More than 500 first-time buyers in Nottinghamshire could be helped to get a foot on the property ladder thanks to a new mortgage support scheme.
The County Council has set aside fifteen million pounds from its reserves to loan to people struggling to raise a deposit.
The council says the plan will benefit the wider economy.
But critics say it's gambling with taxpayer's money.
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