Who are Help to Buy South West?

Help to Buy South West (HTB SW) is one of the 8 regional Help to Buy agents. They are appointed by the Government sponsored agency Homes England. A Help to Buy agent is a one stop shop. It allows people to apply for a range of affordable home ownership schemes/properties under the 'Help to Buy' brand. This is regardless of who the provider is. It includes the:

  • Help to Buy Equity Loan and
  • Shared Ownership homes provided by Housing Associations
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Help to Buy South West is the Help to Buy Agent for South West England. Cornwall Council has a contract with HTB SW. They deliver a comprehensive service for households seeking all types of affordable home ownership in Cornwall. This includes affordable homes delivered by private developers through the Council’s affordable housing planning policy.  HTB SW also act as the first point of contact for owners and developers who are looking to sell their affordable homes.