First ever rent-to-buy scheme in Hampshire

Wednesday July 15th, 2020

Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) has advised longstanding client Rentplus-UK Ltd, the leading provider of affordable rent-to-buy homes, on its collaboration agreement with Winchester Housing Trust.


The partnership will deliver an affordable rent-to-buy scheme in Hampshire for the first time, offering a pathway to home ownership for working families on low or middle incomes in the region.

The WBD team advising on the collaboration agreement was led by legal director Samantha Orluta, who specialises in the delivery of residential housing development for clients across the UK.

Samantha Orluta, Legal Director at Womble Bond Dickinson commented: “We’re thrilled to have advised our client on this exciting partnership with Winchester Housing Trust. This is a significant development for Rentplus, marking another big step in its journey to deliver award winning affordable rent-to-buy homes in every English county.

Steve Collins, Rentplus CEO, said: “Our new partnership with Winchester Housing Trust will form the foundation of our ambitious plans for Hampshire and across the South. These much needed new homes will make a vital contribution to helping the area’s working families onto an affordable pathway to home ownership without the need for a deposit.

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