MPs to consider if Help to Buy MIG could extend to self-builders

Brennan, Henry
May 2013
Money Marketing (Online Edition);5/24/2013, p12
The article reports that an all-party parliamentary group will examine whether it is possible to include self-build projects in the British Government's Help to Buy mortgage indemnity guarantee (MIG) scheme to make the housing sector more accessible. The group of MPs will explore how to boost the number of self-build projects in Great Britain from 100,000 to 200,000 within the next decade.


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