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Statement/Fact

During its twenty years the Development Corporation built over 10,000 dwellings to rent, 500 for shared ownership and provided accommodation for over 40,000 incoming families attracted to the city.

Question

What is the name for the sum of money that is borrowed from a bank or building society for the sole purpose of buying a house?

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Initially the houses in Bretton were heated by a district heating system. However this was not a success because it was always breaking down in addition homes were flooded and the fuel bills were very high. Some houses had overly hot water and in some the water was cold.

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Follow up suggestion

People were very happy to move into brand new houses with modern design. Look at the photographs of the rooms and think about how they differ from those of today.

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Quiz Question

In what year did the Development Corporation start building houses in Westwood to complete a City Council estate?

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mortgage

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1970