Selling off the most expensive fifth of social housing could help cut the waiting list for council homes by as much as 600,000 in five years, a thinktank has claimed.
High housing costs will force an extra 500,000 people to live with their parents into their 30s by 2020, a report has warned.
An East End council has been accused of "social cleansing" after seeking to find housing for its poorest residents in Stoke-on-Trent.
New 'garden cities' built on Britain's green belt should be given the go-ahead if local communities vote for the idea, a controversial report has proposed.
Prime minister David Cameron summarises the new housing strategy in his speech to the CBI conference:
Shadow chancellor Ed Balls comments on the government's housing policy announced today on the Today programme:
Cllr David Parsons, head of the Local Government Association's environment and housing board, comments on the government's housing strategy announced today:
A council tenant whose son was involved in the London riots is believed to be the first in the country to be served with an eviction notice.