Sir Edward Lister, Chairman of the Homes & Communities Agency, has said the government will use its new £2bn Accelerated Construction Fund to “guarantee” property developers’ schemes by offering to buy-up unsold units. After a lot of excitement, Lister later clarified that such measures would only be used “in extreme situations”.
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