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Another way to get on the ladder

Sep 22, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

I ntroduced in the Seventies, it is little-known and also comes with a certain amount of stigma.

Shared ownership was originally conceived as a Government- backed scheme to help key workers and lowincome households buy a home, partowning and part-renting.

Traditionally, it has faced public perception issues: prospective homeowners don't know it exists, or can be deterred by complex rules of eligibility.

Housing association Aster has described how it is viewed as "the poor relat...