Help to Buy: Equity Loan - guidance for professionals

Guidance and forms for homebuilders, mortgage brokers and lenders, and conveyancers. Help to Buy: Equity Loan has closed to applications.

FirstBuy and HomeBuy Direct shared equity loan schemes

Developers on these schemes can access their monthly reports on the developer portal. Follow the link, select ‘Launch Product’ and log in to your workspace area.

If you have any questions about your reports or payments, please contact with ‘Developer Portal’ in the email subject.

Guidance for homebuilders

Applications for homebuilders to register for Help to Buy: Equity Loan (2021-2023) closed at 5pm on 29 July 2022. No new applications can be accepted.

Guidance for mortgage lenders and brokers

Guidance for conveyancing solicitors

Guidance for marketing and media teams

Published 25 October 2013
Last updated 22 February 2024 + show all updates
  1. The link to the developer portal has been changed.

  2. Help to Buy: Equity Loan homebuilders can no longer access their Help to Buy forecasts on Investment Management System as the scheme has closed.

  3. Updated 'guidance for homebuilders' section with a deadline for registering for the Help to Buy: Equity Loan (2021 to 2023) scheme.

  4. Edit - new Help to Buy: Equity Loan (2021 - 2023): funding administration agreement added for the 2021 - 2023 scheme

  5. Added a new document

  6. Financial year end 2014 to 2015 Help to Buy programme management update

  7. First published.