Polly Neate of Shelter told Julia Hartley-Brewer that the 4% rise in homelessness in the UK was down to several factors, but a decrease in social housing was the 'root'
A housing association said people living in shared ownership houses were not aware of their options
Tax changes for buy-to-let landlords could see rent prices rising over the next five years, warns the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
The figures released by charity Shelter also showed that private rents have risen by 16% since 2011, whereas average wages have only risen by 10%.
The Liberal Democrat leader says charging homeowners for leaving properties empty is necessary to tackle the housing crisis
Property expert Russell Quirk says things are finally looking up - but more needs to be done