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Housing measures 'help top of market'

Chancellor George Osborne has announced new plans to help people to buy their own homes.

Professor Rebecca Tunstall, director of the Centre for Housing Policy at the University of York, and Sarah Richardson, editor of Building Magazine, discuss whether the new Help to Buy scheme improves on a previous scheme known as FirstBuy.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4's Today programme on Thursday 21 March 2013.

  • 21 Mar 2013
  • From the section UK