We need housing tax law to work in theory and practice

Some loopholes in the existing Help-to-Buy scheme unfairly leave first-time buyers out in the cold

19th July, 2020
We need housing tax law to work in theory and practice
The Help to Buy scheme needs to be amended to let it do what it says on the tin

We have a lot going on right now, but unfortunately the crises we had before Covid-19 have not gone away.

The programme for government states that home ownership should be within reach of all citizens and it promises to bring forward measures to enable more people to own their own home through increased supply and interventions to make it more affordable.

The programme outlines various measures to achieve this, including progressing a state-backed affordable home...

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