First Time Buyers

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 27th February 2020.

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Photo of Stephen Hammond Stephen Hammond Conservative, Wimbledon

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what estimate he has made of the number of first time buyers that have purchased a property through the Help to Buy scheme in each year since its inception.

Photo of Christopher Pincher Christopher Pincher Minister of State (Housing, Communities and Local Government)

The number of first time buyers that have purchased a property through the Help to Buy : Equity Loan scheme in each year since its inception in 2013 can be seen in the table below. Data for 2019 is not included as it is not complete:

YEAR

TOTAL

2013

12,467

2014

22,618

2015

25,069

2016

30,672

2017

37,476

2018

42,785

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