Social housing is also expected to feature strongly – with the Government tipped to buy a stake in many new-build properties which developers have been unable to sell.
This is likely to include both joint equity schemes and also the conversion of property from private to social housing use, according to the Guardian.
A major programme of council house building is also expected to be unveiled.
And it is claimed that the Treasury will offer to underwrite £50billion of new mortgage-backed assets.
This would boost additional lending from the nationalised bank Northern Rock.
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