Changes to make it cheaper to build own home could help many self-builders

15 Apr 2013 03:19 PM

New measures could make it cheaper for aspiring self-builders to get their ‘grand design’ off the ground.

Proposed changes could save self-builders thousands of pounds by ensuring they are exempt from paying a levy charge that must be paid for all new buildings over a certain size.

The government is committed to helping more people achieve their aspirations of owning a home and wants to help boost housing supply by making self-build housing a mainstream option.

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