This episode follows some of the council officers and families in Tower Hamlets in East London. Each week there are 24,000 people hoping to get one of just 40 properties available.
This episode follows some of the winners and losers in the competition for social housing in Manchester, just as the introduction of the bedroom tax heaps more pressure on the system
This episode focuses on Tower Hamlets' Homeless service, the A and E of the council's housing department. Every year, 3300 people come here claiming to be in urgent need of a new home.