First Time Buyers: Affordable Housing

Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 14th July 2021.

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Photo of Steven Baker Steven Baker Conservative, Wycombe

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the impact of First Homes on (a) developers’ ability to provide other forms of affordable housing through Section 106 obligations and (b) the total number of such affordable homes provided under a given development plan.

Photo of Steven Baker Steven Baker Conservative, Wycombe

To ask the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, what assessment he has made of the impact of sales of First Homes on the sales of other forms of affordable housing including shared ownership.

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

In our Equality Impact Assessment (https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/975121/EQIA_First_Homes.pdf) we have published the implications we expect First Homes to have for other affordable home schemes.

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