The government's controversial Help to Buy scheme is "providing desperately needed homes", the association representing property builders has said.
Home Builders Federation Executive Chairman Stewart Baseley said: "The Help to Buy Equity Loan scheme has supported demand for new build homes and its extension provides certainty about longer-term demand.
Mr Baseley said the scheme is helping the industry "plan ahead, rebuild capacity lost in the downturn and deliver".
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