John Hills is presenting his report on the future of social housing at noon. More later.
The DCLG has published research on the demand for social housing, a synthesis of existing data on who currently lives in it and who wants to.
The Financial Times reports on a new survey showing a quarter of lenders will now offer mortgages running for 40 years.
Which is not such a problem for the super-rich: The Times reports plans for flats overlooking Hyde Park costing £26m each.
The CML published figures showing January mortgage lending at an all-time high and 16% up on January 2013.