Turning Help to Buy into Help to Build

With public finances firmly in the political spotlight, we recognise that calls for more investment in affordable homes need to be accompanied by ideas for how to pay for it.

We’ll soon be publishing a report by Capital Economics to look at several options, but in advance of next week’s Budget, here’s a sneak preview of three ideas that we’re exploring.

1. Help small, local builders who are being starved of development finance.

We’ve said consistently that we think that … Read more