Help to Buy: Equity Loan (2013 to 2021) - participation and registration pack

Information for developers and house builders wishing to register to participate in the 2013 to 2021 Help to Buy scheme on how to apply.

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This content has been withdrawn as this scheme is now closed. To apply for affordable housing funding please see the Affordable Homes Programme 2021 to 2026.

Applies to England


Help to Buy: Equity Loan (2013 to 2021) - Builders' Participation Guidance

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New registrations for the current Help to Buy scheme closed on 31 July 2020

Registrations for home builders are now closed for the current Help to Buy scheme which ends on 31 March 2021. If you are a home builder and want to register to be part of the Help to Buy: Equity Loan scheme 2021-2023, registrations will open from late summer 2020. We will contact home builders registered for the current scheme to confirm when registration for the new scheme is open. Alternatively please check this page for updates. Our team will not be able to provide any additional information until formal announcements are made.

The guidance document applies to the 2013 - 2021 scheme and explains:

  • an overview of the 2013 - 2021 scheme
  • how to register
  • role of Help to Buy agents
Published 22 February 2018
Last updated 4 November 2020 + show all updates
  1. edited title

  2. Edit to text - the date for the opening of registrations has been changed to 'late summer' rather than the original specified date.

  3. Update to confirm that home builder registrations for the 2013 - 2021 equity loan scheme are now closed.

  4. Corrected typos

  5. Added information on closing date for new registrations - new registrations for current Help to Buy close on 31 July 2020

  6. We have updated the document Homes England - Help to Buy Builders Participation Guidance.

  7. Updated participation guidance

  8. Updated participation guidance.

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