Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Radical!!! Whos pension pot?
The Manchester mortgage: 250 new homes plus loans for first-time buyers in bid to tackle housing crisis
Council chiefs have unveiled radical plans to help the housing crisis by launching a â€˜Manchester mortgageâ€™ for first-time buyers â€“ and Â£25m of pension cash is to be used to build new homes. Bosses have identified five sites on which it aims to build nearly 250 properties for sale or rent as part of a pilot scheme.