Government pledges £26m fund for starter homes

September 2015
Mortgage Finance Gazette;Sep2015, Vol. 146 Issue 1795, p10
The article discusses that the U.K. Government has pledged to build 200,000 starter homes by 2020, and mentions that the government is making available up to £10 million for local authorities, to prepare more brownfield land for development of starter homes.


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