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The government Shared Ownership Scheme is designed to assist people in buying their first home and provides the opportunity to purchase 25-75% of a property from the housing association or builder.
You will need to be able to prove you’re not in mortgage or rent arrears, that you have a good credit history, and you can afford the costs of buying a shared ownership home. Military personnel will be given priority over other groups through government-funded shared ownership schemes.
You will be eligible to buy a home through a shared ownership scheme if your household income is less that £80,000 (£90,000 in London). You will also need to be either a first-time buyer or a previous homeowner who cannot afford to buy now. Alternatively you will need to be renting from a council or housing association.