Calls to extend Help to Buy Scotland scheme

Philip Hogg, chief executive of trade body Homes for Scotland, said new figures emphasised the “long road ahead” in ensuring that supply can meet demand.

He said: “The Scottish Government’s Help to Buy shared equity scheme has had a very positive impact.

“The recent £40m boost for Help to Buy Scotland is welcome, but ongoing funding must match demand and the scheme extended to ensure investment is not diverted elsewhere.”

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