The Labour party will set out plans to give first-time buyers top priority by handing more powers to local communities in England for new house building. The party will pledge to double the number of first-time buyers over the next 10 years should it be returned to office.
Furthermore, Labour wants 200,0000 homes a year to be built by 2020, with councils granted powers to reserve a proportion for first-time buyers.
Councils would also be allowed to reserve some housing for first-time buyers for up to two months. Ed Miliband claimed the plan was "fair" and would increase development.