As with other Key Workers, fire fighters must meet the general eligibility criteria and the criteria for key workers. Applicants working for London Fire Brigade must be in one of the following in order to qualify for HomeBuy schemes:

  • Be a uniformed member of staff
  • Have successfully completed initial training
  • Completed a 10 weeks training course in order to qualify as Control Officers
  • 17 weeks training

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How Help to Buy Equity Loans Work

  • First time buyers and those already on the property ladder can apply.
  • To qualify a 5% deposit is required.
  • A 75% mortgage must be secured from your bank or building society.
  • The remaining 20% of the property’s value is funded by an equity loan provided by the Government.
  • House prices can’t be more than £600,000 in England and £300,000 in Wales.