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Social Home Buy Scheme

Volume 472: debated on Tuesday 26 February 2008

22. To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many completed housing transactions there have been under the social home buy scheme. (188705)

There were 156 completed Social HomeBuy sales up to January 2007, mainly by 13 of the early pilot Housing Associations most of whom joined in late 2006. Since 1997 the Government have helped over 95,000 households (including social tenants, key workers and other first time buyers) get onto the housing ladder.