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Housing grants ?

Pebbster87Pebbster87 Member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi im in heanor so my council is amber valley been on council waiting list for 4 years 2 years at band a highest band no luck with properties so far is there any grants out there to help me buy my own house at all I can out down a fair bit and can be accepted for a mortgage well 2 companies have said but till the day I go for it im not sure well wait and see 


  • GeoarkGeoark Member, Scope Volunteer Posts: 1,375 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @Pebbster87  and welcome to the community.

    I am not aware of any grants, however there are a couple of options which you might want to consider. Help to Buy, and Shared Ownership. For more information and to see if you eligible see https://www.helptobuymidlands.co.uk

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  • Sam_AlumniSam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,729 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Pebbster87 welcome to the community, are you a disabled person?
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  • Debbie_ScopeDebbie_Scope Member Posts: 947 Pioneering
    Hi @Pebbster87,

    There aren't any grants available to help you buy your own home. There's some help through the Help to Buy scheme but not grants.

    If you have a deposit and you've had mortgage offers this sounds quite promising but as you say, until you apply for it, you won't know if you'll be able to get a mortgage for sure. 

    There's really good information about Mortgages on the Money Advice Service website with some tools and calculators to help you work out the best way forward.

    If you need further advice, let me know.

    Best wishes
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