Recently built homes
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

National Housing Federation warns of homes crisis

The number of people owning their own homes is heading towards its lowest level in England since the 1980s.

A combination of high property prices, tougher lending rules and large deposits could leave a whole a generation locked out of the housing market, a body representing housing associations in England has warned.

Hugh Pym reports.

  • 30 Aug 2011
  • From the section England
Go to next video: Shapps: Housing unaffordable for many