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Eligibility: Who can apply for a shared ownership home?

People from all walks of life can buy a shared ownership home. You’re probably eligible if:

  • Your annual gross household income is less than £80,000
  • You do not currently own a home which was purchased on the open market 
  • You have no outstanding credit problems.

When you register with Help to Buy, they will confirm if you are eligible to apply for a shared ownership home.

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