One foot on the ladder: how shared ownership can bring owning a home into reach

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Housing, Wealth and Debt

A major expansion of newly built shared ownership could help low and modest income working families across the country onto the property ladder, while keeping their housing costs affordable. One foot on the ladder shows that shared ownership – where buyers purchase at least 25 per cent of the equity in a home and pay a low rent … Continued

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Housing in Transition: Understanding the dynamics of tenure change

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Housing, Wealth and Debt

England, traditionally seen as a nation of homeowners, is experiencing significant change in the types of housing tenure in which people live. The first part of this report looks back at tenure change between 1993/94 and 2009/10, using the Government’s Survey of English Housing and its successor the English Housing Survey. This historical look breaks the … Continued

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