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Who we can help

Who we can help

Because we receive government funding for our affordable home schemes, we have to ensure that our homes to go to the people who need them most.

Shared Ownership

When purchasing your home under a Shared Ownership scheme there is a maximum household income. Your household income should be less than £80,000 (this is increased to £90,000 if you are purchasing a home in London)and be at least one of the following:

  • a first time buyer, or buying for the first time after a relationship breakdown
  • renting your current home from a council or housing association
  • unable to afford a home in a suitable location on the open market
  • able to afford the purchase and ongoing costs associated with owning a home
  • in need of a more suitable home due to ill health or disabilities

Eligibility to buy a home using Shared Ownership is governed by the Homes and Communities Agency. In summary you need to be over 18 and resident in the UK.