First Lender Named for New Self Build Equity Loan Scheme

timber clad oak frame home exterior
(Image credit: Nick Yarsley c/o Welsh Oak Frame)

The first lender has been named to support the Help to Build: Equity Loan scheme, which the government officially launched on Friday.

Darlington Building Society Help to Build mortgages are now available through BuildLoan to help provide self builders with financial assistance to build their dream home. 

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.