UK announces fire safety review after tests identify 82 unsafe tower blocks
"It's clear we need to urgently look at building regulations and fire safety"
London's top boroughs built fewer homes for poor - study
Social homes are now the only way for many low-paid workers to afford any accommodation in the capital
Upgrade slums, expand rentals to ease urban housing crisis - researchers
"We think it's a crisis when one-in-three households - one-in-three citizens that live in cities - don't have adequate, secure or affordable housing"
London mayor recruits architects to build "inclusive" city
Average property prices have risen 90 percent in the past decade in London, where a lack of affordable housing is depriving residents of the security of home ownership
Hong Kong wealth gap at its widest in decades as handover anniversary nears
Hong Kong's property market, one of the world's most expensive, is a stark example of the widening wealth gap
Two children found alive in rubble after building collapses in Kenya
There are at least 30,000 to 40,000 buildings constructed without approval in the Kenyan capital
India's 'locked up' land is enough to build housing for all, experts say
India's state-owned enterprises hold more than 1 million acres of surplus land, according to some estimates
Muslim community revamps old Mumbai neighbourhood with arches, solar panels
Mumbai's 150-year-old Bhendi Bazaar quarter is embarking on a unique community-led modernisation that could be a model for inner-city redevelopment across India
Activists occupy former British women's prison in protest against cuts
"What we're opposed to is austerity and more cuts to refuges and services for women"
Cairo 'cargotecture' company transforms shipping containers into homes
Country of more than 92 mln is struggling to build enough houses for the poorest, with many Egyptians living in sprawling slums and unlicensed apartment blocks