Construction of thousands of new starter homes

Announcement today from Department for Communities and Local Government and Gavin Barwell headlines ‘Green light for construction of thousands of new Starter Homes’.

Housing Minister Gavin Barwell has confirmed today that 2017 will see the first Starter Homes being built on brownfield sites across the country.

These new homes will be built exclusively for first-time buyers between 23 and 40 years old at a discount of at least 20% below market value.

Housing Minister Gavin Barwell said: “This government is committed to building Starter Homes to help young first time buyers get on the housing ladder.

“This first wave of partnerships shows the strong local interest to build thousands of Starter Homes on hundreds of brownfield sites in the coming years. One in three councils has expressed an interest to work with us so far”.

Read the announcement in full on the GOV.UK website click here

Allen Walkey

Highly experienced businessman with a successful career in property sales and investment both in the UK and abroad. Now a freelance writer and blogger for the property and Investment Industry, keeping readers up-to-date with changes and events in a rapidly changing world.

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