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First Homes policy taking shape

27 August 2020

The central plank of the Government’s house-building policy is First Homes, which as Jenrick sets out will give a “30% discount on new homes for key workers including nurses and teachers and police officers as well as local first time buyers”.

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Building societies remain an important part of the community during Covid-19 lockdown

05 August 2020

Independent research carried out online by YouGov on behalf of the Building Societies Association in July shows that 70% of building society customers see their society as an important part of the community compared to just 50% of customers of banks and other providers.

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Support for shared owners during the Coronavirus crisis

03 August 2020

This update from the BSA and National Housing Federation (NHF) sets out the support shared owners can expect from their housing association and their mortgage lender during the coronavirus crisis. 

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