Changes to Help to Buy from 2021

The Savills Research team analysed the latest policy changes to the Help to Buy scheme from 2021.

The 2018 Autumn Budget announced a new Help to Buy Equity Loan scheme will run from April 2021 to March 2023, with two key differences from the current scheme:

1. Help to Buy will only be available to first time buyers, completely excluding home movers; and

2. The maximum value for a Help to Buy property will be subject to different caps in each region.

Download the document below to understand what impact these changes will have on the Help to Buy scheme and housebuilding.

Crucially, The Budget also announced that “the government does not intend to introduce a further Help to Buy Equity Loan scheme after March 2023.”

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