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Housing: Low Incomes

Volume 495: debated on Wednesday 1 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what criteria apply in respect of the release of funds by HomeBuy Zone Agents under the HomeBuy Direct scheme. (282408)

The Homes and Communities Agency are responsible for releasing funds for the HomeBuy Direct scheme. HomeBuy agents are responsible for assessing an applicant's eligibility for the HomeBuy Direct scheme, these are the same as for all HomeBuy products.

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government how many properties have been sold under the HomeBuy Direct Scheme in (a) Tamworth and (b) Staffordshire. (282431)

To date no properties have been sold under HomeBuy Direct in Tamworth and Staffordshire. Units in both areas are likely to become available to purchasers later this year.