How do councils cope with a lack of properties and a surplus of people in need of homes with affordable rent?
With 1.8 million people on England's social housing list, this series looks at how Tower Hamlets and Manchester councils are dealing with the problems caused by a lack of affordable homes
Following some of the council officers and families in Tower Hamlets in East London
Series 1 Episode 1
This episode follows some of the winners and losers in Manchester social housing
Series 1 Episode 2
This episode focuses on Tower Hamlets' Homeless service
Series 1 Episode 3