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Affordable Housing

Volume 504: debated on Thursday 28 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government with reference to the answer of 20 July 2009, Official Report, columns 816-18W, on housing: low incomes, if he will publish the figures for takeup of Open Market Homebuy from the second quarter of 2009-10 to the date of closure of the scheme to new applicants. (313284)

Open Market HomeBuy was a scheme with two separate products, MyChoice HomeBuy and Ownhome. The latest dates for which new applications were taken for MyChoice HomeBuy were in mid May 2009, and in early July 2009 for Ownhome.

Provisional data from April to September 2009 for Open Market HomeBuy published by the Homes and Communities Agency show 3,194 completions in that period.