The Mortgage Rescue Scheme has been operational across England since January 2009. As part of the monitoring arrangements for the scheme headline data for January-May 2009, provided by local authorities and broken down by Government Office Region, are available on the Department's website:
Figures reported by local authorities from January-May 2009 are provided in a table, which has been placed in the Library.
Official figures on the number of households entering the Homeowner Mortgage Support scheme will be published later this year.
As of end June 2009 there have been no sales under Home-Buy Direct in Kettering.