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Mortgages: Government Assistance

Department for Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 3rd November 2014.

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Photo of Henry Smith Henry Smith Conservative, Crawley

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, what the take-up of the Help to Buy has been in (a) England and (b) Crawley constituency.

Photo of Brandon Lewis Brandon Lewis Minister of State (Communities and Local Government)

This Government is committed to supporting people’s aspirations to own their own home.

Statistics for Help to Buy sales by constituency are published for Help to Buy: Equity Loan, but not for Help to Buy: Mortgage Guarantee and Help to Buy: NewBuy. These, together with statistics on the number of Help to Buy sales at local authority and postcode level are published on the Open Data Communities portal for Help to Buy: Mortgage Guarantee and Help to Buy: Equity Loan. This is available on the following link: http://opendatacommunities.org/def/concept/folders/themes/housing-market

Statistics on Help to Buy: NewBuy sales at local authority level are published on the Department’s website, available on the following link: http://www.gov.uk/government/collections/help-to-buy-equity-loan-and-newbuy-statistics

The number of Help to Buy: Equity Loan sales in the Crawley constituency (to 30 September 2014) is 49. The table below breaks down the total Help to Buy: Mortgage Guarantee, Help to Buy: Equity Loan and Help to Buy: NewBuy sales in England and the Crawley local authority area:

Mortgage Guarantee (to 30 June 2014)

Equity Loan (to 30 September 2014)

NewBuy (to 30 September 2014)

TOTAL

England

15,091

33,911

5,518

54,520

Crawley local authority

38

51

5

94

Data at constituency level is only available for the Help to Buy: Equity Loan Scheme.

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