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HCA response to Dispatches programme

HCA response to Dispatches programme

Statements to address misunderstandings about the role of the HCA and the remit of the regulation committee.

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A quicker process for removing Form A restrictions

A quicker process for removing Form A restrictions

Business customers can remove default Form A restrictions faster online. They protect multiple owners’ interests in a property but are not always required.

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£10 billion new funding for Help to Buy Equity Loan

£10 billion new funding for Help to Buy Equity Loan

New funding means that the Help to Buy Equity Loan could help around 135,000 more people to buy homes by 2021.

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Help to Buy supports over 320,000 people in buying their own home

Help to Buy supports over 320,000 people in buying their own home

The schemes have also helped more than 275,000 first time buyers achieve their dream of owning a home.

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Portal update: Request Historic Copies (HC1) online

Portal update: Request Historic Copies (HC1) online

Business customers can now request historic copies of title registers and title plans online.

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Some of our services are temporarily unavailable

Some of our services are temporarily unavailable

Some of our services are temporarily unavailable while we address some technical difficulties.

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More Application Enquiry updates for Business e services customers

More Application Enquiry updates for Business e services customers

We are improving the Contact Us form in Application Enquiry.

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Technical difficulties with our phone lines

Technical difficulties with our phone lines

If you need to contact us please use the contact form.

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Application enquiry updates for Business e services customers

Application enquiry updates for Business e services customers

We have improved the Application Enquiry service which business customers use to check details of any application.

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Help to Buy equity loan

Help to Buy equity loan

Government remains committed to the Help to Buy equity loan scheme to 2021

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Testing wider rejection for first registrations

Testing wider rejection for first registrations

From 14 August, we will test wider rejection criteria for applications to create new freehold or leasehold titles (first registrations).

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New practice guide 78: overseas companies and limited liability partnerships

New practice guide 78: overseas companies and limited liability partnerships

Our new practice guide will help our customers meet the registration requirements for transactions involving overseas companies and overseas limited liability partnerships.

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Geovation funds new business ideas

Geovation funds new business ideas

Start-up companies and entrepreneurs with pioneering ideas are invited to apply for grant funding of up £20,000, by Thursday 17 August 2017.

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Update on rehousing former Grenfell residents

Update on rehousing former Grenfell residents

Update on the housing commitment to residents who lived in Grenfell Tower and Grenfell Walk.

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Access our online services through a supported web browser

Access our online services through a supported web browser

On 30 July we are upgrading the security settings for our online services.

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How we ensure an 'address for service' is valid

How we ensure an 'address for service' is valid

We will write to an applicant if an 'address for service' they supply does not match our address data.

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Cladding sample testing update

Cladding sample testing update

The number of high rise buildings which have failed a combustibility test is now 60 across 25 local authority areas.

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Cladding sample testing update

Cladding sample testing update

The number of high rise buildings which have failed a combustibility test is now 60 across 25 local authority areas.

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Over a quarter of a million new homeowners thanks to Help to Buy

Over a quarter of a million new homeowners thanks to Help to Buy

Over 285,000 homeowners, including 240,000 first time buyers, have been supported by the government's Help to Buy schemes.

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HCA ready to provide support or advice on testing ACM cladding

HCA ready to provide support or advice on testing ACM cladding

The Homes and Communities Agency stands ready to provide support or advice on Aluminium Composite Material (ACM) cladding testing.

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Communities Secretary statement: safety checks following the Grenfell Tower fire

Communities Secretary statement: safety checks following the Grenfell Tower fire

Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has given the following statement regarding safety checks following the Grenfell Tower fire.

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Send and receive bigger files with our online services

Send and receive bigger files with our online services

Business customers that use our online services can now send us 20MB files online.

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New controls for managing email correspondence

New controls for managing email correspondence

Organisations that use our portal will have more control over how they manage the email correspondence we send, from 3 April.

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Help to Buy used by over a million

Help to Buy used by over a million

More than 259,000 people have already bought a home using one of the government’s flagship Help to Buy schemes, and over 868,000 have opened a Help to buy: ISA.

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Cancelled application results will be returned online

Cancelled application results will be returned online

We will return cancelled application results to a customer’s portal account, even if they sent us the application through the post.

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New options for lodging evidence online will save customers time

New options for lodging evidence online will save customers time

Customers can be more specific about the type of evidence they are lodging when they lodge it online to support a land registration application.

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Business customers can withdraw official searches online

Business customers can withdraw official searches online

Our portal update enables customers to withdraw official searches online.

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Help to Buy helps over 220,000 people buy a new home

Help to Buy helps over 220,000 people buy a new home

Over 180,000 supported by the schemes have been first time buyers.

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Reply to more requisitions online

Reply to more requisitions online

Business customers can now reply to requisitions online, even if they sent us the application through the post.

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Our customer support model is changing

Our customer support model is changing

The day-to-day experience of how business customers interact with us is changing.

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Help to Buy helps over 185,000 people buy a new home

Help to Buy helps over 185,000 people buy a new home

The Help to Buy: ISA has helped more than 650,000 save towards their own home.

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Social housing investor conference 2016

Social housing investor conference 2016

Presentations from Julian Ashby, Fiona MacGregor and Jonathan Walters.

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Help to Buy: ISAs opened by over half a million

Help to Buy: ISAs opened by over half a million

Over 500,000 people have opened Help to Buy: ISAs, which offer government bonuses of up to £3000, as they save towards buying a home.

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Landmark Housing and Planning Bill receives Royal Assent

Landmark Housing and Planning Bill receives Royal Assent

New measures to help more people buy their own home and get houses built faster become law.

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Help to Buy: helping 150,000 own their own home

Help to Buy: helping 150,000 own their own home

Over 150,000 people have achieved their aspiration of home ownership thanks to the government’s flagship housing scheme Help to Buy.

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Health and well being to be at the heart of Northstowe

Health and well being to be at the heart of Northstowe

The NHS England’s Healthy New Towns initiative has won support to develop plans for health to be ‘designed in’ to Northstowe from the beginning.

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Homebuyers save hundreds of millions from stamp duty reform

Homebuyers save hundreds of millions from stamp duty reform

Homebuyers have saved £657 million on stamp duty since the tax was reformed.

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Housing design seminar: Sheffield 3 February 2016

Housing design seminar: Sheffield   3 February 2016

Presentations from the Homes and Communities Agency’s housing design seminar held at the University of Sheffield, at 3 February 2016

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Help to Buy: ISAs opened every 30 seconds across UK

Help to Buy: ISAs opened every 30 seconds across UK

250,000 first time buyers have opened a Help to Buy: ISA since launch.

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Housing design seminar: Manchester 19 January 2016

Housing design seminar: Manchester   19 January 2016

Presentations from the Homes and Communities Agency’s housing design seminar held at the University of Manchester, at 19 January 2016.

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Help to Buy: helping 130,000 own their own home

Help to Buy: helping 130,000 own their own home

Help to Buy has helped over 130,000 people achieve their aspiration of buying their own home since it was launched, latest figures reveal.

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Help to Buy: ISA open yours today

Help to Buy: ISA   open yours today

Hundreds of thousands of people across the UK set to benefit as the government’s new Help to Buy: ISA scheme opens.

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Chancellor welcomes massive housing boost from Persimmon

Chancellor welcomes massive housing boost from Persimmon

Persimmon to build over 80,000 homes and create 1,000 jobs over the next five years.

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Help to Buy: new announcements

Help to Buy: new announcements

London Help to Buy and Shared Ownership: key announcements from the Spending Review and Autumn Statement.

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HCA workshop: University of East London 24 November 2015

HCA workshop: University of East London 24 November 2015

The HCA is organising a free, one day workshop for affordable housing providers and developers on the design of external spaces on new housing developments.

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