'My newly-built home has become unhabitable'
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'My newly-built home has become uninhabitable'

Within a year of purchasing, Karen's £325,000 home has been deemed "uninhabitable" by an independent surveyor.

She has found large cracks up the wall, a hole in the floor and her driveway is sinking.

Some experts believe the pressure to develop new houses quickly is causing building standards to drop.

Watch the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire programme on weekdays between 09:00 and 11:00 on BBC Two and the BBC News channel.

  • 19 Dec 2017