The table below sets out the types of housing that frequently appear in our surveys.
|Market housing||Houses you buy on the open market, with or without a mortgage|
|Shared ownership||Part buy, part rent. Can be through the ‘Help to Buy’ scheme.|
|Affordable rent||Housing rented through the local authority or a housing association. The rent is capped at 80% of market value.|
|Rent from private landlord||A property rented privately, i.e. not local authority or housing association.|
|Discount market housing||Market housing sold to buyers at a discount of at least 20% from market value.|
|First Homes||Discount market housing for first time buyers sold at a discount of at least 30% and subject to a price cap.|