What is Affordable Housing?
Affordable Housing is good quality homes for rent or
purchase where costs are deemed affordable to those that have a
median income. Although the term is often applied
to rental housing, the concept it also applicable to
Affordable housing is predominantly delivered through Registered Social Landlords, also known as,
Taking the first step on to the property ladder is often
difficult if you can't afford to buy a home. Low cost home
ownership may help you do just that, by letting you rent part of
the property whilst you buy the remainder. Or, if you are not in a
situation to buy at property at the present time, the 'Rent to Buy'
scheme allows you to rent a property at a competitive price
for a period of time, whilst you save for a deposit to
purchase it, this often means that you get a percentage of the rent
you have paid back in order to help you with your deposit.
Affordable Housing Options
Rent to Buy
Open Market Homebuy
For more information on affordable housing options and to find
out if there is an affordable housing scheme operating near
you please visit the Homes and
Communities Agency website.
Last Updated - 23/03/2012