The estimated number of homeless people in Britain is broadly comparable to the population of Iceland
The calculation includes the number of people living in temporary accommodation, hostels and those sleeping rough.
What’s happening to rented social housing in England?
Over four million homes were rented from councils or housing associations in England in 2017.
The state of social renting in Scotland
The number of social homes started in Scotland each year has been slightly higher under the SNP than the Labour-Lib Dem coalition.
How many households have been rehoused since the Grenfell Tower fire?
184 households from Grenfell Tower and Grenfell Walk have accepted an offer of a permanent home. Not all have moved in yet.
Is home ownership on the up?
Home ownership in England rose slightly last year following year-on-year falls since 2004.
Affordable homes: comparing Labour and Conservative records
346,000 affordable homes were added in the seven years to 2016/17, compared to 333,000 in the seven years before that.
Did Labour make 1.4 million “non-decent” homes fit to live in?
An estimated 1.4 million social sector homes underwent work to make them fit for living in under the last Labour government.
Will one third of millennials rent for their entire lives?
Projections by the Resolution Foundation estimate that between 66% and 73% of millennials will own their own home in 2060.
Have house prices risen because of immigrants?
It’s impossible to say for definite how much immigration has pushed up house prices.
House building in England
Our overview of the supply and demand for homes in England.
Homelessness in England
We've put together some of the key facts on homelessness and rough sleeping in England.
There are 1.1 million more homes in England since 2010
217,000 homes were added to the overall housing stock in England in 2016/17, the second highest amount in the last 26 years.
Social housing stock has fallen over the last 30 years
The proportion of people living in social housing halved between the early 1980s and early 2010s, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
How many children are homeless in England, Scotland and Wales?
How many children are living in temporary accommodation?
Is house building at record levels?
There were 184,000 new homes built in England in 2016/17, compared to 200,000 in 2007/08.
Have more council houses been built in the last seven years than under Labour?
Technically more council houses have been built since 2010 than during the 13 years of Labour but most new social houses aren’t council houses.
Are we spending more than half our income on rent?
There are 12 local authorities where the person on the average salary would have to spend 60% or more of their income to pay the average private rent.
Do most people own one house?
In England the share of households with a second home is small.
Housing: supply and demand
The number of houses being built has increased over the last decade, but it’s not keeping up with demand.
Did MPs vote against forcing homes to be made fit to live in?
Currently, there aren’t any specific rules in effect requiring private landlords in England to provide properties that are ‘fit for human habitation’.
Labour’s Land Value Tax: will you have to sell your garden?
It depends on how the policy is designed and it’s not a firm proposal anyway.
Liberal Democrat Manifesto: Housing
What is happening to the housing market?
Is housing getting less affordable?
But what does ‘affordable housing’ mean? The word is used to mean different things in different contexts, and there’s no single measure of the ‘right amount’ to spend on housing.