Housing minister Kris Hopkins visited our Southfield Park collection near Leeds to showcase the success of the government’s Help to Buy initiative.
Nearly a third (31 per cent) of sales at our North region’s high quality development in the village of South Milford have been through the scheme, which has been particularly successful in the area.
Mr Hopkins was shown round and met Linden Homes representatives, as well as a resident and an apprentice, as they discussed a wide range of issues affecting the housebuilding industry.
Mr Hopkins said: “I’m delighted that the Help to Buy: Equity Loan is helping hard-working people in Leeds realise their dream of becoming homeowners.
“The scheme is a valuable alternative for those without access to the Bank of Mum and Dad. It’s also gettingBritainbuilding, with workers returning to sites across the country and housebuilding at its highest levels since 2007.”
Linden Homes divisional managing director Tom Nicholson said: “Help to Buy has made the difference to thousands of people by giving them a route into home ownership. It’s provided important stability for the housebuilding industry, boosting the broader economy, and we would welcome it continuing to help thousands more.”
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