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New Build Intermediate Rent (IMR) Developments – Coming soon to Westminster

Submitted on 21 September 2021 - 23:37

New Build Intermediate Rent (IMR) Developments – Coming soon to Westminster

Over the next few months Homeownership Westminster will have three new build developments consisting of 52 intermediate rental (IMR) apartments located at Farm Street W1 and at Edgware Road W2. We expect a high demand for these developments and urge applicants to express their interest now.

These apartments will consist of studio, 1 bed and 2 bed apartments, the image shown above is of the exterior of one of these developments. 

Update on property viewings organised by Homeownership Westminster

Submitted on 5 January 2021 - 08:00

Following the announcement made by the UK government on Monday 4th January 2021, we anticipate intermediate housing providers to continue to offer property viewings during this period of lockdown.  These property viewings, unless otherwise stated, will be held virtually (with a video sent to applicants by email or WhatsApp), this is a decision taken by the housing providers directly.

New property details will be posted on the following pages of our website:

Update on property viewings organised by Homeownership Westminster

Submitted on 5 November 2020 - 08:30

Partner housing providers have confirmed they will continue to offer property viewings during the current 4 week lockdown period running between Thursday 5th November - Wednesday 2nd December.

Please check our website regularly as we expect new opportunities to become available in the coming days and weeks from housing providers including Peabody, Dolphin Living and Westminster Community Homes (WCH).

Eligibility changes – household income threshold increases

Submitted on 1 April 2016 - 13:58

1st April 2016

As of 1st April 2016, the household income threshold has now increased to £90,000 for applicants looking to buy or rent any intermediate housing across London.

Please note that this maximum household income applies to properties of any bedroom size.

For further information regarding applicant eligibility in the City of Westminster please visit:

The Westminster Homeownership Eligibility Page

Government launch Help to Buy ISAs

Submitted on 23 December 2015 - 18:50

23rd December 2015

The beginning of December saw the launch of the Government’s new Help to Buy ISA scheme. The Help to Buy ISAs are highly recommended by financial experts for first time buyer’s saving for a mortgage deposit. If you are saving to buy your first home, then the Help to Buy ISA can boost your savings by 25%. For every £200 you save, you will receive a Government bonus of £50. The maximum bonus you can receive is £3,000.