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Home ownership schemes

Find out about affordable new home ownership schemes

You may be able to get financial help from the government to buy a home.

You can find local properties and join the register of eligible buyers on the Help to Buy Midlands website.

Shared ownership (part rent, part buy) homes are sometimes advertised on local estate agent and housing association websites. Local housing associations with shared ownership homes in Rutland are:

Each scheme has its own eligibility rules and conditions. Some schemes do not meet the official definition of affordable housing. 

First Homes scheme

If you’re a first-time buyer, you may be able buy a home for 30% to 50% less than its market value, through the ‘First Homes’ scheme

The home can be a:

  • new home built by a developer
  • home you buy from someone who originally bought it as part of the scheme

There is both local and national criteria you must meet to be eligible for this scheme. 

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Armed forces housing advice

If you work for the armed forces, you can find information on your civilian housing options on GOV.UK

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