordable by a range of methods including a help-to-buy scheme, and providing an interest-free Government loan to help people to raise a housing deposit; recognises that this and the commitment to build a further 15,000 affordable homes will help to boost the housing market; notes that these measures will increase the amount of first time buyers and second movers who can afford to buy houses; further notes that measures should be put in place to prevent misuse of this scheme from buyers of second homes and investment properties; and urges the Government to do this so the scheme can run as intended.