Affordable Home Ownership

Affordable home ownership is an option for people who can not afford to buy a property on the open market - it's also known as 'low cost home ownership'. There are a number of schemes currently available to help people purchase their first home or help those wanting to upsize or downsize, such as shared ownership or first homes. 

Find out more about each scheme below, and other government home ownership schemes.

Shared ownership

Find out more about the part-rent-part-buy shared ownership scheme, how you can apply, and properties on sale in the district

First homes

Find out more about the new discount sale First homes scheme for first time buyers.

Other government schemes

Find out more about other government help to home ownership schemes via the Own your Home website.

 Keep up to date with all things home ownership

Sign-up to our Keep Me Posted email bulletin service to keep up to date about all things home ownership by selecting 'Affordable Housing' as an interested topic. 

Have a question? Why not send it to us on communityhousing@dover.gov.uk.