New “Rent to own” homes promised by Lib-dems
Help for first time buyers is pledged by the Liberal democrats by way of a “rent-to-own home scheme if they manage to win the election in May. Housing has become one of the main issues to be addressed by all parties in the lead up to the election, getting that foot on the property ladder has become increasingly more difficult over the last decade.
They propose that young people in England would make monthly payments as if paying rent, after 30years those occupants would take ownership of the property, the major advantage is that this scheme would not require a deposit which is one of the main hurdles to younger people getting to purchase their first property.
The party gathered at their spring conference in Liverpool on Friday with Nick Clegg addressing the party faithfulls on Sunday.