First Home Fund

Collection of documents relating to the First Home Fund shared equity scheme.


The First Home Fund is a newly created, £150 million shared equity pilot scheme that will provide first-time buyers with up to £25,000 to help them buy a property that meets their needs and is located in the area where they want to live. 

It is open to all first-time buyers in Scotland and can be used to help buy both new build and existing properties.

Applications to the scheme can be made through the Link Housing website

The following lenders offer mortgages for the First Home Fund:

  • Bank of Scotland
  • Barclays
  • Glasgow Credit Union
  • Halifax
  • Leeds Building Society
  • Nationwide
  • Scottish Building Society
  • Scotwest Credit Union
  • TSB

Information for buyers

Information for homebuying professionals