This release covers activity under the scheme from commencement on 12 March 2012 until 31 December 2012.
The latest statistics on the Help to Buy: NewBuy scheme were released under the auspices of the UK Statistics Authority’s code of practice on 26 February 2013.
Statistics on the Help to Buy: NewBuy scheme cover quarterly and cumulative data for England up to 31 December 2012.
The main points were:
- by 31 December 2012 1,522 home purchases had been completed under the Help to Buy: NewBuy scheme in England
- by 31 December 2012 government’s liability had increased to £15.4 million (rounded to 1 decimal place)
- by 31 December 2012 government had incurred no costs